Clearwater News

THE CLEARWATER CITY COUNCIL decided not to make any payment on the bike trail extension without getting confirmation that the contractor will correct the problems with drainage and fix the bituminous surface. Above is a section near the Main Street end of the trail showing a patched area and standing water after light rain on Wednesday afternoon. (Photo by Ken Francis.)

Council not ready to pay for bike trail

The Clearwater City Council Tuesday decided not to make a partial payment for the bike trail extension, given its current condition.

VISITORS AT THE VETERANS WILDLIFE Management Area Dedication last Wednesday took a wagon tour of the land, with Welby Smith pointing out areas of the landscpe. (Photos by Ken Francis.)

New wildlife area honors veterans

About 120 people from all over Central Minnesota gathered in a field of prairie grass in Clearwater Twp. last Wednesday evening to commemorate a special event.



ARNIE JOHNSON, as grand marshal of the Big Lake Veterans parade in November, 2013. (Tribune archive photo)

RIVER OAKS PARK Master plan will be presented to Big Lake residents at open houses in the months to come.

BIG LAKE HIGH SCHOOL’S outstanding Knowledge Bowl Team took fourth place out of 91 teams at the St. Francis High school Rumble on the Rum meet last week. Team members are Jacob Block, 12th grade, Jack Flicker, 10th grade, Peter Wallace, 12th grade and Jake Dickinson, ninth grade. (Submitted photo).

CITY OF BIG LAKE PUBLIC WORKS employee John Moshier retires at the end of January after 34 years of working for his home town. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).