Big Lake News

6/19/2018 3:45:00 PM
Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman
PALMER — The Mat-Su Borough Planning Commission approved a number of new businesses during the month of June including a marijuana retail and cultivation facility in the Butte, a new liquor store and a full bar service to a restaurant in Big Lake.

6/19/2018 12:59:00 PM
USA Patch
This post was contributed by a community member. ZION, Ill. – On Friday, June 8, Paris Broker, a cervical cancer survivor from Big Lake, Minnesota, joined more than 100 fellow five-year cancer survivors at Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) in ...

6/19/2018 10:06:00 AM
Star Tribune
A judge has given a four-year term to a motorist who ran a red light one winter morning while high on methamphetamine and killed a Big Lake man driving to his school district job northwest of the Twin Cities. Juan Carlos Garcia Morales, 37, of Big Lake ...

6/18/2018 5:29:00 AM
Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman
BIG LAKE — The 31st annual mud volleyball tournament hosted by the Big Lake Lions Club got off to a muddy and damp start Saturday morning. The rain began coming down around 11 a.m. and the generator used to announce teams and play music wasn’t working ...

6/17/2018 6:18:00 AM
inforum
The proposed regulation changes are buried deep in the bowels of a draft management plan the DNR developed to guide management on the big lake over the next five years. A 14-member Lake of the Woods fisheries input group provided recommendations on the ...

6/17/2018 12:32:00 AM
Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman
WASILLA — A Big Lake man wielding a pair of pliers was arrested after smashing the windshield of a tour bus in Willow early Friday evening, Alaska State troopers say. According to an AST dispatch published late Friday evening, a trooper chased down Chad ...

6/16/2018 9:59:00 AM
ktva.com
Alaska State Troopers arrested a Big Lake man on the Parks Highway near Willow, after he allegedly damaged several vehicles Friday night. Chad Risinger, 38, was the subject of “numerous reports” at about 5:20 p.m. regarding a man on the Parks at Mile ...

6/15/2018 12:49:00 PM
ktva.com
A pilot is safe after Mat-Su Borough officials say his plane overturned Friday morning during a landing at the Big Lake Airport. Medics and Alaska State Troopers responded just before 11 a.m. to a report of the incident, according to Ken Barkley, the ...

6/15/2018 6:08:00 AM
Skagit Valley Herald
BIG LAKE — Though summer isn’t officially here, state and federal firefighters are preparing for the upcoming fire season. “Firefighters are aware this season is going to be a potentially hard year,” said Nick Cronquist, public information officer ...

6/15/2018 2:05:00 AM
The Plain Dealer
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Lake Erie has been a hot spot for big walleye catches all along the Ohio shoreline, but the big lake doesn't have the corner on good walleye fishing. Mosquito and Pymatuning reservoirs are treating small boat fishermen to some very good ...

6/14/2018 5:00:00 PM
Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman
The largest two pike were 50 and 51 inches. The 50-inch fish came from Nancy Lake, while the remaining four pike over 46 inches in length were all caught at Big Lake. Mike mentioned several regular customers who like to fish the Parks Highway tributary ...

6/14/2018 3:19:00 PM
KSTP-TV
RELATED: Big Lake Trap Shooting Team Photo Will Be Included in Yearbook After All Katelynn Nordine, 14, has been on the Lake of the Woods trap shooting team for two years. "I really enjoy it and the coaches are really helpful and fun," she said.

6/14/2018 11:05:00 AM
Finger Lakes Times
HURON — Fumie Thorpe didn’t come to America from her native Tokyo to become an award-winning winemaker. It just worked out that way. She is the owner of Thorpe Vineyard, a Wayne County winery off the beaten path on Chimney Heights Boulevard in Huron.

6/14/2018 9:27:00 AM
WRAL
BIG LAKE, Minn. — Delta Dental and other donors have pledged to cover the medical and dental work needed to restore a teen's jaw and teeth to allow her to eat and talk normally. Seventeen-year-old Gabby Gingras, who graduated from Big Lake High School ...

6/14/2018 7:53:00 AM
The Blade
Lake Erie/Ohio: The pros at Netcraft report excellent walleye fishing has been taking place in the waters off Turtle Creek on the big lake, with anglers working 24-26 foot depths and trolling Bandit Deep Walleye crankbaits and 30 & 40 Jet Divers with ...

6/13/2018 4:34:00 AM
CBC.ca
This summer, there will be a new way in Thunder Bay, Ont., to travel on Lake Superior and up the Kaministiquia River. Chartered harbour tour company Sail Superior says it will now offer rides on the Superior Rocket, a new Hurricane Zodiac powerboat ...

6/12/2018 5:00:00 PM
ktva.com
Reagan Martz, 26, has also been charged with three counts of first-degree assault in the Saturday crash on Flat Lake near Big Lake. Anchorage resident Jennifer Horazdovsky, 35, died when troopers say Martz’s boat carrying seven people ran over an ...

6/12/2018 4:04:00 PM
Dallas Morning News
The decision to call Texas' first new reservoir in 30 years North Texas Municipal Lake was met with disappointment, anger and laughter. A state senator said it was arrogant for the North Texas Municipal Water District to ignore local suggestions and name ...

6/12/2018 1:36:00 PM
Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman
WASILLA — An Anchorage woman is dead and a Palmer man is facing manslaughter charges following a boating accident near Big Lake. According to an Alaska State Troopers dispatch release posted late Saturday night, Reagan Martz was operating a boat with ...

6/12/2018 1:36:00 PM
Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman
WASILLA — An Anchorage woman is dead and a Palmer man is facing manslaughter charges following a boating accident near Big Lake. According to an Alaska State Troopers dispatch release posted late Saturday night, Reagan Martz was operating a boat with ...

6/11/2018 2:48:00 PM
Alaska Dispatch News
Two other women were seriously injured, one of them critically, in the accident around 3 p.m. on the lake near Big Lake. Andrew Horazdovsky told Trooper Patrick Simasko he was driving his boat out of a bay and into the lake with his wife and the two others ...

6/10/2018 7:33:00 AM
The Daily Republic
WATFORD CITY, N.D. — When we were young kids, my little sister came home from a weekend with her friend spent four-wheeling and boating on the big lake and asked my dad if we were poor. Because somewhere between kicking up dust and riding the boat's wake ...

6/10/2018 12:59:00 AM
Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman
WASILLA — A Chugiak woman is dead and an Anchorage man is facing manslaughter charges following a boating accident near Big Lake. According to an Alaska State Troopers dispatch release posted late Saturday night, Reagan Martz was operating a boat with ...

6/9/2018 11:46:00 PM
Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman
BIG LAKE — Divers resounded to Flat Lake near Big Lake at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday in an attempt to save one of two boaters, as was first reported by KTVA. One of the boaters died at 3:45. Other survivors are still being tended to. This is a developing story.

6/9/2018 11:21:00 PM
al.com
Captain Mike Gerry spends a lot of time on the water at Lake Guntersville, fishing every type of habitat the big lake has to offer. But as spring turns to summer, among the habitats he most relies on are the many bridges that span the lake, which seem to ...

6/9/2018 9:27:00 PM
The Bismarck Tribune
WATFORD CITY — When we were young kids, my little sister came home from a weekend with her friend spent four-wheeling and boating on the big lake and asked my dad if we were poor. Because somewhere between kicking up dust and riding the boat’s wake she ...

6/9/2018 6:37:00 PM
ktva.com
A fatal boating accident near Big Lake Saturday afternoon also left two other people injured, according to Mat-Su Borough responders. Ken Barkley, deputy chief of the borough’s emergency services, said teams including the borough’s dive team responded ...

6/9/2018 5:43:00 PM
KTUU.com
ANCHORAGE (KTUU) - One person has died in a boating incident on Flat Lake according to Matanuska-Susitna Borough responders. Ken Barkley, fire deputy director with the Mat-Su Borough Department of Emergency Services, said the incident occurred on Flat Lake ...

6/9/2018 1:20:00 PM
St. Cloud Times
In a second special question, 70 percent of surveyed firms expect “neither net gain nor loss” from an expansion of the Northstar Corridor Commuter Rail service from Big Lake to St. Cloud. Seventeen percent of firms expect to receive a net gain from ...

6/9/2018 12:27:00 PM
Star Tribune
Chris already had a secure place in a day training and habilitation center, Options Inc. in Big Lake, where he had a tight circle of friends and worked on a job crew cleaning local buildings for a few dollars an hour. "My son was happy and safe ...

6/9/2018 12:16:00 AM
Minot Daily News
When we were young kids, my little sister came home from a weekend with her friend spent four-wheeling and boating on the big lake and asked my dad if we were poor. Because somewhere between kicking up dust and riding the boat’s wake she realized what th ...

6/7/2018 4:07:00 PM
Business Wire
CALGARY, Alberta--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Walton Big Lake Development L.P. (the “Partnership”) is pleased to announce that Mr. Michael Maier has been appointed Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary of its general partner, Walton Big Lake Development ...

6/7/2018 12:24:00 PM
The Blade
Lake Erie/Ohio: Captain Mike McCroskey could hardly contain himself when he was delivering a live fishing report from the big lake this week. Big Mike fishes the “Hawg Hanger,” a 27-foot Sportcraft Fisherman running out of Wild Wings Marina ...

6/7/2018 9:06:00 AM
Traverse City Record-Eagle
Charter boat skippers and members of the local salmon and steelhead fishermen’s association have been treating the youngsters to a day on the big lake for nearly a decade now. Engel, who was the last to leave the port after making sure all the other ...

6/7/2018 8:47:00 AM
The Paris News
Then you can do one of two things. First, take them fishing, but not for bass, and not on a big lake. Take them out to a small stock pond, or pool in East Texas, or tank out west. Give them a basic, cheap spincast reel, thread a red worm on a small hook ...

6/5/2018 8:25:00 PM
Albert Lea Tribune
BIG LAKE — Delta Dental and other donors have pledged to cover the medical and dental work needed to restore a teen’s jaw and teeth to allow her to eat and talk normally. Seventeen-year-old Gabby Gingras, who graduated from Big Lake High School Friday ...

6/4/2018 8:18:00 PM
KARE
BIG LAKE, Minn. – It’s been quite a week for Gabby Gingras. Friday night the 17-year-old graduated from Big Lake High School. The call her father got a few days earlier, might have been even better. “I answered the phone and it was someone from Delta ...

6/3/2018 5:22:00 AM
The Dickinson Press
Last year, Lemier lost an entire week to bad weather to start the charter season. Then there's the issue of knowing where the big lake's fish are — deep or near the surface; near shore or 20 miles out? Of course, you also have to figure out how to get ...

6/3/2018 5:18:00 AM
Jamestown Sun
Last year, Lemier lost an entire week to bad weather to start the charter season. Then there's the issue of knowing where the big lake's fish are — deep or near the surface; near shore or 20 miles out? Of course, you also have to figure out how to get ...

6/2/2018 7:33:00 PM
WDSU
WEBVTT PARADE TRACKER APP. CHECK THIS OUT. THE BIG LAKE IN CITY PARK FILLED WITH RUBBER DUCKIE THAT IS QUITE A SIGHT THERE. 3, 2, 1. SULA ALL THAT YELLOW GOING TO GO INTO THE LAKE. THIS WAS THE NINTH YEAR FOR THE RUBBER DUCK DERBY. MORE THAN 19,000 OF THE ...





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