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...

Pickleball Sport Grows in Walker

It’s not football or baseball, it’s pickleball. And in Northern Minnesota, pickleball leagues are growing in popularity. Sara Mattison visits a club in Walker and shares why it’s an addicting social sport on this week’s Community Spotlight. The game is simple. You need four...

Shingobee Connection Trail Project Complete

An over two million dollar project is finally complete. The Shingobee Connection Trail is officially open with the completion of the tunnel under Highway 371 in Walker. The Shingobee Connection Trail is almost 7 miles long, but it connects hundreds of miles of trails in Northern...

Moondance Jam Celebrates 23rd Anniversary

Moondance Jam is celebrating its twenty-third anniversary. This year, the classic rock festival started by the Bieloh family is giving fans a soundtrack for the summer with fifteen national acts on the main stage. Twenty-five-thousand jammers pack Walker for the four day...

Moondance Jam Impacts Walker Economy

The small community of Walker is dancing and jamming. But it’s not just the Moondance Jammers that are having a good time, it’s also the businesses. We take a look at how the largest summer event in Walker is impacting the economy. This is the 23rd annual Moondance Jam, and it’s...

Rep. Nolan’s Staff Hosts Congress Comes To You Meeting In Walker

  U.S. Congressman Rick Nolan’s staff made a stop in Walker today as part of his “Congress Comes to You” meetings in May. As part of the meeting, Congressman Nolan’s staff met with members of the public for a casual discussion about matters of...

Walker-Hackensack-Akeley High School Hosts Career Day

Walker-Hackensack-Akeley High School students are learning about possible career paths straight from the source. The Working Together Coalition is bridging the gap between students and their career choices by hosting a career day. Kelly Felton, a coalition coordinator, says it is...

Eelpout Festival 2014-Northwoods Adventure

  This week’s “Northwoods Adventure” features the Eelpout Festival in Walker.  Everyone’s favorite ugly fish takes center stage for one weekend with the Polar ‘Pout Plunge, eelpout curling, the eelpout derby, and more.  One thing leads to...
Posted On 25 Feb 2014

Body of Missing Man Found in Walker

  The body of 22-year-old Leondre Adams has been found. Adams was reported missing on Saturday, January 18th. The Cass County Sheriff’s Department located the body in Turtle Lake Township in rural Walker late Tuesday morning. The family had made plans to hang up...

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