December 2011

ALCOHOL-RELATED DEATHS, INJURIES ON THE DECLINE DURING NEW YEAR'S EVE DPS Officials Say Minnesotans More Aware of the Dangers of Drinking and Driving

New Year’s Eve has the potential to be a dangerous night on the roads, but the Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS) Office of Traffic Safety reports a significant drop in alcohol-related d

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NIGHT TO UNITE COLORING CONTEST WINNERS are Tayden Zimmerman, Alexis Roehlke and Tyler Huver. Chief Joel Scharf presented the artists with their prizes Tuesday. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

FINDING OLD FRIENDS were Makenzie Reiter and Alyssa Rezac at Wednesday’s middle school open house.

JONI PAWELK AND DOROTHY LINDQUIST from CentraCare Monticello brought some fun facts about sweet corn to the Big Lake Farmers Market. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards.)

Former Big Lake Ambassador Emily Hansen and Junior Ambassadors Kaitlyn Smith and Lauryn Yanta introduced current Ambassadors Kailyn Johnson, Hailey Lahr and Samantha Moench as well as Junior Ambassadors Raina White and Madisen Fritel to the City Council on Wednesday night. Not pictured are former BL Ambassadors Autumn Clyde and Maddy Zinken.