More people are riding the Northstar Commuter Rail Line between Big Lake and Minneapolis. Ridership increased 15 percent during the first six months of 2013, compared with the same period last year. Metro Transit made permanent a fare reduction in May that lowered most Northstar tickets by $1. A new station in Ramsey and significant ridership increases at the Big Lake and Coon Rapids stations offset decreases from the Anoka and Fridley stations.
Authorities are on the scene after getting call Thursday afternoon that two people were unconscious in the waters of Eagle Lake.
Authorities are investigating after a car struck a school bus carrying 30 students Thursday afternoon in Sherburne County. Sherburne County Sheriff Joel Brott said three people are injured after a school bus, which had stopped, was struck from behind by another vehicle about 2:30 p.m. Thursday on County Road 5 in Big Lake Township.
Roger Hanson is a man of many trades. He’s worked in construction, engineering, and computer software, and all of those skills came together when he decided to create a massive ice sculpture.
A 44-year-old Big Lake man is accused of possessing large amounts of child pornography on devices at his home dating back to June of 2011, according to charges filed Wednesday.
A 39-year-old man from Big Lake was killed when his vehicle went off slick roads and crashed into a tree in Sherburne County Tuesday morning.
A 20-year-old Monticello man has been sentenced to nearly five years in prison for causing a crash that killed two people near Big Lake.
Authorities have identified five people who died in two crashes in western Nebraska.
Three juveniles have been charged with allegedly causing extensive amount of damage to – as well as burglarizing from – a Big Lake church.
In an attempt to get more people riding public transit, Metro Transit officials said Monday the rates to ride the Northstar Commuter Rail Line will be lowered on Aug. 1.
Those in the North Metro will be saving some extra cash starting next month. Trips on the Northstar Commuter Rail will be going down by $1 starting Aug. 1.
Twin Cities travelers may not have to pay as much to take the Northstar Commuter Rail Line soon.
At the side of Sherburne County Road 17, west of Big Lake, is a simple memorial. It’s made of fresh flowers and a couple of simple crosses. The somber marker is a tragic reminder of one man’s alleged reckless driving and the innocent lives it cost.
A 48-year-old Big Lake man has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for producing videos of child pornography, the U.S. Attorney’s Office announced Tuesday.
A Big Lake Phy-Ed teacher is on paid administrative leave after he allegedly shot a gopher during an archery class.
Authorities have identified one of the two victims killed in a crash involving a motorcycle earlier this week in Big Lake.
Indescribable pain, loss and intense sadness fills the eyes of Rick Fosse.
Three people escaped from a Chevy Trailblazer after the SUV broke through the ice Sunday on Big Lake, authorities said.
A 40-year-old Big Lake man is dead after he drove his SUV into the side of a house in Orrock Township Saturday, according to the Sherburne County Sheriff’s Office.
The back roads of Sherburne County are about 3,000 miles shy of the North Pole. But that’s where you’ll find another kind man in his workshop, making toys year-round.
Northstar rail service will not be available Tuesday morning for its customers, but buses will be.
The Northstar rail service will resume operations on Tuesday, days after a freight train derailment stalled operations over the weekend.
Police are looking for a man accused of trying to lure a girl with special needs into his vehicle.
A 29-year-old Big Lake man was arrested Wednesday or allegedly having and distributing child pornography, according to the Sherburne County Sheriff’s Office.