Voice Of The Walkerton Area

The Town of Walkerton is so full of stories!  For too long, the community had no forum to keep up with events, people, history, and special places that made an impression on us?  The Walkerton Independent News has been gone for decades!  We are the voices of rural America! This new lifestyle e-magazine exists to reflect the people of Walkerton, small town sentiments, and  our lives. - Photo by Todd Back

 
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MEMO'S HOUSE OF PANCAKES

1120 Roosevelt Rd.
Walkerton, IN 46574

Let the Memo's friendly staff guide you through their incredible menu.  They offer tradtional breakfasts, along with the best Mexican recipe's too.  You gotta try their All-American lunches and even brought back the Falcon Burger especially, for the local Walkerton culture.  Also, try their salads, fruit, and desserts for your midday visits.  During dinner you have an assortment of choices reflecting hearty midwest appetites.  Choice cuts of steaks, chicken, and seafood. The food here is highly recommended!

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Breakfast

Lunch, and Dinner

Ask the friendly servers for daily specials.

Enjoy the Memo's Patio

Summer Fun

Enjoy for lunch and after school.

Check Memo's Out

Vast menu.

 
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Firehouse Tap

Lounge: 12 Noon - 3AM

Enjoy the friends, cocktails, fast service, cozy atmosphere, and bar games!

 

HATCHING WALKERTON

Re-Thinking Downtown


Vibrant and diverse retail is the lifeblood of a thriving community. It makes a cool neighborhood "cool!" Stores with personality, bars with an edge, and restaurants with style & charm throw off energy and put a unique stamp on a particular area! There are great retail spots all over St. Joseph County in all of its townships. But, we need more clustering. Complementary shops, bars, and restaurants creates a density that spawns foot traffic, destination shopping, home buyers, and renters.  - Photo by Denise Alsobrooks

 

SUNRISE

HOUSE OF PANCAKES

Located at 280 Liberty St. this is a good location for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.  The family style friendly atmosphere is charming.  Rustic decor, along with eggs, omellettes, bacon, pancakes, waffles, crepes, coffee, burgers, salads, and steaks.  Let Sunrise start your day !

 

October 24, 2020

It is now official at Bourbon Street Pizza located in the center of the historic downtown Walkerton business district, they are open.  I recently spoke to Jayne Ganshorn who works in management with the Bourbon Street organization.  She said, "We had a soft opening las...

October 18, 2020

While, growing up in Walkerton I heard my share of urban legends. I'm certain that many of us have learned our own. This is one Halloween story that will intrigue your minds! Here is one of several to be included for Walkerton Page readers before Halloween 2020.

St. Jos...

October 15, 2020

Recently, there has been an uptick in coronavirus cases throughout the Walkerton area.  Most recently, a busy local convenience store employee was found to be COVID positive. Actually, the issue of concern has been alarming since, high school athletics began on July 1s...

September 13, 2020

Industrial, Walkerton was once home to "Central Cut Glass Co." during the early 20th century. Today, many people still have the intricately cut "crystal" products in their antique polished glass collections or lamps.  The industrial complex stood at what is today, the...

September 7, 2020

Last Wednesday The Walkerton Page began a reader's poll asking "What is your favorite dish from a Walkerton Area restaurant?" The last such contest was won by China House Restaurant with their General Tsao's Chicken item.  This year China House located at 602 Roosevelt...

September 3, 2020

Tourism continues to thrive throughout the Walkerton Area!  Though the community has been dealing with COVID-19 restrictions as is the rest of the World over the past year it hasn't dampered our spirit. 

Situated between 4 counties on the banks of Pine Creek,...

August 23, 2020

We know that Potwatomi Chief Mixsawbah lived on the Grand Kankakee Marsh 2 miles west of Walkerton.  The tribe ruled the path that became the Plymouth / LaPorte Trail for centuries.  They knew and loved this land. They fished, trapped, hunted, and picked the wild cranb...

August 22, 2020

Built in 1920, this 2 bedroom, 1 bath home has been special to the family who lived there for 75 years.  Located at 700 Monroe St. on the south side of the Walkerton community it is only a 5 block walk to shopping in the commercial district on Roosevelt Rd.

Located...

July 15, 2020

She is an inspiration.  Walkerton has been the hometown of Judy Zahrn-Hoover since, she grew up here.  She graduated from John Glenn High School in 1978 and has always been involved in the community. Judy has been a Walkerton Facebook Group member participating for yea...

July 11, 2020

Bob and Paula Hill love small town life and the familiar faces of friends and neighbors.  One of their favorite things about downtown Walkerton is the people who patronize there.  Paula has always been inspired by her Grandma Jan who expressed her fondness for ice crea...

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