LAURA NYSTEDT (left) and Teresa Carlson of Industrial Molded Rubber Products in Big Lake talk with job seekers during the 11th Annual Central Minnesota Job Fair at Monticello High School Tuesday. (Photo by Ken Francis.)

Job Fair turnout bigger than expected

The 11th Annual Central Minnesota Area Job Fair had a bigger turnout than expected, with about 75 businesses attending.

BIG LAKE FLORAL AND GIFT has a new owner. Lacey Sizer bought the business started in the same location 30 years ago by Trisha Moos with help from her mom, Jean Nelson. (Submitted photo).

Big Lake Floral in new hands after 30 years

Big Lake Floral and Gift changed hands this week as Trisha Moos officially handed over the reigns of the flower shop to Lacey Sizer after 30 years of business.



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.