The Big Lake Board of Education held a workshop meeting Tuesday evening. They met with and interviewed two potential consultants to help with the search for a new superintendent, following the retirement of Jonathan Miller, who served the Big Lake School District for 12 years.
Oak wilt is a common problem in Sherburne County but it is not the only tree disease which can have a negative impact on local woods and forests.
Oak blight is a tree disease which resembles oak wilt to some extent. It only attacks burr oaks and is referred to by the arborist community as BOB.
Wayne J. Forsythe
Duane Theodore Anderson
THE BIG LAKE LIONESS ANNUAL GARAGE SALE drew plenty of shoppers to Lions Park Saturday morning. The Lioness Club has been serving the Big Lake Community for 31 years. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).
TREE EXPERT Gina Hugo works for the Sherburne County Soil and Water Conservation District.
Up to the minute
Office Hours: Mon - Thurs: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m./ Fri. 8 a.m. to 3 p.m
Tues. Sept. 23 - Homecoming Week
HS/MS: Dress Up Day - Band T-Shirt
4 p.m. Tennis at Monticello
5 p.m. Girls Soccer vs Buffalo at home
6 p.m. Swim/Dive at Becker
7 p.m. Boys Soccer at Buffalo
BIG LAKE AMBASSADOR Kailyn Johnson gives blood for the first time while Ambassadors Samantha Moench and Hailey Lahr cheer her on. All the Ambassadors helped with the Big Lake Knight’s of Columbus American Red Cross Blood Drive Monday at Mary of the Visitation Catholic Church. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).
MEMBERS OF THE REFUGE RANGERS 4-H CLUB participated at the State Fair performing a Share The Fun act titled “Worlds Worst 4-H Club”. Members were Evan Schafer, Hannah Anderson, Tyler Zoubek, McKayla Masog, Ally Kangas, Taylor Muehlbauer, and Conner Schafer. Members also won trips at the County Fair on various individual projects and they all received blue ribbons at the State Fair. Not pictured is Noah Anderson.
SHERBURNE COUNTY HISTORY CENTER Executive Director Mike Brubaker, Treasurer Carol Kolbinger, Marion Salzmann, Teresa Warner, Secretary Diane Jacobsen and President Bruce Tyler. Not pictured is Jean Johnson.
DNR Nongame Wildlife Specialist Chris Smith demonstrates the use of an identification chart to determine what types of burying beetles have been found in a trap set out in the Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge. (Submitted photo.)