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.)
Adopt-a-Road participants volunteer for Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) and work to clean roadsides that border and bisect refuge land.

Madelyn Zinken
Miss Big Lake Ambassador Madelyn Zinken will travel to Minneapolis to participate in the Minneapolis Aquatennial Candidate Program and pageant.

BIG LAKE AMBASSADORS for 2015-16 are (seated, left to right), Junior Ambassador Ava Rain, Kayla Robertson, Allison Bahe, Caitlyn Shaw, Isabella Rasmussen and Junior Ambassador Madline Peterson. They were crowned by the departing Big Lake Ambassadors, Junior Ambassador Madison Fritel, Ambassador Kailyn Johnson, Most Congenial Ambassador Samantha Moench, Ambassador Hailey Lahr and Junior Ambassador Raina White. (Photos by Jennifer Edwards).
Samantha Phillippe and Julia Brolin, Big Lake Ambassadors from 2008-09, were the hosts of the 2015-16 Big Lake Ambassador Coronation Pageant Saturday. New Ambassadors for the year are Allison Bahe, Isabella Rasmussen, Kayla Robertson and Caitlyn Shaw. Junior Ambassadors are Madeline Peterson and Ava Rain.

GRAND MARSHALS Big Lake Police Chief Joel Scharf and Big Lake Fire Chief Paul Nemes.
Spud Fest weather was perfect all weekend long as Big Lakers turned out in droves for all the favorite events and a few new ones. Saturday morning the sun beamed down on the crowd lined up along Eagle Lake Road for the annual parade, led by Grand Marshals BLPD Chief Joel Scharf and BLFD Chief Paul Nemes.

(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.)
 Sew It Up on the free stage at the county fairgrounds Wednesday evening in preparation for the upcoming Arts-In Program at the county fair. 

Dr. Lola Sutherland is retiring from clinical practice after 33 years in the Big Lake community. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards.)
After 33 years of working as a doctor in the Big Lake community, Dr. Lola Sutherland is finally retiring from clinical practice, in order to spend more time traveling with her husband, Duane Palm.

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.)

Madelyn Zinken

BIG LAKE AMBASSADORS for 2015-16 are (seated, left to right), Junior Ambassador Ava Rain, Kayla Robertson, Allison Bahe, Caitlyn Shaw, Isabella Rasmussen and Junior Ambassador Madline Peterson. They were crowned by the departing Big Lake Ambassadors, Junior Ambassador Madison Fritel, Ambassador Kailyn Johnson, Most Congenial Ambassador Samantha Moench, Ambassador Hailey Lahr and Junior Ambassador Raina White. (Photos by Jennifer Edwards).

GRAND MARSHALS Big Lake Police Chief Joel Scharf and Big Lake Fire Chief Paul Nemes.

(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.)

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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.)

Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge thanks dedicated Adopt-A-Road volunteers

Adopt-a-Road participants volunteer for Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) and work to clean roadsides that border and bisect refuge land.

THE BIG LAKE HORNETS Varsity State Trap Team from left to right are Levi Pramann, Wesley Cavegn, Corey Eckerdt, Kyle Kreuger, Ethan Schurter and alternate Jared Storlien. (Submitted photo).

Trap shooters finish strong season at state

The first Minnesota High School League State trap shooting competition at Prior Lake got off to a soggy start last weekend, Coach Rhonda Eckerdt reported.

WESLEY CAVEGN makes a play at shortstop to throw out a runner at first base. Cavegn doubled and scored the only run for Big Lake in a 5-1 loss to Sauk Rapids Tuesday.

Legion baseball team loses 3

By Ken Francis
Staff Writer
The Big Lake American Legion baseball team lost three games over the past week.

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(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.)