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.

Kathy Landwehr
Once school begins, the likelihood that colds and flu will spread increases. This year, there have already been reports of children with flu-like symptoms in school.

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).
The Big Lake Lioness held their annual garage sale in Lions Park off Co. Rd. 5 Saturday morning. Funds from the sale will go to support some of their other endeavours throughout the year.

TREE EXPERT Gina Hugo works for the Sherburne County Soil and Water Conservation District.
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).

Jasmine Tubbs
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.

Kathy Landwehr

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.

Jasmine Tubbs

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

THE NORTH STAR FAMILY THEATRE COMPANY is putting on Shrek! The Musical at the Zabee Theater in Elk River. Pictured above from the right are backstage hands Jack Freund and Master Electrician Marcello LeGrew from Big Lake, Kristina Roe from Becker, who plays Fiona, Brad Scarp from Zimmerman, who plays Shrek, Jim Freund, who plays King Harold, Beth Freund as Mama Bear and Lexi Freund who is one of the three blind mice. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

Big Lakers involved with Shrek production

The North Star Family Theatre company is putting on Shrek: The Musical, at the Zabee Theater in Elk River from the end of July through the beginning of August.

BIG LAKE AMBASSADOR Samantha Moench not only volunteered to serve cookies and juice at the Big Lake Lioness American Red Cross blood drive, she also truly gave of herself. (Submitted photo).

Blood drive is another busy one

The Big Lake Lioness hosted an American Red Cross blood drive Monday at Mary of the Visitation Catholic Church.

BIG LAKE COBORN’S raised $1,500 for the Big Lake Fire Dept. during the month of May through the sale of buttons, t-shirts and brats. Sherri Lommel and Store Manager Mitch Utecht presented Big Lake Fire fighters Jason Smith and Lyle Lommel with the funds in appreciation of all their efforts on behalf of the community. (Submitted photo).

Coborns leads $1500 effort for fire rescue

Big Lake Coborn’s Manager Mitch Utecht stumbled on a great idea, to support Big Lake, thanks to his employees.

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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.