BIG LAKE’S NUMBER ONE KNOWLEDGE BOWL TEAM competes in Section AA at state this week after becoming the Mississippi 8 Conference Champions. Team members are Jack Flicker, Jake Dickinson, Tim Poffenberger, Peter Wallace, Jacob Block and Coach Angela McCormack. (Submitted photo).

K bowl kids off to state!

For the first time in history, Big Lake Schools are sending a team to the state Knowledge Bowl finals at Cragun’s Resort in Brainerd this week.

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 LAKE COBORN’S STAFF have been raising funds for the Big Lake Fire Dept. through brat sales and the sale of buttons. Last week Coborns’s staff posed for a picture by the grill. Front row are Vicki Sabre and Kitty Underwood. Back row is Ashley Pelkey, Amy Fiester, Manager Mitch Utecht, Melissa Schafer, Michelle Galvin, Matt Schacht, Curt Allgood and John Howard. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

MEMBERS OF THE Big Lake American Legion flag corps, at attention during Monday’s Memorial Day services. From left, Dennis Gail, Don McVeigh, Don Deuel and Gary Poslusny. (Photos by Gary W. Meyer)

Larry and Lavina Pattee