NOELLE OLSON (2nd from right) was in the lead pack for the entire race last Saturday. Pictured (from left) Chelsea Johnson, St. Scholastica (winner), Hannah Oneda, Johns Hopkins (3rd), Noelle Olson St. Olaf (2nd) and Michaela Freeby, Willamette (8th). (Submitted photo.)

Olson 2nd at Div. III Nationals

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Former Big Lake cross country standout Noelle Olson completed her first college cross country season in style with St. Olaf.
The freshman capped an outstanding season with a second place finish at the Division III National Championship in Hanover, IN last Saturday.
Olson finished the 6k course in 22:22.3.
Chelsea Johnson of St. Scholastica won the race in 21:11.7.

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Pictured back row left to right: Alixandra Virnig, Claire Ireland, Kammory Josewski, Jayden Prill, Makayla Hintz, Taya Fjone, Emily Earney. Middle row left to right: Emily Steen, Olivia Stockham, Lily Peterson, Natalie Johnson, Maddie Fitzgibbons. Front row: Macy Farrier (Submitted photo.)

Big Lake Township resident Jeff Krischano, wins back to back national powerboat racing championships.

COBORN’S HAS GIFT GIVING IDEAS and great food. Pictured are Ashley Peltier and Nick Miller, giving away samples at Taste of the Holidays. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

UGLY CHRISTMAS SWEATER FINALISTS at last weeks Big Lake Chamber of Commerce Christmas get together were Dr. Bill Mickle of Great River Spine and Sport, Chad Lofgren of Lofgren Construction, Gillian Kleppel of Anytime Fitness, and Big Lake Chief of Police Joel Scharf for his Duck Dynasty monstrosity. Dr. Mickle was the winner.