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Ashtynne Engler, left, and Jennifer Ditmarson work Register 2 where deer firearm season licenses were being sold Friday at Runnings in Willmar. Tribune photo by Ron Adams

High hopes, big winds, tall corn: Many factors at play in today’s deer firearm season opener

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WILLMAR — Big winds, tall corn, and high hopes are all at play today as Minnesota’s deer firearm season opens.

“They’ll shoot deer,’’ said Greg Melges, Mel’s Sport Shop, Spicer. Like most, he is optimistic about the prospects for success on the opening weekend, but also cautious about predicting how successful the opening weekend will prove.

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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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