THE BIG WOODEN CROSS which stood behind the monument known as La Pieta was broken in Our Lady of the lake Catholic Cemetery last weekend. (Submitted photos.)
Vandals attacked and damaged the large monument in Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Cemetery on Eagle Lake Road in Big Lake Saturday morning. Big Lake police were called to the scene around 11 a.m. when the damage was noticed. 

THE BECKER-BIG LAKE SQUIRT B1 HOCKEY TEAM. Front row, (L-R): Erik Baker, Cooper Fredericks, Josh Lillemo, Jack Beckstrom, Kellen Hurt and Luke Boardson. Second row, (L-R): Dillon Lindenau, Nik Hughes, Ben Piehl, Eli Sheideman, Zack Dembinski, Jacob Polecec and Dylan Pishney. Coaches, (L-R): Eron Boardson, Head Coach Mark Fredericks and Jake Pishney. (Submitted photos).
The Becker-Big Lake Squirt B1 hockey team had a successful weekend tournament up in Roseau this past week, winning three games while losing one to take third place. The BBL Eagles beat a powerhouse Roseau White team 8–3 in the opening game and followed that up with their only loss, a close 6-0 defeat to Rosemount. 

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.”

THE BIG WOODEN CROSS which stood behind the monument known as La Pieta was broken in Our Lady of the lake Catholic Cemetery last weekend. (Submitted photos.)

THE BECKER-BIG LAKE SQUIRT B1 HOCKEY TEAM. Front row, (L-R): Erik Baker, Cooper Fredericks, Josh Lillemo, Jack Beckstrom, Kellen Hurt and Luke Boardson. Second row, (L-R): Dillon Lindenau, Nik Hughes, Ben Piehl, Eli Sheideman, Zack Dembinski, Jacob Polecec and Dylan Pishney. Coaches, (L-R): Eron Boardson, Head Coach Mark Fredericks and Jake Pishney. (Submitted photos).

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.

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  • 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

MEMBERS OF THE MARY OF THE VISITATION CHURCH gathered leaves in a tarp following their efforts to clear a homeowner’s yard or leaves and debris in Big Lake. (Submitted Photo).

Amazing turnout for the GRAFIA Rake the Town event

Great River Faith in Action (GRAFIA) recently held their 11th annual "Rake the Town & Gather 'Round" event this past Saturday, raking the lawns of nearly 75 homeowners in need of a helping ha

Participating in the ceremony were Kyle Schlangen, Matt Chmielewski, Kevin Schlangen, Shelly Zierdt, Jeff Zierdt, Matt Schiller, Melissa Schiller, Raeanne Danielowski, Dustin Vaverek, Doug Boser and Heidi Steinmetz. Lupulin Brewing is a 10-barrel craft brewery and taproom slated to open in first quarter 2015 in Big Lake.

Lupulin Brewery held a groundbreaking ceremony

LUPULIN BREWERY HELD A GROUNDBREAKING CEREMONY last Friday. They have been working with Boser Construction, along with state and local officials and their honored guests.


WATER MANAGEMENT. Around 30 area clean water activists and elected officials gathered at the Sherburne History Center in Becker last Thursday night for a Stormwater Runoff Workshop. The event was sponsored by the Sherburne Soil and Water Conservation District and Sherburne County through the U. of M. Extension Watershed Education Program. (Photos by David Hannula.)

Storm water workshop draws local leaders

A group of local elected officials and community activists gathered for a workshop dealing with causes and methods of controlling rural rainwater runoff at the Sherburne History Center last Thurs

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THE BIG WOODEN CROSS which stood behind the monument known as La Pieta was broken in Our Lady of the lake Catholic Cemetery last weekend. (Submitted photos.)

THE BECKER-BIG LAKE SQUIRT B1 HOCKEY TEAM. Front row, (L-R): Erik Baker, Cooper Fredericks, Josh Lillemo, Jack Beckstrom, Kellen Hurt and Luke Boardson. Second row, (L-R): Dillon Lindenau, Nik Hughes, Ben Piehl, Eli Sheideman, Zack Dembinski, Jacob Polecec and Dylan Pishney. Coaches, (L-R): Eron Boardson, Head Coach Mark Fredericks and Jake Pishney. (Submitted photos).

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.