OFFICER JOSH PESTA is the newest member of Big Lake’s police department. He hails from Long Prairie and started on the job last week. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).
The newest member of the Big Lake Police Dept. is Officer Josh Pesta, 29, who hit the beat last week. Officer Pesta is a graduate of Long Prairie High School who earned his law enforcement qualifications at Alexandria Community and Technical College. 

TOM GEROLD of Alive! Lutheran Church of Monticello met with the Big Lake Twp. Board Wednesday to outline plans for moving their church to a Co. Rd. 11 site, just west of the former River Inn. Looking over the plans were Supervisors Bruce Aubol, Norm Leslie, Larry Alfords and Steve Pfleghaar. (Photo by Gary W. Meyer)
 Alive! Lutheran Church of Monticello anticipates moving its flock to a Co. Rd. 11 site in Big Lake Twp., the township board learned at their regular meeting Wednesday.

DIRECTOR OF EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES Gordy Vosberg is excited about the expanding role of paramedics in keeping people at home in the community through the Healthy At Home follow-up care program and offering the best emergency services to those in need. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).
Gordy Vosberg, director of emergency medical services for CentraCare-Health Monticello, is excited about a new program the hospital has introduced to help patients, which involves his team of paramedics.

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 Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1965, and since the beginning, there was a vision to someday have a permanent learning center. Plans for such a building have been in the works for the past 15-20 years. 

WH served 2,295 meals at its 78th Annual Meeting.
The halls of Wright-Hennepin’s (WH) Rockford headquarters teemed with more than 2,200 members and guests, who were informed of  strong business performance in 2014, and what their cooperative is doing to prepare for a new era of energy at its 78th Annual Meeting Thurs, March 26. 

ALEXA CAMPBELL scores a run for the Hornets on an overthrow by the STMA Knights Tuesday. In spite of their best efforts, the Hornets lost the game, 8-4. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).
The Big Lake Hornets varsity softball team is having a slow start this season in spite of being able to get outside to practice in the warm spring weather. The Hornets, who are coached by Kim Bowen, have lost their first four games of the season after a  3-1 loss against the Buffalo Bison in an away game Thursday.

OFFICER JOSH PESTA is the newest member of Big Lake’s police department. He hails from Long Prairie and started on the job last week. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

TOM GEROLD of Alive! Lutheran Church of Monticello met with the Big Lake Twp. Board Wednesday to outline plans for moving their church to a Co. Rd. 11 site, just west of the former River Inn. Looking over the plans were Supervisors Bruce Aubol, Norm Leslie, Larry Alfords and Steve Pfleghaar. (Photo by Gary W. Meyer)

DIRECTOR OF EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES Gordy Vosberg is excited about the expanding role of paramedics in keeping people at home in the community through the Healthy At Home follow-up care program and offering the best emergency services to those in need. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

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)

WH served 2,295 meals at its 78th Annual Meeting.

ALEXA CAMPBELL scores a run for the Hornets on an overthrow by the STMA Knights Tuesday. In spite of their best efforts, the Hornets lost the game, 8-4. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

Up to the minute

  • Office Hours: Mon - Thurs: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m./ Fri. 8 a.m. to 3 p.m 
Mon. April 27:
  • 3:45 p.m. Tennis vs Delano at home
  • 3:45 p.m. Baseball at Cambridge Isanti
  • 4:30 p.m. Softball vs Zimmerman at home

 

 


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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2015 Spring Builder Home Improvement Guide

Health Section 2015

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2014-15 WST Community Guide

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OFFICER JOSH PESTA is the newest member of Big Lake’s police department. He hails from Long Prairie and started on the job last week. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

TOM GEROLD of Alive! Lutheran Church of Monticello met with the Big Lake Twp. Board Wednesday to outline plans for moving their church to a Co. Rd. 11 site, just west of the former River Inn. Looking over the plans were Supervisors Bruce Aubol, Norm Leslie, Larry Alfords and Steve Pfleghaar. (Photo by Gary W. Meyer)

DIRECTOR OF EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES Gordy Vosberg is excited about the expanding role of paramedics in keeping people at home in the community through the Healthy At Home follow-up care program and offering the best emergency services to those in need. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

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)

WH served 2,295 meals at its 78th Annual Meeting.