The Big Lake Board of Education held a workshop meeting Tuesday evening. They met with and interviewed two potential consultants to help with the search for a new superintendent, following the retirement of Jonathan Miller, who served the Big Lake School District for 12 years.
Oak wilt is a common problem in Sherburne County but it is not the only tree disease which can have a negative impact on local woods and forests.
Oak blight is a tree disease which resembles oak wilt to some extent. It only attacks burr oaks and is referred to by the arborist community as BOB.
After more than three years of litigation, Sherburne County and Vonco II have come to an agreement regarding host fees at the landfill located in Becker.
The two parties signed an agreement in June that establishes fees for industrial solid waste (ISW) and construction and demolition debris (C&D).
A 17-year old girl from Becker is on the road to recovery following a single car roll-over accident on Co. Rd. 5 early Sunday evening.
Jasmine Tubbs went off the road in the 23600 block of Co. Rd. 5, near Big Lake, Cmdr. Steve Doran of the Sherburne County Sheriff’s Office reports.
THE BIG LAKE LIONESS ANNUAL GARAGE SALE drew plenty of shoppers to Lions Park Saturday morning. The Lioness Club has been serving the Big Lake Community for 31 years. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).
TREE EXPERT Gina Hugo works for the Sherburne County Soil and Water Conservation District.
Up to the minute
Office Hours: Mon - Thurs: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m./ Fri. 8 a.m. to 3 p.m
Fri. Sept. 19
7 p.m. Football at STMA
Sat. Sept. 20
9 a.m. Tennis @ St. Francis
11 a.m. Girls Soccer vs Spectrum at home
Cooper Adcock and Natalie Johnson volunteered to be in charge of selling snacks to weary shoppers at the Sale of Stuff.
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)