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Minnesota Deer Hunters Association offers Hides for Habitat program; here's a listing of northwest Minnesota drop sites

A complete listing of Hides for Habitat drop sites across the state can be found on the Minnesota Deer Hunters Association website at mndeerhunters.com/hides.

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Members of the Thief River Falls chapter of the Minnesota Deer Hunters Association prep deer hides Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, in Thief River Falls as part of the MDHA's Hides for Habitat program. MDHA chapters again this fall will have drop sites set up across northwest Minnesota and other parts of the state for hunters wishing to donate their deer hides for the benefit of wildlife habitat projects. Brad Dokken / Grand Forks Herald

Once again this fall, the Minnesota Deer Hunters Association is offering its popular Hides for Habitat program. Proceeds from the sale of the hides goes toward habitat projects at the chapter level across the state.

A complete listing of Hides for Habitat drop sites can be found on the Minnesota Deer Hunters Association website at mndeerhunters.com/hides . Drop sites in northwest Minnesota as listed on the MDHA website are available at the following locations:


  • John's Service & Repair, 100 Marshall St.



  • Smoke Show Meats, 24282 state Highway 11.


  • 13718 County Road 9.


  • Pete's Place West, 7189 Pete Lane NW.

  • Bemidji Sports Center, 1826 Anne St. NW.

  • North Dale Oil, 8000 Irvine Ave NW.

  • North Dale Oil, 2202 Division St. W.

  • Northwoods Bait, 6615 Bemidji Ave. N. Suite 1.

  • Cenex South C-Store, 120 Convenience Lane.


  • Cenex C Store, 701 U.S Highway 59 S.

East Grand Forks

  • Cabela's, 210 DeMers Ave.

  • Sportsman's Taxidermy Studio, 1028 15th Ave. NE.

  • Valley Trucking and Parts, 1717 Central Ave. NW.


  • Fosston Off Sale, 680 W. First St.


  • Fourtown Store, 63063 Fourtown Road NW.


  • Farmers Union Cenex, 101 W. Vaughan Main St.


  • Rivers Edge Bait and Convenience, 120 state Highway 11 E.


  • Co-op Store, 102 Main Ave.


  • Shorty's Bar, 10 S. Main St.


  • 24624 Leonard Road.

Middle River

  • Cenex Station, 125 McKenzie Ave.


  • Hardware Hank, 123 E. Minnesota Ave.


  • Oklee Elevator, 806 Elevator Road.


  • Red River Grain, 360 U.S. Highway 59 S.

Red Lake Falls

  • Triangle Tire Sales, 701 Stevens Ave. S.


  • Cenex, 209 Fifth Ave NW.


  • Skime Store, 10432 County Road 9.


  • 167 Centerline Road N.

St. Hilaire

  • Kruse Inn, 10075 state Highway 32.


  • Paradise Cafe, 109 First St.

Thief River Falls

  • Petro Pumper, 17107 U.S. Highway 59.

  • Andrew's Service Center, 17249 Highway 59.

  • Earl's Market, 802 Main Ave. N.

  • Phillips Iron and Metal, 1107 Main Ave. N.

  • Cenex Station, 800 Atlantic Ave.

  • Tesoro, 1580 Highway 59 SE.


  • True Value, 126 E. Johnson.


  • Wood's Sporting Goods, 34480 550th Ave.

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