The Difficulties Inherent In The DNR Deer AuditDeer hunters get confused. They see deer, they know they are there, but where and how many is perplexing. So the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources decided to do an audit.
Duluth Man Receives PETA Award For Saving Deer From Icy RiverPETA is honoring a Duluth man who saved a deer from an icy river last week. The organization says Steven Peterson will be receiving the Compassionate Action Award for saving the deer while on his way home from visiting family in Missouri for Christmas.
Minnesota DNR Names New Leader For Big Game ProgramThe Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has named a new point person for management of the state's deer, elk and moose populations. Adam Murkowski starts Jan. 11 as the DNR's big game program leader.
Duluth Man's Deer Rescue Goes ViralA video of a Duluth man rescuing a deer is going viral. In a video he posted on YouTube, Steven Peterson explains in American Sign Language how he pulled a deer from the Kettle River.
So Far, Gov. Walker Fails To Bag A BuckWalker spokeswoman Laurel Patrick said he hunted on Sunday and Monday. He tweeted Sunday that he was "looking for a buck" in Vilas County and posted a picture of snow-covered woods. He tweeted again Monday that he was "back at it," with another picture of snow-dusted trees. Later Monday he tweeted that it was snowing but his view was amazing and included another picture of the woods.
DNR: Harvest Numbers Show Growth In Deer PopulationThe Department of Natural Resources says the state’s deer populations have grown, as shown by harvest numbers from the second weekend in the firearms season.
DNR Investigates Alleged Deer Chase On Dr. Palmer's LandThe Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said Thursday it was investigating a report of potentially illegal hunting activity on land owned by the dentist who was sharply criticized for shooting a well-known lion in Zimbabwe.
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.