MAKING THE MOST OF THE LAST DAYS OF SUMMER VACATION are Luke, Paige and Blair Papenfus and their friends, Ava, Emma, Sydney and Noah Plemel, enjoying a game of beach volleyball at Lakeside Park in Big Lake. 

DANCING TO THE MUSIC IN THE PARK has been a popular summer pastime for the young and the young at heart in Big Lake all summer long, thanks to the efforts of the Big Lake Legacy Foundation. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).
The last concert in the Big Lake Legacy Foundation’s Music in the Park series, featuring Brat Pack Radio, was postponed until next week (Sept. 4) because of the weather forcast for Thursday evening. The summer concert series draws hundreds of people to Big Lake’s Lakeside Park every Thursday evening for free entertainment. 

NIGHT TO UNITE COLORING CONTEST WINNERS are Tayden Zimmerman, Alexis Roehlke and Tyler Huver. Chief Joel Scharf presented the artists with their prizes Tuesday. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).
The winners of the Big Lake Police Dept. coloring contest, which took place at the Night to Unite picnic in Lakeside Park, were announced this week. “We had a whole wall full of entries,” said Chief of Police Joel Scharf. “All the officers voted on their favorites.”
Life Link III, which provides helicopter emergency transportation for CentraCare Health, has purchased six new helicopters — one to operate at each of their bases, plus a system spare, to ensure delivery of the highest quality of transport care.

FINDING OLD FRIENDS were Makenzie Reiter and Alyssa Rezac at Wednesday’s middle school open house.
It was open house at Big Lake High School and Big Lake Middle School Wednesday night.  Students and their parents packed the hallways and filled out paperwork, found their lockers and greeted new teachers.

JONI PAWELK AND DOROTHY LINDQUIST from CentraCare Monticello brought some fun facts about sweet corn to the Big Lake Farmers Market. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards.)
Sweet corn is a dinner table staple at this time of year when it is eaten as a vegetable rather than the grain it is.  Wednesday, Joni Pawelk and Dorothy Lindquist from CentraCare Monti-cello were out at the Farmers Market in Big Lake with information and sweet corn recipes.

DANCING TO THE MUSIC IN THE PARK has been a popular summer pastime for the young and the young at heart in Big Lake all summer long, thanks to the efforts of the Big Lake Legacy Foundation. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

NIGHT TO UNITE COLORING CONTEST WINNERS are Tayden Zimmerman, Alexis Roehlke and Tyler Huver. Chief Joel Scharf presented the artists with their prizes Tuesday. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

FINDING OLD FRIENDS were Makenzie Reiter and Alyssa Rezac at Wednesday’s middle school open house.

JONI PAWELK AND DOROTHY LINDQUIST from CentraCare Monticello brought some fun facts about sweet corn to the Big Lake Farmers Market. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards.)

Up to the minute

  • Office Hours: Mon - Thurs: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m./ Fri. 8 a.m. to 3 p.m 
  • 3 p.m. Boys Soccer @ Little Falls High School
  • 3:30 p.m. Tennis Varsity Scrimmage @ Pine City High School
  • 6:30 School Board meeting @ Independence
  • 7 p.m. Football vs Chisago Lakes @ Home

THE BIG LAKE SPUD FEST MEDALLION HAS BEEN FOUND in the third week of the hunt by John Muir and his grandson’s, Mike and Jimmie and granddaughter Elizabeth Johnson.

Medallion has been found

The Big Lake Spud Fest medallion has been found by long-time Big Laker and retired civics teacher John Muir and his grandchildren, Mike and Jimmy Muir and granddaughter Elizabeth Johnson.

BIG LAKE MIDDLE SCHOOL HIGH HONORS STUDENTS were recognized Friday, along with all the students who showed the most improvements in their grades. (Photos by Jennifer Edwards).

BLMS recognizes academic all-stars

Big Lake Middle School recognized their Minnesota Academic All-Stars Friday before school was dismissed for the summer.

THE BLFD SET THE OLD BUILDING ALIGHT, then doused the flames several times to give firefighters experience before finally letting the flames take it. Here Firefighter Novak controls the nozzle of the hose. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

A&W fades away in training blaze

The old A&W building which once stood at the corner of Lakeshore Drive and Hwy. 10 is gone forever, burned up in a training exercise by the Big Lake Fire Dept. Monday evening.

DANCING TO THE MUSIC of the Rockin’ Hollywoods are Audriana, Montana, Eliana and MJ Johnson, who were having fun at the park with Liz Simms. (Photos by Jennifer Edwards).

Hollywoods get park people hopping

The Big Lake Legacy Foundation’s summer concert series Music In The Park is  back at Lakeside Park, kicking off their first week of the season with the Rockin’

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DANCING TO THE MUSIC IN THE PARK has been a popular summer pastime for the young and the young at heart in Big Lake all summer long, thanks to the efforts of the Big Lake Legacy Foundation. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

NIGHT TO UNITE COLORING CONTEST WINNERS are Tayden Zimmerman, Alexis Roehlke and Tyler Huver. Chief Joel Scharf presented the artists with their prizes Tuesday. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

FINDING OLD FRIENDS were Makenzie Reiter and Alyssa Rezac at Wednesday’s middle school open house.