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State park offers fishing contest Saturday

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The St. Croix Sportsman's Alliance and the Willow River OWLs will hold their annual kids fishing contest from 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, July 18, at Willow River State Park, 1034 County A. Registration starts at 8:30 a.m.


The contest runs from:

--9-9:45 for children 6 and under;

--10-10:45 for 7-9-year-olds; and

--11-11:45 for youth ages 10-12.

Prizes are awarded for the most fish, the smallest fish and the largest fish. Cost is $1 per child.

For more information e-mail Kari at or call the park at (715) 386-9340 or (715) 386-5931. Park admission rules apply to all vehicles entering the park.

Skull and bone event

Mike Reiter will talk about skulls and bones at 7 p.m. July 18 at the park, explaining what can be learned from animal's bones. Reiter will have skulls and bones on display. For more information, e-mail Kari at or call (715) 386-9340. This event is free and open to the public, but park admission rules apply to all vehicles entering the park.