Senior Michael Barker escorts junior Brandi Seth during the Maple Lake High School Prom Grande March on Saturday evening. The theme for the evening revolved around James Bond movies. For post prom photos, see page 12.
While the ice went out of Maple Lake on Saturday, it likely will be a while before the beach is used, while the boat ramp is open well in advance of the fishing opener. According to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, the median ice-out date for Maple Lake is April 12, much earlier than the May ice-out date of a year ago.
About 250 children scrambled for 500 pounds of candy during the Maple Lake Lions Candy Scramble on Sunday in the Maple Lake High School gymnasium. The event coincided with the Lions’ annual pancake breakfast. In addition to photos with the Easter Bunny and door prizes for kids, adults took advantage of free wellness checks. Children also met Maple Lake Ambassadors Lori Elsenpeter, Courtney Klingelhoets and Blair Stewig and Miss Teen of Minnesota Ashley Becker.