We’ve heard plenty about Oktoberfest, but this weekend is Walktoberfest. The Walker Art Center is turning 75, and they’re throwing a weekend-long birthday celebration.
August is halfway over, and Minnesotans are soaking up all the summer they can before fall arrives. We’ve been celebrating the season by Goin’ to the Lake every week. And now, we’re sad to say, we’re bringing a full season of trips to a close.
August is halfway over, and Minnesotans are soaking up all the summer they can before fall arrives. We’ve been celebrating the season by Goin’ to the Lake every week. On Thursday, Jamie Yuccas and Jason DeRusha headed to Walker, Minn., which is known for its endless things to do outdoors.
Winter, schwinter. Fie upon thee, polar vortex. Think we can’t take it? We can, we do, and we still celebrate the outdoors. Or at least, that seems to be the prevailing attitude for the upcoming Eelpout Festival in Walker, Feb. 20-23.
A 22-year-old man who had been reported missing since Saturday was found dead on Tuesday, according to the Cass County Sheriff’s Office. Authorities received a report of a body found at about 11:20 a.m. Tuesday in Turtle Lake Township in rural Walker, Minn.
State officials are asking the public’s help in finding a 22-year-old man who was last seen in northern Minnesota at New Year’s Eve parties.
A Cass County jury has convicted a man of killing an acquaintance as the victim begged him to stop. The county attorney’s office says the jury deliberated for three hours Friday before convicting 29-year-old Dane J. Riley of Pine River.
A 39-year-old Minnesota man who Idaho State Police say had more than 3 pounds of marijuana in his vehicle has been taken into custody.
A 21-year-old man from Walker, Minn., was arrested in connection with a Beltrami County stabbing on Sept. 29. According to the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office, Jacob Andrew Young was arrested in Hackensack as the suspect in the stabbing of 18-year-old Jace Jeffrey Ugrich, of Bovey.
If you think about Walker, your first thought might turn to fishing. The city is on the shores of Leech Lake, the third largest lake in Minnesota (that’s entirely within state borders).
The Eelpout Festival is known as a must-see, but two months after the three-day winter party the lake still isn’t cleaned up.
Authorities say one person was hospitalized and another was taken into custody after a head-on crash caused injuries in Cass County Monday night.
On Friday, Frank Vascellaro and Chris Shaffer were back on Leech Lake, enjoying what they helped kick off the day before: The Eelpout Festival.
Frank and Chris headed up to Walker, Minn., Thursday for a massive party — Eelpout Festival.
It’s that time of year. Snowflakes fall, sidewalk salt crystals scar your shoes, and the best British ads of the year play at the Walker Art Center.