Troy T. Becker

Troy Becker

Troy has been a graphic artist and illustrator for Forum Communications since 2007. He earned a B.A. in Art and Communications from Concordia College in 2000. Troy's art can also be seen in several area museums and galleries.

Texas was the first state to designate it as an official holiday 42 years ago.
The holiday honors service by American veterans and serves as the unofficial start to summer. The interactive graphic below provides some facts about the holiday.
Temperatures will vary from the 60s in north to the 70s in the southern parts of the state.
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Kickoff time for Super Bowl LV is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. CST Sunday, Feb. 13.
There will be seven new medal events, including men's and women's big air freestyle, women's monobob, mixed team competitions in freestyle skiing aerials, ski jumping, and snowboard cross, and the mixed relay in short track speed skating.
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The Minnesota Timberwolves begin their season Oct. 20 against Houston.
Independence Day is more than fireworks.
Juneteenth symbolizes the end of slavery in the U.S. Here's what it is and how you can get involved.
Minnesota serves as home to more than 180 craft breweries across the state.
There are world-class mountain bike trails throughout Minnesota. Here are some of the most popular locations and how to find out more information about them.