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Lakes area considers hosting Governor's Fishing Opener

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Should the Park Rapids lakes area throw its hat in the ring - or line in the water - to host the 2011 Governor's Fishing Opener?

That's a question that will be bandied about in the upcoming weeks as the Oct. 1 deadline for a proposal approaches.


Carol Altepeter, coordinator of the event for Explore Minnesota Tourism, spoke to a group of about 20 Monday in Park Rapids. The foremost issue initially to be addressed: sufficient lodging facilities.

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