George I. Florek
George I. Florek, age 66, passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by family, on November 21, 2014.  Born on October 21, 1948, in St. Michael, MN, George spent his early years on a farm.  He served in the U. S.

BIG LAKE HOPES TO BECOME A BEYOND THE YELLOW RIBBON COMMUNITY and a kick-off meeting was held Monday at The Friendly Buffalo. Pictured above are First Sergeant Brigham Fanning, Sen. Mary Kiffmeyer, Mayor Raeanne Danielowski and Director of Military Outreach Annette Kuyper. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).
Director of Military Outreach Annette Kuyper and U. S. Army First Sergeant Brigham Fanning  came to The Friendly Buffalo in Big Lake this week to share information about how to become a Beyond the Yellow Ribbon community.

Above, the five Hornets defending their end of the court are Sam Jochum, Brady Vogt, Kyle Knaeble, Collin Teigen and Trent Monson.
THE BIG LAKE BOYS basketball team got a good workout Tuesday in a scrimmage against Foley at home. The boys started practice last week in preparation for the season opener Dec. 6. 

Well over 100 kids waited their turn in line to go through basketball drills during the Blowout last Friday.
The Big Lake Girls Basketball program put on its 5th annual Basketball Blow-Out fundraiser.. The fundraiser consisted of over 185, 3rd, 4th and 5th grade students. They participated in basketball drills, contests and activities. These events were all lead by the girl’s high school basketball team.

BIG LAKE HORNETS CHAMPION SWIMMERS are diver Mallary Dick, who came home with seventh place, and swimmers Laurel Pietrzak, Laurin Ebert, Maggie Knier and Gabbie Werner. (Submitted photo).
Five members of the Big Lake Hornets swimming and diving team made it to the state championship meet after the Hornets took second place at the Section 5A championships last week. “The state swim meet was a great challenge for our Big Lake swimmers,” said Coach Mary Walsh.

MISCHIEF MANAGED is the name of Leah Corder’s family counseling business now open in Big Lake above the Fudgin’ Delicious Ice Cream Shop. Wednesday the Big Lake Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting at her office. Pictured above from left to right are Mayor Raeanne Danielowski, City Clerk Gina Wolbeck, State Rep. Nick Zerwas, Economic Development Specialist Heidi Steinmetz, Leah Corder and Darla, the Great Dane, Accountant Michelle Backlund, Ken Geroux of Ken Geroux Construction and Chamber President Tricia Skodje.
Psychotherapist Leah Corder has opened a new business in Big Lake,  Mischief Managed, in the Jefferson Square building above the Fudgin’ Delicious Ice Cream Shop. Wednesday, members of the Big Lake Chamber of Commerce turned out for a ribbon cutting ceremony to welcome her to the community.

George I. Florek

BIG LAKE HOPES TO BECOME A BEYOND THE YELLOW RIBBON COMMUNITY and a kick-off meeting was held Monday at The Friendly Buffalo. Pictured above are First Sergeant Brigham Fanning, Sen. Mary Kiffmeyer, Mayor Raeanne Danielowski and Director of Military Outreach Annette Kuyper. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

Above, the five Hornets defending their end of the court are Sam Jochum, Brady Vogt, Kyle Knaeble, Collin Teigen and Trent Monson.

Well over 100 kids waited their turn in line to go through basketball drills during the Blowout last Friday.

BIG LAKE HORNETS CHAMPION SWIMMERS are diver Mallary Dick, who came home with seventh place, and swimmers Laurel Pietrzak, Laurin Ebert, Maggie Knier and Gabbie Werner. (Submitted photo).

MISCHIEF MANAGED is the name of Leah Corder’s family counseling business now open in Big Lake above the Fudgin’ Delicious Ice Cream Shop. Wednesday the Big Lake Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting at her office. Pictured above from left to right are Mayor Raeanne Danielowski, City Clerk Gina Wolbeck, State Rep. Nick Zerwas, Economic Development Specialist Heidi Steinmetz, Leah Corder and Darla, the Great Dane, Accountant Michelle Backlund, Ken Geroux of Ken Geroux Construction and Chamber President Tricia Skodje.

Up to the minute

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

Wed. Nov. 26:

  • Thanksgiving Eve Worship Service 7 p.m. at Saron Lutheran Church

SCARY TRUNKS ARE THE PLACE FOR TREATS on Halloween at Saron Lutheran Church on Lake Street South in Big Lake. Pictured above is Candy Westrum, who got into the spirit of the holiday at the event last year. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

Saron hosting Halloween Event

Anyone looking for a safe place to take little ones Trick or Treating on Halloween may consider attending Saron Lutheran Church’s Trunk or Treat event Friday, Oct. 31.

PRAIRIE FIRE CHILDREN’S THEATER presented the play Peter Pan, based on the novel by J. M. Barrie. Alex Prom played the title role. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

Peter Pan on stage presented by Prairie Fire Theater

Prairie Fire Children’s Theater, in conjunction with Big Lake community education, put on the play Peter Pan in the high school auditorium Friday and Saturday.

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2014-15 WST Community Guide

2014 Clearwater & Clear Lake Communities Guide

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George I. Florek

BIG LAKE HOPES TO BECOME A BEYOND THE YELLOW RIBBON COMMUNITY and a kick-off meeting was held Monday at The Friendly Buffalo. Pictured above are First Sergeant Brigham Fanning, Sen. Mary Kiffmeyer, Mayor Raeanne Danielowski and Director of Military Outreach Annette Kuyper. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

Above, the five Hornets defending their end of the court are Sam Jochum, Brady Vogt, Kyle Knaeble, Collin Teigen and Trent Monson.

Well over 100 kids waited their turn in line to go through basketball drills during the Blowout last Friday.

BIG LAKE HORNETS CHAMPION SWIMMERS are diver Mallary Dick, who came home with seventh place, and swimmers Laurel Pietrzak, Laurin Ebert, Maggie Knier and Gabbie Werner. (Submitted photo).