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Frog season opens on June 30

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) encourages Missourians to celebrate summer with a favorite outdoor pastime for many -- frogging season. It begins at sunset on June 30 and ends Oct. 31.

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New Brunswick bear hunt exciting and educational

    “Bill, Bill, Bill,” Dian whispered excitedly. “There’s a bear.”
    Dian sat on the left side of a two-person stand. We were a mere eight feet off of the ground. The stand stood 10 feet from a logging road, tucked into the dense brush. Visibility through the thick vegetation ranged from five to 30 feet. A 20-foot wide shooting lane lay directly in front of us.

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MDC offers Bowhunter Education Certification Course

    The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) will host a Bowhunter Education Certification Course, June 21, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Elk’s Lodge in Perryville.

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Veterans enjoy free fishing trip

    Local veterans took their fishing poles to Maramec Spring Park last Friday in hopes of catching a huge trout on the 70th anniversary of D-Day. More than 50 veterans attended the fishing outing, with veterans driving from as far as St Louis to participate.

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