Midwest Wildlife Officials Discuss Chronic Wasting DiseaseMidwest wildlife officials gathered Wednesday to discuss how they might better combat chronic wasting disease, which has been spreading among the region's deer herds.
Fatal Brain Disease Found In A Wild Deer In Crow Wing CountyWildlife managers have confirmed chronic wasting disease in a wild deer in Crow Wing County of east-central Minnesota, marking the first discovery of the fatal brain disease among the state's wild deer outside the southeastern corner of Minnesota.
Lawmakers Seek Stronger Action Against Fatal Deer DiseaseSome lawmakers want to crack down on deer farms as concern grows about chronic wasting disease among wild deer in a pocket of southeastern Minnesota.
Hunters Kill 420 Deer In Special Push Against Chronic Wasting DiseaseHunters shot and killed about 420 deer in southeastern Minnesota in a special late-season hunt as part of the state's fight against chronic wasting disease.
DNR Announces Special Hunts To Curb Chronic Wasting Disease Two special deer hunts are planned for later this month in southeastern Minnesota as part of an effort to curb the spread of chronic wasting disease in the state’s wild deer population.
DNR Busy Testing Deer For Chronic Wasting DiseaseThe problem is more widespread in Wisconsin - but the fear is Minnesota's population could be on the same path.
University Of Minnesota Students Test For Fatal Deer DiseaseUniversity of Minnesota students have traveled across the state to test deer for a lethal disease as deer hunting season reaches its peak.
Wasting Disease Detected In 4 Deer On Crow Wing County FarmChronic wasting disease has been detected in four deer at a quarantined farm in Crow Wing County.
DNR: Deer Numbers On Rebound, Despite Brain Disease ThreatThe Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says deer numbers are continuing to rebound all across the state this year. Officials say the deer populations are now at or above its goal levels for lots of areas.
DNR: Hunters Should Get Deer Tested For Chronic Wasting DiseaseWith the number of deer on the rise, the DNR is expecting a good harvest this year, but they'll also be asking hunters to keep an eye out for a disease that affects the deer population.
Southern Minnesota Deer Tests Positive For Chronic Wasting Disease A deer harvested from southeastern Minnesota during the opening weekend of archery season has tested positive for chronic wasting disease (CWD).