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Peterson speaks at Beltrami DFL dinner
Celtic Thunder to perform at the Sanford Center
Called to serve — and stay: Martin retiring after 36 years leading Bemidji congregation
UPDATED: Axemen paying off debt to Sanford Center
Crime report for Sept. 19-21
VOLLEYBALL: No. 22 Augustana fights off BSU upset bid in five set thriller
BSU: Soccer team drops 1-0 decision at Minot
Pat Miller: This week at BHS - Football team makes statement in victory over Sartell
BSU golf: Sauer event raiseS $9,300 for BSU men's golf
COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Despite solid offensive performance, BSU comeback falls short at Upper Iowa 47-30
Jeanne Marie Eidsmoe
Melvin "Gene" Dillon
Sandra "Sandy" Malterud
When life deals you some tough cards...
BLANE KLEMEK: These birds know when it's time to move on
EDUCATION: Are you afraid of speaking in public?
VETERANS: CBO looking at possible VA benefit changes
Shop, collect for winter gift-giving
Under the water. . . and learning: Artist gives a new twist to old method for watercolor painting
Pioneer Previews: Studio honors Nelson with exhibit
Common Chords schedule
Pioneer Previews: Community Theater’s ‘On Golden Pond’ opens Friday
From concept to concerts: Long-planned Minnesota Orchestra residency is this week
A half-century of wilderness: 1964 federal law set stage for the second ‘W’ in BWCAW
Paul Nelson: Fall is a perfect time to target muskies
Blane Klemek: Oh, to be a bird for a day? Count me in
Paul Nelson: Boat control is important when fishing in the fall
Paul Nelson: Fish are constantly looking for abundant food sources
Baker 60th anniversary
Lausche celebrates 100th birthday
Rich Lowry: The media’s absurd NFL hysteria
Cokie & Steven V. Roberts: Maligned in their mission
Letter: All political candidates all funded for the same reason
Pioneer Editorial: Leading by example
Jim Gaines: One in four Americans want their state to secede, but why?
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