BIG LAKE COBORN’S STAFF have been raising funds for the Big Lake Fire Dept. through brat sales and the sale of buttons. Last week Coborns’s staff posed for a picture by the grill. Front row are Vicki Sabre and Kitty Underwood. Back row is Ashley Pelkey, Amy Fiester, Manager Mitch Utecht, Melissa Schafer, Michelle Galvin, Matt Schacht, Curt Allgood and John Howard. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).
There is still time to contribute to Coborn’s Big Lake Fire Dept. appreciation event, held throughout the month of May.

MEMBERS OF THE Big Lake American Legion flag corps, at attention during Monday’s Memorial Day services. From left, Dennis Gail, Don McVeigh, Don Deuel and Gary Poslusny. (Photos by Gary W. Meyer)
A weekend of rainy skies gave way to a slight mist as Big Lakers celebrated their Memorial Day services at Big Lake Cemetery Monday.    A nice crowd turned out to remember their fallen and deceased, reminded of that by the Rev. Marty Mably of Lord of Glory Lutheran Church.

Xcel Energy Plant in Becker.
Xcel Energy — long criticized by environmentalists as catalysts to pollution throughout the state — has come to an agreement to bridle emissions at their Sherco Power Plant in Becker.

Larry and Lavina Pattee
Larry and Lavina Pattee, who make their home in Big Lake, have always enjoyed travel, so when they found an opportunity to travel to Cuba with the Rhodes Scholar program (formerly known as Elder Hostel), recently, they were eager to sign up.

Gene Graff
Sherburne County Veterans Service Officer Gene Graff retired Friday after seven years with the county. Graff, who grew up on a farm in Northfield, has served his country in one capacity or another since leaving the farm to join the Reserves at age 21.

Felix Schmiesing standing in front of his poultry barn.
Avian influenza, more commonly known as bird flu, has killed more than eight million birds in Minnesota’s  poultry flocks in 2015. It’s approaching 33 million in Iowa. Some were victims of the flu itself. But the majority have been euthanized to prevent the spread of the disease.

BIG LAKE COBORN’S STAFF have been raising funds for the Big Lake Fire Dept. through brat sales and the sale of buttons. Last week Coborns’s staff posed for a picture by the grill. Front row are Vicki Sabre and Kitty Underwood. Back row is Ashley Pelkey, Amy Fiester, Manager Mitch Utecht, Melissa Schafer, Michelle Galvin, Matt Schacht, Curt Allgood and John Howard. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

MEMBERS OF THE Big Lake American Legion flag corps, at attention during Monday’s Memorial Day services. From left, Dennis Gail, Don McVeigh, Don Deuel and Gary Poslusny. (Photos by Gary W. Meyer)

Xcel Energy Plant in Becker.

Larry and Lavina Pattee

Gene Graff

Felix Schmiesing standing in front of his poultry barn.

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Construction of the Oak Savannah Learning Center started March 25, 2015. The new learning center is located up the hill from the Old School House site, south of Co. Rd. 9. (Submitted Photo)

The Oak Savanna Learning Center: A Dream Finally Realized

The Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1965, and since the beginning, there was a vision to someday have a permanent learning center.

Shortstop Trenton Monson takes a throw from second baseman Jake Morehead to force a runner from STMA out at second in Tuesday's game. Big Lake lost, 5-2. (Photo by Ken Francis.)

Hornets off to a slow start

The Big Lake baseball team had a tough week, losing three of four games.
The Hornets lone win came Monday when they beat St. Cloud Tech, 8-2.

PLAYING THE PART. Autumn Clyde (left) plays Cinderella’s stepmother and Aliyah Agyekum plays Grace, one of the “ugly” sisters.

Cinderella now playing at BLHS

Students at Big Lake High School are deep into rehearsal for their upcoming production of the Rogers and Hammerstein musical Cinderella this week.

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BIG LAKE COBORN’S STAFF have been raising funds for the Big Lake Fire Dept. through brat sales and the sale of buttons. Last week Coborns’s staff posed for a picture by the grill. Front row are Vicki Sabre and Kitty Underwood. Back row is Ashley Pelkey, Amy Fiester, Manager Mitch Utecht, Melissa Schafer, Michelle Galvin, Matt Schacht, Curt Allgood and John Howard. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

MEMBERS OF THE Big Lake American Legion flag corps, at attention during Monday’s Memorial Day services. From left, Dennis Gail, Don McVeigh, Don Deuel and Gary Poslusny. (Photos by Gary W. Meyer)

Larry and Lavina Pattee