Minnesota Governor’s Pheasant Hunting Opener

Host city Luverne has early bead on pheasant opener

(Photo by Bill Diers)While most of the state is embracing the thought of the summer season, it’s pheasant-hunting planning season in far southern Minnesota. Planning is underway for the eighth annual Minnesota Governor’s Pheasant Opener, Oct. 12-13 in Luverne, in the southwest corner of the state. It marks the first time Luverne has hosted the event, and according to a…

Dedication of WMA part of Governor’s Pheasant Hunting Opener

(Minnesota DNR)The public is invited to attend the dedication of Minnesota’s newest public hunting land, the James Meger Memorial Wildlife Management Area, near Marshall, at 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 13, as part of the Minnesota Governor’s Pheasant Hunting Opener. The ceremony will include comments from Gov. Mark Dayton, Lt. Gov. Tina Smith and Minnesota DNR Commissioner Tom Landwehr, among other…