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 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).
The Sherburne County Chapter of Thrivent Financial donated $1,200 worth of food items weighing 648 pounds, to the Big Lake Food Shelf Tuesday. The donation included 50 hams and a supply of toothbrushes, toothpaste and personal items from Coborn’s grocery store.

TOMMY ECKSTROM had to think hard about what he wanted to say on the gift card for the present he had just purchased.
The tables were stacked with affordable gifts when the doors of the Big Lake Township hall were thrown open Saturday morning for the Big Lake Lioness Shop With Santa event.

A FEW OF THE MANY VOLUNTEERS who stepped up to make hot turkey sandwiches with gravy and cheesy mashed potatoes for the Big Lake Community at Lil Achievers Day Care Saturday afternoon. The project was inspired years ago by a single act of kindness.
For Amy and Jeremy Schuman, it all started  years ago, the year their twin boys, Gage and Tate, now six, were born. “They spent their first few months in NICU said Amy. “We were already a family of four. That first year was hard as we became a family of six.”

Pictured back row left to right: Alixandra Virnig, Claire Ireland, Kammory Josewski, Jayden Prill, Makayla Hintz, Taya Fjone, Emily Earney. Middle row left to right: Emily Steen, Olivia Stockham, Lily Peterson, Natalie Johnson, Maddie Fitzgibbons. Front row: Macy Farrier (Submitted photo.)
Big Lake 5th grade girls traveling team takes first at Albany Tournament  Sat. Dec. 6. They played against Albany and won 23/2, Zimmerman 19/9, and in the championship game they beat Princeton 19-10.   

Big Lake Township resident Jeff Krischano, wins back to back national powerboat racing championships.
Big Lake Township resident Jeff Krischano, wins back to back national powerboat racing championships.  Jeff, secured his second American Power Boat Association (APBA) National Championship this year.

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).

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).

TOMMY ECKSTROM had to think hard about what he wanted to say on the gift card for the present he had just purchased.

A FEW OF THE MANY VOLUNTEERS who stepped up to make hot turkey sandwiches with gravy and cheesy mashed potatoes for the Big Lake Community at Lil Achievers Day Care Saturday afternoon. The project was inspired years ago by a single act of kindness.

Pictured back row left to right: Alixandra Virnig, Claire Ireland, Kammory Josewski, Jayden Prill, Makayla Hintz, Taya Fjone, Emily Earney. Middle row left to right: Emily Steen, Olivia Stockham, Lily Peterson, Natalie Johnson, Maddie Fitzgibbons. Front row: Macy Farrier (Submitted photo.)

Big Lake Township resident Jeff Krischano, wins back to back national powerboat racing championships.

Up to the minute

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

Tues. Dec. 16:

  • 7 p.m.   Dance Team Conf. Meet @ Chisago Lakes
  • 7 p.m.    Boys Hockey at Little Falls
  • 7:15 p.m. Boys Basketball at Buffalo
  • 7:15 p.m.  Girls Basketball at Orono

MISCHIEF MANAGED is the name of Leah Corder’s family counseling business now open in Big Lake above the Fudgin’ Delicious Ice Cream Shop. Wednesday the Big Lake Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting at her office. Pictured above from left to right are Mayor Raeanne Danielowski, City Clerk Gina Wolbeck, State Rep. Nick Zerwas, Economic Development Specialist Heidi Steinmetz, Leah Corder and Darla, the Great Dane, Accountant Michelle Backlund, Ken Geroux of Ken Geroux Construction and Chamber President Tricia Skodje.

Mischief Managed opens in Big Lake

Psychotherapist Leah Corder has opened a new business in Big Lake,  Mischief Managed, in the Jefferson Square building above the Fudgin’ Delicious Ice Cream Shop.

Interim City Admin-istrator and Finance Director Jessica Green has accepted another job with Northland Securities as the V.P. of Public Finance and her last day with the City of Big Lake is Dec. 12.

Green leaving, budget, levy and fees discussed at workshop

The Big Lake City Council and city staff convened  Wednesday to participate in their usual bi-monthly workshop.

THE A CAPELLA VOCAL GROUP TONIC SOL-FA performed in Big Lake this week and spent some time talking to choir students at the high school Wednesday morning. From left to right, the singers are Mark McGowan, Greg Bammwarth, Shaun Johnson and Jared Dove. The Plastic Santa on the stage is reminiscent of their first Christmas tour and finds its way back onto the stage every year. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

Tonic Sol-fa spends time with BL students

The Emmy award winning a capella vocal group Tonic Sol-fa has spent time in Big Lake this week, talking and singing to students in the high school and giving the first performance of their Christ

PATRICK DEWANE talks about his grandfather’s life during World War II at a special presentation last Friday at the Clearwater Legion. On the screen is a photograph of his grandfather, Matt Konop, being held up by the people of his ancestral home in Czechoslovakia after it was liberated from the Germans. (Photo by Ken Francis.)

Grandson tells story of 'Accidential Hero'

It was a special evening at the Clearwater Legion Club last Friday, as more than 75 people gathered to witness a remarkable re-creation of one man’s memories of World War II.

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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).

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).

TOMMY ECKSTROM had to think hard about what he wanted to say on the gift card for the present he had just purchased.

A FEW OF THE MANY VOLUNTEERS who stepped up to make hot turkey sandwiches with gravy and cheesy mashed potatoes for the Big Lake Community at Lil Achievers Day Care Saturday afternoon. The project was inspired years ago by a single act of kindness.

Pictured back row left to right: Alixandra Virnig, Claire Ireland, Kammory Josewski, Jayden Prill, Makayla Hintz, Taya Fjone, Emily Earney. Middle row left to right: Emily Steen, Olivia Stockham, Lily Peterson, Natalie Johnson, Maddie Fitzgibbons. Front row: Macy Farrier (Submitted photo.)