Wild turkeys

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Caution should be used when hunting turkeys as most common cause of a seasonal accidents is when a hunter is mistaken for wild game.

There will be a traditional hunter education class held on Saturday and Sunday, July 25 and 26.

The class will be held at the Boys and Girls Club Rec. Center, at the Iowa Tribe of Kansas and Nebraska, 2169 Iowa Drive in White Cloud.

Class times will be from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. July 25, and from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. July 26. Lunch and snacks will be provided by the Iowa Tribe.

Those interested must be 11 years old by July 26 to be certified. All classes must be attended to be certified.

There is no cost for the class, but students must bring paper and writing utensils to take notes.

Those interested should contact Paul Mendez, 785-595-5454, or email itreccenter@iowas.org, so that a number of attendees can be known in order to plan for lunches.

Students will register for the class as they enter on Saturday morning.

Those with questions can call Larry Weast at 785-547-6186 or email stonypoint@hughes.net.

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