Tuesday, March 21st, 2023
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May 4, 2003

April 12: NWTF Super Fund Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Holiday Inn, Detroit Lakes. For more info call Steven Hanson, 218-846-7171.

April 12: Canby Area DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Yellow Medicine County Fairgrounds. For more info call Greg Pederson, 507-223-7333. April 12: TIP Banquet, VFW Hall Deer River. For more info call Tom Chapin, 218-327-1557. April 12: MWA Chippewa River Flyway Banquet, 5 p.m., Lakeside Ballroom, Glenwood. For more info call Mark Robideaux, 320-808-7752. April 12:

Duluth, Minn. The Chippewa and Superior national forests have completed two proposed forest land and resource management plans and one draft environmental impact statement that are now available for public review and comment.

Forest plans must be revised every 10 to 15 years and the current forest plans were implemented in 1986. Documents regarding the plans will be available at several public libraries and on the internet beginning April 28, at www.fs.fed.us/r9/chippewa/plan/planning.htm. They’ll also be available at national forest offices in the state. Or you may call the

St. Paul Most contaminants in state’s fish are low, but mercury remains a concern for Minnesotans who like to eat the fish they catch from the state’s lakes and rivers; mercury remains the contaminant that poses the greatest health risk, according to the

The fish advisory is now available in an eight-page brochure, “Eat Fish Often?” That brochure is available by calling MDH at (651) 215-0950 or toll free 1-800-657-3908. Recommendations also are available in the Lake Survey Reports produced by the Minnesota DNR, at www.dnr.state.mn.us/lakefind/index.html.

Madison, Wis. Another 14 deer with chronic wasting disease have been found in Wisconsin, all within the area where the fatal brain disease was discovered a year ago, according to the state Department of Natural Resources.

The new cases bring the total of diseased deer found in the Mount Horeb area to 204 about 2 percent of the deer that were examined. DNR Secretary Scott Hassett said the state plans to alter its CWD testing strategy, focusing more on the Illinois border and areas around game farms where deer have tested

Big Six

LAKE MILLE LACS The ice is completely gone and the crappies are biting in shallow water. Work the docks near McQuoid’s, the Mille Lacs Island area, and near the boat launch in Isle. Perch reports have been minimal, with just a few of them mixed in with the crappies. Johnson’s Portside (320) 676-3811 www.johnsonsportside.com LAKE

April 12: Hot Walleye Tactics by “Tackle Terry” Tuma at 11 a.m. at North Country RV in Blaine. For more info call 763-757-0550.

June 7: Service Rifle Clinic at the American Legion Post 435 CMP Club, Webster. 8 a.m., space limited. For more info call Brian Wakefield, 952-894-7192. Gander Mountain’s Meet the Pros Seminar Series. Mike Yurk & “Tackle Terry” Tuma are the speakers for the seminars at the Gander Mountain in Woodbury. Every Saturday, 2-4 p.m., store

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