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Local National Guard unit wins acclaim during grueling training in Mohave Desert
DL man faces first-degree drug charge for meth
'Kicking' up the holiday savings: Local woman uses her smartphone to find rebates while shopping
Feds tighten restrictions on meds for farm animals
Callaway woman accused of trying to smuggle cocaine into jail
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Hornet wrestlers take Unruh Invite
Laker girls hockey shutout at Sartell
Raider girls snap 36-game skid
Versatile scoring gives Raiders second victory
Laker dance teams start strong at home invite
Establishing an early homestead in Becker County (Part 2 of 3)
Reacting the christian way
Lakes Area Prayer Wall
First Lutheran Foundation of Detroit Lakes
Friends & Neighbors
It's a farm-fresh family thing: Roasted, Baked in DL set to open
Gas prices up average of three cents in Minnesota
Practical money matters: Focus on credit factors, not credit scores
Tax delinquency list updated
ERA Northland has a new realtor
Grace Lutheran to host Holiday Vendor Fair
'World's best tribute to young Elvis' comes to Detroit Lakes Saturday
Area students participating in Concordia Christmas Concerts
Award-winning country artist Phil Vassar coming to Shooting Star Friday
Great American Think-Off solicits questions for anniversary debate
Eugene (Gene) A. Nelson
Melvin Martin Goodman
Jeffrey Lee Olds
Ruth I. Knapp
Editorial: Becker County scams - why can't we stop them?
Thanks to teachers for attended Legion Auxiliary Appreciation Tea
Welcome to Washington, Mr. President-Elect
Letter: Osage gun range story should have focused on neighbors
Editorial: Minnesota is second-most charitable state
It's December, bring on the ice fishing!
This is the time to go after trophy muskies
Wanted: More deer hunters in Minnesota
Now is the time to plan a Boundary Waters trip
Lot of activity as autumn turns towards winter
An explosion of everything Christmas: Detroit Lakes woman creates holiday wonderland in her home
'In Spite of Heroin': Area mom pens book about surviving twin sons’ addiction
MN children's book author coming to DLCCC Thursday
Tuxes & Tails: Rescued dogs, tuxedo’d handlers to strut their stuff on the runway this coming Friday
'An Andy and Bing Christmas': Former NFL player to bring classic Christmas show to DL
Pine to Palm
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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