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Outdoor briefs: Pheasants Forever banquet set for Feb. 24

The annual Douglas County Pheasants Forever banquet will take place on Feb. 24 this year at the Broadway Ballroom in Alexandria.

Crowing hour starts at 4:30 p.m. before dinner at 7:15. Proceeds from the banquet help fund the Youth Outdoor Activity Day in Alexandria each summer. The youth day drew 2,080 kids and 4,000 people last year. The Douglas County PF chapter also helps fund area high school trap shooting teams and habitat projects.

Visit to register or contact Dean Krebs by phone at (320) 763-4122 or email at for more information.

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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