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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DAUNTE BATES is ready to enjoy his lunch.

MONTICELLO PUBLIC WORKS Mike Rogers catching the cockatoo which flew into a window of their building. (Submitted photos).

2014-2015 SHERBURNE COUNTY FAIR Junior Royalty are Duke Mike Edlund, Duchess Sophia Gerou, King Justice Haom, Queen Peyton Provost, Prince Tyson Newman and Princess Lilian Lies with the past royalty. (Submitted photo courtesy of Always Platinum Photography).

SMOKEY THE BEAR posed for a picture with Mia and Yazmine Garcia at the Big Lake Public Library. Smokey teaches everyone to prevent wildfires. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

Cooper Adcock and Natalie Johnson volunteered to be in charge of selling snacks to weary shoppers at the Sale of Stuff.