Deer hunting
Two men, one from rural Burtrum and another from Foley, were injured when bullets from hunters’ rifles ricocheted. On Nov. 10, Bruce Edward Barthel of rural Burtrum was in his yard by his garage in the afternoon, when a group of hunters making a drive shot at a deer. Barthel heard what appeared to...Read More
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Hunting enthusiasts practice ‘quality deer management’  by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer Ron and Jeanne Beam and their sons, Pete and Sam, follow deer for more than hunting. They get to know the deer on their 124 acres south of Little Falls, watching them from year to year. “About half the pro...Read More
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Courtesy of the Minnesota DNR   Tree stand accidents are the leading cause of injury to hunters. The following information will provide hunters with tips and information for safe tree stand hunting.   Types of tree stands A description of some of the more well known types of tree stands in...Read More
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Courtesy of the Minnesota DNR   With deer season just around the corner, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is encouraging landowners in southeastern Minnesota to consider their neighbors when deciding whether to allow hunters on their property this fall. While the southeast’...Read More
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Courtesy of the Minnesota DNR   Special resource management deer hunts are scheduled to take place this fall at several Minnesota state parks. Access to parks around the state will vary during the hunts, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). Some parks will remain op...Read More
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Courtesy of the Minnesota DNR   Seven new Minnesota Department of Natural Resources’ (DNR) conservation officers (COs) are on the job following 16 weeks of field training. “These officers were recently added to the ‘thin green line’ sworn to uphold the laws and regulations that defend o...Read More
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Courtesy of the Minnesota DNR   A flurry of reports of hunter trespass on private property ranging from Bemidji to Rochester to Hibbing to Marshall was reported during Minnesota’s 2012 pheasant opener, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). With the firearm deer sea...Read More
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Courtesy of the Minnesota DNR   Minnesota’s firearm deer hunting season gets under way Nov. 3. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) reminds hunters to follow the rules. According to Col. Jim Konrad, DNR Enforcement Division director, most hunters are law abiding, but there are ...Read More
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Courtesy of the Minnesota DNR   The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) urges deer hunters to make safety their first priority when Minnesota’s firearm deer season opens Nov. 3 by taking the time now to plan for a safe and successful hunt. There are many considerations to take int...Read More
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