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ROSEAU/KITTSON COUNTY DAIRY PRINCESS MICHELE GREEN OF GREENBUSH, AND A FINALIST FOR THIS YEAR’S PRICESS KAY OF THE MILKY WAY DID NOT WIN THE CROWN LAST NIGHT. IN A CEREMONY, KYLA MAUK OF HOWARD LAKE, WHO REPRESENTS WRIGHT COUNTY, BECAME THE 62ND PRINCESS KAY OF THE MILKY WAY. HER FIRST OFFICIAL DUTY WILL BE TO SIT FOR NEARLY SIX HOURS TODAY, THE OPENING DAY OF THE MINNESOTA  STATE FAIR, TO HAVE HER LIKENESS SCULPTED FROM A 90-POUND BLOCK OF BUTTER. SHE WILL SERVE FOR THE NEXT YEAR AS THE OFFICIAL GOODWILL AMBASSADOR FOR NEARLLY 3,500 MINNESOTA DAIRY FARM FAMILIES

WORK THAT BEGAN ABOUT FIVE WEEKS AGO ON HIGHWAY 11 BETWEEN INTERNATIONAL FALLS AND DOVE ISLAND IN KOOCHICHING COUNTY IS NOW IMPACTING TRAFFIC. MOTORISTS CAN ANTICIPATE INTERMITTENT, SINGLE-LANE AND SHOULDER CLOSURES WITH FLAGGERS DIRECTING TRAFFIC. TRAFFIC DELAYS SHOULD NOT EXCEED 15 MINUTES. BEGINNING MONDAY AUGUST 31 PAVING WILL BEGIN. THIS WILL CREAT ANOTHER AREA THAT WILL RESTRICT TRAFFIC AND MAY CAUSE AN ADDITIONAL DELAY OF UP TO 15 MINUTES. BEGINNING TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 8, CULVERT AND TURN LANE WORK IS EXPECTED TO START AND WILL CAUSE MORE DELAYS. THE PROJECT IS EXPECTED TO BE COMPLETE BY OCTOBER 9. THE FINISHED PROJECT WILL IMPROVE SAFETY BY PROVIDING A SMOOTHER ROAD SURFACE AND IMPROVED DRAINAGE. 

FIREARMS AND MUZZLELOADER HUNTERS WHO WANT TO HARVEST ANTLERLESS DEER THROUGHOUT MUCH OF MINNESOTA THIS HUNTING SEASON ARE REMINDED THEY MUST PURCHASE THEIR LICENSE AND APPLY FOR AN ANTLERLESS PERMIT BY THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 10TH, THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES MADE THE ANNOUNCEMENT. ANTLERLESS DEER PERMITS ARE ISSUED BY LOTTERY IN DESIGNATED PERMIT AREAS. SOME AREAS THAT HAVE NOT BEEN IN THE LOTTERY CLASSIFICATION IN RECENT YEARS ARE IN THAT CLASSIFICATION THIS YEAR, PRIMARILY AS A RESULT OF NEW DEER POPULATION GOALS. HUNTERS WHO WANT TO PARTICIPATE IN SPECIAL FIREARM DEER HUNTS ALSO NEED TO APPLY FOR PERMITS THAT ARE ISSUED BY LOTTERY, AND THE APPLICATION DEADLINE IS SEPTEMBER 10TH. MORE INFORMATION ON DEER PERMIT AREAS AND SPECIAL HUNTS IS IN THE DNR HUNTING REGULATIONS HANDBOOK THAT’S FOUND ONLINE.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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