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Wander Minnesota: The Eelpout Festival

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.

02/14/2014

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Sheriff: Missing Man Found Dead In Cass County

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.

01/22/2014

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Help Sought Finding Man, 22, Missing Since New Year’s Eve

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.

01/20/2014

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Minn. Man Convicted Of Killing Acquaintance

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.

12/14/2013

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Minnesota Man Facing Marijuana Charges In Idaho

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.

11/03/2013

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Beltrami Police: Suspect Arrested In Connection With Stabbing

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.

10/05/2013

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Wander Minnesota: A Stroll Down Walker’s Main Street

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).

07/16/2013

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Spring Cleaning For Eelpout Party Not Good Enough

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.

04/22/2013

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1 In Custody After Head-On Crash In Cass County

Authorities say one person was hospitalized and another was taken into custody after a head-on crash caused injuries in Cass County Monday night.

02/26/2013

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Goin’ To The (Frozen) Lake: Frank & Chris Visit The Eelpout Festival (Day 2)

On Friday, Frank Vascellaro and Chris Shaffer were back on Leech Lake, enjoying what they helped kick off the day before: The Eelpout Festival.

02/15/2013

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Goin’ To The (Frozen) Lake: Frank & Chris Visit The Eelpout Festival

Frank and Chris headed up to Walker, Minn., Thursday for a massive party — Eelpout Festival.

02/14/2013

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Movie Blog: Best British Ads Of 2012 @ The Walker

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.

11/28/2012

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4 Juveniles In Custody After Northern MN School Incident

Authorities say four juveniles are in custody after an incident involving police at Walker High School on Wednesday.

10/11/2012

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Movie Blog: ‘Renegade’ Filmmakers @ The Walker

That’s the thing about these movies: they suggest feelings, thoughts. They don’t tell you directly if an image (or wash of images) is sad or electrifying, scandalous or pacifying. In this way, the movies are elusive and, in some cases, more than mildly rewarding.

09/28/2012

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Man Convicted On 11 Counts In Hubbard County Fatal Crash

A 23-year-old Park Rapids man was found guilty Thursday of 11 counts in connection with the July 14 crash in Hubbard County that killed one and injured an infant.

08/09/2012

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