The building held a grand opening ball on November 3rd, 1905 where in the years to come, many home talent productions, medicine shows, troops from the Chataugua Circuit, carnivals and dances took place. The “big deal” was the 10 cent Saturday night silent movies. The building (front-left) is now occupied by Bill Hansen Realty. … More Info
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The Northland was built in 1907 for Jimmie Long and the Northland Pine Tree Lumber Company. Thomas Welsh, father to Mary who was married to Ernest Hemingway, used the boat in his logging operation on Moonlight Bay. In 1915 the Northland was sold to Walker businessmen for use as an excursion boat. It proved too… More Info
Leech Lake Chamber of Commerce is proud to have partnered up with several counties in Minnesota with a common goal of fighting the spread of aquatic invaders. Aquatic invasive species (AIS) are harmful to all Minnesota Lakes. They are non-native plants, animals and pathogens that primarily live in water. These AIS thrive in new environments… More Info
On May 22nd, WHA Community Ed and the Walker Area Chamber of Commerce collaborated to host a Bikeable Community Workshop. Walker was chosen as one of eight communities to host a workshop this year, workshops have been going on in the state since 2011. Representatives from BikeMN, The Department of Health and MnDOT led the… More Info
ST. CLOUD, MINN. – Marco started a unique program of charitable giving in 2011, donating over $1.6 million ($1,671,097.00) to nonprofits so far. The program began with an intent to create lasting, positive relationships with customers and serve local communities. As part of this charitable initiative, CEO Jeff Gau and Chief Operating Officer Jonathan Warrey created the… More Info