VOTERS IN BIG LAKE TOWNSHIP PRECINCTS 2 and 4 voted at the Township Hall in Lions Park. Pictured above are Chief Election Judge Rita Petersen, Township Clerk Laura Hayes and Election Judge Dawn Peterson.

Voters in light turnout for primary

Voters turned out at the primary elections to select candidates for some races to be voted on in the November elections.

BEEKEEPER RICH CONNOY of Bee Sweet Honey keeps some of his hives at Bob and Judy’s Farm Market and some at Becks Greenhouse and Vegetable Farm, a win-win situation for all concerned. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

Buzzing Bees are helping out

About five years before he expected to retire, Rich Connoy started thinking about what he wanted to do with his free time.



James Patrick Agosto

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY WALL RAISING CEREMONY  in Big Lake for the Jeremy Iaquinto-Trisha Egan family. Jeremy and Dontay are in the doorway, Grandma is next, then daughters Erin, Arianna and Hailey, with mom Trisha looking on behind them. Pastor Terry Gryzbowski is in the pink shirt, next to them. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

FUDGIN’ DELICIOUS ICE CREAM has delicious treats for everyone as well as an amazing line of home decor products. Last week the Big Lake Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new business. Pictured from the left are Deb Steiskal from Congresswoman Michele Bachmann’s office, Donna Clarksean from KleinBank, owner Anne McKeehan, Melanie Yarke, Sherburne County Economic Development Specialist Dan Weber, John Howard from Coborn’s, Big Lake Chamber of Commerce President Tricia Skodje, City of Big Lake Economic Development’s Heidi Steinmetz, local author Lauri Robinson, Susan Nagorski from the West Sherburne Tribune, Big Lake Chief of Police Joel Scharf and Mayor Raeanne Danielowski. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).