In this era of red vs. blue, even a walleye can become a political football.
The Governor’s Fishing Opener, set for May 15 in Otter Tail County, has drawn criticism from some residents who aren’t fans of Gov. Tim Walz.
Nick Leonard, deputy Otter Tail County administrator, told the County Board this week that he’s fielded a few phone calls from residents who aren’t thrilled to have Walz visit.
“There will be folks who want to make this about the governor,” Leonard said at a board meeting. Walz got about 36% of the vote in the 2018 election while his