A Sauk Rapids man was arrested early Tuesday morning in Big Lake Township following a pursuit with deputies and two additional police agencies. A deputy sheriff attempted a traffic stop with the driver of an alleged stolen van at about 5:20 a.m. in Zimmerman. The driver refused to stop, however, and led police on a [...]
Click here to read more about the 2014 Riverfront Concert Series. by Joni Astrup Associate Editor Teenage country singer Brooke Lynn of Big Lake will take the stage in downtown Elk River this summer during the Riverfront Concert Series. She’s one of five new acts that have been booked, joining five returning ones to round [...]
Wrobel Army Pvt. Taylor A. Wrobel has graduated from One Station Unit Training at the U.S. Army Infantry School in Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. Wrobel is the son of Jamie Wrobel of Big Lake and Kristina Powell of Elk River. He is a 2012 graduate of Big Lake High School.
An event designed to raise awareness of PANDAS will begin at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9 at the Market Place Banquet and Conference Center, 16722 198th Ave., Big Lake. PANDAS is Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders Associated with Streptococcal Infections. Guest speakers will be author Elizabeth Ann Eberhardt and Dr. Nathan Horek. Kirsten Tuckey of Elk River, Minnesota [...]
Motorists travelling both directions of Highway 10 between Elk River and Big Lake will encounter delays as segments of the roadway are intermittently reduced to a single lane beginning Monday, Sept. 16. The closures are scheduled to occur during non-peak hours and will be completed by mid-October. Motorists should plan additional time for travel, slow [...]
Owen Peter and Katie Owen of Big Lake announce the birth of their son, Nicholas John, Thursday, May 30, 2013, at Mercy Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds, 15 ounces and was 21 inches long. Nicholas has a big sister Grace, 17 months. Grandparents are John and Judy Stewart of Otsego, Terry Owen of Otsego and [...]
Ratliff Stephen Ratliff and Minna Bue of Big Lake announce the birth of their daughter, Juniper Xyza, Friday, May 10, 2013, at Fairview Northland Medical Center. She weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces. Grandparents are Patrick and Chris Bue of Minneapolis and James and Maureen Ratliff of Bethel, Pa. Great-grandparents are James and Dolores Ramerth of [...]
Morrisette Keith and Jenna Morrisette of Big Lake announce the birth of their daughter, Elsa Kristina, Sunday, April 7th, 2013, at Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids. She weighed 8 pounds, 3 ounces and 20.5 inches ling. Elsa was welcomed by big brother Ethan, 16 months. Grandparents are Joe and JoAnn Warren and Gary and Mona [...]
Frisbie Jennifer and Jesse Frisbie of Big Lake announce the birth of their son, Orin Karl, Wednesday, April 3, 2013, at Buffalo Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 15.5 ounces and was 21.5 inches long. Grandparents are Karl and Sue Witbeck of Ramsey and Renee and Kevin Frisbie of Elk River.