Over the past year, the Big Lake Community Food Shelf [BLCFS] has worked towards updating its website in an effort to keep the community involved and informed of the events and happenings at the food shelf.

Wendy the cockatoo finds her home
WENDY THE COCKATOO FINDS HER WAY HOME says Tom Grossnickle, who had been looking for the bird’s owner ever since she flew into a window at the Monticello Public Works Dept. The 50-year old bird, originally from Australia, flew out an open door as her owners were preparing to move. “They were very pleased to see each other,” said Tom.

A CONSTRUCTION WORKER prepares framing braces during construction on a new home on Truman Drive off Co. Rd. 81. (Photo by Ken Francis.)
If an increase in new home construction is an indicator of an improving economy, then there are positive signs in some areas of Sherbrune County.

Special Education Director Nan Records
The Big Lake Board of Education heard from special education director of the Sherburne Northern  Wright County Special Education Cooperative Nan Records at their meeting last week.  Records said the Big Lake School District had a remarkably clean fiscal compliance report from the state.

VISITORS AT THE VETERANS WILDLIFE Management Area Dedication last Wednesday took a wagon tour of the land, with Welby Smith pointing out areas of the landscpe. (Photos by Ken Francis.)
About 120 people from all over Central Minnesota gathered in a field of prairie grass in Clearwater Twp. last Wednesday evening to commemorate a special event. It was the dedication of the new 604-acre Minne-sota Veterans State Wild-life Management Area (WMA).

KATELIN SAWYER passed away Sept. 7, 2012 in Onamia.
A few weeks ago, Erv Danielowski of Big Lake was mowing the grass next to the Big Lake Fire Hall on Co. Rd. 43, when something in the long grass caught his attention. “It’s amazing I didn’t just run it over,” said Erv. “That’s what I would usually do.”

Wendy the cockatoo finds her home

A CONSTRUCTION WORKER prepares framing braces during construction on a new home on Truman Drive off Co. Rd. 81. (Photo by Ken Francis.)

Special Education Director Nan Records

VISITORS AT THE VETERANS WILDLIFE Management Area Dedication last Wednesday took a wagon tour of the land, with Welby Smith pointing out areas of the landscpe. (Photos by Ken Francis.)

KATELIN SAWYER passed away Sept. 7, 2012 in Onamia.

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SMITTY’S AMATEUR FIDDLER’S CONTEST, held at Spud Fest every year, drew 27 participants this year. Of those, 16 were juniors or young adults. (Submitted photo).

27 turn out for fiddlers contest

Smitty’s annual Fiddlers Contest took place at Spud Fest Sunday afternoon, sponsored by the Big Lake Lioness and chaired by Dee Leslie. 

K9 Ecco

TOP DOG

Deputy Ryan Sturm and his K9 partner, Ecco, won top honors at the USPCA Region 12 Police dog trials held in Baxter last week.

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Wendy the cockatoo finds her home

A CONSTRUCTION WORKER prepares framing braces during construction on a new home on Truman Drive off Co. Rd. 81. (Photo by Ken Francis.)

Special Education Director Nan Records

VISITORS AT THE VETERANS WILDLIFE Management Area Dedication last Wednesday took a wagon tour of the land, with Welby Smith pointing out areas of the landscpe. (Photos by Ken Francis.)