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July 22, 2017
Victims identified in Cass County fire
LONGVILLE, Minn. -- The identities of two people who died early Friday morning in a house fire in rural Longville were released on Saturday....
July 22, 2017 - 9:10pm
March 27, 2017
Anglers rescued after falling through ice on northern Minnesota lakes
NISSWA, Minn.—First responders—dressed in "gumby suits" and equipped with ropes and sleds—rescued two anglers who'd fallen...
March 27, 2017 - 9:24pm
March 14, 2017
Spring job fair in Walker announced
WALKER -- A spring job fair is set for 1 to 7 p.m. Friday, March 31, at Bluewater Lodge, 7051 Wintergreen Trail NW, in Walker. The event will bring together job seekers and area employers from the Walker, Hackensack, Akeley and Longville areas. Job opportunities will include sales,...
March 14, 2017 - 11:16am
March 10, 2017
Walker man charged with sexually assaulting children, producing videos
WALKER -- A Walker man has been charged with five counts of criminal sexual conduct after an investigation allegedly revealed that he shared child pornography with others. According to a news release from the Cass County Attorney’s Office, Richard Wilson Jr. had sexual contact with...
March 10, 2017 - 5:13pm
February 8, 2017
Cass County Board: Policy set for Eelpout Festival cleanup
WALKER—Whatever people leave on frozen lake ice in the winter ends up at the bottom of the lake the next summer. With this in mind, Cass County...
February 8, 2017 - 1:43pm
November 21, 2016
Bena man faces criminal vehicular homicide charges
A 31-year-old Bena man who was allegedly drinking faces criminal vehicular homicide charges after the car he was driving went off the road and hit three trees last month near Walker, killing his passenger. Phillip C. Nelson has been charged in Cass County District Court in Walker...
November 21, 2016 - 9:25am
October 28, 2016
Man accused in girl’s death indicted by Cass County grand jury
WALKER, Minn. — A grand jury has indicted a Coon Rapids man for the murder of 5-year-old Alayna Jeanne Ertl this past August. Zachary Todd Anderson, 25, was arraigned Friday, Oct. 28, in Cass County District Court in Walker for premeditated first-degree murder and numerous other...
October 28, 2016 - 4:28pm
October 27, 2016
Federal Dam man missing after capsized canoe found on Leech Lake
WALKER -- Authorities are searching for a Federal Dam man after a canoe was found capsized Tuesday night on Leech Lake. The Cass County Sheriff’s Office received a report of an overturned canoe on the east side of Leech Lake in the Sugar Point area at 6:49 p.m. Tuesday. Search efforts...
October 27, 2016 - 9:28am
October 2, 2016
Annual Don Fairchild Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournament
The 14th annual Don Fairchild Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournament, held Aug. 29 at Long Bow Golf Course near Walker, was a huge success. Approximately...
October 2, 2016 - 4:17am
September 24, 2016
Mell joins Sanford Health Walker Clinic
WALKER—Sanford Health recently welcomed Dr. Kathryn Mell to the family medicine team at Sanford Health Walker Clinic. Mell focuses on care for all members of the family, preventive health, treatment of common illnesses and injuries, chronic disease management, and women's and...
September 24, 2016 - 7:00am
July 21, 2016
‘Jam’ on -- 25 years strong: Moondance Jam keeps the ‘Jammers’ coming back year after year
WALKER -- “Camp Howler” is a place for “Jammers” to make some memories. Eric and Lisa Heap, the creators of Camp Howler, a group of...
July 21, 2016 - 3:30pm
July 1, 2016
Tiny tourist town bounces back after fire: Couple rebuilt restaurants after ‘total loss’
DORSET, Minn. – The tiny, unincorporated village of Dorset only has a handful of actual residents, but from May through September, more than...
July 1, 2016 - 5:01pm
May 20, 2016
Blackduck faces Walker, despite loss to Mahnomen
The Blackduck baseball team confidently faced Walker on Thursday despite a 7-1 loss to Mahnomen on Monday. Isaac Gustafson hit a double and seniors...
May 20, 2016 - 10:38am
April 7, 2016
Cass County Board: Electronic bill payment now in the majority
WALKER — Cass County now pays more of its bills electronically than by paper checks, Auditor-Treasurer Sharon Anderson reported to the county board as part of her annual report presented Tuesday. The county has e-deposited all incoming checks since 2007 and keeps the record of those...
April 7, 2016 - 9:14am
March 3, 2016
Cass County Board: Unreceptive to collecting lodging tax for resorts
WALKER—Doug Andresen came to the Cass County Board Tuesday to inquire on behalf of the Lake Winnie Area Resort Association about steps that organization would have to take to implement a 3 percent lodging tax for resorts on Lake Winnibigoshish to use to advertise their resorts....
March 3, 2016 - 3:01pm