Andrew Paul Pittman
Andrew Paul Pittman, age 47, of Duluth and formerly of Big Lake, passed away at St. Mary’s Hospital in Duluth  on Wednesday, July 16, 2014.  Mass of Christian Burial will be Saturday, August 2, 2014, at 10:30 AM at Church of Mary of the Visitation, 440 Lake St.

FORTY-FIVE YOUTHS AND NINE ADULTS traveled to Ashland, MT to participate in a mission trip at an Indian Reservation last week. The group was led by Youth Pastor Doug Watercott of Mary of the Visitation Catholic Church in Becker/Big Lake. (Submitted Photo)
Doug Watercott recently led a team of 54 people to Ashland, MT for a mission trip to help the people of the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation “right” a few things and re-focus their lives.

Dazzling Dave the Yo-Yo Man
Dazzling Dave the Yo-yo Man brought his fast-  paced yo-yo show to the Big Lake Public Library Wednesday. About 40 young people and their parents attended.

Graniteman Triathlon in Clearwater
BICYCLISTS RACED ALONG Co. Rd. 75 Saturday morning during the second leg of the Graniteman Triathlon in Clearwater. Athletes swam .46 miles in Warner Lake, rode their bikes 14.3 miles, then finished with a 3.1 mile run. There were 251 finishers - 145 men and 106 women. The overall winner was Casey Miller, 35 of Baxter, MN in a time of 1:05.57.

THE CITY OF CLEARWATER is no longer accepting brush near the maintenance building on Co. Rd. 75. The maintenance crew is picking up brush the first Wednesday of each month with curbside pick-up. The site will be used for installation of a solar energy system. Residents can still drop off leaves and grass cuttings at the compost site behind the maintenance.
Last month, the City of Clearwater closed its brush dropoff site near the maintenance building on Co. Rd. 75. The site had been an issue in recent years because whenever the city burned the brush, smoke from the pile was traveling across the road into neighbors’ homes.

THE CLEARWATER DEPOT BUILDING at 340 South Walnut Street.
The Clearwater City Council last week agreed to help a dental business relocate in the Clearwater Depot building at 340 South Walnut Street. Wayne Elam from Commercial Realty Solutions told the council he had a purchase agreement for the property but some language in a deed restriction was holding up the closing.

Andrew Paul Pittman

FORTY-FIVE YOUTHS AND NINE ADULTS traveled to Ashland, MT to participate in a mission trip at an Indian Reservation last week. The group was led by Youth Pastor Doug Watercott of Mary of the Visitation Catholic Church in Becker/Big Lake. (Submitted Photo)

Dazzling Dave the Yo-Yo Man

Graniteman Triathlon in Clearwater

THE CITY OF CLEARWATER is no longer accepting brush near the maintenance building on Co. Rd. 75. The maintenance crew is picking up brush the first Wednesday of each month with curbside pick-up. The site will be used for installation of a solar energy system. Residents can still drop off leaves and grass cuttings at the compost site behind the maintenance.

THE CLEARWATER DEPOT BUILDING at 340 South Walnut Street.

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THE BIG LAKE SPUD FEST MEDALLION HAS BEEN FOUND in the third week of the hunt by John Muir and his grandson’s, Mike and Jimmie and granddaughter Elizabeth Johnson.

Medallion has been found

The Big Lake Spud Fest medallion has been found by long-time Big Laker and retired civics teacher John Muir and his grandchildren, Mike and Jimmy Muir and granddaughter Elizabeth Johnson.

BIG LAKE MIDDLE SCHOOL HIGH HONORS STUDENTS were recognized Friday, along with all the students who showed the most improvements in their grades. (Photos by Jennifer Edwards).

BLMS recognizes academic all-stars

Big Lake Middle School recognized their Minnesota Academic All-Stars Friday before school was dismissed for the summer.

THE BLFD SET THE OLD BUILDING ALIGHT, then doused the flames several times to give firefighters experience before finally letting the flames take it. Here Firefighter Novak controls the nozzle of the hose. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

A&W fades away in training blaze

The old A&W building which once stood at the corner of Lakeshore Drive and Hwy. 10 is gone forever, burned up in a training exercise by the Big Lake Fire Dept. Monday evening.

DANCING TO THE MUSIC of the Rockin’ Hollywoods are Audriana, Montana, Eliana and MJ Johnson, who were having fun at the park with Liz Simms. (Photos by Jennifer Edwards).

Hollywoods get park people hopping

The Big Lake Legacy Foundation’s summer concert series Music In The Park is  back at Lakeside Park, kicking off their first week of the season with the Rockin’

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Andrew Paul Pittman

FORTY-FIVE YOUTHS AND NINE ADULTS traveled to Ashland, MT to participate in a mission trip at an Indian Reservation last week. The group was led by Youth Pastor Doug Watercott of Mary of the Visitation Catholic Church in Becker/Big Lake. (Submitted Photo)

Dazzling Dave the Yo-Yo Man

Graniteman Triathlon in Clearwater

THE CITY OF CLEARWATER is no longer accepting brush near the maintenance building on Co. Rd. 75. The maintenance crew is picking up brush the first Wednesday of each month with curbside pick-up. The site will be used for installation of a solar energy system. Residents can still drop off leaves and grass cuttings at the compost site behind the maintenance.