Communities - Becker

City of Becker

Community Development Coordinator
City of Becker Website

City Population: 4,538 (2010 Census)
Population Growth Rate: +70% from 2000-2010

School District: 726
Number of Schools: 4
Number of Students: 2,850

Major Transportation Routes:
US Hwy 10, MN Hwy 25, County Road 23

Chamber of Commerce 763-261-2420

City Services:
Becker City Clerk 763-261-4302
Becker Public Works Department 763-261-4449

The City of Becker's Area School District 726 is comprised of four schools. Approximately 2, 850 students are enrolled in the district. The Early Child and Family Education Center also provides classes for pre-school age children. Call 763-261-4050 or visit Information for a number of community education classes is available by calling 763-261-4506.

Nine places of worship within Becker serve a variety of denominations.

Top Employers:
Xcel Energy, Becker Public Schools, City of Becker, Liberty Paper, Becker Furniture World, TJ Potter Trucking.

Sherburne County Citizen Newspaper (weekly)
Minneapolis Star Tribune (daily)
St. Paul Pioneer Press (daily)

Medical Services:
Centra Care Clinic 763-261-7000

Fairview Northland Regional Hospital in Princeton 763-389-1313
Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids 763-236-6000
Monticello/Big Lake Community Hospital in Monticello 763-295-2945

Mail Services:
First Class Post Office and Express Service available.

Financial Institutions:
Sherburne State Bank 763-261-4200

Telecommunications: (Telephone, Cable, Internet)
Hughes Net
MidContinent 800-888-1300
Palmer Wireless 320-743-5110
Sonnek Communications 763-271-2550
Windstream 866-442-5880

Electric Service:
Connexus Energy 800-642-1672
Xcel Energy 800-895-4999

Natural Gas:
CenterPoint Energy 800-245-2377
Xcel Energy 800-895-4999

Refuse and Recycling:
Ace Solid Waste, Inc. 800-964-4281
BFI 800-437-1835
Superior Services 888-251-8919
Waste Management 320-685-8545

More and more people are taking advantage of everything Becker has to offer - for living, learning, working and playing. Conveniently located just 20 minutes from St. Cloud and 45 minutes from the Twin Cities, between Highway 10 and Interstate 94, Becker has all the right connections for business and pleasure.

If you're looking to relocate or expand your business, consider Becker's 120 acre industrial park. City water, sewer, industrial sewer and rail are among the full range of utilities available.

For more information, contact Greg Pruszinske, City Administrator at 763-261- 4302 or by email at

Economic Development Contact:

Sherburne County Govt Center
ATTN: Dan Weber
           Assistant County Admin
13880 Business Center Dr NW
Suite 100
Elk River, MN 55330-4668

Office Location & Hours

Phone: 763-765-3007
Fax: 763-765-3002
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