The DNR has chosen winners for the Minnesota turkey and pheasant stamp contests.
Rushford artist Michael Sieve won the Minnesota pheasant stamp contest with an oil painting of pheasants in flight. The winner was selected on Sept. 29 from 13 eligible submissions. Second place was Mark Thone of Shakopee; third place was Scott Storm of Freeport.
St. Charles artist Micah Hanson won the Minnesota turkey stamp contest with an acrylic painting of wild turkeys in the woods. The winner was selected on Sept. 29 from five eligible submissions. Second place was Sam Larsen of Bemidji; third place was Stephen Hamrick of Lakeville.
The pheasant stamp and turkey stamp can be purchased in combination with hunting licenses or as collectables. Visit the DNR stamp page (mndnr.gov/stamps) for more information about habitat stamps and contest guidelines.