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First City Squares graduation
The pull factor: Retail industry indicative of Bemidji's regional draw
Crime report: Sentencings for Dec. 12 and 15
Cass Lake man pleads not guilty to sex assault
Pair amend pleas in Blackduck burglary
WOMEN'S HOCKEY; Ohio State stymies Bemidji State again, wins 2-1 as BSU skid hits 3 games
BOYS HOCKEY: Lumberjacks beat Brainerd 4-1, win seventh straight
WRESTLING: Maas wins second Big Bear title, three others take second
GIRLS HOCKEY: Brainerd scores late to beat Bemidji
GYMNASTICS: Bemidji third at Davies Invite
Verna Maryen Nordby
Blanche E. Dennis
Blane Klemek: Keeping the prairie alive along the Red River Basin
John Eggers: The Christmas Cookie Lady
Patrick Guilfoile: A kiss may not be just a kiss
Jane Furuseth: Readers Theater volunteers encourage the love of reading
Doug Lewandowski: Becoming our parents
Meet the new class: Green Day, Lou Reed among 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees
Pioneer Previews: Music for the holidays — and the food shelf
A holiday on the beach: Beach Boys to perform hits, Christmas music at the Sanford Center
Art briefs - Sunday Dec. 7
An everlasting tour comes to Bemidji: Martina McBride to highlight latest album of classic songs
Blane Klemek: Some stories about animal surprises
Blane Klemek: Great ideas for keeping birdfeeders squirrel-free
Blane Klemek: Birds of a feather. . .
Nyquist 90th birthday celebration
Quick 100th birthday celebration
Russell birthday celebration
Jenkauski birthday celebration
Niskanen birthday celebration
Peter Hakim: U.S.-Cuba deal: What the two sides get out of the bargain
Peter Funt: Elizabeth Warren, don’t jump
Nat Hentoff: When will court trials begin on CIA torturers?
Danny Tyree: Empty seats at the Christmas table
Jim HIghtgower: Chris Christie’s pork barrel politics
June 27, 2012
Man gets 10 years for burning home of ex-girlfriend's family
WALKER - A 23-year-old Akeley man was ordered to 10 years in prison for setting fire to an ex-girlfriend's family's home. Ninth District Judge John Smith sentenced Brandon Todd Sannan earlier this month to six years in prison for attempted murder and an additional four years for...
news / region
June 27, 2012 - 12:00am
June 8, 2012
Walker man identified in drowning on Long Lake
WALKER - A 55-year-old Walker man has been identified as the drowning victim found earlier this week in Long Lake. Norman John Wolf had gone snorkeling Tuesday on Long Lake when the Cass County Sheriff's Office received a call at 9 p.m. that he hadn't returned, the Sheriff's Office...
June 8, 2012 - 8:21am
June 6, 2012
Walker man found dead in Long Lake
WALKER - A 55-year-old Walker man has apparently drowned in Long Lake. The body of the man, who has not yet been identified pending family notification, was recovered shortly after family members reported that he was overdue after going snorkeling in Long Lake, according to a press...
June 6, 2012 - 3:04pm
May 2, 2012
City on the Bay 10K registration open
WALKER - Registration for this year's City on the Bay 10K run/walk is now open. The event will be held July 4, beginning and finishing at Walker City Park. The course is looped and flat with chip timing. Awards will be given within each age division. Registration is limited to 400...
news / sports
May 2, 2012 - 8:24am
April 29, 2012
Design team plans fall visit to Bemidji
BEMIDJI - Seven years ago, the Minnesota Design Team led a three-day planning session in Walker and that work is still used today. "I think it's a really healthy thing for a community to do," said Char Moore, who in 2005 was a co-chair of the MDT committee and now is on the Walker...
news / local
April 29, 2012 - 12:00am
March 23, 2012
Walker man who was fatally stabbed identified by sheriff
WALKER - The victim of a fatal stabbing near here Wednesday has been identified. Jason Dale Howard, 22, of Walker, died while being transported to a hospital. He was stabbed during an en-counter with a group of men near his home, the Cass County Sheriff's Office said Friday. Previously,...
March 23, 2012 - 3:27pm
March 22, 2012
UPDATED: Man charged with murder for stabbing death of Walker man
WALKER - A 22-year-old man died after being fatally stabbed near here. Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch said deputies responded to a report of a stabbing about 10:15 p.m. Wednesday in the Onigum area. A news release said depu-ties found the man had been stabbed.
March 22, 2012 - 3:10pm
March 14, 2012
Moondance Jammin concert lineup set, ticket prices increase Friday
The lineup for this year's Moondance Jammin Country Fest in Walker has been set. The June 22-23 concerts feature Billy Currington, Neal McCoy, Kix Brooks (from Brooks & Dunn), Chris Cagle, Bomshel and Morgan Fraizer, according to the event organizers. Campgrounds and gates will...
entertainment / news
March 14, 2012 - 11:20am
February 16, 2012
Eelpout Festival begins in Walker
Walker is going forward with its 33rd annual International Eelpout Festival, despite restrictions on large vehicles being driven on the ice put in place recently by the Cass County Sheriff's department. The festival's opening ceremonies begin at 7 tonight in Walker City Park, with...
news / outdoors
February 16, 2012 - 8:05am
February 7, 2012
Weekend stabbing leads to second-degree murder charge against Longville, Minn., man
A 23-year-old Longville, Minn., man faces second-degree intentional murder after a Walker man died from stab wounds this past weekend. Frank Jessie LaRose appeared Tuesday on the charge in Cass County District Court, where a judge set bail at $500,000 with conditions. A criminal...
February 7, 2012 - 11:34am