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.
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).
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.
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.
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
MONTICELLO YOUTH HOCKEY GAMBLING MANAGER JIM PREUSSE discussed his application for a gambling license to be used at Lily’s Bar in Big Lake. (Photo by Bill Morgan).
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.
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).
DRUG FORUM. Sherburne County Sheriff Joel Brott answered a
question about inter-agency cooperation during a community forum on drug
abuse prevention at the Becker High School Wednesday night as SCSD
Investigative Sgt. Ben Zawacki looked on.