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Thousands were fed in downtown Park Rapids at the Governor 's Fishing Opener community picnic Friday. (Anna Erickson / Enterprise)

Gov. Dayton catches first walleye at 12:25 a.m.

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     Gov. Mark Dayton caught his first walleye at 12:25 a.m., according to Jason Durham on his Facebook page.

     The Governor addressed Park Rapids Friday afternoon at the community picnic downtown and said he hoped he wouldn't disgrace the state by not catching a fish. He didn't disappoint. He is set to launch on Fish Hook River again this morning at 8 a.m.    


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Anna Erickson
Anna Erickson is editor of the Wadena Pioneer Journal.
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