Governor’s Fishing Opener kicked off with Radio Row at Norway Beach

Featured photo: Gov. Tim Walz and PBCO host Kev Jackson

A number of state and local officials and wildlife department staff were on hand for the “Radio Row” media event at Norway Beach this morning.

Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan visits with Chippewa National Forest Director Michael Stansberry.

The Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe is hosting the Governor’s Fishing Opener, with Chairman Faron Jackson and Gov. Tim Walz expected to launch onto Lake Winnie tomorrow morning.

Leech Lake Division of Resource Management’s Environmental Director Ben Benoit explained how the Leech Lake Reservation is divided among different governmental entities.

An unexpected visitor to Radio Row was House Minority Leader Kurt Daudt who caught a ride on the Governor’s state plan this morning.

Tune into Kev Jackson’s Fishing Paul Bunyan Country Outdoors podcast for more guest interviews captured this morning at Norway Beach.

Chippewa National Forest Director Michael Stansberry and host Kevin Jackson


Larissa Donovan is the News Director for the stations of Paul Bunyan Broadcasting and has been, almost without interruption, since Election Day 2016. She covers all the beats in north-central Minnesota, such as local government, crime, education, environment and social issues. She studied communications at Bemidji State University. You can follow along with Larissa's live tweets of meetings and events on Twitter!


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