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The Minnesota DNR reports strong deer numbers as hunters head into the woods looking for a buck like this one as the firearms season opens up on Saturday morning. (Jupiterimages/Thinkstock)

Deer numbers look good for Saturday’s gun opener

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Deer hunting should be good when Minnesota’s firearms hunting season opens Saturday, November 9.

That’s the word from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR), whose biologists report deer populations are stable across much of the state.


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Eric Morken
Eric Morken is the sports and outdoor editor at the Echo Press and Osakis Review newspapers in Douglas County, MN. Follow him on Twitter at echo_sports.
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