STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Some testify that Capitol guns scare them
By Don Davis
Gun opponents testified Tuesday that they felt uncomfortable earlier this year when they knew gun advocates were packing in the Capitol, but a key opponent admitted he likely will not wi... Posted on 8/20/13 at 3:03 PM
OH LOOK, A SHINY THING! Learning to Shoot Zombies
I learned to shoot over the weekend, with the help of my colleague, Logan Adams. While I'm not sure if I ever hit the target with the larger guns (that's larger in physical size, not um, bullet size),... Posted on 6/26/13 at 9:00 AM
STAFF BLOG COMPASS POINTS WITH BRAD DOKKEN East Grand Forks MDHA chapter offers annual ‘10-gun raffle’
The Min-Dak Border Chapter of the Minnesota Deer Hunters Association is holding its 10-gun raffle again this fall, selling 750 tickets at $10 each. The raffle is a secondary fundraiser, and all of the... Posted on 9/14/12 at 6:00 AM
RURAL REFLECTIONS Rural Reflections Radio
Here is this week's Rural Reflections Radio program, Guns and Hoses... Posted on 8/30/12 at 5:49 AM
MODERN-DAY JANE It's not the heat, it's the humidity.
We've been in hiding the last few days. It's really horrible, I know, but with this hot & steamy weather, it just makes me want to stay in the lovely blessing of air conditioning. We've left for j... Posted on 7/19/11 at 8:11 PM
Thousands of guns are being offered for sale illegally by unlicensed firearms dealers on a single U.S. website, according to a report released on Thursday by a group of U.S. mayors campaigning for gun control.
A Minnesota National Guard member has been charged with fraud after FBI agents said they learned he had stolen personal information on 400 soldiers from his former Army unit, and a federal judge has ordered him held temporarily in jail.
The families of many of those who died last year in a shooting rampage at an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut, gathered on Monday to encourage people to perform an act of kindness on the anniversary of the slayings.
Pellet guns and other toy weaponry should not be allowed to look like the real thing, a California lawmaker said Friday, vowing to introduce a bill to ban such replicas following the accidental killing of a 13-year-old boy by sheriff's deputies.
An effort to repeal a Florida law allowing people to use deadly force if they reasonably fear for their safety failed on Thursday, reigniting a controversy over how the law figured in the Trayvon Martin murder trial.
North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem says the state crime bureau is “overwhelmed” with applications for concealed weapons licenses, creating longer wait times for applicants at a time when a change in state law recently raised the application fee from $45 to $60.
When President Barack Obama picked B. Todd Jones to lead the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, it looked like the moment had arrived when the beleaguered ATF would reassert itself as an agency with teeth.
Police say the high school liaison officer interviewed several students and learned the boy had been bringing a handgun to school for several weeks and had, on one occasion, pointed the gun at the head of another student near the bike racks.
Relatives of victims of recent high-profile mass shootings in the U.S. traveled with activists to Washington on Tuesday to lobby again for gun control, a trip that took on new urgency in the wake of Monday's shooting in the capital that killed 13.
Gun control advocates say the National Rifle Association-aided recall of two Colorado legislators who backed new gun restrictions will make it harder to revive stalled efforts in Congress to tighten firearm laws.
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