Individuals who will be 11 years old by Aug. 12 are invited to enroll in the Minnesota Firearm Safety course, held 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 12 and Friday, Aug. 13 at the Environmental Education building on the fairgrounds in Park Rapids.

Registration appointments will be set up by phone due to the very limited number of students allowed per class. The registration deadline is Aug. 10.

There is no maximum age limit for participants taking the course. Topics covered include safe firearm handling, care, hunter ethics, wildlife management and field and range testing.

For more information, call Russ Johnsrud at 732-8411 after 5 p.m.

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