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A trumpeter swan, like these two pictured in this undated photo, was found dead in northern Kandiyohi County. The swan is on the protected species list. AP Photo

DNR officer out to catch trumpeter swan killer

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COLFAX TOWNSHIP -- Minnesota Department of Natural Resources conservation officer Jim Steffen is looking for the person who shot and killed a trumpeter swan in the northern part of Kandiyohi County.

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The carcass of the protected species was found along a secluded gravel road near a large slough. Steffen said Wednesday that he estimates the bird was killed about 10 days ago.

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Rand Middleton

Covers Willmar and area high schools and Ridgewater College, plus amateur baseball, stock car racing and fitness events in summer. Writes weekly column since 1980. Began working in radio and at weekly newspaper in Munising, Michigan, in 1972. Started parttime at West Central Daily Tribune Sept. 1974. Fulltime beginning Feb. 1979. Married to Tribune news clerk Donna (Miller) Middleton, formerly of Kerkhoven. 2 grown children. 

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