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Traditional archers explain their love of 'artistic' sport

 

June 23, 2021

P.J. Glisson/Daily Globe

AN AVID ARCHER aims an arrow at a 3-D target to the right (not shown), on Saturday morning at the Northwoods Wildlife and Wetlands Club Range in Mercer, Wisconsin. Members of that day's group, from left, were Mike ("Doc") Knautz, Ferdy Goode (back turned), Steve Ryskiewicz (aiming), Mark Walish and leader David Steinhorst.

By P.J. GLISSON

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MERCER, Wis. - Weekend activity varies from one household to the next, ranging from family brunches to gardening to a number of chores, errands and other options.

For members of the Northwoods Traditional Archers, it's a great time to practice their skill, as they did on Saturday morning at the Northwoods Wildlife and Wetlands Club Range in Mercer.

According to David Steinhorst, who heads the range's archery committee, the total group consists of 15 members, including a few women and youth. However, he said each outing typically has about six members....



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