The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says a deer acting oddly near Oronoco had some symptoms of chronic wasting but tested negative for the disease.
Testing of more than 350 deer has so far found no cases of chronic wasting disease in southeastern Minnesota.
Testing for chronic wasting disease is off to a positive start: the latest tests on deer in southeastern Minnesota have turned up negative.
Winter’s cold and icy grip has folks in Pine Island looking ahead to spring. But suddenly, it seems the clock has been wound back to November’s deer season. Back to when hunters were harvesting whitetails from the surrounding woods.
A federal laboratory has confirmed that a white-tailed deer killed near the southeastern Minnesota town of Pine Island has tested positive for chronic wasting disease.