36th Anniversary Banquet

Friday April 8th

at the Kato Ballroom in Mankato.

2022 Banquet Information

The 2022 Banquet was a big success thanks to all our generous donors, sponsors, advertising partners and attendees.
We hope to see everyone next year. We will be working on additional improvements to the banquet. If you have suggestions please let us know.
*Please scroll down for a list of all our wonderful donors, sponsors and advertising partners. We couldn’t do it without their generous support.

Listed below are a few of the raffles we offered at this years banquet.

Early Gun Raffle

This raffle had three winners. 

Winners were drawn Friday April 8th 2022.

Sponsored by

2022 Early Gun Raffle Prizes

First Prize

Franchi Instinct SL
Over/Under 12 Gauge

Second Prize

Remington V3
Mossy Oak Blades
12 Gauge

Third Prize

Ruger American Predator
6.5 Creedmore &
Vortex 3x9x40 Crossfire Scope

Grand Raffle

This raffle had five winners. 

Winners were drawn Friday April 8th 2022.

Sponsored by

We Make Your Truck Work For You!

2022 Grand Raffle Prizes

First Prize

Yeti Tundra 45 Cooler
& $2,500.00 Cash

Second Prize

$500 Cash

Third Prize

$250 Cash

Forth Prize

$100 Cash

Fifth Prize

$100 Cash

Hat Raffle/Drawing

This Raffle/Drawing was only available banquet night. There were three ways to acquire a 2022 commemorative MPI hat at the banquet. There were 6 hats on the Live Auction, 5 hats on the Hat Raffle and 1 hat on the Good Odds Raffle.

Those lucky enough to acquire a hat were entered into the final Hat Raffle Drawing for the prizes below.
*All hat winners also received an MPI logo Stainless Yeti Pint.

Raffle/Drawing took place Friday April 8th 2022 at the live Banquet.

Sponsored by

2022 Hat Raffle/Drawing Prizes

First Prize

Browning A5 Ultimate
Satin Walnut 12 Gauge

Second Prize

$1,000+ Sitka Gear
Waterfowl Package

Third Prize

Yeti Panga 75
Ultra-Durable Waterproof Duffle

Good Odds Raffle

This Raffle was only available banquet night.
There were four seperate raffles/prizes.
Each raffle had 1 in 50 odds – only 50 tickets sold per item. 

Raffle took place Friday April 8th 2022 at the live Banquet.

Sponsored by


of Mankato

2022 Good Odds Prizes

First Raffle
1 in 50 odds

Winchester SX4 Waterfowl Hunter
Mossy Oak Shadow Grass 12 Gauge

Second Raffle
1 in 50 Odds

Tikka T3X Blued
Various Calibers Available

Third Raffle
1 in 50 Odds

Henry Classic Lever Action
H001 Walnut 22 S/L/LR

Fourth Raffle
1 in 50 Odds

2022 Special Edition MPI Hat
Winner of hat is entered into the final
Hat Raffle Drawing


2022 Banquet Sponsors

Thanks to our great supporters, we were able to hold a successful live event at the Kato Ballroom. We’d like to thank all those that generously supported Minnesota Pheasants, Inc. during our banquet. Below are listed those that elected to support us with our individual Sponsor option.


Individual Sponsors

Sponsors are those that have elected to support us through our Sponsorship Program.

Adam Ehlers
Allen Prosser
Arlen Ostermann
Bill LeDuc – Agri-Realty
Blue Earth County Pheasants Forever
Bo Nash
Bob Quiram
Brian Cain
Brian Swanson
Bruce Walters
Chad Ostermann – M&M Insurance
Charles Wingert
Chris Cass – Toyota of Mankato
Dale Hudson
Dan Cline – Printwear Graphics
Darrell Ehlers
David Ewel
David Ramsden
David Ziegler
Dean Runge
Dean Trauger
Dean Wuebker
Delwin Smith
Denise Anderson
Dennis Peterson
Dwayne Thormadsgard
Eran Sandquist
Eric Anderson
Eric Dosch
Evan Goodrich – R&E Enterprises
Garden City Gun & Rod Club
Gary Hudson
Gary Mace
Glen Wiens
Henry Stokman
Howard Ward
Jacob Doleza #2
Jacob Dolezal
James Hannaseh
Jay Pederson
Jeff Ahrens
Jeff Davis
Joe Barnard
Joe Frederick
Joel Eberhart
Joel Pederson – Needle Myer Hunt Club
John Mastrey
John Olson
Jon Hudrlik
Josh Lunz – Lunz Property Management
Kathy Brunz
Kaya Strassburg
Kirby Thompson
Konor Severns
Kyle Leary
Kylie Klaus
Les Curry
Mankato Motor Company -Brian Taylor
Mark Hansen
Mark Hochstein
Mark Hummer
Michael Maurer
MN Deer Hunters Bend of the River
Nathan Mullendore
Ned Pilling
Nicollet Conservation Club
Phil Hines
Randy Zellmer
Richard Barnard
Richard Bruels – River Valley Training
Rick Manke
Ron Bergemann
Scott Anderson
Scott Hudson
Scott Ostermann
Shane Meier
Steve Waugh
Theron Bonneur
Thomas Severns
Tod Stokman
Todd Goodrich
Todd Sittig
Todd Tanhoff
Todd Wiens
Tom Brunz – Brunz Construction Company Inc.
Tony Workman – Workman Retirement Planning
Travis Javins
Tyler Eckhardt
US Bank – Bryan Sowers
Wayne Krosch
Zach Strassburg

2022 Banquet Donors

We are so thankful for all of our donors who have generously donated to help us fullfill our mission. Please support these generous folks when possible.



Donors have generously provided goods and services towards our banquet fundraiser.

1000 Degrees Pizza
Al Prosser
Alfred Berner
All Pets Medicine, Surgery & Rehab Clinic
All States Ag Parts
Arnie Lillo
Big Gain, Inc.
Bill Gardner
Bingham Hall Bed & Breakfast
Blue Earth County Soil & Water Conservation District
Bob Freyberg
Brian Swanson
Buffalo Wild Wings
C & S Supply, Inc.
Caribou Gun Club & Shooting Preserve
Carol Brady
Crysteel Truck Equipment
Cub Liquor – Mankato
Dale Hudson
Dale’s Marine
Darrell & Cindy Ehlers
Denny Hild
Dick’s Locker
Dokken Dog Supply
Freyberg Petroleum
Garry Barnett
Gary Bullemer
George’s Fine Steaks & Spirits
GMS Industrial Supply, Inc.
Gun Dog Supply
Harrison Ford of Mankato
Hilltop Meat Market
Hy-Vee of Mankato
Joe Michel
Joe Steck
Johnson Outdoors
Jon & Julie Hudrlik
Karen Zuehke
Keepers RV Center
Key Cities Conservation Club
KEYC Television
Kia of Mankato
Kibble Equipment
Knives by Simon
Kwik Trip
Lakes Gas
LIV Aveda Salon & Spa
Lloyd Lumber Company
Locher Bros., Inc.
M&M Insurance
Mankato Eagles Aerie & Auxiliary 269
Mankato Motor Company
Mapleton Marine
Matt Hudson
Milwaukee Electric Tool Company
Minnesota Horse & Hunt Club
Morgan Creek Vineyard
Nicks Car Care
North Links Golf Course
onX Hunt
Outdoor News
Panera Bread
Patrick Erdner
Pet Expo
Pro Graphix
Radio Mankato
Randy & Vivienne Palmquist
Rapidan Dam Store Café
Retreiver Journal
Richard Kakeldey
Rounders Bar & Grill
Ryan Krosch
Schmidt’s Meat Market
Shawn Hern
Sitka Gear
Sportsman’s Art, Ltd – Jim Killen
Syngenta Seeds, Inc.
The Mad Bomber Company
Tom & Nita Looft
Tow Distributing
U.S. Bank – Mankato City Center Branch
Vernon Center Lumber
Vetter Stone Company
Volk Transfer
Wayne Krosch
White Fox Fur & Feather
William Stallkamp
Wingen Farms LLP
Workman Retirement Planning LLC
Yeti Coolers

Our supporters – Sponsors, Donors, MVP Supporters & Advertising Partners, are a very big part of our success and we hope you will support them. Please thank them for their generosity by patronizing their businesses throughout the year. Take a look below and on our supporters page for a complete list of all of those that so generously give to make Minnesota Pheasants, Inc. a success.

2022 MVP Supporters & Advertising Partners

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