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THE BECKER BIG LAKE EAGLES beat Highland Park 12-1 Thursday. They play them again at home this Thursday. Pictured above are Taylor Giving and Tristan Gust. (Submitted photo).

Eagles blast Highland Park, 12-1

Everybody scored when the Becker Big Lake Eagles varsity hockey team beat St. Paul Highland Park 12-1 in an away match Thursday evening.

SENIOR HORNETS varsity gymnasts Meghann Norrbom and Laura Jore were honored at Thursday’s meet versus the Monticello Magic. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

Big Lake gymnasts beat Monticello

The Big Lake Hornets varsity and junior varsity gymnastics teams beat the Monticello Magic at home Thursday. The varsity team won, 140.35-137.575. The JV team won, 122.5-122.35.

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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).