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Saturday, Apr. 30, 2016

Ridge Runner's Rendezvous nears

Thursday, April 14, 2011

The Ridge Runners annual Spring Rendezvous at the Little Sioux Wildlife Area just south of Cherokee will be held on April 30 and May 1 with a school day on April 29. Pictured is Mark Klemme of Sheldon who is showing a coyote pelt to students from Storm Lake at a prior Spring Rendezvous. File photo
The Cherokee Ridge Runner's Spring Rendezvous will be held on April 30 and May 1this year. School Day will be on Friday, April 29. The public is welcome during daylight hours.

Camping fees are $15 for primitive, $20 for modern, and range fee is $10. Camp fee includes Saturday Camp Feed (family camp is limited to three meal tickets.) Kids 12 and under are free. Meal tickets are $5 per person. There is limited water and wood.

Scouts who are planning to attend are asked to be in uniform (cap, sash or troop badge) to receive camping and meal discount.

There will be 17 shooting events, including In-Line Muzzleloaders, plus the Hawk and Knife Throw. Remember to post and pull your own targets on the range and bring your own staple gun.

Outlaw Hawk Throw will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 1. Tomahawks must have a handle and can be thrown with one hand and no explosives please.

The Spring Rendezvous is held at Little Sioux Wildlife Area located southwest of Cherokee - five miles south on Highway 59, turn west onto county road C44, turn south onto the River Road and then turn east on 590th St. (gravel road) and turn south to the entrance to the Little Sioux Wildlife Area. Or, go south on thej River Road to 590th Street.

For more information, contact Bill Spiers at 373-5072, or C.W. Miller at 225-2024, or cherokeeridgerunners@yahoo.com.

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