Fashion show judges Kevin Bergstrom, Dusty Bredlow, Tim Dolan and Annie Deckert represented local school districts that participate in Sherburne County Area United Way’s iEmpower Youth Program. (Submitted photo.)

Sherburne County Area United Way’s True Colors Fashion Show Raises Nearly $8,000 for the iEmpower Youth Program

It was an evening of Fashion. Fundraising. Fun. at Sherburne County Area United Way’s (SCAUW) 7th annual True Colors Fashion Show.

GET TO WORK! Rebecca Jacobs of Northstar Technology Solutions chatted with Tim Zipoy from Central Minnesota Jobs and Training Services and Business Service Specialist Brad Durfee from Minnesota Job Services. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

Workforce folk visit with chamber

Central Minnesota Jobs and Training Services Workforce Development Specialist Tim Zipoy and Business Services Specialist Brad Durfee of Minnesota Job Services spoke at the Big Lake Chamber of Com

ACUCRAFT CUSTOM FIREPLACES had an unwelcome fire of their own Sunday morning which destroyed their building. Fire fighters were on the scene for seven hours but the cause of the blaze is unknown. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

Blaze destroys Acucraft Sunday

Acucraft Custom Fireplaces, located just west of Big Lake on Hwy. 10,  burned up in a fire in the early hours of Sunday morning.

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).

After care part of hospital patient service

Gordy Vosberg, director of emergency medical services for CentraCare-Health Monticello, is excited about a new program the hospital has introduced to help patients, which involves his team of par



BIG LAKE COBORN’S STAFF have been raising funds for the Big Lake Fire Dept. through brat sales and the sale of buttons. Last week Coborns’s staff posed for a picture by the grill. Front row are Vicki Sabre and Kitty Underwood. Back row is Ashley Pelkey, Amy Fiester, Manager Mitch Utecht, Melissa Schafer, Michelle Galvin, Matt Schacht, Curt Allgood and John Howard. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

MEMBERS OF THE Big Lake American Legion flag corps, at attention during Monday’s Memorial Day services. From left, Dennis Gail, Don McVeigh, Don Deuel and Gary Poslusny. (Photos by Gary W. Meyer)

Larry and Lavina Pattee