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Sharon Melbo, top left, Kim Petrie, top right, Amber Petrie and Landon Gabriel are four generations of anglers who annually organize the kids fishing derby held at the Red Bridge. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)

Kids fishing derby registration starts

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Registration begins today for the 10th annual Park Rapids Youth Fishing Derby that will occur July 31.

Organizers Sharon Melbo, daughter Kim Petrie and granddaughter Amber Petrie say they're grateful the contest has endured 10 years, especially in tough economic times.


"We're ready; we're excited," Kim said.

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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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