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Ontonagon Valley Sportsmen Club holds youth clinic

 

August 11, 2018

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Ontonagon Valley Sportsmen Club youth instructor Jed Platske assists Brandon Thomas during the youth shooting program at the Sucker Creek Range in Paulding.

By JEAN NORDINE

jnordine@yourdailyglobe.com

PAULDING - An estimated 250-300 youngsters 8 and older have taken advantage of a youth shooting program at the Sucker Creek Range in Paulding over the past 21 years. Although this year's class has concluded, it's never too late to think ahead for next year.

In 1997, a group of NRA member volunteers had the idea to teach area youth firearms safety and build a shooting range. The range is located at 18860 Sleepy Hollow Road, 6 miles west of US 45, in Paulding. The youth have been taught safe firearm handling and use, as well as the basics of rifle a...



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