BIG LAKE COBORN’S STAFF have been raising funds for the Big Lake Fire Dept. through brat sales and the sale of buttons. Last week Coborns’s staff posed for a picture by the grill. Front row are Vicki Sabre and Kitty Underwood. Back row is Ashley Pelkey, Amy Fiester, Manager Mitch Utecht, Melissa Schafer, Michelle Galvin, Matt Schacht, Curt Allgood and John Howard. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).
There is still time to contribute to Coborn’s Big Lake Fire Dept. appreciation event, held throughout the month of May.

MEMBERS OF THE Big Lake American Legion flag corps, at attention during Monday’s Memorial Day services. From left, Dennis Gail, Don McVeigh, Don Deuel and Gary Poslusny. (Photos by Gary W. Meyer)
A weekend of rainy skies gave way to a slight mist as Big Lakers celebrated their Memorial Day services at Big Lake Cemetery Monday.    A nice crowd turned out to remember their fallen and deceased, reminded of that by the Rev. Marty Mably of Lord of Glory Lutheran Church.

Xcel Energy Plant in Becker.
Xcel Energy — long criticized by environmentalists as catalysts to pollution throughout the state — has come to an agreement to bridle emissions at their Sherco Power Plant in Becker.

Larry and Lavina Pattee
Larry and Lavina Pattee, who make their home in Big Lake, have always enjoyed travel, so when they found an opportunity to travel to Cuba with the Rhodes Scholar program (formerly known as Elder Hostel), recently, they were eager to sign up.

Gene Graff
Sherburne County Veterans Service Officer Gene Graff retired Friday after seven years with the county. Graff, who grew up on a farm in Northfield, has served his country in one capacity or another since leaving the farm to join the Reserves at age 21.

Felix Schmiesing standing in front of his poultry barn.
Avian influenza, more commonly known as bird flu, has killed more than eight million birds in Minnesota’s  poultry flocks in 2015. It’s approaching 33 million in Iowa. Some were victims of the flu itself. But the majority have been euthanized to prevent the spread of the disease.

BIG LAKE COBORN’S STAFF have been raising funds for the Big Lake Fire Dept. through brat sales and the sale of buttons. Last week Coborns’s staff posed for a picture by the grill. Front row are Vicki Sabre and Kitty Underwood. Back row is Ashley Pelkey, Amy Fiester, Manager Mitch Utecht, Melissa Schafer, Michelle Galvin, Matt Schacht, Curt Allgood and John Howard. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

MEMBERS OF THE Big Lake American Legion flag corps, at attention during Monday’s Memorial Day services. From left, Dennis Gail, Don McVeigh, Don Deuel and Gary Poslusny. (Photos by Gary W. Meyer)

Xcel Energy Plant in Becker.

Larry and Lavina Pattee

Gene Graff

Felix Schmiesing standing in front of his poultry barn.

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LIBERTY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL THIRD GRADERS made the audience shiver and shudder Tuesday night with Squirm!, their musical about creepy crawlie creatures. The production had lots of choreography with the singing as well as speaking roles and percussionists. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

3rd graders squirm, wiggle, giggle in concert

Third graders at Liberty Elementary School presented Squirm, a wiggly, giggly, squiggly musical written by Jacob Johnson and John Higgins.

WELL DONE. Farm Friends Barn project Chairperson Jean Johnson congratulated three SCSU students on the presentation of a business/marketing plan for the FFB at the Sherburne History Center . The students from left, are: Renee Graff, Aaron Hofschulte-Beck and Kristi Noble, each of whom was handed their course "Certificate of Completion" by Johnson after the presentation on behalf of the SCSU program. (Photo by David Hannula)

Farm Friends Barn gets business plan

Local officials had two opportunities to hear the results of an effort by three St.

FIVE STAR TOP RATING for the CentraCare Health – Monticello Care Center, in the top 10% of the nursing homes in the state. Pictured above are residents Evelyn Riebel and Jean Aamot, with Division Director of Support Service Troy Barrick. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

Monticello Care Center getting high marks

The CentraCare Health – Monticello Care Center is a skilled nursing facility located on the banks of the Mississippi River.

THE TREBLE CHOIR sang three very haunting melodies during Monday’s spring concert at Big Lake High School.

High school choirs sings

The Big Lake High School vocal music students presented their spring concert in the high school auditorium Monday evening, under the direction of Mary Ebanks.

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BIG LAKE COBORN’S STAFF have been raising funds for the Big Lake Fire Dept. through brat sales and the sale of buttons. Last week Coborns’s staff posed for a picture by the grill. Front row are Vicki Sabre and Kitty Underwood. Back row is Ashley Pelkey, Amy Fiester, Manager Mitch Utecht, Melissa Schafer, Michelle Galvin, Matt Schacht, Curt Allgood and John Howard. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

MEMBERS OF THE Big Lake American Legion flag corps, at attention during Monday’s Memorial Day services. From left, Dennis Gail, Don McVeigh, Don Deuel and Gary Poslusny. (Photos by Gary W. Meyer)

Larry and Lavina Pattee