COBORN’S HAS GIFT GIVING IDEAS and great food. Pictured are Ashley Peltier and Nick Miller, giving away samples at Taste of the Holidays. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).
Shoppers  in Big Lake don’t have to go far to find Christmas gifts for friends and loved ones. Local merchants have lots of ideas to help their customers find the perfect gift close to home.

UGLY CHRISTMAS SWEATER FINALISTS at last weeks Big Lake Chamber of Commerce Christmas get together were Dr. Bill Mickle of Great River Spine and Sport, Chad Lofgren of Lofgren Construction, Gillian Kleppel of Anytime Fitness, and Big Lake Chief of Police Joel Scharf for his Duck Dynasty monstrosity. Dr. Mickle was the winner.
Big Lake Chamber of Commerce members filled the lower level of the Carousell Works Historic Event Center for their annual Christmas get-together.

Annual Cookie Walk at Saron Lutheran Church
Saron Lutheran Church held their annual Cookie Walk and cinnamon roll sale Saturday morning. The cookies were laid out on a long table covered with a red cloth down the center of the hallway. 

THE BIG LAKE FIRE DEPT. responded to the scene of a garage fire at the corner of Glenwood Avenue and Eagle Lake Road Wednesday afternoon. Officer Guy Chaffee spotted smoke rising from the building and sounded the alarm. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).
Big Lake Firefighters were called out to a garage fire at a home on the corner of Glenwood Avenue and Eagle Lake Road in Big Lake Wednesday around 3 p.m.

WEDNESDAY BLPD Officer Guy Chaffee sounded the alarm on a garage fire. Thursday he helped carry out groceries for Eileen Harman at Coborn’s Taste of the Hoildays.
Coborn’s celebrated with their annual Taste of the Holidays event Thursday evening. Everyone pitched in to help.

NICK ERICKSON and his brother, Trent, just started construction on their gingerbread houses. They were at the library with their mom, Michelle.
It was beginning to look a lot like Christmas at the Big Lake Library Monday afternoon as residents gathered in the Cargill Room to create gingerbread houses.

COBORN’S HAS GIFT GIVING IDEAS and great food. Pictured are Ashley Peltier and Nick Miller, giving away samples at Taste of the Holidays. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

UGLY CHRISTMAS SWEATER FINALISTS at last weeks Big Lake Chamber of Commerce Christmas get together were Dr. Bill Mickle of Great River Spine and Sport, Chad Lofgren of Lofgren Construction, Gillian Kleppel of Anytime Fitness, and Big Lake Chief of Police Joel Scharf for his Duck Dynasty monstrosity. Dr. Mickle was the winner.

Annual Cookie Walk at Saron Lutheran Church

THE BIG LAKE FIRE DEPT. responded to the scene of a garage fire at the corner of Glenwood Avenue and Eagle Lake Road Wednesday afternoon. Officer Guy Chaffee spotted smoke rising from the building and sounded the alarm. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

WEDNESDAY BLPD Officer Guy Chaffee sounded the alarm on a garage fire. Thursday he helped carry out groceries for Eileen Harman at Coborn’s Taste of the Hoildays.

NICK ERICKSON and his brother, Trent, just started construction on their gingerbread houses. They were at the library with their mom, Michelle.

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  • Office Hours: Mon - Thurs: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m./ Fri. 8 a.m. to 3 p.m 

Tues. Dec. 16:

  • 7 p.m.   Dance Team Conf. Meet @ Chisago Lakes
  • 7 p.m.    Boys Hockey at Little Falls
  • 7:15 p.m. Boys Basketball at Buffalo
  • 7:15 p.m.  Girls Basketball at Orono

THE STRUFFERT FAMILY of Big Lake has dedicated their lives to law enforecment. Six members of Pat and Vernon Struffert family are peace and safety officers. Family members are (front row, left to right) Sheryl (Struffert) Beier, Pat Struffert, Amy (Struffert) Skerry. Middle row (left to right) are Andrew Struffert, Courtney Struffert, Kathy Struffert, Mark Skerry and Wendy (Johnson) Struffert. Back row (left to right) are Dale Struffert and Brian Struffert. Andrew and Courtney are married. Dale and Kathy are married. Brian and Wendy are married and Mark and Amy are married.

All in the family - Cops, that is

Pat Struffert grew up in Oak Grove and graduated from high school in Foley in 1963.

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COBORN’S HAS GIFT GIVING IDEAS and great food. Pictured are Ashley Peltier and Nick Miller, giving away samples at Taste of the Holidays. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

UGLY CHRISTMAS SWEATER FINALISTS at last weeks Big Lake Chamber of Commerce Christmas get together were Dr. Bill Mickle of Great River Spine and Sport, Chad Lofgren of Lofgren Construction, Gillian Kleppel of Anytime Fitness, and Big Lake Chief of Police Joel Scharf for his Duck Dynasty monstrosity. Dr. Mickle was the winner.

Annual Cookie Walk at Saron Lutheran Church

THE BIG LAKE FIRE DEPT. responded to the scene of a garage fire at the corner of Glenwood Avenue and Eagle Lake Road Wednesday afternoon. Officer Guy Chaffee spotted smoke rising from the building and sounded the alarm. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

WEDNESDAY BLPD Officer Guy Chaffee sounded the alarm on a garage fire. Thursday he helped carry out groceries for Eileen Harman at Coborn’s Taste of the Hoildays.