WST - Letters to the Editor

Submitted Letters
The City of Big Lake Parks Advisory Committee would like to thank the following local businesses and organizations for their support and assistance this past Feb. 8 at our first annual Winter Get Outdoors Day.
BL Lakes Association; BL Legacy Foundation; BL Lions Club; BL Area Schools; Boy Scout Troop 90; Boys Scout Troop 93; Caribou Coffee of Big Lake; City of Big Lake Ambassadors; City of Big Lake Fire Dept; City of Big Lake Maintenance Dept; City of Big Lake Mayor Danielowski; City of BL Police Dept; Spud Fest Committee; Cub Scout Pack 93; Dairy Queen of Big Lake; Great River Spine and Sport of Big Lake; BL Hardware Hank; KleinBank; Sherburne County Historical Society; Sherburne County Sheriff Dept; Simply Outdoor Experience of Big Lake.
Those in attendance thoroughly enjoyed themselves. This event proved once again that snow, ice and cold provide multiple options of employment to the outdoors for the hardy people of the Big Lake region.
Katrine Nau
City of Big Lake Parks
Advisory Committee
Big Lake, MN


SANTA AND HIS HELPERS prepared to give out toys to 111 families at the Food Shelf Monday. The toys were all donated by one local merchant. (Photo by Ken Francis.)

THREE-DIMENSIONAL. Clearview sixth-grader Lizzy Anderstedt is shown with her "Orchid Mantis", a three-dimensional artwork she created in class last year. Art teacher Kathy Gerdts-Senger said her student "may be the most talented child I've ever worked with in more than 40 years of teaching art." (Submitted photo.)

CHOIR DIRECTOR MARY EBANKS presented the varsity choir. Choir members are Cheyenne Backlund, Benjamin Dezelar, Aubrey Hartfiel, Christine Jones, Elain Kolaru, Joey Lindberg, Raina Marsolek, Megan Martin, Elizabeth Miesen, Makenzie Miller, Alexander Prom, Emma Thompson, Jamell Whitelaw, Brittania Wykes and Jillian Yanta. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards.)

THE BIG WOODEN CROSS which stood behind the monument known as La Pieta was broken in Our Lady of the lake Catholic Cemetery last weekend. (Submitted photos.)

THE BECKER-BIG LAKE SQUIRT B1 HOCKEY TEAM. Front row, (L-R): Erik Baker, Cooper Fredericks, Josh Lillemo, Jack Beckstrom, Kellen Hurt and Luke Boardson. Second row, (L-R): Dillon Lindenau, Nik Hughes, Ben Piehl, Eli Sheideman, Zack Dembinski, Jacob Polecec and Dylan Pishney. Coaches, (L-R): Eron Boardson, Head Coach Mark Fredericks and Jake Pishney. (Submitted photos).