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The segment outlined in red is 80 acres that Stevens County Pheasants Forever and the Department of Natural Resources is working to buy and convert to a Wildlife Management Area, connecting the Everglade Wildlife Management Area and the Fish Lake Wildlife Protection Area in Eldorado Township.

County approves sale for wildlife land

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By Tom Larson

Sun Tribune

The Stevens County Board of Commissioners approved sale of 80 acres in Eldorado Township for inclusion in the adjacent Everglade Wildlife Management Area.

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However, commissioners were apprehensive about taking taxable land off the rolls, fearing that state payments intended to make up for that lost revenue might end as Minnesota's budget crisis intensifies.

The board voted for the measure during its regular meeting Tuesday.

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