Discover the Leech Lake Area

Category: "community groups"

July 23, 2018

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

July 16, 2018

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

May 24, 2018

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

May 2, 2018

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

April 26, 2018

In 2016, Samantha placed 4th @ State, and 3rd place in 2017.  This year, she secured first place in all 10 speech meets in her category, Extemporaneous Reading from the book The Sound of Thunder by Ray Bradbury.  She placed first at the Walker meet in the new category POI (program , oral, interpretation–a memorized… More Info