Andrew Paul Pittman
Andrew Paul Pittman, age 47, of Duluth and formerly of Big Lake, passed away at St. Mary’s Hospital in Duluth  on Wednesday, July 16, 2014.  Mass of Christian Burial will be Saturday, August 2, 2014, at 10:30 AM at Church of Mary of the Visitation, 440 Lake St.

FORTY-FIVE YOUTHS AND NINE ADULTS traveled to Ashland, MT to participate in a mission trip at an Indian Reservation last week. The group was led by Youth Pastor Doug Watercott of Mary of the Visitation Catholic Church in Becker/Big Lake. (Submitted Photo)
Doug Watercott recently led a team of 54 people to Ashland, MT for a mission trip to help the people of the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation “right” a few things and re-focus their lives.

Dazzling Dave the Yo-Yo Man
Dazzling Dave the Yo-yo Man brought his fast-  paced yo-yo show to the Big Lake Public Library Wednesday. About 40 young people and their parents attended.

Graniteman Triathlon in Clearwater
BICYCLISTS RACED ALONG Co. Rd. 75 Saturday morning during the second leg of the Graniteman Triathlon in Clearwater. Athletes swam .46 miles in Warner Lake, rode their bikes 14.3 miles, then finished with a 3.1 mile run. There were 251 finishers - 145 men and 106 women. The overall winner was Casey Miller, 35 of Baxter, MN in a time of 1:05.57.

THE CITY OF CLEARWATER is no longer accepting brush near the maintenance building on Co. Rd. 75. The maintenance crew is picking up brush the first Wednesday of each month with curbside pick-up. The site will be used for installation of a solar energy system. Residents can still drop off leaves and grass cuttings at the compost site behind the maintenance.
Last month, the City of Clearwater closed its brush dropoff site near the maintenance building on Co. Rd. 75. The site had been an issue in recent years because whenever the city burned the brush, smoke from the pile was traveling across the road into neighbors’ homes.

THE CLEARWATER DEPOT BUILDING at 340 South Walnut Street.
The Clearwater City Council last week agreed to help a dental business relocate in the Clearwater Depot building at 340 South Walnut Street. Wayne Elam from Commercial Realty Solutions told the council he had a purchase agreement for the property but some language in a deed restriction was holding up the closing.

Andrew Paul Pittman

FORTY-FIVE YOUTHS AND NINE ADULTS traveled to Ashland, MT to participate in a mission trip at an Indian Reservation last week. The group was led by Youth Pastor Doug Watercott of Mary of the Visitation Catholic Church in Becker/Big Lake. (Submitted Photo)

Dazzling Dave the Yo-Yo Man

Graniteman Triathlon in Clearwater

THE CITY OF CLEARWATER is no longer accepting brush near the maintenance building on Co. Rd. 75. The maintenance crew is picking up brush the first Wednesday of each month with curbside pick-up. The site will be used for installation of a solar energy system. Residents can still drop off leaves and grass cuttings at the compost site behind the maintenance.

THE CLEARWATER DEPOT BUILDING at 340 South Walnut Street.

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RESERVE OFFICER CRYSTAL GASSMAN taught Eviana Hallstrom the hand signals for turning left, right and stopping on a bicycle before sending her on to ride a practice course at the Big Lake Bike Rodeo at Independence Elementary School Saturday morning. The bike rodeo is likely to become an annual event.

60 kids turnout for the Bike Rodeo

Saturday morning, children had an opportunity to learn about bike safety at a bike rodeo put on by the Big Lake Police Dept.

SENIORS VOLUNTEER. Laverne and Bob Robideau volunteer their time through RSVP and serve as bailiffs for the Sherburne County courts. (Photos by Jennifer Edwards).

Seniors learn about safety

Wednesday morning Sherburne County seniors spent the day with local law enforcement officials at the 18th annual Seniors and Law Enforcement Together  (SALT), day out at The Friendly Buffalo in B

THE BIG LAKE POLICE DEPARTMENT is being appreciated this week as part of Peace Officer’s Memorial Day in the city. Members include (front row, left to right): Administrative Assistant Laurie Morris, Officer Cindy Finch, Officer Jesse Gilbertson, Officer Sam Norlin, Lt. Sam Olson, Administrative Asst. Tina Peterson and Chief Joel Scharf. Back row, left to right: Officer Dan Sherburne, Investigator Terry Nordquist, Officer Eric Sonnenburg, Officer Chris Hoard, Officer Todd Siebert and Investigator Rich Berg. Missing: Officer Guy Chaffee. (Submitted Photo).

Mayor proclaims this week as police week

 With a very light agenda, the Big Lake City Council breezed through their Wednesday meeting in less than an hour.

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Andrew Paul Pittman

FORTY-FIVE YOUTHS AND NINE ADULTS traveled to Ashland, MT to participate in a mission trip at an Indian Reservation last week. The group was led by Youth Pastor Doug Watercott of Mary of the Visitation Catholic Church in Becker/Big Lake. (Submitted Photo)

Dazzling Dave the Yo-Yo Man

Graniteman Triathlon in Clearwater

THE CITY OF CLEARWATER is no longer accepting brush near the maintenance building on Co. Rd. 75. The maintenance crew is picking up brush the first Wednesday of each month with curbside pick-up. The site will be used for installation of a solar energy system. Residents can still drop off leaves and grass cuttings at the compost site behind the maintenance.