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...

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...
Posted On Aug. 15 2014
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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...
Posted On Jul. 18 2014
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