DL News Staff
I bagged my first wild turkey while hunting in Goodhue County near Rochester. There were few, if any, turkeys anywhere else in our state. The National Wild Turkey Foundation changed all that. Captured wild birds -- often from the Ozark Mountains, sometimes from the local flocks -- were released. In many locations they thrived. Our local birds are the result of a release program in the mid-1990s, beginning at Hubbel Pond and near the Cormorant Lakes Sportsmen's Club. At these sites and at others in Becker County the wild birds thrived.
The Minnesota Deer Hunters Association will hold its annual state habitat banquet in conjunction with the annual outdoor expo in Duluth on Saturday, March 4. Both events will be held at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center. The 3rd annual Outdoor Expo is 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. It features special seminars on such topics as bovine tuberculosis, meat processing and future deer management. Persons can bring deer antlers for scoring that morning. There will also be over 100 vendor booths. The 19th annual habitat banquet will be at 4:30-10 p.m.
There will be a spring season in Minnesota and 24 other states to harvest of snow geese, including blue-phased, and the smaller Ross' geese. The Minnesota season will be March 1-April 30. "Minnesota is at the extreme eastern edge of the spring migration through the Midwest," according to Ray Norrgard, Wetland Wildlife Program leader with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. "March weather, particularly snow and ice conditions, can have a tremendous effect on the migration routes of light geese." A spring light goose permit is required and may be obtained after Feb.
Ducks Unlimited is applauding the Bush administration's proposal to fully fund the federal Wetlands Reserve Program. The proposal is contained in the Fiscal Year 2007 budget, which President Bush submitted to Congress last week. The appropriation would allow enrollment of 250,000 acres in WRP this year.
Minnesotans are being urged to participate in the 2006 precinct caucuses on Tuesday, March 7. Minnesota Secretary of State Mary Kiffmeyer said caucus-goers can also participate in a gubernatorial straw poll to be held that evening at each precinct meeting. "That ballot will be reported centrally, on the secretary of state Web site, and results will be available beginning at about 7:15 p.m.
REQUEST FOR BIDS SPRING TREE PLANTING 2006 Becker County Natural Resources Management office will be accepting bids for the planting of approximately 186,000 seedlings on seven (7) sites. Seven (7) sites have been trenched and sprayed in 2005. A complete description of site locations and planting specifications can be obtained by contacting the Becker County Natural Resources Management office at 200 East State Street, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501 or call (218) 847-0099. Bids must be received by 4:00 PM March 27, 2006.
NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE THE RIGHT TO VERIFICATION OF THE DEBT AND IDENTITY OF THE ORIGINAL CREDITOR WITHIN THE TIME PROVIDED BY LAW IS NOT AFFECTED BY THIS ACTION. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: That default has occurred in the conditions of the following described mortgage: DATE OF MORTGAGE: March 27, 1992 ORIGINAL PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF MORTGAGE: $40,750.00 MORTGAGOR(S): Dean O. Martinson and Shelly K.
*NOTICE OF DATE CHANGE* THE PLANNING AND AUDIT MEETING FOR CORMORANT TOWNSHIP WILL BE HELD ON *THURSDAY, MARCH 9, 2006* AT 4:00 P.M.. AT THE CORMORANT TOWN HALL. CLAUDIA HANSON, CLERK
EVERGREEN TOWNSHIP NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING & ELECTION OF OFFICERS The Annual Election of Town Officers and Annual Town Meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 14, 2006 at the Town Hall. In case of inclement weather, the meeting and election will be held the third Tuesday in March. Polls will be open from 5-8 p.m. at which time the voters will elect: 1 Supervisor -- 3 year term 1 Clerk -- 2 year term The annual meeting will commence at 8:00 p.m. to conduct all necessary business. The Board of Canvass will meet immediately after the annual meeting. Rana Holmer, Clerk
ERIE TOWNSHIP NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING & ELECTION OF OFFICERS Notice is hereby given to the qualified voters of Erie Township, County of Becker, and State of Minnesota that the annual election of Town Officers and Annual Town Meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 14, 2006. Polls will be open from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. for the purpose of electing one Supervisor for a three-year term and one Clerk for a two-year term. The annual meeting will be held at the Erie Town Hall. The Annual meeting will start at 8:30 p.m.