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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WELL DONE. Farm Friends Barn project Chairperson Jean Johnson congratulated three SCSU students on the presentation of a business/marketing plan for the FFB at the Sherburne History Center . The students from left, are: Renee Graff, Aaron Hofschulte-Beck and Kristi Noble, each of whom was handed their course "Certificate of Completion" by Johnson after the presentation on behalf of the SCSU program. (Photo by David Hannula)

MAX LOFGREN, getting fitted for a bike helmet by Scott Barta, told his mom Alisha the Bike Rodeo was “...the best place in the whole world.”

LIBERTY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL THIRD GRADERS made the audience shiver and shudder Tuesday night with Squirm!, their musical about creepy crawlie creatures. The production had lots of choreography with the singing as well as speaking roles and percussionists. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).