An 84-year-old hunter who asked Minnesota lawmakers for help bagging another deer may get his wish. A provision tucked in House Republicans’ budget bill for environmental and natural resource agencies would allow hunters 84 and older to kill a doe without a permit.
Norman County authorities say they believe the death of a hunter in northwestern Minnesota was an accident. The Norman County sheriff’s office got a call from the man’s family around 7:45 a.m. Saturday that he had not returned from hunting.
Officials in northwestern Minnesota have canceled the search for a 23-year-old man after a hunter found his body near Mahomen earlier this week.
A hunter found a human skull in the woods of St. Croix County.
A male hunter was attacked by a black bear in northern Pine County Saturday afternoon, according to the Pine County Sheriff’s Office. According to police, officers received a 911 call reporting the man had been attacked just northeast of the Village of Duxbury.
Crews have located a 2-year-old child who went missing in Chisago County Friday afternoon. According to the Chisago County Sheriff’s Office Facebook, the toddler went missing from Rush City, Minn. around noon.
Sheriff’s deputies in western Wisconsin found a 54-year-old hunter dead in the woods over the weekend, authorities say. A call to locate Mark Grognet, of Baldwin, Wis., came in just before 8 p.m. on Saturday after the man’s family couldn’t reach him, the St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office says.
An 85-year-old deer hunter is safe after becoming lost in northeastern Minnesota. The St. Louis County sheriff’s office says the Scanlon man got lost while following a deer in the woods. The sheriff’s volunteer rescue squad was called after members of his hunting party were unable to find him.
A 26-year-old northern Minnesota man faces a fine of almost $400 after admitting to shooting and killing a tundra swan, a federally protected bird, last month, the Department of Natural Resources says.
A Breezy Point, Minn. man has been found guilty of second-degree manslaughter in connection to the November 2010 death of a hunter in a fight over a deer stand.
Clark County officials say a hunter has been shot about 3 miles southwest of Thorp.
A hunter has bagged a rare two-toned whitetail deer on his first hunt ever in Minnesota.
Winnebago County authorities say a hunter is in stable condition after he was shot in the face over the weekend.
Morrison County authorities say a 17-year-old boy shooting at a squirrel shot and wounded a woman sitting in her yard.