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Big Lake Student Shelby Chapman with KARE 11 meteorologist Jared Sebesta. (Submitted photo.)

Science class learns about weather from Pros

Eighth grade science students from Big Lake Middle School traveled to Target Field to learn about the science behind weather from KARE 11’s meteorologists this

Finance students recently taking 2nd place in a challenge called The Stock Market Game. L-R: Courtney Nelson, Lily Noble, Sarah Arbogast and Abby Archambault (Submitted photo.)

BL students know how to invest wisely

A team of students in Ryan Loeken’s Personal Finance class may have a bright future on Wall Street one day.

Fifth graders who participated at the Math Masters Competition.

BL fifth graders participated in the Math Masters Competition

Fifteen Big Lake fifth graders participated in the Math Masters of Minnesota Regional Competition last month where they took first place in the team event and

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SHERBURNE COUNTY FAIR BOARD MEMBER Irene Kostreba, pictured here showing a very old poster advertising a Sherwin Linton concert, is still looking for items to display in the county fair history center. Items could be given on loan or donated to the fair board. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

FRESH FLAME BURGER serves up fast food with its own flair on Hwy. 10 in Big Lake. Clara Henderson, Kari Luckey and Jamall Whitelaw ordered their food to go from restaurant owner Gus Afrooz. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

SHERBURNE COUNTY 4-H’ers got some hands-on experience working at the 4-H foodstand at the fairgrounds Wednesday evening in preparation for the Sherburne County Fair, which starts Wednesday. About 60 kids from six different 4-H clubs learned how to grill burgers, cook fries and hot dogs and serve customers during the orientation event. Above are Big Lakers Katie Olson (left), Kirsten Olson and Taylor Muehlbauer cooking fries and Bailey Muehlbauer (right) getting hamburger buns ready. (Photo by Ken Francis.)

GRAND KNIGHT DENNIS NAGORSKI of the Knights of Columbus presented Big Lake Chief of Police Joel Scharf and Becker Chief of Police Brent Baloun with a donation of prescription drug drop-boxes for each city. Along with marijuana, prescription drugs are often abused because of easy access. Keeping them out of the water system is important to protect the environment. Now our residents have a safe way to dispose of their unwanted or out-dated medications. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).