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Expanding turkey range extends to Bemidji area

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In the early 1970s Minnesota DNR officials took a serious approach to introducing wild turkeys into the state.

The initial targeted area was the bluff country of southeastern Minnesota and the hope was that the birds would be able to adapt to the new surroundings and, eventually, be able to establish a viable breeding population.


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Pat Miller

Pat Miller is the sports editor at the Pioneer.

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