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Wildlife Management Area sale ruffles some feathers

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FOREST LAKE (AP) — Some 25 years ago, Hank Houle sold a cherished tract of hunting land to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources for a song —- and the belief it would be forever protected from development and open to hunting.

Now the land is posted no trespassing, no hunting.

Turns out, the DNR retained rights to sell the land, as Houle and other donors have found out in recent years — after the sale.

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