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These vets now keep eyes open for 'deer flags'


CAMP RIPLEY — Early Wednesday morning hunting guide Craig Solt noticed a “flag” in the woods while in the blind with John Novicki, a paralyzed veteran from Emily. Periodically the “flag” (the deer’s tail) would show in the woods and then disappear.

Novicki, a member of the Minnesota Chapter of Paralyzed Veterans of America, was one of 58 veterans who participated in the firearms portion of the 21st annual Veterans Camp Ripley Deer Hunt.

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