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May 8, 2019
Captive whitetail deer group together Tuesday, March 5, 2019, in a penned-in enclosure on Trophy Woods Ranch, northeast of Merrifield, Minn., and west of Upper Mission Lake. The deer were euthanized in April and seven tested positive for chronic wasting disease. Gabriel Lagarde / Forum News Service
7 deer test positive for CWD at Merrifield deer farm
May 8, 2019 - 1:11pm
May 1, 2019
Mental health conference slated May 9
May 1, 2019 - 12:30pm
April 21, 2019
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Menopause Mayhem planned April 23
April 21, 2019 - 4:30am
April 19, 2019
Tim Houle
Minnesota VA commissioner rules in favor of disabled veteran
April 19, 2019 - 9:00am
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
March 1, 2019
Letter to the editor: Climate change affects everyone
March 1, 2019 - 2:30am
February 26, 2019
The DNR announced it's offering landowner shooting permits and will be working with willing landowners to remove additional deer on their properties in an effort to combat chronic wasting disease near Merrifield. Forum News Service file photo
DNR announces CWD response efforts in Crow Wing County
February 26, 2019 - 5:00am
Virgie and Dan Heath's house is decked out with Christmas decorations Thursday, Dec. 20, in Merrifield. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
Merry Merrifield: Christmas in Merrifield lighting contest is a bright idea
December 26, 2018 - 12:53pm
December 24, 2018
Coming Tuesday: A merry Merrifield
December 24, 2018 - 12:00pm
November 25, 2018
Crow Wing County road maintenance continues this week
November 25, 2018 - 12:30pm
November 10, 2018
Firefighting professionals move equipment for the next exercise during a training session Tuesday, Oct. 30, at a structure at the intersection of CR 3 and CR 4 north of Merrifield. Erin Bormett / Echo Journal
Nisswa, Mission firefighters train in controlled structure burn
November 10, 2018 - 4:00am
October 29, 2018
Brainerd Dispatch file photo
Firefighters to use Merrifield home for training
October 29, 2018 - 7:00am
October 27, 2018
Letter to the Editor: Goddard is man of integrity
October 27, 2018 - 2:30am
September 14, 2018
4 area organizations to receive grants
September 14, 2018 - 11:30am