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Driver knocks out N.D. town’s water service; charged with DUI
Prairie Island nuclear plant unit shut down; operators investigate fire alarm
Man found dead on Mille Lacs reservation with gunshot wound
Alexandria man accused of soliciting 13-year-old girl for sex
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GIRLS PREP BASKETBALL: Red Lake rolls Laporte, Walker routs Blackduck in Section 8A openers
SWIMMING: Lumberjacks to compete in four events at state meet
MEN'S HOCKEY: Beavers fighting to stay home (video)
COMEBACK FALLS SHORT: Bemidji rallies but can't dethrone defending champ Edina (photo gallery)
Bring on the champs: Bemidji takes on two-time defending champion Edina in Class AA quarterfinals
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John Eggers: How can you help all kids graduate?
Blane Klemek: The European starling a species of bird that seems to be around everyday
Don't let negativity sink your boat
Northland Stargazing: Open clusters, saints' days, and the vernal equinox
Off The Record Blog: ‘Parks And Recreation’ Goes Out On A High Note
Art briefs - Sunday March 1
PIONEER PREVIEWS: Ensemble's concert harkens to spring
Pioneer Previews: Much to do as March approaches
Art briefs - Sunday Feb. 22
A hefty turnout for the Northland Fat Bike Rally (photo gallery)
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: March a favorite time for many anglers
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Anglers' attention turns to perch as season winds down
Peterson, Northland Tackle honored by Fishing Hall of Fame
Blane Klemek: Here one day and gone the next
Joseph Cotto: Altruism no substitute for helping yourself
Joe Gandelman: Giuliani: America’s hack
Ron Paul: DHS: What is it good for?
Tina Dupuy: O’Reilly: The make believe war correspondent
Pioneer Editorial: The drought is over: Go Lumberjacks!
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