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Reconstruction is underway for the Big Fish in Bena, which was listed last spring as an endangered species of Minnesota roadside attractions. Owners Paul and Linda Reimers are doing the work with a donation from former Bena resident, Gary Kirt. Submitted Photo

Big Fish: Endangered roadside attraction undergoing resuscitation


The Big Fish in Bena, listed in May as one of the Preservation Alliance of Minnesota's 10 Most Endangered Historic Places, has a new lease on life.

With a $10,000 donation from former Bena resident Gary Kirt, Big Fish owners Paul and Linda Reimer are rehabilitating the famous roadside attraction.

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