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).
Central Minnesota Jobs and Training Services Workforce Development Specialist Tim Zipoy and Business Services Specialist Brad Durfee of Minnesota Job Services spoke at the Big Lake Chamber of Commerce monthly membership meeting this week.

BROWN FAMILY FARM. Jodi and Ben Brown, raise produce on land on Co. Rd. 15. (Submitted photo).
With bright days and warm weather cooperating, farmers are off to a surprising early start this year.

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).
It took hundreds of hours of work behind the scenes  and some big donations from the community for BLHS students to put on the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical Cinderella, directed by Barbara Hynes-Tomczyk.

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.)
2015 girls high school bowling team, consisting of girls from both Big Lake and Monticello. The team went 20-0 in their conference, won the conference championship, and went to the state tournament held at Tuttles in Hopkins.    

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).
Students at Liberty elementary School raised $2,748.46 in pennies for the Big Lake Food Shelf through their annual Pennies for Pies campaign.

Jacob Vogel posed for a picture with Metro Transits new mascot, Skip Traffic.
More than 600 people took advantage of an opportunity to ride the Northstar commuter rail line for free Saturday as Metro Transit opened the maintenance facility for tours and welcomed the public for lunch and a free ride.

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).

Jacob Vogel posed for a picture with Metro Transits new mascot, Skip Traffic.

Up to the minute

  • Office Hours: Mon - Thurs: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m./ Fri. 8 a.m. to 3 p.m 
Fri. May 1:
  • 9:20 a.m. MS - Hill/speaker - R. Young
  • 9/10:30 a.m. - HS - Mock Crash (Student Parking Lot)
  • 1 p.m. - Boys Golf Invitational @ Hutchinson Crow River G.C.
  • 4:30 p.m. - Softball at STMA
  • 4:30 p.m. - Baseball at STMA

Sat. May 2:

  • 10 a.m. Tennis Invitational at Alexandria
  • 4:00 p.m. Grand March at BLHS
  • 4/8 p.m. Prom at River City Extreme

Have a Great Weekend!


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).

Pie in the face!

Students at Liberty elementary School raised $2,748.46 in pennies for the Big Lake Food Shelf through their annual Pennies for Pies campaign.

Construction of the Oak Savannah Learning Center started March 25, 2015. The new learning center is located up the hill from the Old School House site, south of Co. Rd. 9. (Submitted Photo)

The Oak Savanna Learning Center: A Dream Finally Realized

The Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1965, and since the beginning, there was a vision to someday have a permanent learning center.

Shortstop Trenton Monson takes a throw from second baseman Jake Morehead to force a runner from STMA out at second in Tuesday's game. Big Lake lost, 5-2. (Photo by Ken Francis.)

Hornets off to a slow start

The Big Lake baseball team had a tough week, losing three of four games.
The Hornets lone win came Monday when they beat St. Cloud Tech, 8-2.

Pages

E-Editions


Volume 28, Number 16, Friday, April 17, 2015

Volume 28, Number 15, Friday April 10, 2015

Clearwater Tribune Fri. Dec. 26, 2014, volume 28, number 51

Friday, Sept. 5, 2014 - Volume 28, Number 36

Fri. Aug. 22, 2014, Volume 28, Number 34

Special Sections


2015 Spring Builder Home Improvement Guide

Health Section 2015

Sat. Oct. 11, 2014..A Special Section to the West Sherburne Tribune

2014-15 WST Community Guide

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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).