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Deep Portage to host 40th anniversary celebration July 5

Deep Portage Learning Center and Conservation Reserve in Hackensack will host a 40th Anniversary Celebration of Deep Portage Conservation Reserve starting at 5 p.m. Friday, July 5.

Events will include: 5 p.m., campus tours, including the 55-foot observation tower 5:30 p.m., walleye dinner, courtesy of the Cass County Sheriff’s Department; 6:30 p.m., 40th anniversary program; 7 p.m., bluegrass show featuring Dick Kimmel, Jerilyn Kjellberg and Ian Kimmel. Admission is $20 for adults and $10 for children (ages 12 and younger).

RSVP by June 15 by contacting Deep Portage at 218-682-2325 or email Visit the website at

Deep Portage is 10 miles east of Hackensack, off Cass County Road 46.

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
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