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Eldor Omdahl of Warren, Minn., stands in the loft above a pond he dug at the Wetlands, Pines and Prairie Audubon Sanctuary.

Eldor Omdahl dies at 101; Warren-area Audubon sanctuary his legacy of nature

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At the start of deer hunting season in November 2008, Eldor Omdahl sat in a heated shack atop a hill near Warren, Minn., visiting with Herald outdoors writer Brad Dokken.


Omdahl wasn't carrying a rifle that day. "I'm slowing up," he told Dokken. "My gun feels a lot heavier than it used to."

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