BIG LAKE HIGH SCHOOL has much to be proud of, including the Class of 2014 top three honor students. They are (from the left), Morgan Turk, Olivia Crocker and Connor Johnson. Big Lake High School was named the 13th top-ranked high school in the state this year. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

BLHS honor students say their farewells

While the Big Lake School District chooses not to name a valedictorian, this week the top three students in the Class of 2014 sat down for an interview two days before graduation to talk about th

Big Lake Student Shelby Chapman with KARE 11 meteorologist Jared Sebesta. (Submitted photo.)

Science class learns about weather from Pros

Eighth grade science students from Big Lake Middle School traveled to Target Field to learn about the science behind weather from KARE 11’s meteorologists this



NEW BIG LAKE BOUTIQUE OWNERS are Beth Koch, Shanna Romsdahl and Aadra Mielke.

FROM HOLLYHOCK FARM near Becker, Teresa Kukowski and her alpaca Francine have beautiful eyes and make beautiful garments from alpaca wool.

(L to R) Michelle Garcia and Steve Karel, two of the newest faces at the Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge, are looking forward to the opening of the Oak Savanna Learning Center in October. (Photo by Aleah Stenberg)

VERY KNOWLEDGEABLE Big Lake’s Knowledge Bowl Team made their very first trip to state last week and came home with sixth place medals. Team members are (from the left), Jake Dickinson, Jack Flicker, Peter Wallace, Tim Poffenberger and Jacob Block. The team is coached by Teacher Angela McCormack. (Submitted photo).