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.

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

Tues. Nov. 25:

  • 7 p.m. Hockey v Princeton @ Princeton

BIG LAKE HIGH SCHOOL HOMECOMING COURT for 2014 were Ben Book, Collin Teigen, Sam Jochum, Nick Miller, King Dustin Wilcox, Queen Jaiden Lund, Rylee Sayler, Amber Pribnow, Lily Noble and Payton Thompson. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

King Dustin and Queen Jaiden crowned at coronation Friday

This past week was Homecoming Week in the Big Lake School District. Candidates for homecoming king and queen were announced at a pep fest Monday. Coronation was Friday.

MARINEMAX MECHANIC Rob Peterson tries out the Scarab jet boat on Big Lake while Doug Demond and Kevin Baylor look on with a stop watch.

Trail run on a Scarab jet boat

David Stokke of Big Lake works for MarineMax in Rogers, so when his company took on a new line of jet boats, he suggested bringing two of them up to Big Lake for a trial run.

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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).