CLEARVIEW EXPANSION. Principal Sheri Rutar listened as architect David Leapaldt, center, and St. Cloud Schools Building and Grounds Director Bryan Brown discussed the proposed K-8 expansion at Clearview Elementary School earlier this year. (Photo by David Hannula)
(L to R) Sarah and Kelly Larson, Kayleen's parents, wait for the runners to return under the finish line. "It is so wonderful to be remembered. [Kayleen's] still in their hearts. It makes it a little easier to bear," said Sarah Larson. (Photo by Aleah Stenberg)
The Clearwater Area Historical Society marked where the landing on the far side of the river was located with orange tape. The cable that spanned the Mississippi River was anchored farther back in a field. (Photo by Aleah Stenberg)
Elaine Paumen gave a detailed presentation on the history of the Clearwater Fire Department after lunch at the 61st Annual Clearwater Gathering Potluck. Paumen thanked Myriam and Terry Mansell for helping put together the displays. (Photo by Aleah Stenberg)
MEMBERS OF THE BRIGGS LAKE CHAIN ASSOCIATION (BLCA) spoke to the county commissioners about creating a three-lake Lake Improvement District (LID) at a workshop last week. (From right) Dan Merchant, Kenzie Phelps and Scott Ruiter. (Photo by Ken Francis.)
THE BIG LAKE FIRE DEPT. ANNUAL CHILI COOK-OFF drew lots of hungry customers Saturday. Among them were Sidney Femling and Jennifer Hopkins (second and third from the left). Contest judges were Judie Zaske, Mayor Raeanne Danielowski and Food Shelf Manager Amy Robertson. Linda Talonen (second from the right), from the BLCFS board was the runner, keeping the judges supplied with samples during the tasting. (Photos by Jennifer Edwards).