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Ron Payer, long-time chief of fisheries for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, announced today that he is retiring from the agency effective Nov. 2. He made the announcement at a fisheries meeting at the Cloquet Forestry Center just before noon.


Don Schreiner, DNR Lake Superior area fisheries supervisor, was at the meeting and confirmed that Payer made the announcement. It was confirmed by a DNR employee in St. Paul.

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