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AgweekTV: Sczepanski Farm Insolvency
Crash near Ice Cracking Lake kills two, injures two
DL man sentenced for animal cruelty
Murder suspect bludgeoned Otter Tail County mother, son with pipe wrench, charges say
Dragon Open kicks off summer golf tournaments June 11
Vikings open season at home against 49ers, have four nationally televised games
Raiders down Patriots late in season-opening victory
NorthStar Academy team accepted into new hockey league
Summit to address football concerns in Minnesota
Unwrapping #MeToo with grace
It's almost time to light the 'Fire in February': DL preacher's plans taking shape to mobilize community to read Bible's Book of Acts
'Fire in February': DL preacher hopes to mobilize local faith community to read Bible's Book of Acts
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
friends & neighbors
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
Detroit Lakes couple forced to spend extra $2,000 on flights home after being stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
Peterson: Work mandate for food stamps imperils next farm bill
Arvig to boost workforce by 160
Ketter joins Mid-Minnesota as DL branch manager
Special music event coming to DL library April 24
What's coming up for arts and entertainment around the region
What's new in arts and entertainment around the region
Crawling with creativity: Detroit Lakes' 2nd Annual Art Crawl set for April 19-21
Stories sought for new musical set in Otter Tail County
Lottie Ann Thomas
Merle R. Meyer
George B. Scarborough
Family of slain child says multiple people called Otter Tail County social services
Letter: Help make these school projects community plans
Letter: Thumbs up to all you snowplow drivers
Letter: An alternative DL school building plan
Divided loyalties--don't be quick to judge
Ice-out shaping up to be late: Brutally cold April will impact May fishing opener
Wild turkey a success story in Minnesota
Snowy start to steelhead season: Despite snowstorm, Brule River anglers turn out for opener
Now is the time to clean, repair your birdhouses
Let's bring back the fishing pier at Dunton Locks
Getting ahead of the curve: Cancer rehab in DL helps patients get back into life
'We'll strive to be fair': Two of Becker County’s top legal eagles talk about upcoming judgeships
Ruby's Pantry helps families make ends meet; Local mom of 7 shares her story
Adolescent anxiety is on the rise, and social media may be part of the problem
Minnesota Made: Enjoy some movies shot in the Lake of 10,000 Lakes
Letter: Ice palace co-chairs thank the community
Youth fishing derby on Little Detroit Lake was 'great success'
The walls came tumbling down: Ice palace demolished on Friday
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
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