2011 Governor's Pheasant Opener Media Coverage
Release Date: Nov 04, 2011
8.9.10 Monte News "DFL candidate Dayton will host opener here..."
8.11.11 Associated Press "Minn. Gov Dayton to shoot for new tradition with 1st Governor's Pheasant Opener in Montevideo" www.startribune.com/local
9.28.11 Lillie Suburban Newspapers by Pam O'Meara "The joys of pheasant hunting"
10.6.11 WJON am1240 St. Cloud, On air mention by Bob Hughes
10.10 Star Tribune by Doug Smith "Dayton savors first ever Governor's Pheasant Hunt"
10.11 Startribune.com "Morning Hot Dish" blog "Zellers, Dayton, guns and dogs"
10.12 Brad Strootman, Marshall Radio, interviews Edman, Dennis Larson, Steve Jones, Angie Steinbach and Cal Brink for "Prairie Outdoors Radio Show."
10.12 Star Tribune by Doug Smith "Governor's Opener guide under the gun"
10.12 Angie Steinbach, Monte CofC Tourism, interviewed on Minnesota Public Radio
10.13 & 14 KDMA Montevideo live broadcasts from Pheasant Opener
10.13 KDMA Montevideo, blog post on web site
10.13 by Jeremy Jones, Montevideo American News, "Governor's Pheasant Opener taking aim at economic development"
10.13 by Tim Burns, Q102 Willmar blog, "Tim at the Governor's Pheasant Opener"
10.13 Brad Strootman, Marshall Radio "Prairie Outdoors" interviews with Edman, Landwehr, Ellington, Steinbach
10.14 Dave Lee Morning Show WCCO am830...interviewing Mike Max....mentioned and discussed the Governor's Pheasant Opener and the hunting in the area.
10.14 Litchfield Independent Review, "First Governor's Pheasant Opener will tout farming; habitat
10.14 by Scott Rall, Worthington Daily Globe, "An entirely new kind of outing"
10.14 Morning Take E-newsletter by Blois Olson, carried two items about the Governor's Pheasant Opener.
10.14 MinnPost.com by Joe Kimball "Governor's Pheasant Hunting Opener blasts off Saturday"
10.14 West Central Tribune by Tom Cherveny, "Montevideo ready to roll out the red carpet for Governor's Pheasant Opener"
10.14 Hot Dish Blog (Rachel Stassen-Berger Star Tribune) mention events and location.
10.14 KSTP TV5, "Governor hosts pheasant hunting event, Montevideo"
10.15 MPRnews "No birds for Dayton at Pheasant Opener"
10.15 Morris Sun Tribune by Tom Cherveny, "Governor, pheasant hunters take to Monte area fields today"
10.15 InForum (Fargo Forum) by Tom Cherveny, "Governor's Pheasant Opener has plenty of bang"; also 10.16 Grand Forks Herald
10.15 Saturday Sportstalk ESPNam1500 Patrick Reusse & Judd Zulgud –mentions
10.15 On site in Montevideo, Tourism Director John Edman did interviews with the West Central Tribune, KDMA Montevideo, Q102 Willmar, South Dakota Public Radio and Wild Dakota Productions.
10.15 Star Tribune, "Governor's Pheasant hunt looks like a success"
10.15 KAAL TV, "Dayton hosts first Governor's Pheasant Opener, Montevideo"
10.15 KARE TV11, "Dayton hosts first Governor's Pheasant Opener, Montevideo"
10.15 WCCO TV4, "Dayton hosts first Governor's Pheasant Opener, Montevideo"
1-.15 KEYC TV, "Dayton hosts first Governor's Pheasant Opener, Montevideo"
10.16 West Central Tribune, by Tom Chervey, "Update: Montevideo, Minn., area boats surprising pheasant numbers for Governor's Pheasant Opener"
10.16 by Dave Orrick, St. Paul Pioneer Press and twincities.com "Economic and political tides thin Minnesota's pheasant habitat"
10.16 by John Doman, St. Paul Pioneer Press Outdoors Page photo (5) feature
10.16 by Doug Smith Star Tribune "Bipartisanship and birds – all in the bag"
10.17 by Tom Cherveny, West Central Tribune "None for Dayton but 52 birds harvested during Governor's Pheasant Opener"
10.17 by John Cross, Mankato Free Press, "Pheasant opener bounty not as plentiful as usual"
10.17 KDMA Montevideo web site blog, "Governors Inaugural Pheasant Opener"
10.18 by Per Peterson, Marshall Independent, "Governor's Pheasant Hunt coming to area in ‘12"
10.18 by Doug Smith, Star Tribune, "Farming method helps land...and wildlife"
10.19 by Bob and Ginny Riege, Austin Daily Herald, "Riege: The Future of Pheasant Hunting," (to be published in Nov Outdoors Weekly and Dec Sportsmen's News)
10.20 by Jeremy Jones, Montevideo American News "Governor's Pheasant Opener hits the target"
10.20 Renville County Register, Governor's Pheasant Opener hits the target" (from the Montevideo American News)
10.21 by Scott Tedrick, Granite Falls Advocate Tribune "Keeping Minnesota at work: Senator Klobuchar visits Granite Falls manufacturer SpecSys" (includes GPO mention)
10.28 Vern Boer, Wild Dakota Productions: production of show to be aired is in process