District 15 - Marshall area
Last updated: 2015-03-24
WREO Larry Hanson (Southern Region) attended training on the new RMS system at Camp Ripley. Officer Hanson also attended a Yellow Medicine water shed meeting in Granite Falls. Follow-up on WCA and PW cases was also completed along with checking early goose hunters.
CO Craig Miska (Ortonville) monitored spring light goose hunting and OHV activity. Commercial minnow dealer inspections were completed. Burning and littering activity was also monitored. This officer also spoke to several firearms safety classes in Benson & Kerkhoven.
CO Jim Robinson (Slayton) spent the week planning firearms training and conducting several investigations of snow geese being dumped/wantonly wasted by hunters. The dumped geese have resulted in some angry land owners.
CO Ed Picht (Montevideo) reports fishermen are finding crappie in the open back waters of the Minnesota River. CO Picht followed up on littering investigations, assisted local agencies, and investigated several dead raptor calls.
CO Matt Loftness (Marshall) spent the week working fishing, ATV, snow goose hunting, and WMA enforcement. Time was also spent working on commercial license inspections. Lakes and sloughs are ice free. Assistance was also given with required enforcement division training at Camp Ripley.
Benson - vacant.
Madison - vacant.
Redwood Falls - vacant.
Worthington - vacant.