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Two-vehicle head-on crash on Hwy 71 Saturday morning

Photo provided The VanOrsdel deer hunting party gathered in front of their shack in Leaf River Township northeast of Wadena. The group will be in the field this weekend for the beginning of the nine-day 2008 Minnesota firearms deer hunting season in Permit Area 243.

VanOrsdel's hunting shack is one special spot

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When was the last time someone stuffed you in an old chicken coop with 13 other people and expected you to enjoy it?

Keith Van Orsdel has done it and he is looking forward to doing it again.


The VanOrsdel party will be among the tens of thousands of hunters going after deer Saturday. The nine-day season in Permit Area 243 is one of the highlights of the year for the Wadena family and their friends.

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