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Dan Pazdernik, Hubbard County's district conservationist. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)

USDA hires regional 'farm kid'

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A farm kid from Waubun jumped at the chance to be Hubbard County's district conservationist when the position opened last summer.

Oh, the lure of family and friends was there, no doubt.


But it was the lure of catching another monster muskie that tugged at him almost as hard.

Dan Pazdernik assumed his USDA post in July, just as the muskie season was heating up.

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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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