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(Photo: Sailboat on Leech Lake) credit: Leech Lake Area Chamber of Commerce

Family Fun Guide To Walker: MN’s Original ‘Up North’

Taking a trip to Walker is one of the best ways to enjoy the beauty of Northern Minnesota. Located on the southwest corner of Leech Lake, the third largest lake in Minnesota, Walker offers a variety of recreational activities fort he entire family to enjoy.

08/26/2011

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Protests Drive Up Capitol Security Costs In Wis.

A newspaper report says the cost to law enforcement agencies for providing security during weeks of protests at the Wisconsin Capitol is at $3.2 million and counting.

03/28/2011

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Wisconsin Anti-Union Law To Take Effect March 26

Wisconsin’s Secretary of State tells The Associated Press that he has decided not to publish a bill taking away public workers’ collective bargaining rights until the latest day possible.

03/14/2011

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Police: 85,000 Flock To Madison As Dem. Senators Return

Saturday brought what may be the largest protest yet in Madison, one day after Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker signed a divisive law that eliminates most union rights for public employees.

03/12/2011

TUCSON, AZ - JANUARY 12:  President Barack Obama reacts during his speech at the event "Together We Thrive: Tucson and America" honoring the January 8 shooting victims at McKale Memorial Center on the University of Arizona campus on January 12, 2011 in Tucson, Arizona. The memorial service is in honor of victims of the mass shooting at a Safeway grocery store that killed six and injured at least 13 others, including U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ), who remains in critical condition after being shot in the head. Among those killed were U.S. District Judge John Roll, 63; Giffords' director of community outreach, Gabe Zimmerman, 30; and 9-year-old Christina Taylor Green.  (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

On High-Profile Issues, Obama Keeps A Low Profile

Call it an above-the-fray strategy.

03/12/2011

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Protests Grip Hudson, Wis., For A Third Week

Supporters of Gov. Scott Walker made the case for the governor’s budget bill with a 10 city bus tour around Wisconsin.

03/05/2011

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Authorities Name Man Shot In Minneapolis Alley

Authorities have released the name of a man who was shot to death in a south Minneapolis alley.

02/27/2011

Wisconsin State Workers Protest Proposed Cuts To Benefits

Facts Overshadowed In Debate Over Union Bill

The facts have been overshadowed by rhetoric at the Wisconsin Capitol, where protesters and politicians have been engaged in a tense standoff over the governor’s proposal to strip most public employees of their collective-bargaining rights.

02/26/2011

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Hundreds Gather In Hudson, Wis., Over Collective Bargaining Bill

It’s more than four hours away from Madison, but on the streets of Hudson, Wis., crowds gathered making it look very similar to the capital.

02/19/2011

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Eelpout Festival Under Way On Leech Lake In Minn.

The 32nd annual International Eelpout Festival is under way on Leech Lake in Walker.

02/19/2011

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Sheriff Recount Requested In Minnesota

A recount is expected to get under way Wednesday in a northern Minnesota sheriff’s race.

11/10/2010

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