May 2014


BLPD LT. SAM OLSON, pictured here with his daughter, Libby, helped save a Big Lake resident from a house fire in the early hours of Monday morning. (Submitted photo).

Man rescued from house fire in BL

A house fire drew the most attention this week after a neighbor to the north of the home at 731 Lake Shore Drive reported seeing flames coming from the trash can behind the garage in the early ho

DICK GWASH of Gwashy’s Pizza and Subs was quite a showman besides serving the best pizza and sandwiches in town. Get a taste of nostalgia at Music in the Park. (Submitted photo).

'Music' starts Thursday

The Big Lake Legacy Foundation is proud to announce the summer of 2014 Music in the Park concert series, which kicks off Thursday with The Rockin’ Hollywoods from 7-8:30 p.m.

THERE WAS AN ACCIDENT involving an empty school bus and a Kia Sorento on Hwy. 10 at the intersection of 172nd Avenue Tuesday morning around 8:45 a.m. The driver of the Kia, Emily Pesta, was taken to North Memorial Hospital via ambulance. The driver of the school bus was unharmed. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

Women hurt in car-bus crash Tuesday

A Kia Sorento driven by Emily Pesta, 30, of Big Lake, collided with a Vision Transportation school bus on Hwy. 10 Tuesday morning at the intersection of 172nd Avenue.

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BIG LAKE BULL RIDER Mike Wolbeck poses for a picture with his daughter, Paisley, and fiancee, Amanda Langerud.

Lily Noble helps the 4x200 relay team to first place

LIFE IN OLD TIME BIG LAKE was a very different proposition then it is today, middle school students from April Bischoff and Ann Segner’s classes discovered when they had some guest speakers come to class Wednesday. Sharing their history were long-time residents Darlene Lanz and Dee and Norm Leslie. That’s me on the right. (Photo by April Bischoff).

BIG LAKE Finance Director Deb Wegeleben was serving as an interim but was awarded the position permanently because she did the job so well.