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November 18, 2017
A spike buck that was trapped for hours struggling to survive in frigid water after breaking through the ice on the Gull River. While there were initial reports the deer showed signs of improvement, the animal hospital reported he had just been in the water too long and wasn't able to respond to treatment. Photo by Eric Sullivan
Update: Deer pulled from icy river fails to recover
November 18, 2017 - 7:00am
November 12, 2017
Reports of does with twin fawns - rather than just one - were common this year. All of which was seen by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) as justifying more liberal deer hunting regulations. PineandLakes.com Illustration
Inside the outdoors: Of fawns, and chicks, and offspring nearer to home
November 12, 2017 - 8:30am
November 11, 2017
Deer hunting equipment and clothing have undergone extreme changes from those early days. Blaze clothing has replaced the old red wool worn by earlier generations. I have a wonderful heavy, red wool coat that once was worn by some hunter. It hangs in our closet only to be worn to town on occasion. PineandLakes.com Illustratino
The Last Windrow: Deer hunting has changed since 1970
November 11, 2017 - 6:30am
November 2, 2017
"I would expect that we are going to see a similar increase this year," said Christine Reisz, area wildlife supervisor for the Brainerd DNR office. "All of those permit areas are more liberal than they were last year. Every one of those areas is hunter's choice, except for 242 where folks can harvest two deer. I expect our harvest to go up across the board in the Brainerd lakes area." PineandLakes.com Illustration
Danecdotes: DNR expects higher deer harvest in 2017
November 2, 2017 - 8:00am
November 1, 2017
Deer are more likely to be encountered in areas where habitat is close to the roadway, such as a bridge crossing over waterways, and during the early morning and evening hours when deer are most active. BrainerdDispatch.com Illustration
Don't swerve to avoid deer, MnDOT warns
November 1, 2017 - 2:00pm
October 29, 2017
Craig Engwall is executive director of the Minnesota Deer Hunters Association based in Grand Rapids. Craig Engwall photo
MDHA's Engwall discusses Minnesota deer-hunting issues
October 29, 2017 - 6:02am
Most deer hunters would be happy to see a buck like this come walking by during Minnesota's firearms deer season, which opens Saturday and continues through Nov. 19. This photo was taken with a trail camera placed by Sean Hall of Cloquet, Minn.
Minnesota firearms deer hunters hope to see more bucks this fall
October 29, 2017 - 6:01am
October 25, 2017
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WATCH: Dash cam video shows Minnesota deputy hitting deer at 114 mph
October 25, 2017 - 5:18pm
October 23, 2017
Game wardens find ghost hunters, thought to be deer shiners, in northern Minn. cemetery
October 23, 2017 - 9:47pm
October 22, 2017
Leif Birnbaum of Duluth passed up a nine-point buck on Sunday evening, Oct. 15, 2017, in Duluth's city bowhunt and took this 10-pointer that field-dressed at 260 pounds about 20 minutes later. Submitted photo / Leif Birnbaum
Duluth bowhunter takes 260-pound buck in city hunt
October 22, 2017 - 6:15am
October 21, 2017
Last Windrow: A special trek into the woods
October 21, 2017 - 4:30am
October 18, 2017
The largest chronic wasting disease outbreak Minnesota has seen is affecting white-tailed deer in southeast Minnesota. (Dennis Anderson/Minneapolis Star Tribune/TNS)
Minnesota to collar more than 100 wild deer with tracking devices to fine-tune its fight against CWD
October 18, 2017 - 4:00pm
October 3, 2017
A 35-year-old Backus man was transported to the hospital Monday morning after losing control of the vehicle he was driving and rolling it over several times on Crow Wing County Highway 4.
Man rolls vehicle, suffers injuries after swerving to miss deer
October 3, 2017 - 10:45am
September 17, 2017
t11.9.08 Sam Cook -- cookDUFF1116c1 -- On Sunday night of the opening weekend of Minnesota's firearms deer season, the Dufner family gathered in a wall tent west of Togo. Tending the grill were (from left) Jim Dufner of Zimmerman, Minn.; Brian Dufner of Hopkins, Minn.; and Mark Dufner of Grand Rapids. This was the last year in the tent for their parents and uncles' generation, including Duffy Dufner of Grand Rapids, Dennis Dufner of St. Joseph, Minn., and Charlie Dufner of Hendersonville, N.C.
Working toward a better deer herd
September 17, 2017 - 3:38pm
September 1, 2017
As of Monday, Aug. 28, a deer feeding ban is in effect for Crow Wing and southern Cass counties, as well as a number of surrounding counties. The ban is in response to chronic wasting disease found on two farms and will be in effect until Feb. 28, 2019. PineandLakes.com Illustration
Deer feeding ban in effect through 2019
September 1, 2017 - 5:00am
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