Big Lake

Sheriff: Monticello Man, 52, Drowns In Lake MitchellThe Sherburne County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a 52-year-old Monticello man was found unresponsive in Lake Mitchell and later died.
WCCO Viewers' Choice For Best Horse Trail In MinnesotaIt is your typical Minnesota campground: shared stories, laughter around the campfire -- even the "neighsayers." Yes, this is a place for people and their horses. Zumbro Bottoms it is your pick for Best Horse Trail in Minnesota.
Level III Sex Offender Arrested In Big LakeAuthorities say a recently released sex offender who had been in violation of the terms of his release was arrested Monday. Darren Steven Marks was taken into custody Monday afternoon in the Big Lake area of Sherburne County after a concerned citizen called 911.
Sheriff: Body Found In Big Lake Swimming AreaSherburne County officials say a man’s body was found Monday morning in a swimming area near Big Lake beach.
Big Lake Home Destroyed by FireA raging fire destroyed a home in Big Lake Saturday. The sister of the homeowner told WCCO that no one was at the residence on the 19000 block of County Road 14 at the time of the fire. The family's pets were also not harmed.
DeRusha Eats: Red CowIn a town where there's a Juicy Lucy on almost every menu, Red Cow is going all-in on one 7-ounce hand-pattied burger. Luke Shimp created Red Cow in 2013. "When you do 'em right, people just love it," Shimp said.
Hunters Challenge DNR Deer Management PracticesA group of Minnesota hunters say the deer population is in worse shape than the state is letting on. Minnesota Bowhunters president Brooks Johnson talked about the changing landscape of the deer population as he walked through the Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge in Big Lake.
Teen Basketball Player Undergoes Heart SurgeryLast month we brought you the story of Maddie Briggs, a junior girls basketball player at St. Michael-Albertville who has Turner Syndrome. On Jan. 21, Maddie had open heart surgery at Children's Hospital to fix an enlarged aorta.
Teen Plays 1st Varsity Game Before Heart SurgeryA dream came true Tuesday night for a basketball player who has inspired her classmates with her passion for the sport.
Metro Transit Offering Refunds For Northstar Commuter Rail DelaysIf you've ever been on the Northstar Commuter Rail Line, had to wait for it and been late because of it, you'll soon have a chance to get your money back if it happens again.
Authorities: Man Dies In Minnesota ATV CrashAuthorities say a 23-year-old man has died in an all-terrain vehicle accident in Sherburne County. The Hennepin County Medical Examiner's Office said Sunday that Travis Mahaffey died in the crash early Saturday in Big Lake Township.
Big Lake Man Arrested For Malicious Punishment Of A ChildAuthorities in Big Lake say a 25-year-old man was arrested last week for malicious punishment of a child under the age of four. Big Lake Police interviewed the suspect, identified as Akinmusayo Akinde, after authorities received a report of child maltreatment.