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Deer heads strewn through park prompt DNR investigation in southwest Minn.

WINDOM, Minn. - A possible case of poaching in southwest Minnesota is being investigated by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. According to DNR Conservation Officer Dustin Miller, he was contacted over the weekend by an individual abo...

WINDOM, Minn. - A possible case of poaching in southwest Minnesota is being investigated by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.

According to DNR Conservation Officer Dustin Miller, he was contacted over the weekend by an individual about deer heads that were found at Patโ€™s Grove County Park, which is located in Cottonwood County, west of Windom and north of Heron Lake. Miller went out to the park and found 14 deer heads that had been cut off. The heads were scattered throughout the park.

โ€œThere were no bodies present,โ€ said Miller. โ€œThey were all whitetail bucks with the antlers cut off of them.โ€

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Miller was unable to release any other information about the ongoing investigation at this time, but he asked that the public report any information that might be related to the case or poaching in the area to the Minnesota State Patrol; call (507) 476-4020.

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