DNR/Outdoors


Left to right: Paul Juenemann (MDHA), Ralph Judd (MDHA), Larry Gerwing (MDHA), David PRamann (Big Lake Trap Head Coach) and Mark Burley (MDHA). The Big Lake Trap Team will start their second season of involvement this spring. (Photo by Bill Morgan).

Sherburne County Swampbucks and MDHA

MEMBERS OF THE SHERBURNE COUNTY SWAMPBUCKS AND MDHA presented a $400 donation to the Becker High School trap team’s coaches and organizers this past week at Keeler’s Gunsmithing in Becker. 


Little Hole on Big Lake Ice fishing tournament board members. Left to right Chad Rea, Brittany Green, Chairperson Raeann Green, Colleen Slocum and Jason Rea. (Submitted photo.)

11th Annual Little Hole on Big Lake

This year marks the 11th anniversary of the Little Hole on Big Lake Ice Fishing Tournament. Our first contest featured a list of prizes valued at approximately $300 total.

LAKE MARIA’S Winter Fun Day draws people from all over the state. Above, two kids enjoyed sledding down a hill during the 2012 event. This year’s Winter Fun Day is Jan. 25.

Lake Maria hosts snowshow hike

Lake Maria State Park’s 2014 winter schedule starts this weekend with a beginner’s snowshoe hike this Saturday (Jan. 11) from 10 a.m.

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Daniel C. Berg

James Christopher Anderson

Michele Renee (Buss) Jackson

Lois Lucille Broker

EIGHTH GRADER ELI FLICKER took fourth place in the state level of the National Geographic Geography Bee held at St. Cloud State University last week. Eli and his brother, Jack, are the only two students from Big Lake to make it into the top 10 round of the state contest. (Submitted photo).