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A "for lease" sign hangs above the front entrance at the former Minnesota Department of Natural Resources office at 4566 Highway 71 N.E. in Willmar. Tribune photo by Gary Miller

DNR moves wildlife office out of Willmar; position is cut


Clarification: A story July 1 concerning the move of the Department of Natural Resources' wildlife office in Willmar to Sibley State Park contained a fact that needs clarification. The DNR's Communication Director Colleen Coyne said Wednesday that the Willmar office closing decision was made due to the DNR management's long-range streamlining effort to provide better service delivery; not from any directive from Gov. Tim Pawlenty's office.

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Tom Cherveny
Tom Cherveny is a regional and outdoor reporter with the West Central Tribune in Willmar, MN.
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