Breanna Nichole Meulners, age 14 of Big Lake passed away at her residence on Monday August 26, 2013. Visitation will be Friday August 30, 2013 from 1 pm to 2 pm at Saron Lutheran Church, 311 Lake Street South, Big Lake. The funeral service will follow at 2 pm with Rev. Kyle Sidlo officiating. There will be a private interment. Funeral arrangements are with the Peterson-Grimsmo Chapel of Monticello.

Breanna was born in Eau Claire County, Wisconsin on October 22, 1998. She was currently a student at Big Lake Schools, entering the 9th grade. She was active in volleyball. She is survived by her mother, Billie Jo Meulners of Monticello; grandfather Eric Mason; grandmother Sandra Mason; and great grandmother Ellen Enger.


Franklin F. Kemp

TYLER HUVER had fun with playdough at the Big Lake School District Early Childhood open house last month. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards.)

GRAY AREAS indicate counties that are not currently part of an RDC. (Submitted chart.)

SOLDIERS LETTERS. The Minnesota Military Veterans Family Tribute (MFT) project is seeking items of correspondence from Sherburne County veterans from the Civil War through today for possible inclusion on the Story Stone each county will have on the memorial now under construction on the State Capitol Mall in St. Paul. The photo depicts an artist's rendition of the material to be etched on the stones, one for each of the 87 counties in the state.