RUNNING FOR OFFICE. Big Lake City Council Members Mike Wallen and Dick Backlund are challenged by former Council Member Duane Langsdorf. The three are competing for two seats on the council.
Three people are running for two seats on the Big Lake City Council. Incumbents Dick Backlund and Mike Wallen are challenged by former City Council Member Duane Langsdorf for a seat on the council.
The race between incumbent County Commissioner Ewald Petersen and challenger Erv Danielowski is heating up to be one of the most interesting for Big Lakers. Both are long-time area residents who have served the community and raised their children in Big Lake.

TODD LAUDERDALE of Rachel’s Challenge brought a message to Big Lake students this week. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).
Rachel Joy Scott was known by her fellow students and teachers at Columbine High School in Colorado as a kind and compassionate person.

THE GREEN MAN is a legendary character which goes back thousands of years.
The annual Spud Fest Spooktacular Trail of Terror through the Woods of Despair drew big crowds Friday and Saturday to Borcherts Woods on 243rd Avenue in Orrock Township.

RIDE WITH RICH.
Big Lake Police Investigator Rich Berg will be riding his bicycle 250+ miles for Law Enforcement United – Road for Hope 2015 to raise money for families of officers who have died in the line of duty. The ride will take place May 10-12, 2015 from Virginia to Washington D.C. Officer Berg is trying to raise $5,000.

Barbara Jean Whitcomb (Orton)
Barbara Jean (Orton) Whitcomb ended her earthly journey to join Our Heavenly Father in her new journey Oct. 20, 2014 after a courageous battle with Pancreatic Cancer. Barb was born in Princeton, to Elwood and Dorothy (Wiley) Orton July 9, 1964.

RUNNING FOR OFFICE. Big Lake City Council Members Mike Wallen and Dick Backlund are challenged by former Council Member Duane Langsdorf. The three are competing for two seats on the council.

TODD LAUDERDALE of Rachel’s Challenge brought a message to Big Lake students this week. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

THE GREEN MAN is a legendary character which goes back thousands of years.

RIDE WITH RICH.

Barbara Jean Whitcomb (Orton)

Up to the minute

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

Fri. Oct. 25:

  • 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. - Blood Drive at High School
  • 5 p.m. Swim/Dive Championship Swimming @ STMA MSE
  • 7 p.m. Volleyball at Moorhead

Have a Great Weekend!

 

 


BIG LAKE HIGH SCHOOL HOMECOMING COURT for 2014 were Ben Book, Collin Teigen, Sam Jochum, Nick Miller, King Dustin Wilcox, Queen Jaiden Lund, Rylee Sayler, Amber Pribnow, Lily Noble and Payton Thompson. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

King Dustin and Queen Jaiden crowned at coronation Friday

This past week was Homecoming Week in the Big Lake School District. Candidates for homecoming king and queen were announced at a pep fest Monday. Coronation was Friday.

MARINEMAX MECHANIC Rob Peterson tries out the Scarab jet boat on Big Lake while Doug Demond and Kevin Baylor look on with a stop watch.

Trail run on a Scarab jet boat

David Stokke of Big Lake works for MarineMax in Rogers, so when his company took on a new line of jet boats, he suggested bringing two of them up to Big Lake for a trial run.

A BIG LAKE FIREFIGHTER (L) used the department’s ladder truck to shoot water on the burning building of Gustafson’s Trailers Tuesday evening. Big Lake, Becker, Clear Lake and Monticello fire departments responded to the call. (Photo by Bill Morgan).

Fire destroys Gustafson Trailers building

A four-alarm fire at Gustafson Trailers in Becker Twp. destroyed the main building located at 14747 165th Ave. SE at Hwy. 10 and Co. Rd. 11 Tuesday afternoon.

BLPD OFFICER RICH BERG is raising funds to support the families of police officers killed in the line of duty. Help him achieve his goal by going for a family fun Ride with Rich at Lions Park Oct. 18. (Submitted photo).

Fall events happening in Big Lake

Fall arrived Tuesday, bringing with it a round of seasonal activities to keep the whole community busy.

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E-Editions


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

Clearwater Tribune April 25, 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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RUNNING FOR OFFICE. Big Lake City Council Members Mike Wallen and Dick Backlund are challenged by former Council Member Duane Langsdorf. The three are competing for two seats on the council.

TODD LAUDERDALE of Rachel’s Challenge brought a message to Big Lake students this week. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

THE GREEN MAN is a legendary character which goes back thousands of years.

RIDE WITH RICH.