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October 31, 2003

St. Paul Recent legislation requires the Minnesota DNR to collect a customer’s Social Security number as part of an application for a non-commercial game and fish license. The legislation was passed to meet federal requirements.

The SSN is required of all hunters, regardless of age, according to Tom Keefe, Electronic Licensing System program manager for the DNR. Keefe said the DNR is concerned about younger hunters remembering their SSN. Current sales figures indicate only about 10 percent of customers ages 12-15 have purchased their deer license. The DNR has updated

ATVs, private property become a sticky issue’

Associate Editor Aitkin, Minn. When state legislators passed rules to prevent all-terrain vehicles and other off-highway machines from damaging wetlands on both public and private property, their focus was on those who intentionally rip up wetlands, says Minnesota Conservation Officer Bob Mlynar, of Aitkin. But those rules now are confusing hunters who use ATVs when

Grand Rapids, Minn. The Minnesota Deer Hunters Association will host four open house events Nov. 6, 7, 13, and 14 each from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at its headquarters in Grand Rapids for deer hunting enthusiasts who wish to attend.

Tours of the MDHA facility will be offered. On Nov. 6, outdoors authors Tom Chapin and Dan Prusi will be available for book-signing. The MDHA also wishes to remind hunters of the Hides for Habitat program. There are about 400 drop-off points in the state. For more information, visit the MDHA web site at www.mndeerhunters.com,

Oct. 24: Silver Lake Sportsmen’s Club 55th Annual Turtle Soup Feed & Stag Party, Silver Lake Auditorium, 8 p.m. For more info contact Dale Wraspir, 320-327-2124.

Oct. 24: Wadena MDHA Chapter Banquet at the Wadena Elks Lodge, 5 p.m. Seating limited. The first 320 persons to return their money by October 15, will receive tickets. Tickets $40. Do not send money for add’l tickets. Request to be put on the waiting list. All requests for tickets and membership should be sent

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