About Us

 

 The Battle Lake Review established in 1884

(USPS 818-000)

Proud to be the Hometown newspaper covering community news and events of Battle Lake, Clitherall, Vining, Underwood and surrounding areas including Battle Lake and Underwood School. We are known for all of our great photography and coverage. Newspaper also includes Ashby-Dalton Post as the second section.

  • Legal Publication Date: Every Wednesday
  • Location: 114 Lake Ave. N.
  • Mailing Address: PO Box 99, Battle Lake MN 56515-0099
  • Telephone: 218-864-5952
  • Fax: 218-864-5212
  • Email: blreview@arvig.net
  • Deadlines for News Releases and Advertising: Thursdays 3 p.m.
  • Inserts: Heartland Market and Larry’s Foods (weekly); Dollar General (certain dates) and JC’s Grocery (certain areas)

The Ashby-Dalton Post purchased by Battle Lake Review in 1983

Proud to be the Hometown newspaper covering community news and events of Ashby and Dalton and surrounding areas including Ashby School. We’re know for great coverage and photos. It is also second section of The Battle Lake Review.

  • Legal Publication: Every Wednesday
  • Satellite Office/Mailing Address: 302 Main Street, Ashby MN 56309
  • Telephone: 218-747-2243 or 218-864-5952 (Review office)
  • Fax: 218-864-5212
  • Email: blreview@arvig.net
  • Deadlines for News Releases and Advertising: Thursdays 3 p.m.
  • Inserts: JC’s Grocery and Larry’s Foods (weekly); Dollar General (certain dates)

Meet The Staff …

  • Ed Pawlenty: Owner, Publisher, Ad Sales (since December 2012)
    • Email: publisher@battlelakereview.com
  • Janet Widness: Editor, Layout Designer, Photographer, Ad Sales (since September 1987)
  • Emily Carlson: Office, Typesetter, Photographer, Writer, Website (since January 2018)
  • Sue Duncan: Proof Reader and Bookkeeper (Part-time)
  • Jon Tamke: Master Commercial Printer (Past owner)
  • Jerry Washek: Commercial Printing (Part-time)
  • Winnie Thompson: Ashby-Dalton Post Managing Editor, Photographer, Writer (since 1983)
  • Karina Walvatne: Intern – Photographer (since 2016)

 

Where You Can Purchase The Review …

  • Ashby:
    • JC’s Grocery
    • T&B’s Short Stop
  • Battle Lake:
    • Battle Lake Review
    • Battle Lake Standard
    • Ben’s Bait
    • Larry’s Foods
    • Lakes Area Cooperative (Cenex)
    • Seip Drug
    • Shoreline Restaurant & Lanes
  • Dalton:
    • Dalton Corner Store
    • JC’s General Store
  • Otter Tail Lake Area:
    • Corner Store
  • Underwood:
    • Under-Mart
    • Underwood Quik-Stop & Restaurant
  •  Vining:
    • Bigfoot Gas & Groceries
    • Vining Palace

Tell ‘Em You Read It In The Review and Post!