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June 17, 2019
This emaciated deer in Iowa County, Wis., was later confirmed to have chronic wasting disease. Minnesota lawmakers approved additional funding to combat the disease, which is always fatal to deer, elk and moose.  (File photo/ Wisconsin DNR)
A field test for fatal deer disease? Minnesota scientists say it's just months away
June 17, 2019 - 4:09pm
June 14, 2019
The head of a hunted deer lies on a table during an inspection by Pennsylvania wildlife biologists.   Jason Bittel / Washington Post
A deadly deer disease is spreading. Could it strike people, too?
June 14, 2019 - 10:36am
June 11, 2019
Honda trike hits deer, injures 2
June 11, 2019 - 5:30am
May 28, 2019
Photo illustration, Metro Creative Graphics, Inc.
Inside the Outdoors: Who should pay to preserve deer hunt tradition?
May 28, 2019 - 6:00am
March 31, 2019
There have been many complaints this year about deer devouring landscape plants they haven’t bothered in the past. Deer can cause severe damage to plants and when they are starving. Forum News Service file photo
Ask the Master Gardener: Closing the plant buffet on deer
March 31, 2019 - 9:00am
Ever wonder how the DNR sets deer hunting regulations? Or how you can provide input on deer management in your area? Local wildlife managers across the state are inviting the public to come to open-house meetings to ask their deer questions and learn about the state's most popular mammal. Photo illustration, Metro Creative Graphics, Inc.
DNR deer open house April 2
March 31, 2019 - 8:00am
March 18, 2019
Josh Heintzeman
Guest Opinion: Minnesota can be a national leader on CWD
March 18, 2019 - 7:30am
John Hart, wildlife disease specialist with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (right) talks to his crew Sunday, March 17, at the Mission Lake Wildlife Management Area about the procedure the specialists will use to collect and survey deer for possible chronic wasting disease. The four-person crew is expected to shoot deer for 10 days in the Lower Mission Lake area north of Merrifield. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch  Video play button
Has CWD spread in Crow Wing County? Disease specialists working to find out
March 18, 2019 - 7:00am
March 15, 2019
Duluth News Tribune file photo.
Inside the Outdoors: Snow deepens, plot thickens for Minnesota deer
March 15, 2019 - 8:00am
March 14, 2019
Reader Opinion: That's not our hunting heritage
March 14, 2019 - 5:30am
March 7, 2019
Steve Porter, a whitetail deer farmer from Lake Bronson, and his son Brody on Thursday, March 7, 2019, testified against a set of bills aimed at preventing the spread of chronic wasting disease, saying the bills could pose serious problems for their family's business. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Minnesota deer farmers fear they'll be cast as 'villain' in talks about beating fatal disease
March 7, 2019 - 2:12pm
March 6, 2019
Captive white-tailed deer group together Tuesday, March 5, in a penned-in enclosure on Trophy Woods Ranch, northeast of Merrifield and west of Upper Mission Lake. For most of their lives, the deer are kept in a preserve walled with two 8-foot high fences, and as many as five gates. Gabriel Lagarde / Brainerd Dispatchplay button
Deer farmer owner challenges CWD allegations, says DNR's off the mark
March 6, 2019 - 7:00am
March 5, 2019
Carl Medin asks a question Monday, March 4, at an open meeting presented by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and the Minnesota Board of Animal Health at The Woods restaurant to deal with the next steps after a wild white-tailed deer was found dead and later tested positive for chronic wasting disease near Merrifield. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch Video 
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DNR meeting: Residents butt heads over deer farm's culpability in CWD's spread
March 5, 2019 - 7:00am
February 27, 2019
The largest chronic wasting disease outbreak Minnesota has seen is affecting deer in the southeast part of the state.  Forum News Service file photo
Minnesota’s largest deer hunting group targets deer farms for chronic wasting disease policy
February 27, 2019 - 8:24pm
Bob McGillivray, senior project manager at The Trust for Public Land, proposes donating riverfront property to Crow Wing County at the Tuesday, Feb. 26, board meeting while Mississippi Headwaters Board Executive Director Tim Terrill sits to the right of McGillivray. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County Board: County accepts riverfront donated land for conservation
February 27, 2019 - 10:00am