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Eagle-watching deck opens on Mississippi

From staff reports

WABASHA — The eagle-watching deck along the Mississippi River in Wabasha will open with volunteers and spotting scopes from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

It will be open on weekends from now through early spring.

As part of the opening, there will be a live eagle exhibit from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the National Eagle Center on Pembroke Street in the downtown. Feeding will be at noon, 1 p.m. and 3 p.m., with a chance to photograph eagles from noon to 4 p.m.

Other events will be a history of the American flag at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Felix Auditorium, American Indian dancers at 2 p.m. at St. Felix and river cruises Saturday and Sunday. Call (651) 345-5188 for reservations; cost is $15.

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For more information, go on the Web to www.nationaleaglecenter.org.

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