Hunter Accidentally Shoots Himself In Carlton Co.Sheriff's authorities say a hunter has died after accidentally shooting himself while in his deer stand in Carlton County. The victim is identified as 69-year-old Robert Duane Peterson of Nowthen. The man's son says he dropped off his father at his deer stand in Automba Township about 6 a.m. Sunday.
Laporte Man Dies In Deer Hunting Accident A 50-year-old man has died in an accident on the opening day of Minnesota's firearms deer season. The Mahnomen County sheriff's office says Paul Scholl, of Laporte, was shot while coming out of his deer hunting area about 16 miles southeast of Mahnomen in northwestern Minnesota on Saturday afternoon.