The late Grady Mann, who lived his later years at Knife River, will be one of several Minnesotans inducted into the Minnesota Waterfowl Hall of Fame Feb. 2 when the Minnesota Waterfowl Association holds its annual banquet. Mann, a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service biologist who pioneered the agency’s Small Wetland Program during his 28-year career, died in March 2010 at age 90.
Others to be inducted include Randy “The Flagman” Bartz, former DNR Fish and Wildlife Director Roger Holmes, wood duck enthusiast Arnie Krueger, waterfowl conservationist Denny Kumlin, former DNR Farmland Wildlife Program Leader Kevin Lines and retired U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service biologist Tony Rondeau. The banquet will be held at the Ramada Inn-Mall of America. For more information, look here.