GET TO WORK! Rebecca Jacobs of Northstar Technology Solutions chatted with Tim Zipoy from Central Minnesota Jobs and Training Services and Business Service Specialist Brad Durfee from Minnesota Job Services. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).
Central Minnesota Jobs and Training Services Workforce Development Specialist Tim Zipoy and Business Services Specialist Brad Durfee of Minnesota Job Services spoke at the Big Lake Chamber of Commerce monthly membership meeting this week.

BROWN FAMILY FARM. Jodi and Ben Brown, raise produce on land on Co. Rd. 15. (Submitted photo).
With bright days and warm weather cooperating, farmers are off to a surprising early start this year.

THE CAST OF CINDERELLA gave four outstanding performances at Big lake High School over the weekend in the first musical production the school has had for many years. (Photos by Jennifer Edwards).
It took hundreds of hours of work behind the scenes  and some big donations from the community for BLHS students to put on the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical Cinderella, directed by Barbara Hynes-Tomczyk.

Front row: Hailey Foss, Christina Kimmer and Ashley Lang Back row: Assistant Coach Todd Yurkew, Maria Yurkew, Hannah Heitz, Ariel Parnell, Megan Archambault and Coach Kevin Lang. (Submitted photo.)
2015 girls high school bowling team, consisting of girls from both Big Lake and Monticello. The team went 20-0 in their conference, won the conference championship, and went to the state tournament held at Tuttles in Hopkins.    

BARELY RECOGNIZABLE, Assistant Principal Theresa Smock Potter, fifth-grade Teacher Karen Nelsen, Kindergarten Teacher Taylor Klausen and Principal Caryl Gordy sat still for the annual Pennies for Pies event which raised $2,748.46 for the Big Lake Food Shelf Monday afternoon. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).
Students at Liberty elementary School raised $2,748.46 in pennies for the Big Lake Food Shelf through their annual Pennies for Pies campaign.

Jacob Vogel posed for a picture with Metro Transits new mascot, Skip Traffic.
More than 600 people took advantage of an opportunity to ride the Northstar commuter rail line for free Saturday as Metro Transit opened the maintenance facility for tours and welcomed the public for lunch and a free ride.

GET TO WORK! Rebecca Jacobs of Northstar Technology Solutions chatted with Tim Zipoy from Central Minnesota Jobs and Training Services and Business Service Specialist Brad Durfee from Minnesota Job Services. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

BROWN FAMILY FARM. Jodi and Ben Brown, raise produce on land on Co. Rd. 15. (Submitted photo).

THE CAST OF CINDERELLA gave four outstanding performances at Big lake High School over the weekend in the first musical production the school has had for many years. (Photos by Jennifer Edwards).

Front row: Hailey Foss, Christina Kimmer and Ashley Lang Back row: Assistant Coach Todd Yurkew, Maria Yurkew, Hannah Heitz, Ariel Parnell, Megan Archambault and Coach Kevin Lang. (Submitted photo.)

BARELY RECOGNIZABLE, Assistant Principal Theresa Smock Potter, fifth-grade Teacher Karen Nelsen, Kindergarten Teacher Taylor Klausen and Principal Caryl Gordy sat still for the annual Pennies for Pies event which raised $2,748.46 for the Big Lake Food Shelf Monday afternoon. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

Jacob Vogel posed for a picture with Metro Transits new mascot, Skip Traffic.

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Tues May 5:
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  • 4 p.m. Tennis at Monticello
  • 4:30 p.m. Baseball at Rogers
  • 4:30 p.m. Softball at Rogers

 


FOURTH AND FIFTH GRADERS learn archery at school, thanks to a grant from NASP, which paid for equipment which is shared between two schools.

Big Lake kids as archers

Fourth and fifth grade students in Liberty and Independence Schools in Big Lake have an opportunity to learn the basics of archery, thanks to a grant the school district received last year.

ACUCRAFT CUSTOM FIREPLACES had an unwelcome fire of their own Sunday morning which destroyed their building. Fire fighters were on the scene for seven hours but the cause of the blaze is unknown. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

Blaze destroys Acucraft Sunday

Acucraft Custom Fireplaces, located just west of Big Lake on Hwy. 10,  burned up in a fire in the early hours of Sunday morning.

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Health Section 2015

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2014-15 WST Community Guide

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GET TO WORK! Rebecca Jacobs of Northstar Technology Solutions chatted with Tim Zipoy from Central Minnesota Jobs and Training Services and Business Service Specialist Brad Durfee from Minnesota Job Services. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

BROWN FAMILY FARM. Jodi and Ben Brown, raise produce on land on Co. Rd. 15. (Submitted photo).

THE CAST OF CINDERELLA gave four outstanding performances at Big lake High School over the weekend in the first musical production the school has had for many years. (Photos by Jennifer Edwards).

Front row: Hailey Foss, Christina Kimmer and Ashley Lang Back row: Assistant Coach Todd Yurkew, Maria Yurkew, Hannah Heitz, Ariel Parnell, Megan Archambault and Coach Kevin Lang. (Submitted photo.)

BARELY RECOGNIZABLE, Assistant Principal Theresa Smock Potter, fifth-grade Teacher Karen Nelsen, Kindergarten Teacher Taylor Klausen and Principal Caryl Gordy sat still for the annual Pennies for Pies event which raised $2,748.46 for the Big Lake Food Shelf Monday afternoon. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).