FIGHTING DESTRUCTIVE INSECTS. State plant health specialists Angie Ambourn, center, and Jennifer Dippel took part in a presentation on the emerald ash borer (EAB) in Elk River Monday morning. The state is partnering with the Sherburne Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) in an effort to slow the spread of the insects, which include a survey in which volunteers look for increased woodpecker activity and other natural signs that could indicate an EAB infestation. (Photos by David Hannula)
Thirty nine volunteers attended a program at the Elk River City Hall Tuesday morning to learn basic techniques for uncovering the presence of emerald ash borer larvae, in particular increased woodpecker activity in ash trees in the early spring.

JODI AND BEN BROWN volunteered to man the Minnesota Grown booth at the state fair last year.
Big Lakers have a new option for purchasing locally grown, fresh vegetables all summer long without having to run to the market. Ben and Jodi Brown of Big Lake are offering community supported agricultural (CSA) shares for sale in the market garden this year.

SHERBURNE COUNTY BIRTHDAY.
The staff at the Sherburne History Center in Becker served cake and lemonade to help celebrate Sherburne County's 159th Birthday last Saturday with a day-long program that included games and crafts. (Photos by David Hannula)

ALL STATE ELITE gymnast Mallary Dick on beam.
Two Big Lake gymnasts represented the Hornets at the individual state championship this year. Cassie Knick and Mallary Dick competed Saturday at the University of Minnesota Sports Pavillion after the Hornets took second place in Section 7A championships this year.

The Big Lake 14 Elite volleyball team took third place in the President’s Day Festival Tournament, which incudes 64 schools from around the state. Team members are (front) Emily Zinken and Emma Pupeza. Standing are Kayla Ahrens, Haley Newhouse, Logan Miller, Sage Wuornos, Annika Poe, Megan Carlson, Makenzie Reiter, and Hailey Atwood. Not pictured is Alyssa Rezac. (Submitted photo).
Big Lake’s under 14's Elite volleyball team took third place at the 25th annual President's Day Festival, which was held Feb. 14-15 in schools around the Twin Cities area. 

Marvin Thomas Oeffling
Marvin Thomas Oeffling, age 57, of Princeton, passed away on Thursday, February 26, 2015 after a brave battle with multiple system atrophy.  He was born on September 21, 1957 in Minneapolis, the son of Phillip and Lucille (Orrock) Oeffling.  

FIGHTING DESTRUCTIVE INSECTS. State plant health specialists Angie Ambourn, center, and Jennifer Dippel took part in a presentation on the emerald ash borer (EAB) in Elk River Monday morning. The state is partnering with the Sherburne Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) in an effort to slow the spread of the insects, which include a survey in which volunteers look for increased woodpecker activity and other natural signs that could indicate an EAB infestation. (Photos by David Hannula)

JODI AND BEN BROWN volunteered to man the Minnesota Grown booth at the state fair last year.

SHERBURNE COUNTY BIRTHDAY.

ALL STATE ELITE gymnast Mallary Dick on beam.

The Big Lake 14 Elite volleyball team took third place in the President’s Day Festival Tournament, which incudes 64 schools from around the state. Team members are (front) Emily Zinken and Emma Pupeza. Standing are Kayla Ahrens, Haley Newhouse, Logan Miller, Sage Wuornos, Annika Poe, Megan Carlson, Makenzie Reiter, and Hailey Atwood. Not pictured is Alyssa Rezac. (Submitted photo).

Marvin Thomas Oeffling

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FIGHTING DESTRUCTIVE INSECTS. State plant health specialists Angie Ambourn, center, and Jennifer Dippel took part in a presentation on the emerald ash borer (EAB) in Elk River Monday morning. The state is partnering with the Sherburne Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) in an effort to slow the spread of the insects, which include a survey in which volunteers look for increased woodpecker activity and other natural signs that could indicate an EAB infestation. (Photos by David Hannula)

JODI AND BEN BROWN volunteered to man the Minnesota Grown booth at the state fair last year.

SHERBURNE COUNTY BIRTHDAY.

ALL STATE ELITE gymnast Mallary Dick on beam.

The Big Lake 14 Elite volleyball team took third place in the President’s Day Festival Tournament, which incudes 64 schools from around the state. Team members are (front) Emily Zinken and Emma Pupeza. Standing are Kayla Ahrens, Haley Newhouse, Logan Miller, Sage Wuornos, Annika Poe, Megan Carlson, Makenzie Reiter, and Hailey Atwood. Not pictured is Alyssa Rezac. (Submitted photo).