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Klander joins BSU Foundation staff in Twin Cities
The law is black and white, but it's easy for teen dating to slip into illegal status in shades of gray
Shepherd named manager at RiverWood Bank
UPS honors Thompson
Carlson earns customer service honor
AXEMEN: After QB Owens leaves to play baseball, backup White, WR Balentine will pick up slack this week at Green Bay
COLLEGE HOCKEY: Minnesota Duluth, St. Cloud, North Dakota all move on to regional finals
WOMEN'S HOCKEY: Scanlan named USCHO national coach of the year
INDOOR FOOTBALL: After slow start, Axemen running back Kalokoh starting to crank it up
MEN'S HOCKEY: Former BSU defensman Prapavessis to sign with AHL Rochester
Russell Eugene Michalek
Laurie Jean Hanson
Raymond A. Theisen
James "Jim" Earl Hannigan
Ervin A. Jacobson
Blane Klemek: Ruffed grouse are the drummers of the woods
MASTER GARDENERS COLUMN: How best to protect the pollinators
John Eggers: The winter adventures of Simon and Simone
Patrick Guilfoile: Does finger length point to agreeableness?
MOLLY MIRON COLUMN: One of the most difficult, but most honored times of my career
Welcome to the 'Thunder' dome: Celtic Thunder to hit the stage Tuesday
Pioneer Previews: Oxcars on tap today
Art briefs - Sunday March 22
Art briefs - Sunday March 15
An extravaganza of guests: BSU, Headwaters to host variety of musicians this week
READER PHOTO: Sundog in the afternoon
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Don't give up on ice fishing season just yet
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Meltdown makes things tricky for ice anglers
Photo of the Day: Pussy Willows
Blane Klemek: The northern cardinal is indeed a popular bird
Gerhardson birthday celebration
Michael Reagan: Republicans versus Republicans
Georgie Anne Geyer: Democracy still has a chance in Tunisia
Danny Tyree: It’s not a war on Easter, but...
Will Durst: A Bush, Clinton rematch?
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Why Congress wrote that letter to Iran
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