Welcome to the Northstar Shooting Sports Club's announcements page. This page contains important and timely news and announcements of interest to our members and is intended to be a convenient source of information that might otherwise be lost among all the other pages on our web site. Any dates listed below can also be found on the events link.

Be sure to check out the club's Events page for all of the club's upcoming events.
The importance of the club’s annual banquet benefits several community organizations that include…youth firearm safety courses, kids’ day at the range, summer youth trapshooting, 4 area kids’ fishing derbys, and two $500 scholarships. Along with being a sponsor to the above, the club also opens its doors to free range use to the Cass county Sheriff’s Dept, the City of Walker Police Dept, the MNDNR, the MN State Patrol, and the US Customs and Border Patrol. This year, a new program is being started and is beginning to generate a lot of interest.
This past October, the Walker-Hackensack-Akeley (WHA) school board has approved the school district participating in the Minnesota State High School Clay Target League (MSHSCTL). The MSHSCTL is the fastest growing participation sport in Minnesota. This year, estimates have approximately 5000 students shooting on the league from 275 schools. This is a league that is open to EVERYONE, ages 12 through 18(senior year). Each participant must have completed their Minnesota Hunter Safety program prior to enrolling.


Northstar Is Closed To All Activity Until Further Notice

In compliance with Governor Walz's executive order to close non-essential businesses and meeting places, Northstar Shooting Sports Club is closed to all use or activity, by members or non-members, until further notice. In regard to the Covid-19 community propagation threat, we are following the situation closely and will post updates as it changes.

We are all anxious to get back to being able to enjoy the shooting sports, but we must be able to do so safely. We encourage those who would like to become annual members, or to renew their membership, to send in their annual dues ($60) and fee for a front gate key ($15), if you want a key. Your membership card (and key) will be mailed to you, upon receipt. Send to: Northstar Shooting Sports Club, P.O. Box 21, Walker, MN 56484

Our intent is to re-open Northstar as soon as it is safely possible. Thank you for your understanding and continued support.

  1. The Board Meeting scheduled for April is cancelled. Future meetings may be held on-line, details to be provided later.
  2. The Annual Northstar Fundraising Banquet has been postponed until further notice.
  3. The WHAN Trapshooting Team practices and use of the range or clubhouse have been postponed until further notice.
  4. Concealed Carry Classes, Firearm Safety Range Day Activities, and any other scheduled range use have been postponed until further notice.
  5. If you need further information, you can email or call Mark Bovee, Club Vice President, at (218) 390-7230.

2020 Membership

2020 Annual Memberships ($60.00) will be available at Walker Hardware and Leech Lake Lumber as of Jan 1, 2020. New Front Gate Keys for members will also be available for purchase ($15.00). However, the front gate lock will not accept these keys until the club reopens as soon as the Covid-19 guidelines and weather allow. We will post that date as soon as we know when that will be.

If you have questions or want more information, call the club at 218-888-6701.

The Next Board and General Club Meeting

The Board Meeting scheduled for April 20th is cancelled. Future Board and General Club Meetings may be held on-line, details to be provided later as dates and times become available.

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2020 Events

Memberships and Keys for Club Members are available at Ace Hardware and Leech Lake Lumber Co. in Walker.

Scholarship Applications are due soon.

Look under the Club Info tab to find the qualifications, rules, and application forms.

April 20, 2020
The Board Meeting scheduled for April 20th is cancelled. Future Board and General Club Meetings may be held on-line, details to be provided later as dates and times become available.
April 25, 2020
Annual Fund Raising Banquet - Postponed Until Further Notice
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