Jacob Vogel posed for a picture with Metro Transits new mascot, Skip Traffic.

600 take a train ride

More than 600 people took advantage of an opportunity to ride the Northstar commuter rail line for free Saturday as Metro Transit opened the maintenance facili

OFFICER JOSH PESTA is the newest member of Big Lake’s police department. He hails from Long Prairie and started on the job last week. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

Pesta newest member to BLPD

The newest member of the Big Lake Police Dept. is Officer Josh Pesta, 29, who hit the beat last week.

Lake groups facing a shortage of money

The Big Lake Improvement Association has become very busy over the past several years, monitoring and making improvements to Big Lakes two jewel lakes - Big La



MAX LOFGREN, getting fitted for a bike helmet by Scott Barta, told his mom Alisha the Bike Rodeo was “...the best place in the whole world.”

LIBERTY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL THIRD GRADERS made the audience shiver and shudder Tuesday night with Squirm!, their musical about creepy crawlie creatures. The production had lots of choreography with the singing as well as speaking roles and percussionists. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).