High School

Left to right - Back row: Connor Gess, Jaden Hickman, josh ginter, Vince Dailey, Seth Roberts. Front: Kendell Janusek, Lance Christiansen, Jayden Mclearen, Cade Sixberry, Dylan Krebs, Nick Marten. (Submitted photo.)

BLMS wrestlers won sportsmanship award

   Big lake middle school wrestlers won the sportsmanship award at the fifth annual Ethan Herman Memorial Middle School Wrestling Tournament in Chaska, Jan. 17, 2015. 

Good Luck at State!!! Big Lake is proud! These four boys will represent Big Lake 9th Grade wrestling at state in Champlin Park this Sat. (Jan. 31). Ben Beckers - Champion, Joe Morris - Champion, Ben Morris - 2nd Place and Charlie Gellerman- 2nd Place. (Submitted photo.)

4 wrestlers headed to 9th-grade tourney

Four Big Lake wrestlers are headed to the 9th Grade State Tournament after  finishing in the top two spots at the 9th Grade Region 7 Section meet last Saturday



(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.)