February 2014


Left to right: Paul Juenemann (MDHA), Ralph Judd (MDHA), Larry Gerwing (MDHA), David PRamann (Big Lake Trap Head Coach) and Mark Burley (MDHA). The Big Lake Trap Team will start their second season of involvement this spring. (Photo by Bill Morgan).

Sherburne County Swampbucks and MDHA

MEMBERS OF THE SHERBURNE COUNTY SWAMPBUCKS AND MDHA presented a $400 donation to the Becker High School trap team’s coaches and organizers this past week at Keeler’s Gunsmithing in Becker. 


LET US IN! Scouts from Troop 89 in Big lake were anxious to tour the exhibits in the museum at the Sherburne History Center last Saturday morning. The tours were part of Sherburne History Day, an event created to mark the 158th birthday of Sherburne County. (Photo by David Hannula.)

History Center celebrates

The lingering snow and ice from last week’s storms didn’t help add to the turnout at the 158th Birthday Celebration at the Sherburne History Center in Becker last Saturday morning, but those hard

CORY STOPKA, VIKING COCA-COLA, Activities Director Thayne Johnson, and staff member Larry Tschritter during the presentation for the amount of $726.25. (Submitted photo.)

Sales of Powerade products goes to area high schools

Viking Coca-Cola Bottling Company is directing a portion of its sales of the products Powerade and Powerade Zero back to participating area high schools under a program called “Powerade 4 Schools

A LARGE GROUP of anglers got together around a fishing hole Saturday afternoon. They included Tim and Calisa Karst, Buffalo, who caught two sunnies, Myron Carlson, Oak Park, Scott Shutt and Kevin Thomas of Big Lake. (Photos by Gary W. Meyer)

Over 400 brave the cold to fish

The 11th annual Little Hole on Big Lake ice fishing contest did not draw the crowds the Big Lake Area Jaycees were hoping for, but for those who turned out, ev

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OFFICER JOSH PESTA is the newest member of Big Lake’s police department. He hails from Long Prairie and started on the job last week. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

TOM GEROLD of Alive! Lutheran Church of Monticello met with the Big Lake Twp. Board Wednesday to outline plans for moving their church to a Co. Rd. 11 site, just west of the former River Inn. Looking over the plans were Supervisors Bruce Aubol, Norm Leslie, Larry Alfords and Steve Pfleghaar. (Photo by Gary W. Meyer)

DIRECTOR OF EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES Gordy Vosberg is excited about the expanding role of paramedics in keeping people at home in the community through the Healthy At Home follow-up care program and offering the best emergency services to those in need. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

Construction of the Oak Savannah Learning Center started March 25, 2015. The new learning center is located up the hill from the Old School House site, south of Co. Rd. 9. (Submitted Photo)

WH served 2,295 meals at its 78th Annual Meeting.