High School

SIGNING A LETTER OF INTENT is Nate Souther, who will be running for the Augustana Vikings next season. LILY NOBLE signed a letter of intent and will compete in track and field for Augustana University. (Submitted photos).

Noble, Souther sign with Augustana

Two Big Lake High School students signed letters of intent this week to play for Augustana Uni-versity in Sioux Falls, SD. 

Shortstop Trenton Monson takes a throw from second baseman Jake Morehead to force a runner from STMA out at second in Tuesday's game. Big Lake lost, 5-2. (Photo by Ken Francis.)

Hornets off to a slow start

The Big Lake baseball team had a tough week, losing three of four games.
The Hornets lone win came Monday when they beat St. Cloud Tech, 8-2.



(From left) Lexi Freund (Big Lake), Betsey Cornelius and Ben Cornelius (Nowthen), Gunner Dorweiler and Colton Dorweiler (Princeton), Ben Manning (Zimmerman), Bailey Dorweiller (Princeton) and Salene Krueger (Big Lake.) The county fair runs from July 16-19. (Photo by Ken Francis.)

Dr. Lola Sutherland is retiring from clinical practice after 33 years in the Big Lake community. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards.)

SMITTY’S AMATEUR FIDDLERS CONTEST drew 22 musicians to compete in Big Lake this year. They were accompanied by Gilmore Lee.

LEE GERHARDSON, 47, from New London, was found dead in Big Lake near the swimming beach in 10 feet of water Monday. Cause of death is unknown at this time but foul play is not suspected.

Adopt-a-Road participants volunteer for Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) and work to clean roadsides that border and bisect refuge land. This spring, from April to June, approximately six individuals, three families, and seven groups, such as boy and girl scouts and 4-H groups, volunteered to clean countless miles of roads. (Submitted photo.)