MEMBERS OF THE BIG LAKE HIGH SCHOOL CHAMBER CHOIR performed for the school board at the beginning of their last meeting. The Chamber Choir members are selected for their skills from among their peers. They were directed by Mary Ebanks. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).
The Big Lake High School Chamber Singers kicked off the final Big Lake school District board meeting of the year with a musical interlude. 

DARLENE LANZ grew up just east of town and has lived in or around Big Lake all her life. She recalls what Christmas was like in Big Lake back then. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).
Darlene Lanz grew up just east of Big Lake. Her family owned a farm near what is now Hudson Woods, named for her family. At 88, Darlene can still remember what Christmas was like when she was a little girl.

SHERBURNE COUNTY ATTORNEY Kathleen Heaney, taking over as MCAA President. (Submitted photo.)
Kathleen Heaney, Sherburne County Attorney, will lead the Minnesota County Attorneys Association (MCAA) over the next 12 months.   Heaney was elected president during the Association’s annual meeting in Bloomington Dec. 4. 

Cheryl Turck and Corey Mabis of the Sherburne County Probation Dept. (Photo by Ken Francis.)
Sherburne County and local businesses are taking part in a pilot program to keep people safe from drunk drivers during the holidays. The Safe Cab Program helps bar patrons get a ride home if they’ve been out drinking a little too much.

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.)
More than 100 families in the Clearwater and Clear Lake area had a Merry Christmas thanks to the generosity of people and businesses in their community and the help of lots of dedicated volunteers.

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.)
The dictionary defines the term “prodigy” as follows:  “A person, especially a child or young person, having extraordinary talent or ability.”  That word jumps to mind after viewing some of the paintings created by artist Elizabeth Anderstedt, an 11-year-old sixth-grader at Clearview Elementary School with a rapidly-developing set of skills an

MEMBERS OF THE BIG LAKE HIGH SCHOOL CHAMBER CHOIR performed for the school board at the beginning of their last meeting. The Chamber Choir members are selected for their skills from among their peers. They were directed by Mary Ebanks. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

DARLENE LANZ grew up just east of town and has lived in or around Big Lake all her life. She recalls what Christmas was like in Big Lake back then. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

SHERBURNE COUNTY ATTORNEY Kathleen Heaney, taking over as MCAA President. (Submitted photo.)

Cheryl Turck and Corey Mabis of the Sherburne County Probation Dept. (Photo by Ken Francis.)

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.)

Up to the minute

  • Office Hours: Mon - Thurs: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m./ Fri. 8 a.m. to 3 p.m 

Fri. Dec. 26:

  • 12:30 p.m. Boys Basketball vs Providence Academy @ St. Cloud Apollo

Sat. Dec. 27:

  • 12:45/3:45 p.m. Boys Basketball Tournament vs Sartell @ SCSU

 

Have a Great Weekend!


Pictured above are food shelf volunteer Bob Segler, Big Lake Food Shelf Manager Amy Robertson, Dr. Scott Schulz, Tara Boone and Sara Peterson. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

Great River Spine and Sport donate to the Food Shelf

GREAT RIVER SPINE AND SPORT donated $370 in cash and just over 200 food items to the Big Lake Food Shelf this week. The donations were brought in by their clients. 


THE SHERBURNE COUNTY CHAPTER OF THRIVENT FINANCIAL donated $1,200 worth of items to the Big Lake Community Food Shelf Tuesday. The donation included 50 hams and some personal care items. Pictured above from the left are Big Lake Food Shelf Manager Amy Robertson, Coborn’s Manager Mitch Utecht, Thrivent Financial Associate Curtis Snesrud, Coborn’s Assistant Manager John Howard, Thrivent Financials Associate Derek Birdsall and food shelf volunteer Bob Segler. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

Thrivent contributes to BL Food Shelf

The Sherburne County Chapter of Thrivent Financial donated $1,200 worth of food items weighing 648 pounds, to the Big Lake Food Shelf Tuesday.

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E-Editions


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

Sat. Aug. 23, 2014 Volume 36, Number 10

Volume 35, Number 50, Saturday June 14, 2014

Special Sections


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

2014-15 WST Community Guide

2014 Clearwater & Clear Lake Communities Guide

Spring Guide 2014

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MEMBERS OF THE BIG LAKE HIGH SCHOOL CHAMBER CHOIR performed for the school board at the beginning of their last meeting. The Chamber Choir members are selected for their skills from among their peers. They were directed by Mary Ebanks. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

DARLENE LANZ grew up just east of town and has lived in or around Big Lake all her life. She recalls what Christmas was like in Big Lake back then. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

SHERBURNE COUNTY ATTORNEY Kathleen Heaney, taking over as MCAA President. (Submitted photo.)

Cheryl Turck and Corey Mabis of the Sherburne County Probation Dept. (Photo by Ken Francis.)

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.)