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February 25, 2005

Doyle pitches hike in DNR license fees

Proposal must now pass Joint Finance Committee By Tim Eisele Correspondent Madison Gov. Jim Doyle delivered his proposed 2005-07 state budget to the Legislature on Feb. 8. He emphasized the “E” word, but it was education, not environment. If it was environmental items you were waiting to hear about in his budget presentation, there wasn’t

Grand Rapids, Minn. The Minnesota Deer Hunters Association will host its 2nd Annual Outdoors Expo at the Shooting Star Convention Center in Mahnomen this Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 26 and 27. The event boasts seminars, free MDHA prints for the first 1,000

During the evening of Feb. 26, MDHA will hold its 18th Annual State Habitat Banquet. The group will mark its 25th anniversary with a raffle including firearms, hunting trips, hunting gear, and other prizes. Proceeds will go toward habitat improvement projects throughout Minnesota. For more information about the event, call the MDHA office at (800)

State groups critical of DNR personnel changes

Associate Editor Bemidji, Minn. For the second week in a row, the DNR has lost one of its longtime fixtures in its Bemidji office. A week after regional director Paul Swenson was reassigned, Regional Wildlife Manager Jim Breyen announced his retirement, effective March 8. Breyen’s retirement has stirred members of environmental groups, who, following Swenson’s

DNR-proposed rule changes up for vote April 11

Madison  Changes to application and permit deadlines, requiring identification on tree stands set up on state-owned lands, prohibiting use of electronic decoys for turkey hunting, establishing a deer hunting season in Kohler-Andrae State Park, allowing anglers to keep and kill one non-native fish species for transport to a DNR office, and a proposal to allow

Feb. 28: The La Crosse County Conservation Alliance sponsoring a forum on DNR hunting, fishing and trapping license fee increases at the Onalaska Middle School. The group will invite area legislators and Madison DNR folks to listen to sportsmen. For more

Feb. 28: District 1 of the Conservation Congress meeting, Sawyer County Courthouse, Hayward, 7 p.m. regarding resolutions referred from the spring hearings or possible regulation changes. All of the upcoming district meetings are open to the public. Contact AnnMarie Kutzke, 608-266-2952. Feb. 28: District 3 of the Conservation Congress meeting, Tomahawk Ranger Station, Tomahawk, 7

Blackhawk Musky Club meets the first Tuesday of each month, 7 p.m., My Apartment Restaurant & Lounge, 15 N. Arch St., Janesville. For more info call Matt McCumber, 608-755-5887.

12 Apostles Musky Club, Inc. meets the first Monday each month, 7 pm, Blue Top Supper Club & Motel, 3425 Church Street, Stevens Point, WI. Guest always welcome! For more info call Ron Schwarz, 715-343-0373. Salmon Unlimited of Wisconsin meets the second Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the 5th St. Yacht

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