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NUMBER 6, Ethan Boutin, scored for the Becker-Big Lake varsity hockey Eagles. Behind him is goalie Ben Manzke. (Submitted photo).

Eagles pound Mora, 7-1

The Becker Big Lake Eagles had a big Two Rivers Conference win this week, defeating the Mora Mustangs 7-1 at home Tuesday.

THE BECKER BIG LAKE EAGLES BEAT FAIRMONT this week, 6-2. Left are John Messman, Dana Slominski, Milan Kent, Collin Downs and Tucker Wilkendorf. (Submitted Photo).

Eagles defeat Fairmont, 6-2

The Becker Big Lake Eagles beat Fairmont, 6-2, in an away game this week. Senior Tucker Wilkendorf scored the first goal with an assist from Jake Piehl at 5:58 in the first period.

IT WAS YOUTH NIGHT at the BLHS gymnastics meet Tuesday. Children were admitted free with an accompanying adult. They were called up to participate in a handstand competition and the Hornet gymnastics teams signed autographs for their young fans while the results were being tabulated. The gymnasts are Laura Jore, Jacqui Miller, Tiffany Farrell, Avery Huber, Grace Thieke, Lily Noble, Kaity Swanson, Britney Knick, Cassie Knick, Britney Sundberg, Juel Johnson, Megan Kuenstler, Helena Lingasin and Meghann Norrbom. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

Gymnasts beat Knights

Big Lake Hornets varsity gymnasts beat the St.

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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).