With Longer Season, Bow Hunting Increasing In PopularityThe firearms deer hunt begins Saturday in Minnesota. But some outdoorsmen and women have found a way to extend the season beyond three weeks. The firearm season wraps up at the end of November, but the bow hunting season runs through the end of December.
Minn. Hunters Gearing Up For Firearm Deer SeasonIt is "Orange Friday." That means in just a few hours, more than half a million Minnesotans will head to the outdoors for the opening of deer hunting season. It is a long-standing Minnesota tradition. The Department of Natural Resources says it expects this year's deer harvest to be relatively low, between 140,000 and 155,000 deer.
Video: Employee Finds Deer In River Falls RestaurantPerhaps in a fit of enthusiasm over Tuesday’s unseasonably warm weather, a deer jumped through a window and into a western Wisconsin bar and restaurant.
Wisconsin Man Checking For Deer Killed By VehicleA man has died while walking along an Oconto County highway after the vehicle he was riding in hit a deer. Sheriff's authorities say the 20-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene early Sunday on Highway 32 near Lakewood.
Moorhead Man Accused Of Drowning Deer Pleads Not GuiltyA Moorhead man has pleaded not guilty to charges that he pursued a deer with a pontoon boat until the animal drowned. Fifty-five-year-old Steven William Timm is charged in Mahnomen County with two misdemeanor counts, animal cruelty and chasing a wild animal with a motor vehicle.
Sheriff: Motorcyclist Hits Deer & Is Later Struck By Minivan, DiesA 44-year-old Princeton man is dead after he hit a deer and was later hit by a van Monday evening, according to the Sherburne County Sheriff.
Deer Hunters Urged To Find, Check Licenses In North DakotaNorth Dakota wildlife officials are urging deer hunters to find their license and check it for accuracy. The Game and Fish Department says every year its licensing section receives last-minute inquiries from hunters who can't find their license, and it's difficult for the agency to issue a replacement license in time for the season opener.
Moorhead Man Charged With Chasing Deer On Boat Until It DrownedProsecutors have charged a Moorhead man with animal cruelty and chasing a wild animal with a motor vehicle for allegedly chasing a deer with a pontoon boat until it drowned.
DNR: Moorhead Man Facing Potential Charges In Drowning Of Deer On Tulaby LakeA Moorhead man is facing potential charges for allegedly playing a part in the drowning death of a buck on Tulaby Lake earlier this month.
Minn. Drivers More Likely To Hit A Deer This Year, New Data FindsDrivers in Minnesota need to be extra careful about colliding with deer this fall. According to State Farm, Minnesota drivers are nearly nine percent more likely to collide with a deer this year than they were last year.
A Look At Poaching In Minnesota After Lion's DeathA Minnesota dentist is accused of poaching after traveling to Zimbabwe and paying two experts to help him find a lion. It's also not the first time a Minnesota native has been involved in a poaching case. Most others involve the illegal harvesting of deer, moose or fish, but poaching has a past.
Minnesota DNR: Expect Another 'Conservative' Deer SeasonThe Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said that hunters this year will get another "conservative" deer season this year. The DNR said that means hunters can expect a likely one-deer limit in most areas of the state.
Aurora Couple Injured When Motorcycle Hits Deer In DuluthAn Aurora couple were thrown from their motorcycle when they hit a deer Friday evening in Duluth. The St. Louis County Sheriff's Office says 62-year-old Curtis Allen Wick and 55-year-old Kim Marie Wick were driving on the Vermilion Trail at Three Lakes Road just before 9 p.m. when a deer crossed in front of them.
Authorities Identify Man Killed In Motorcycle-Deer CrashAuthorities have identified a Minnesota man who died when the motorcycle he was driving collided with a deer in northeastern North Dakota. The Highway Patrol says 50-year-old Kenneth Letexier, of East Grand Forks, Minnesota, died Friday night after the crash on a Pembina County road about 1 ½ miles east of Walhalla.
Driver Killed When Motorcycle Hits Deer In North DakotaA Minnesota man is dead and his passenger injured after their motorcycle collided with a deer in northeastern North Dakota.