THE BIG LAKE BOARD OF EDUCATION held its re-organizational meeting Thursday, swearing in three members who were victorious in the November elections. They include Tim Hayes, Dan Nygaard and Tonya Reasoner. Pictured, from left, Hayes, Reasoner, Amber Sixberry, Tom Pietrzak, Nygaard and Mark Hedstrom. (Pietrzak was elected chair of the group, Sixberry, treasurer and Hedstrom, clerk. Photo by Gary W. Meyer)

Superintendent search nears end

   The Big Lake Board of Education pushed forward toward the hiring of a new superintendent when they met with Special Counsel John Sweet during their re-organizational meeting Thursday evening.



HISTORIC FIND. SCSU graduate student Jeff Williams is shown with copies of the Red Wing Republican Eagle newspaper that detail a week's worth of the fighting on Iwo Jima in 1945. Williams said he found the historic treasure at a rummage sale and paid $20 for the five newspapers. (Photos by David Hannula.)

Top left Jayden Mclearen, top right Cade Sixberry, bottom Vince Dailey. (Submitted photo.)

Back row: Coach Ryan Prom, Josh Gunther, Erik Larsen - 5th place, Jake Wesley, Shane Roberts - 3rd place, Brady O'Connor, Jordan Hickman - 4th place, Nick Merten, Front Row : Connor Gess - 2nd place, Jayden Mclearen - champion, Dylan Krebs - 2nd place, Vince Dailey - champion, Cade Sixberry - champion. Not pictured : Assistant Coach Loren Holthaus. (Submitted photo.)

BIG  LAKE HORNET Cassie Knick took third place in the all-around in the Mississippi 8 Conference meet versus Buffalo.