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Ron Jensen takes his Mule ATV around town checking 44 bluebird nests each week. Below, a bluebird had just hatched when Jensen opened the house to check in on the nest. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)

Hubbard County's 'bluebird guy' branches out

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Once a week Ron Jensen hops on his Mule (4-wheeled, not 4-legged) and runs his route through Park Rapids.

He checks the 44 bluebird houses he has scattered throughout the city.

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Forty-nine babies and counting.

And that's not including the chickadees.

"Gee there must be 25 or 30 of the little buggers," Jensen said. "They have seven, eight, nine" at a time.

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Sarah Smith
Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.
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