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SHERBURNE COUNTY HEALTH IMPROVEMENT GRANT COORDINATOR Matt Jackson and Big Lake School District Activities Director Brad Schnitzler talk to the school board. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

Technology busts hurt plans for 8th graders party

Parents and volunteers planning the eighth grade send-off party have been frustrated in their efforts to access student e-mail, parent volunteer and Police Investigator Rich Berg, said at last we

LIFE IN OLD TIME BIG LAKE was a very different proposition then it is today, middle school students from April Bischoff and Ann Segner’s classes discovered when they had some guest speakers come to class Wednesday. Sharing their history were long-time residents Darlene Lanz and Dee and Norm Leslie. That’s me on the right. (Photo by April Bischoff).

BL students gear into local history

Students in Big Lake Middle School have been studying Minnesota history. Students in April Bischoff and Ann Segner’s classes are focusing on the history of Big Lake.

BIG LAKES’ VARSITY 1 KNOWLEDGE BOWL team took second place at regions and will be advancing to the state competition. Pictured from the left are Jack Flicker, Jacob Block, Peter Wallace and Jake Dickinson. Not pictured is Tim Poffenberger. (Archive photo).

Knowledge Bowl advances to state

Big Lake’s Varsity 1 Knowledge Bowl team took second place at regions.

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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).

TOM GEROLD of Alive! Lutheran Church of Monticello met with the Big Lake Twp. Board Wednesday to outline plans for moving their church to a Co. Rd. 11 site, just west of the former River Inn. Looking over the plans were Supervisors Bruce Aubol, Norm Leslie, Larry Alfords and Steve Pfleghaar. (Photo by Gary W. Meyer)

DIRECTOR OF EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES Gordy Vosberg is excited about the expanding role of paramedics in keeping people at home in the community through the Healthy At Home follow-up care program and offering the best emergency services to those in need. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

Construction of the Oak Savannah Learning Center started March 25, 2015. The new learning center is located up the hill from the Old School House site, south of Co. Rd. 9. (Submitted Photo)

WH served 2,295 meals at its 78th Annual Meeting.