District 13 - West Metro area

Last updated: 2015-03-24

CO Steve Walter (Waconia) worked on RMS computer training. A firearms safety class presentation was given to students in Waconia. He picked up a dead bald eagle hit by a car in Plymouth. Car killed deer permits were issued. Equipment was prepared for waterfowl school which will be held next week.

CO Brent Grewe (Osseo) spent the week monitoring ice conditions and following up with turkey complaints. CO Grewe also spoke at a turkey clinic.

CO Chelsie Leuthardt (Prior Lake) spent the week following up on calls, responding to nuisance animal calls, preparing for the spring season and spent time at Camp Ripley training with the new records management system. She also spent time on the Minnesota and Mississippi rivers checking anglers and took enforcement action on angling with extra lines and failure to display valid boat registration. She followed up on a wetland violation from the previous week and checked a small number of anglers now fishing pan fish from open shorelines and docks.

CO Vang Lee (ELCOP) checked anglers in the Mound area and took a call on an animal complaint. He attended RMS training at Camp Ripley and did some equipment maintenance. He also answered questions to the Hmong community on camping in state parks and rules and regulations.

CO Thephong Le (ELCOP) checked anglers in the Bloomington Station and Mississippi River (Fort Snelling State Park). He responded to a car-killed bald eagle but turned out it was a Canada goose. Several work projects for the upcoming seasons were planned. He completed mandatory computer training.

Bloomington - vacant.

Mound - vacant.