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Advanced Hunter Education class offered
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The Great Bend Recreation Commission will cosponsor a Kansas Advanced Hunter Education class from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 28 at the Great Bend Police Training Facility, 995 K Ave.
The class will focus on the proper care of firearms before and after the hunt. Participants are encouraged to bring their rifle and/or shotgun and corresponding ammunition to the class. Shotguns will be patterned in advance of Spring Turkey season. Rifles will be shot over a chronograph and information entered into a ballistics program. Proper cleaning procedures as well as a discussion of ballistics will also be covered. Students will go home with their shotgun pattern board and/or their ballistic sheets showing the trajectory of their individual firearm.
 The class will be taught by Tim Boxberger, Kansas Hunter Education instructor. It is open to anyone 11 years of age and  older with a Hunter Education Card.  Participants must present their Hunter Education Card at the beginning of the class. The class is limited to 15 people.
Students must preregister for this free course at by March 23. For more information email the instructor at