Hunter safety course offered at DHS

DeKALB – A 10-hour free hunter safety course will meet at DeKalb High School next month.

The class, sponsored by the DeKalb Police Department and the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, will be from 6 to 10 p.m. Feb. 14, 19 and 21, at the school at 501 W. Dresser St., according to a news release. The course will cover firearms safety, hunter ethics, wildlife management, survival techniques, archery, muzzle loading and game identification.

Participants must attend all three classes, which fulfill the education course people born on or after Jan. 1, 1980, need to receive their first hunting license.

Registration is limited to 45 students. To register, call DeKalb police at 815-748-8400.

– Daily Chronicle

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