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April 9, 2015
A scene from “Mardi Gras on Ice,” a documentary about the Eelpout Festival in Walker, directed by Virgil Bakken and recently shown at the Headwaters Film Festival. (Submitted photo)
Documentary filmmaker calls Lake George home
April 9, 2015 - 8:30am
February 26, 2014
69 reports of law enforcement contacts at Eelpout Festival
February 26, 2014 - 12:58pm
February 16, 2013
Yeti was one of the characters that descended on the festival. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)
Eelpout Festival brings out the outrageous
February 16, 2013 - 2:58pm
February 18, 2012
The Chase Hotel ice bar served animals, vegetables and minerals. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)
Eelpout festivities in high gear on Leech Lake
February 18, 2012 - 5:40pm
A colorful cast of characters was the hallmark of the 30th Annual Eelpout Festival in Walker. Twelve-year-old Isabella Vizenor of Park Rapids takes the polar plunge. She raised $115 to jump into icy waters. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)
Annual Eelpout Festival becoming a rite of spring
February 18, 2011 - 8:38am
February 21, 2010
This group of St. Cloud men known as Team Bobber participated in the annual polar plunge. More than 100 teams took the plunge, raising more than $30,000 for the Walker Area Community Center. (Sarah Smith/Enterprise)
Eelpout Festival under way with 10,000 on the ice at Leech Lake
February 21, 2010 - 8:00am