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Register by Aug. 22 for Park Rapids firearm safety course


Individuals who will be 11 years old by Aug. 22 are eligible to enroll in the Minnesota Firearm Safety course that will be held in Park Rapids.

The class will meet from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Aug. 23-24 at the Environmental Education building on the Hubbard County Fairgrounds.

Registration will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Aug. 22 at the Environmental Education building. Books for the course will also be distributed at this time. All students must register by Aug. 22 to participate in the course.

Topics covered will include safe firearm handling and care, hunter ethics and responsibility, wildlife management, field and range testing and more.

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