BLMS JAZZ BAND MUSICIANS are Avery Huber, Nathaniel Johnson, Amanda Nelson, Jessica Stenberg, Morgan Klein, Molly Caouette, Parker Liebl, Ashley Nelson, Kamryn Robarge, Dakota Scales, Emily Vetter, Jamee Fox, Zach Gibis, Wil Gomez, Steven Valerius, Alex Prom, Grace Thieke and Maria Turk. (Photos by Jennifer Edwards).

Middle school students stage spring concert

Big Lake Middle School music students held their spring band concert last week, with the sixth grade performing at 6 p.m., the seventh grade at 7 p.m.

STUDENTS RAISED $7,904 with a benefit dance at Big Lake High School organized by the National Honor Society. The money was donated to Rick Moss, who contracted LaCrosse encephalitis last summer. (Photo by Gail Evans).

BLHS students aid Moss family

National Honor Society students at Big Lake High School raised $7,904 with a benefit dance for Rick Moss, father of senior Adam Moss, who contracted LaCrosse encephalitis from a mosquito bite las

Fifth graders who participated at the Math Masters Competition.

BL fifth graders participated in the Math Masters Competition

Fifteen Big Lake fifth graders participated in the Math Masters of Minnesota Regional Competition last month where they took first place in the team event and



MONTICELLO PUBLIC WORKS Mike Rogers catching the cockatoo which flew into a window of their building. (Submitted photos).

2014-2015 SHERBURNE COUNTY FAIR Junior Royalty are Duke Mike Edlund, Duchess Sophia Gerou, King Justice Haom, Queen Peyton Provost, Prince Tyson Newman and Princess Lilian Lies with the past royalty. (Submitted photo courtesy of Always Platinum Photography).

SMOKEY THE BEAR posed for a picture with Mia and Yazmine Garcia at the Big Lake Public Library. Smokey teaches everyone to prevent wildfires. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

Cooper Adcock and Natalie Johnson volunteered to be in charge of selling snacks to weary shoppers at the Sale of Stuff.