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County commissioners Barry Nelson and Gerald Schram listen to a citizen voice his concerns over off-road vehicle use in Becker County during a public hearing Tuesday night.

Proposed county ATV policy draws a crowd

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Though the issue of whether ATV users should be granted full, or even limited access to forest trails in Becker County remains hotly contested, one thing that both sides of the issue can agree upon is that a comprehensive, county-wide recreational plan is needed -- and soon.


That was the gist of more than 90 minutes of discussion at Tuesday night's public hearing on forest land classification in Becker County.

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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 14 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as obituaries. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
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