THE BIG LAKE FARMERS MARKET IS BACK with local honey, plants, produce, meats, crafts and much more, there is something for everyone. The market is open Wednesdays in Lakeside Park from 4-7 p.m.

Farmers Market season underway

The Big Lake Farmers Market is back with more vendors than ever and on a new day this year.

SGT. JUSTIN HATTESOHL was awarded a Purple Heart medal after he was injured in Afhganistan this February. Now he is safely home in Big Lake with his wife, Ellie and son, Finley. (Photos by Jennifer Edwards).

Justin finally home to family and his friends

Sgt. Justin Hattesohl has returned to Big Lake from Afghanistan after receiving a Purple Heart for injuries sustained in Kandahar in a suicide bombing attack on his base.



DAUNTE BATES is ready to enjoy his lunch.

MONTICELLO PUBLIC WORKS Mike Rogers catching the cockatoo which flew into a window of their building. (Submitted photos).

2014-2015 SHERBURNE COUNTY FAIR Junior Royalty are Duke Mike Edlund, Duchess Sophia Gerou, King Justice Haom, Queen Peyton Provost, Prince Tyson Newman and Princess Lilian Lies with the past royalty. (Submitted photo courtesy of Always Platinum Photography).

SMOKEY THE BEAR posed for a picture with Mia and Yazmine Garcia at the Big Lake Public Library. Smokey teaches everyone to prevent wildfires. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

Cooper Adcock and Natalie Johnson volunteered to be in charge of selling snacks to weary shoppers at the Sale of Stuff.