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Alexandria’s Clair Angland sells thousands of his Shield archery backstops he invented almost 10 years ago. FORUM NEWS SERVICE/Eric Morken

Garfield company making its mark in the archery field

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Alexandria’s Clair Angland was shooting his bow almost 10 years ago inside the facility that he runs his business out of just west of Garfield when he needed to find something to use as a backstop in case an arrow went astray.


The only thing on hand at the time were some scrap pieces of heavy felt.

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Eric Morken
Eric Morken is the sports and outdoor editor at the Echo Press and Osakis Review newspapers in Douglas County, MN. Follow him on Twitter at echo_sports.
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