Brian Peterson

Cabela’s-Bass Pro Shops merger approved

The long-anticipated merger between Cabela’s and Bass Pro Shops was made official July 11 as Cabela’s shareholders voted in favor of the move, according to multiple reports. Also according to reports, the transaction for Sidney, Neb.-based Cabela’s was reportedly valued at $4.2 million. With the deal, which is expected to close in the third quarter, the companies reportedly will be based…

Shoot For Hope: clay targets and much more

The fourth annual Shoot for Hope, benefitting the TreeHouse-Sandstone, is scheduled Saturday, July 15 and again will feature a clay targets tournament as well as a banquet and live auction. Registration for the shoot, at Wings North in Pine City, is from 10:45-11:45 a.m. Saturday, with sporting clays action starting at noon. Registration includes 100 clays and the banquet, dinner…

Yamaha purchasing Kracor rotational molding assets

KENNESAW, Ga. — Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A. today announced the creation of Yamaha Marine Systems Company – YMSC – after acquiring the assets of Kracor, Inc., a rotational molding manufacturer based in Milwaukee, Wis. Founded in Milwaukee by George Kraemer, Kracor opened in 1969. The company produces rotationally molded plastic products for national and international markets with parts for the recreational marine and other industries….

Spring Grove leads the way on opening day of high school shoot

ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — Spring Grove High School kicked off the Minnesota State High School Clay Target League Trap Shooting Championship by winning the Class A overall and varsity team titles Monday at Alexandria Shooting Park. Besides Spring Grove, also winning team titles were Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton (junior varsity) and Hinckley-Finlayson (novice). DGF’s Ben Ellenbaum was the top overall shooter after also winning the junior varsity…