Minnesota’s breeding mallard population counts are down from last year while other species saw increases, according to the results of the annual Minnesota Department of Natural Resources spring waterfowl surveys.
The Minnesota Chamber of Commerce has selected Douglas B. Loon as its new president. Loon, currently a vice president at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, will fill the vacancy left by David Olson, who passed away last July.
A Fourth of July Pickleball Tournament will be held at Round Lake Park in Eden Prairie on Saturday, July 4, from 7:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. The tournament features men's, women's and mixed doubles divisions. The field includes some of the best players in Minnesota as well as national winners. For more information, go to the Southwest Metro Pickleball Club's website at www.swmetropickleball.org.