Applications open for prairie chicken hunt lottery
Hunters can apply through Friday, Aug. 17, to be chosen for one of 125 permits for the 2018 Minnesota prairie chicken hunting season, according to the Department of Natural Resources.
The nine-day prairie chicken season begins Saturday, Sept. 29, and is open only to Minnesota residents.
“Prairie chicken numbers are influenced by the amount of grassland habitat within the range and provide a limited, but unique, hunting opportunity in northwestern Minnesota,” said Leslie McInenly, DNR acting wildlife populations program manager.
Youth can hunt deer with adult mentors during special hunts
Youth can apply to hunt deer in select state parks and other refuge areas during 17 special deer hunts in October and November, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
“These special hunts give youth and parents or adult mentors a fantastic opportunity to hunt together,” said James Burnham, DNR hunter and angler recruitment, retention and reactivation coordinator. “They can be memorable and positive experiences for all involved.”
Youth can apply now through Friday, Aug. 17, to apply for the hunts. Of the 17 special hunts, 15 are firearms hunts for youth ages 12 to 15, and two are archery hunts for youth ages 12 to 17.
Celebrate America Kids Mini Golf Championship at Whistling Wolf, Crosslake
The Celebrate America Kids Mini Golf Championship was held at Whistling Wolf in Crosslake on Thursday, July 5. 47 kids competed in the event. Here are the age division winners:
6 & under
1st - Rex Hammer, Pequot Lakes
2nd - Anja Larson, Zimmerman
3rd - Rylan Klocke, Lakeville
Area Golf League Results
Crosswoods Men’s Golf League
Tuesday League 07/10/18
Game of the Day: 16 Hole Team Low Net
First Place Team - High Noon Randy Kraft, Daryl Thorvilson, Chuck Dorn, Neal Bailey
Second Place Team - High Noon Steve Laak, Lenny Rau, Dave Oleson, Gene Lovro
First Place Team - Sunrise Jay wiltrout, Gary Klatt, ed Kellogg, Neil Smith
Second Place Team - Sunrise Don Jacobson, Don Miller, Gene Guthmueller, Rich Yeager
Closest to Pin Awards: Jay Wiltrout, Ken Olsen, Bill Herrick, Jay Wiltrout
Longest Putt Awards: Don Miller, Dale Stevens
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