Blue skies started to peek through the clouds Saturday afternoon during Maple Lake’s annual Gear-Head Get Together. The city was a motor-heads dream as Birch Ave. and other streets were lined with cars, trucks, motorcycles and more. (Photo by John Rivers)
Lara Erickson, of Clearwater, is the new owner of Maple Lake Bowl and The Pines Bar and Grill located at 320 Maple Ave. in Maple Lake. (Photo by Kayla Erickson)
The Maple Lake Lakers defeated the St. Peter Saints 6-0. They will go on to play the Waseca Braves in Dassel on Sunday at 5 p.m. (Photo by Hailee Malachek)
The Workman’s brought Perez Bozal up to Nisswa to visit Babe the Blue Ox. They also went to Valley Fair and Mall of America. Pictured, from left, is Weston Workman, Perez Bozal and Lilly Workman. (Photo submitted)
Movie lovers pulled out their foldable lawn chairs to enjoy Disney’s “Up” during Friday night’s, Aug. 19, Movie on Birch. The event, which is put on twice every summer by the Sherburne-Wright Cable Commission, attracted a crowd to Birch Ave. in Maple Lake despite some earlier dribbles of rain, to watch a movie on the big screen under the stars and win prizes provided by sponsor Thomes Insurance Group. David Northenscold went home with a new tent. Other prizes included state fair tickets, Twins tickets, a one-year AAA membership, and a number of free car washes.
Kate and her son, Hudson Rassat, enjoy some treats before the movie starts.
Maple Lake Ambassador Sydney Louis draws a name from the basket during the prize give-away before the movie. Looking on, from left is Greg Thomes from Thomes Insurance Group, the event’s sponsor, Bill Bruce from the Sherburne-Wright Cable Commission, and Louis’s fellow Ambassador Abigail Bentley. (Photos by Brenda Erdahl)
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Gear-Head Get Together committee members - Bottom Row: Pete Miessen, Becky Hance, Larry Green and John Rivers. Top Row: Dave Rivers, Scott Chantland, Roger James, Mary James, Hans Melgaard, Tom Hanson, Beckah Pipenhagen, Dan Albrecht and Don Ramstad. Not Pictured: Linda Rasset, Mike Zieska and Vicki Zieska.
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