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Several Amish men construct a dairy barn along Rethwisch Road east of Frazee earlier this summer. The Amish community in Becker County stretches east of Frazee for about five miles between County Road 31 and the Toad Lake area. Several families migrated here from Michigan and Wisconsin in the spring of 2007. Several more families have moved to Becker County each year since. (Brian Basham/Tribune)

The Amish in Becker County

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Take a drive on the country roads between Frazee and Wolf Lake and you might come across a scene out of the turn of the century -- the 20th Century, that is.


A small, black, single horse-drawn buggy moves slowly along the road. The distinctive look is that of the Amish.

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