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Iron County holds hunter safety course


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HURLEY - After a review of what was learned in the first class, students in David Vuorenmaa's hunter's safety course were ready for a "hands on" session Thursday. Vuorenmaa teaches for the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources in Iron County.

Throughout the night not only was safety the main priority, but responsibility, knowledge and involvement were highly emphasized as well.

Students learned how to pick up a rifle, how to load it with the correct type of ammunition, how to identify its parts and the six different types of carries - sling, trial,...