KARLA MYRES (left) from Clear Lake and former Sherburne County Forester Tim Edgeton took part in a group workshop activity selecting bike routes during a MnDOT statewide bicycle system planning meeting last week in St. Cloud. (Photo by Ken Francis.)

MnDOT gathering input on bike plan

Bicycling is becoming more and more popular in Minnesota, and the Minnesota Dept. of Transportation (MnDOT) is working to make it easier for bicyclists to get from place to place.

WILDLIFE REFUGE. Carol Van Heel, left, of the Friends of the Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge, and Sally Zodrow, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, fielded questions at the Refuge display at the Mississippi (St. Cloud) Watershed open house in Monticello last week. (Photo by David Hannula.)

Small crowd, much info at Watershed event

While the number of attendees may have been down compared to past events, the third Mississippi (St.



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).

BROWN FAMILY FARM. Jodi and Ben Brown, raise produce on land on Co. Rd. 15. (Submitted photo).

THE CAST OF CINDERELLA gave four outstanding performances at Big lake High School over the weekend in the first musical production the school has had for many years. (Photos by Jennifer Edwards).

Front row: Hailey Foss, Christina Kimmer and Ashley Lang Back row: Assistant Coach Todd Yurkew, Maria Yurkew, Hannah Heitz, Ariel Parnell, Megan Archambault and Coach Kevin Lang. (Submitted photo.)

BARELY RECOGNIZABLE, Assistant Principal Theresa Smock Potter, fifth-grade Teacher Karen Nelsen, Kindergarten Teacher Taylor Klausen and Principal Caryl Gordy sat still for the annual Pennies for Pies event which raised $2,748.46 for the Big Lake Food Shelf Monday afternoon. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).