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Hunters planning on hunting need to sign up for a firearms safety hunter education class now. That's what the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is telling hunters across the gopher state. DNR officials say that hunters can not buy a hunting license in Minnesota and many other states unless they have completed the training. "Instructors throughout the state are gearing up for the late summer fall rush," said Capt. Mike Hammer, DNR hunter education coordinator.
Last year was a good year for Minnesota pheasant hunters according to state wildlife officials. Minnesota Department of Natural Resources officials say that favorable weather helped make 2005 one of the best pheasant hunting seasons in 40 years. The DNR says hunters harvested 585,000 pheasants last fall - the highest harvest since 1964 - well above the 2004 harvest of 420,000 birds. Individually, hunters also harvested more doves and ducks.
There will soon be a new critical habitat license plate for Minnesota drivers to purchase and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is going to hold a contest to design it. "The contest represents a great opportunity for artists who would like to have their work featured on license plates across Minnesota," C.B. Bylander, Outreach Section chief for the DNR Fish and Wildlife Division.
Friday: no transport from W7641 170th Ave., 11:18 a.m.; Daniel Goodman from Fairview Red Wing Medical Center to St. Marys Hospital, Rochester, 2:16 p.m.; Catherine Thygesen from hospital to Fairview-University Medical Center, 5:28 p.m.; Neil Erickson from Welch Ski Area to hospital, 6:08 p.m. Saturday: Bill Parker from Red Wing Health Center to hospital, 4:02 a.m.; Ashley McLaughlin from 521 Maple Hills to hospital, 8:07 a.m.; Eric Moldenhauer from 295 S.
CORRECTION State legislator Duke Powell, not Howell, won the special election in the House 40A race. His name was misspelled in Monday's editorial. We're sorry for the error. BRIEFS Featherstone Board Featherstone Town Board will meet at 7:30 p.m. today in the Town Hall. Noontime Kiwanis Noontime Kiwanis will have a Valentine's Day party at noon Thursday at the St. James Hotel. Char Henn will speak on the "Rules for Engagement." Peace vigil Peace vigil is planned for 4:30 p.m. Friday at John Rich Park.
Vonch leads local Jostens plant Dan Vonch was named plant manager for the Jostens Diploma Division in Red Wing. A Red Wing native, Vonch joined Jostens in 2001 as production manager. "Dan brings a tremendous amount of cost reduction and process improvement experience to this position," said Dannette Logan, human resources manager. "His No.
Valentine's Day is a day that people either love or hate. Whether you have a significant other or not doesn't seem to affect people's feelings of Valentine's Day in any drastic manner. It has been this way since the tradition began. There are a lot of differences in teen relationships today in comparison to a few decades ago. Today's high school relationships can be complicated; when we say "you won't understand," we're probably right.
Bearing Burners Bearing Burners will meet at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Steve Freij's home to plan summer events. Golden Kiwanis Golden Kiwanis will meet at 9:30 a.m. Thursday at the St. James Hotel. Walt Stolpa will speak about security matters. Board will meet at 8:15 a.m. Food Shelf donations will be collected. Izaak Walton Izaak Walton League will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the clubhouse.
Goodhue County Applications issued to: Brent Sayler, West Fargo, N.D., and Heather Sunderland, Cannon Falls. Greg Slouber, Red Wing, and Linda Jaso, Bridgeview, Ill. Timothy Hinz, Red Wing, and Janice St. Dennis, Red Wing. Keith Meyers, Cannon Falls, and Tamara Elias, Cannon Falls. Matthew Quade and Rebecca Poetter, Randolph, Minn. Cory Benda and Sara Larson, both of Wanamingo. Charles Condon and Melanie Condon, Kenyon. Scott Linaman and Ashley Husbyn, both of Kenyon.
AMBULANCE RUNS Friday: Daniel Goodman from 1808 Chakya St. to Fairview Red Wing Medical Center, 10:22 a.m.; John Kemmerer from N3998 970th St. to hospital, 10:23 a.m.