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One-room Minnesota schoolhouse student, now 96, and her teacher, 107, reunite
A contest for real saps: Vergas' Maple Syrup Festival to include syrup tasting contest
Al Franken, 'Giant of the Senate': Minnesota Senator visits Detroit Lakes, talks career pathways
Girl, 13, accused of leading SD police on high-speed chase in stolen SUV
A heartbreaking struggle: Homelessness in the region hard on elderly
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Goodhue takes down Raiders for second straight year
James Amdal, 97, in attendance at state quarterfinal
Lakes Figure Skating Club ends season with success
Journey To The Tourney: Lake Park-Audubon returns to state
Otters' late charge falls short in state opener
Thursday matters: Every day, His home in us
Food and fellowship: The Refuge continues to host free, weekly suppers
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Planning will help you see green in retirement
An evening of music and storytelling: Chinese entertainer Gao Hong to perform Thursday in NYM
Friends & Neighbors
Mistakes on Your Tax Return Could Lead to an Audit
Ryan Hanson Homes has new licensed realtor
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Joins Essentia Health in Detroit Lakes
Back in business: Audubon Liquor Store purchased by brothers-in-law
Norby's recognized for 90 years of membership
Full WE Fest lineup announced
'Beauty and the Beast' debuts to magical $350M globally
Women on a roll: Female directors dominate at Fargo Film Festival
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Donald "Don" Darrell Schermerhorn
Donna Mae Graffis
Lyle E. Donley
Jeffrey M. Webber
Irene Leona Johnson
Letter: 'Extreme vetting' is a sham--we're already as safe as we can be
Letter: Eken says attack against him by fellow senator was 'flat-out lie'
Another Republican wedge issue to divide Minnesotans?
Letter: 'Repeal and replace' plan means tax cuts for the rich, fewer health benefits for the American people
Now is the time for next Farm Bill
Signs of spring: The lark and pasque flowers
Brad Laabs column: There's still quality lake ice for fishing
Waiting for Woodie Camp: Young waterfowlers can attend free, weeklong summer camp
Blane Klemek column: Pileated woodpecker can hollow out trees like a buzzsaw
Brad Laabs column: Get your poop in a scoop and clean up the lake, anglers!
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
Late arrival for New Year's baby: First birth of 2017 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's is Azyloh Roberts
DLHS named 'Safe Sports School'
A $10,000 drop in the bucket: Red Kettle campaign gets big boost from anonymous donor in DL
Pine to Palm
March 5, 2010
Canada possibly reversing gun control laws
Prior to my departure to Saskatchewan a few years ago, I bought a Remington 870 12 gauge, to give to my Canadian host and hunting partner. He was appreciative, of course, but more importantly, it saved him from a two-year wait for his government to make background checks as to his...
March 5, 2010 - 4:53pm
October 30, 2009
Minnesota firearms deer season is upon us
The whitetail deer is a trophy indeed! And many Minnesota hunters will again try to outsmart this animal and take him on his own terms. All of this begins next Saturday morning, Nov. 7 and runs for nine days. It's the 2009 Minnesota firearms deer season. We will pursue this crafty...
October 30, 2009 - 11:22am
September 21, 2008
Revering column: It's an up year in the cycle of the ruffed grouse
All hunters have heard of the mysterious cycles involved in the abundance or the scarcity of the numbers of ruffed grouse. Now in 2008, we are definitely on the up cycle and we'll have some pretty good hunting of this grand upland bird. Last year was pretty fair hereabouts too, and...
September 21, 2008 - 12:00am
June 7, 2008
Bernie Revering column: An October Sunday at Grandma Kraemer's
The bright blue haze on an October prompted my dad to suggest we make the sixty-mile trip to Grandma Kraemer's, located at the village of Urbank in southeastern Ottertail County. It seemed like quite a trip for a ten year old. Breakfast had been memorable, with dad staging the entire...
June 7, 2008 - 12:00am
May 31, 2008
Bernie Revering column: Waterfowling in Saskatchewan
Memories are made when the hunter is young, and the hunting is spectacular. It was a time when you were eager, vibrant, and the game and birds were there. When we drove to Saskatchewan for ducks and geese, we had it all! All of the trips that I made to Saskatchewan with Dr. John...
May 31, 2008 - 12:00am
May 24, 2008
Bernie Revering column: Goodbye to some CRP?hunting acres
The private lands open to sportsmen -- in too many North Dakota locations -- will cease to yield pheasants and sharptail grouse next October. The reason is the reduction in acreage of the Conservation Reserve Program, as a part of the 2008 Federal Farm Bill. The familiar PLOTS signs...
May 24, 2008 - 12:00am
May 17, 2008
Bernie revering column: Proposed fishing law changes on hold
The Minnesota legislature heard proposals for reducing the daily limits on walleyes from six, down to four. There was also talk of an earlier opening day. It was the DNR that had made both suggestions. There appeared to be some early support to both ideas, but when the Senate sub-committee...
May 17, 2008 - 12:00am
May 11, 2008
Bernie Revering column: Beretta -- A firearms empire
Beretta is the oldest manufacturer -- of anything -- in the world. There is no other industrial enterprise that has been in continuous operation for over five centuries. The beginnings of Beretta were in 1565, when the maker of cannon barrels started in business, with an order from...
May 11, 2008 - 12:00am
May 5, 2008
Bernie Revering column: Remington; America's oldest gun maker
American folklore has long circulated the tale that a frontier lad wanted a rifle. Money was tight, so the young boy was said to have fashioned a barrel at his father's forge and foundry on the frontier, which at the time was on the Erie Canal, near Ithaca, New York. According to...
May 5, 2008 - 12:00am
April 20, 2008
Bernie Revering column: What is the state of the arms industry?
The arms industry is doing extremely well. There's no recession here. Both civilian sales of sporting arms and military gear has found acceptance, and the industry is making guns and ammunition to meet the world's needs. The conglomerate which includes Belgian's FN, America's Winchester...
April 20, 2008 - 12:00am
April 14, 2008
Bernie Revering Column: New Remington representative is a familiar face
Brett Favre, the retired quarterback of the Green Bay Packers is well known for his hunting enthusiasm. He has a lifetime of hunting squirrels, quail, waterfowl deer and boar in his native Mississippi and other places. He recently signed on with Remington and will be seen in camo,...
April 14, 2008 - 12:00am
April 6, 2008
BCSC?Trap shooting begins this week
The Becker County Sportsmen's Club will open its shooting range on Tuesday evening, April 8th. Practice shooting will continue twice a week until the start of league rounds later in the month. The BCSC embarks on its 26th season of formal, organized trap shooting at its range, 3 1/2...
April 6, 2008 - 12:00am
Bernie revering column: Small caliber cartridges for big game?
"Use enough gun!" That was the recommendation of old time gun-writer Captain Charles Askins. "The .270 Winchester is the minimum-and ideal-cartridge for whitetail deer," was the advice from Outdoor Life gun editor Jack O'Connor. Now there is a proposed modification of Minnesota's...
April 6, 2008 - 12:00am
March 30, 2008
Becker County Sportsman - Sportsman's Club preparing for another trap shooting season
The Becker County Sportsmen's Club held a meeting recently, laying out plans for its 56th annual season of organized trap shooting. Yes, the club did begin the summertime sport back in 1972, in the converted gravel pit, three miles southeast of town. Like everything else these days,...
March 30, 2008 - 12:00am
March 24, 2008
Anti-dove hunting legislation shot down early
There are passionate souls in Minnesota who aren't happy with the return of opportunities to hunt doves. Some folks really have a feeling for them, unequaled when compared to other wildlife. Consequently, very soon in the current legislative session, an anti-dove bill immediately...
March 24, 2008 - 12:00am