The crash of a speeding car through the front and rear of Deb Johnson’s garage on Kilbirnie Road alerted many neighbors last Friday. One, Roger Koopmeiners, suggested it was a “ruckus.” It may have made for great home movies to a TV network.

NEW BIG LAKE BOUTIQUE OWNERS are Beth Koch, Shanna Romsdahl and Aadra Mielke.
Big Lakers are invited to shop at a new boutique opened in Big Lake by Advanced Styling owner Shanna Romsdahl and her friends, Beth Koch and Aadra Mielke.

FROM HOLLYHOCK FARM near Becker, Teresa Kukowski and her alpaca Francine have beautiful eyes and make beautiful garments from alpaca wool.
The Sherburne County Master Gardeners Association held their annual Expo at the Big Lake High School Saturday. The event drew a big crowd to the lectures and to the vendors that were set up in the foyer. “I think we had 200 people sign up,” said Master Gardener Richard Hensel. “This is the most we ever had.”

(L to R) Michelle Garcia and Steve Karel, two of the newest faces at the Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge, are looking forward to the opening of the Oak Savanna Learning Center in October. (Photo by Aleah Stenberg)
The St. Francis River snakes through the tall grasses and budding bushes. A cluster of pines blazes a fresh green against the afternoon sky. All around, the signs of spring are awakening the Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge from its long winters nap.

VERY KNOWLEDGEABLE Big Lake’s Knowledge Bowl Team made their very first trip to state last week and came home with sixth place medals. Team members are (from the left), Jake Dickinson, Jack Flicker, Peter Wallace, Tim Poffenberger and Jacob Block. The team is coached by Teacher Angela McCormack. (Submitted photo).
The Big Lake High School Knowledge Bowl Team made their first ever trip to the state Knowledge Bowl tournament and came home with sixth place medals. “Thursday night the team took the written question round, which placed them 11th,” said Faculty Coach Angela McCormack.

George R. Stokes
GEORGE R. STOKES June 27, 1923 ~ November 27, 2014 Clearwater, MN  

NEW BIG LAKE BOUTIQUE OWNERS are Beth Koch, Shanna Romsdahl and Aadra Mielke.

FROM HOLLYHOCK FARM near Becker, Teresa Kukowski and her alpaca Francine have beautiful eyes and make beautiful garments from alpaca wool.

(L to R) Michelle Garcia and Steve Karel, two of the newest faces at the Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge, are looking forward to the opening of the Oak Savanna Learning Center in October. (Photo by Aleah Stenberg)

VERY KNOWLEDGEABLE Big Lake’s Knowledge Bowl Team made their very first trip to state last week and came home with sixth place medals. Team members are (from the left), Jake Dickinson, Jack Flicker, Peter Wallace, Tim Poffenberger and Jacob Block. The team is coached by Teacher Angela McCormack. (Submitted photo).

George R. Stokes

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BIG LAKE AMBASSADOR 2015-16 candidates were painting faces at the Big Lake Chamber of Commerce Business Expo. They are, from the left, Kayla Robertson, Izzy Rasmussen, Cady Shaw, Bella Kallas, Allie Bahe and Ali Wandersee. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

Ambassadors planning tea party on Sunday

The Big Lake Ambassador Program hosts their annual Spring Tea and Style Show at Saron Lutheran Church Sunday afternoon at 2 p.m.

PRAIRIE FIRE THEATER ACTORS Lauren Longyear and Gregory Stowers spent one short week with these Big Lake students working on the play Sleeping Beauty before they presented the show twice this weekend. Prairie Fire is sponsored by Big Lake Community Education. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

No sleeping going on during Sleeping Beauty

Prairie Fire Children’s Theater actors Lauren Longyear and Gregory Stowers came to town through the offices of Big Lake Community Education.

A CAR FIRE IN THE PARKING LOT outside Great River Spine and Sport totaled the vehicle as Big Lake Fire Department had to use the jaws of life to open the hood while the flames were so hot they melted the tires and the snow flakes fell. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

Car blaze snarls downtown parking lot

Tuesday’s snow storm played havoc with traffic and caused I-94 to be closed from Hasty to St.

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NEW BIG LAKE BOUTIQUE OWNERS are Beth Koch, Shanna Romsdahl and Aadra Mielke.

FROM HOLLYHOCK FARM near Becker, Teresa Kukowski and her alpaca Francine have beautiful eyes and make beautiful garments from alpaca wool.

(L to R) Michelle Garcia and Steve Karel, two of the newest faces at the Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge, are looking forward to the opening of the Oak Savanna Learning Center in October. (Photo by Aleah Stenberg)

VERY KNOWLEDGEABLE Big Lake’s Knowledge Bowl Team made their very first trip to state last week and came home with sixth place medals. Team members are (from the left), Jake Dickinson, Jack Flicker, Peter Wallace, Tim Poffenberger and Jacob Block. The team is coached by Teacher Angela McCormack. (Submitted photo).