Festival of Lights – Walker, Minnesota

Twinkling Lights, beautiful trees, children playing and carols being sung, what does this mean?  Time for Festival of Lights in Walker, Minnesota. Walker’s Festival of Lights will be November 27-28. This event has been a long time tradition for local residents and holiday visitors. The area businesses have been getting ready for the Holidays during […]

Member of the week: The 502

The 502 Restaurant has an open kitchen that lets you see and smell the wonderful dishes that are being prepared by our chef.  Enjoy an elegant dining experience while you look out onto Leech Lake.  Our dining room windows take up over half of outlying wall space, giving you the best view of the lake […]


WREATHS ACROSS AMERICA- REMEMBER, HONOR, TEACH Saturday December 12th 2015 is Wreaths Across America Day. WAA began as The Arlington Wreath project started by Morrill Worcester in 1992 with the donation and laying of 5000 Christmas wreaths to Arlington National Cemetery. It was relatively obscure until 2005 when a photo of the stones adorned with […]

Small Business Saturday

  Small Business Saturday was first observed on November 27, 2010.  Black Friday and Cyber Monday feature big box retail and e-commerce stores, whereas Small Business Saturday encourages holiday shoppers to shop in brick and mortar businesses that are small and local. This holiday was conceived by American Express and promoted on radio and TV nationwide. […]