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The top newsmakers are, clockwise from top left, Mark Fritz, Doug Froke, Amy Degerstrom, Brad Green and Erma Vizenor. They were chosen by DL Newspapers.

The Top 5 local newsmakers of 2013

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From building trails to building mountains, school referendums to reservation reform, 2013 proved to be a year of change for Becker County.


But behind every headline there is always a person making that story a reality — and a person documenting it for future generations.

Though the list of local movers and shakers is long, there are five newsmakers who cracked the top five in 2013. Here they are, in no particular order.

Erma Vizenor

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