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Dayton goes birdless in pheasant opener

The First Annual Governor’s Pheasant Opener in Montevideo went off without incident--at least for Gov. Mark Dayton. Other hunters in Dayton's party had better luck Saturday. GOP House Speaker Kurt Zellers and local resident Paul Johannes each bagged a bird, while Dayton went home empty-handed.
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The First Annual Governor’s Pheasant Opener in Montevideo went off without incident--at least for Gov. Mark Dayton. Other hunters in Dayton's party had better luck Saturday. GOP House Speaker Kurt Zellers and local resident Paul Johannes each bagged a bird, while Dayton went home empty-handed.

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