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From inside his dining room window, Ron Sovick of Bagley, Minn., points to a turkey that has been hanging around his yard. Sovick and his wife, Ellen, think this is the same turkey that they saw all of last winter. Bemidji Pioneer Photo/Anne Williams

Rural Bagley couple boasts a winter 'Turkey Super 8'

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Ron Sovick of Bagley calls his house the "Turkey Super 8 Motel."

This is the second year he and his wife, Ellen, have seen turkeys eating, sleeping and even socializing around their yard. While the gobblers can be a bit burdensome at times, with their constant dirt-scratching and birdseed fetishes, the Sovicks said they will be eating a store-bought turkey for their Thanksgiving Day dinner.


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