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Ralph Marquette prepares to tag his deer while grandson Silas Brown, 13, unties the rack. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)

Tradition carried on for hunting opener

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The most sacrosanct of Minnesota holidays is taking place in the woods of Hubbard County, where the deer are plentiful.

Families that have been coming to the region for decades are once again united in a common purpose - filling their deer tags. Traditions older than most Christmas holidays take place here.


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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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