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Minnesota Deputy Denies Hunting Over Illegal Deer Feed

Minnesota Deputy Denies Hunting Over Illegal Deer Feed

Two years after a Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (MDNR) officer discovered evidence of deer baiting, a Freeborn County Sheriff’s Office sergeant has been charged. Sergeant Tim Bennett pleaded not guilty to the misdemeanor of “hunting with the aid or use of bait in connection with the incident."

Wisconsin Deer Positive for CWD

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources officials have confirmed that a Waukesha County deer has tested positive for Chronic Wasting Disease. This is the first CWD-positive deer in the county. “Being the first CWD positive in Waukesha County is noteworthy but not completely unexpected,” said DNR area wildlife supervisor Tim Lizotte. “Given...