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One-room Minnesota schoolhouse student, now 96, and her teacher, 107, reunite
A contest for real saps: Vergas' Maple Syrup Festival to include syrup tasting contest
Al Franken, 'Giant of the Senate': Minnesota Senator visits Detroit Lakes, talks career pathways
Girl, 13, accused of leading SD police on high-speed chase in stolen SUV
A heartbreaking struggle: Homelessness in the region hard on elderly
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Goodhue takes down Raiders for second straight year
James Amdal, 97, in attendance at state quarterfinal
Lakes Figure Skating Club ends season with success
Journey To The Tourney: Lake Park-Audubon returns to state
Otters' late charge falls short in state opener
Thursday matters: Every day, His home in us
Food and fellowship: The Refuge continues to host free, weekly suppers
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Planning will help you see green in retirement
An evening of music and storytelling: Chinese entertainer Gao Hong to perform Thursday in NYM
Friends & Neighbors
Mistakes on Your Tax Return Could Lead to an Audit
Ryan Hanson Homes has new licensed realtor
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Joins Essentia Health in Detroit Lakes
Back in business: Audubon Liquor Store purchased by brothers-in-law
Norby's recognized for 90 years of membership
Full WE Fest lineup announced
'Beauty and the Beast' debuts to magical $350M globally
Women on a roll: Female directors dominate at Fargo Film Festival
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Donald "Don" Darrell Schermerhorn
Donna Mae Graffis
Lorraine M. Fingalson
Lyle E. Donley
Jeffrey M. Webber
Letter: 'Extreme vetting' is a sham--we're already as safe as we can be
Letter: Eken says attack against him by fellow senator was 'flat-out lie'
Another Republican wedge issue to divide Minnesotans?
Letter: 'Repeal and replace' plan means tax cuts for the rich, fewer health benefits for the American people
Now is the time for next Farm Bill
Signs of spring: The lark and pasque flowers
Brad Laabs column: There's still quality lake ice for fishing
Waiting for Woodie Camp: Young waterfowlers can attend free, weeklong summer camp
Blane Klemek column: Pileated woodpecker can hollow out trees like a buzzsaw
Brad Laabs column: Get your poop in a scoop and clean up the lake, anglers!
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
Late arrival for New Year's baby: First birth of 2017 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's is Azyloh Roberts
DLHS named 'Safe Sports School'
A $10,000 drop in the bucket: Red Kettle campaign gets big boost from anonymous donor in DL
Pine to Palm
August 21, 2013
Youth business plan competition opens
The Northern Minnesota Tribal Economic Development Summit and Trade Show will be held October 16-17 at Northern Lights Casino and Event Center in Walker. This is a collaborative event between the Leech Lake, Red Lake and White Earth Nations. This year the Summit is hosting a...
August 21, 2013 - 7:05am
July 24, 2013
Moondance is great father-son bonding time
On a cold, blustery day on March 8, 1990, rock band Motley Crue took to the old Met Center stage in Bloomington. It was a big moment in my...
July 24, 2013 - 7:16am
July 19, 2013
A jammin' good time: Moondance Jam expects record crowds this year
WALKER -- For Darrell Olson, and many others, Moondance Jam is more than just a classic rock festival. "You can't explain something like...
July 19, 2013 - 10:02am
July 14, 2013
Protecting Leech Lake is top priority
WALKER - In 2004, Eurasian water milfoil was discovered in harbors located on the southern shoreline of Leech Lake. Minnesota Department of Natural Resources officials spot treated those locations with herbicides in an attempt to contain the invasive plant, and the treatments...
July 14, 2013 - 9:52am
November 30, 2012
Man sentenced for Walker murder
WALKER, Minn. - A 21-year-old Walker man has been ordered to spend 18 years in prison for fatally stabbing a man here last spring. Sheldon James Smith received the sentence earlier this week from Judge John Smith.
November 30, 2012 - 8:40am
November 9, 2012
Walker man sentenced for harassment
BEMIDJI - A 21-year-old Walker man has been sentenced for felony harassment. William Joseph Bedeau was sentenced Monday for felony harassment, violating a restraining order when the victim is under the age of 18 and the defendant is more than 36 months older than the victim. Beltrami...
November 9, 2012 - 9:46am
October 19, 2012
Walker man, 21, pleads guilty to harassing girl
BEMIDJI - A 21-year-old Walker man has pleaded guilty in Beltrami County District Court to a felony charge of harassment. William Joseph Bedeau pleaded guilty Monday to harassment, violating a restraining order when the victim is under the age of 18 and the defendant is more than...
October 19, 2012 - 8:35am
October 12, 2012
Altercation at Walker High School leads to detention of 4 juveniles
Sheriff Tom Burch reports that on Wednesday the Cass County Sheriff's Office received a request for assistance from the Walker High School. Officers from the Cass County Sheriff's Office, Walker Police Department, Leech Lake Tribal Police, Hubbard County Sheriff's Office, MN State...
October 12, 2012 - 9:24am
October 18, 2010
One dead in wrong way crash near Walker
A car heading the wrong way on Highway 34 near Walker collided head-on with a semitrailer truck, killing the smaller vehicle's lone occupant, authorities said. The crash happened about 4:35 p.m. Sunday, according to the State Patrol. The car was heading east in the westbound lane,...
October 18, 2010 - 8:48am
January 20, 2010
Former guidance counselor at Walker-Hackensack-Akeley district sentenced
WALKER -- A former guidance counselor with the Walker-Hackensack-Akeley School District has been sentenced for contributing to the delinquency of a minor, a gross misdemeanor. Amy Louise Bauer-Nelson, 44, of Nisswa, Minn., was sentenced Tuesday in Cass County District Court by Judge...
January 20, 2010 - 1:55pm
January 5, 2010
Walker man charged with attempted robbery
WALKER -- A Walker man allegedly used a baseball bat Friday morning as he attempted to rob a man outside a Bemidji convenience store. Brandon Charles Brown, 26, was charged Monday in Beltrami County District Court with attempted first-degree aggravated robbery and second-degree...
January 5, 2010 - 9:19am
October 13, 2009
Walker man, Bovey soldier, die in Afghanistan attacks
The cost of the global war on terrorism has hit home hard. Minnesota National Guard Spc. George W. Cauley, 24, of Walker, died Saturday after being wounded when insurgents attacked his vehicle with an improvised explosive device Wednesday in Helmand province, according to the Defense...
October 13, 2009 - 9:11am
July 27, 2009
Vehicle driven by missing Cass County, Minn., man found but he still is missing
WALKER - The Cass County Sheriff's Office reports that the vehicle owned and driven by Peter Achermann, who has been missing since Friday, was...
July 27, 2009 - 10:56am
July 8, 2009
One dies; two injured in Walker crash Tuesday afternoon
PARK RAPIDS - A Minneapolis man has died following a two-vehicle accident on Highway 371 north of Walker. The accident, around 4:15 p.m. Tuesday afternoon, claimed the life of Roy R. Lovelace, 49, a passenger in a southbound Chrysler PT Cruiser that crossed the centerline of the...
July 8, 2009 - 9:02am
June 15, 2009
Moondance Jammin Country Fest kicks off Thursday near Walker
WALKER - Country music will come alive in northern Minnesota Thursday through Saturday at the Moondance Concert grounds near Walker for the third annual Moondance Jammin Country Fest. Tickets and camping are still available for country fans to see Kenny Rogers, Jason Aldean, Montgomery...
June 15, 2009 - 1:11pm