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Conservation Calendar


WCER Snowmobile Training Class is Nov. 13 -- Willmar Community Education and Recreation is hosting a Snowmobile Safety Training Class on Saturday, Nov. 13 from 9 a.m.-noon at the Willmar Middle School. This class is for youth ages 11-15. Students who register will receive a CD to complete at home prior to class, and must have a signed release and wear proper outdoors attire, including a helmet. The class fee is $10 and the deadline is Nov. 5. For more information, call 320-231-8490.

Minnesota Darkhouse Anglers Association -- The West Central Chapter of the Minnesota Darkhouse Anglers Association will hold its November meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 18 at Melvin's on Green Lake in Spicer. For more information, call 320-354-5227 or visit


Willmar Rifle and Pistol Club -- Indoor range open to public Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6-9 p.m. through April. Located in the basement of the Willmar City Auditorium. $1.50 per half-hour. Targets on sale. Rimfire rifles, rimfire or centerfire handguns only. No high-power/magnum loads. For more information, email

To get your outdoors activity in the Conservation Calendar, mail a copy of a flier or handout to West Central Tribune, c/o Outdoors, Box 839, Willmar, MN 56201; fax to 320-235-6769; or email and put "Conservation Calendar" in the subject line. Submissions must be received by Wednesday to be published in the following weekend edition. No phone calls, please.