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Local archery club to host grand opening on Friday

A new archery club is opening up near Alexandria with an open house scheduled for August 1 from 5-9 p.m.

The Lakes Area Archers is a 24-hour keyed membership facility in Erdahl, which is 25 miles from Alexandria, that currently has around 50 members. The facility will offer indoor 3D  and spot shooting leagues this winter and fun shoots for kids.

The grand opening on Friday will feature a free supper with doors prizes, raffle items and bows for kids to shoot. The editor of Bowhunter Magazine and the co-host of Bowhunter TV, Curt Wells, will be drawing the raffle winters and announcing the grand prize winner of a red stag hunt to New Zealand.

Email with any questions. Information can also be found on the Lakes Area Archers Facebook page.

Eric Morken

Eric Morken is the sports and outdoor editor at the Echo Press and Osakis Review newspapers in Douglas County, MN. Follow him on Twitter at echo_sports.

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