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In Focus: Leech Lake Arts League

Members of a Walker group have been meeting together for the last half a century. They aren’t the Walker Art Group’s original members, but the now-called Leech Lake Arts League holds sessions every Thursday for creative expression and critique. In the summer, they...

Northwoods Adventure: Eel Pout Voted Top 15 Weirdest Midwest Festivals

Rain wasn’t going to hold back festival goers attending the 37th Eel Pout festival known as Mardi Gras on ice. It was a neighborhood of fish houses with people just enjoying each others company, some attempting to fish, and others well, it’s a festival you have to see with your...

Eelpout Festival Continues Despite Ice Concerns

Law enforcement officials have made changes to the 2016 Eelpout Festival. They’ve banned cars and trucks from taking space on the lake for the weekend events, citing concerns over inconsistent temperatures and the thinner ice they’ve caused. The ice is still almost...

Leech Lake Fisheries Plan

The DNR has been working with a 16-person team, called the Leech Lake Fisheries Input Group, to figure out management for a variety of fish populations. Leech Lake saw walleye populations dip before picking back up to what’s now a stable state. Given this positive trend,...

City of Walker Celebrates Completed Circle of Time

The city of Walker gathered Thursday evening for a dedication ceremony to celebrate their completed Circle of Time. Back in 2008 plans began and by 2011 their were six statues unveiled. Thursday marked the completion of the circle, with the last seven taking their places.

Moondance Jam Preview

The 2015 Moondance Jam festival kicks off Wednesday night with a Pre-Jam. Campers moved in to set up in the afternoon and sound checks began at the same time. The festival will go from Thursday to Saturday evening with headliners such as Papa Roach, Finger Eleven and Shinedown.

Moondance Jammin’ Country Fest

Walker is buzzing as the first of two Moondance summer festivals has begun. Country artists are playing throughout the weekend until June 20th in an event that’s been constantly growing in popularity. Learn more about the story here.

Christian Laettner Basketball Camp

Two NCAA titles, one National College Player of the Year Award, one NBA All-Star selection, one Olympic gold medal, and inductions into several halls of fame. Christian Laettner’s credentials suggest when he talks about basketball, you listen. On the first day of the clinic...
Posted On Jun. 16 2015

Eelpout Festival 2015

In this week’s community spotlight, fishermen at the Eelpout Festival discuss the challenges they face when trying to capture an eelpout.

Rotary Reading Challenge

Walker Hackensack Akeley Elementary School kicked off their Rotary Reading Challenge today in Walker. Students, from pre-school to 6th grade, must read 40,000 books between Christmas Break and Spring Break. If they accomplish their goal, Principal Jill McGowan will kiss an...
Posted On Dec. 20 2014
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