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Chronic wasting disease
December 6, 2017
Local hunters keep an eye on CWD developments
For the second straight year, Chronic Wasting Disease has been found in Minnesota's wild deer herd as hunters and Department of Natural Resources...
December 6, 2017 - 5:47am
November 28, 2017
Five cases of CWD confirmed in southeastern Minnesota
The Department of Natural Resources announced recently that five deer killed in southeastern Minnesota’s disease management zone 603 during the first firearms deer season were infected with chronic wasting disease.
November 28, 2017 - 11:52am
DNR: Seven deer presumed positive for CWD in area 603 after initial test
The Department of Natural Resources announced recently that five deer killed in southeastern Minnesota's disease management zone 603 during the first firearms deer season were infected with chronic wasting disease. Two deer that had tested presumptive positive during initial tests...
November 28, 2017 - 11:25am
November 10, 2017
Minnesota deer farm shows no additional CWD-infected animals
MERRIFIELD, Minn. — A deer farm in Crow Wing County in north-central Minnesota continues on quarantine for chronic wasting disease, while...
November 10, 2017 - 12:19pm
November 3, 2017
Minn. DNR on the hunt for deer disease evidence this weekend
BRAINERD, Minn.—The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources plans an unprecedented dragnet of staff this deer opener weekend in north-central Minnesota to catch signs of chronic wasting disease. The effort follows the discovery of a CWD-positive deer at a deer farm in Merrifield...
November 3, 2017 - 6:59pm
August 28, 2017
CWD tests mandatory for deer in parts of central, north-central Minnesota
Precautionary testing during the first two days of the firearms deer season will determine whether chronic wasting disease may have spread from captive deer to wild deer in central and north-central Minnesota, the DNR announced in a release on Monday. "Wild deer in these areas are...
August 28, 2017 - 1:58pm
May 19, 2017
Four more Minnesota game farm deer test positive for chronic wasting disease
DASSEL, Minn. - Four of the 14 white-tailed deer previously euthanized at an east-central Minnesota deer farm near Dassel have tested positive...
May 19, 2017 - 6:10pm
January 3, 2017
CWD found in two farm-raised deer north of Brainerd
ST. PAUL—Chronic Wasting Disease has been identified in a farmed deer herd north of Brainerd in Merrifield, the Minnesota Board of Animal...
January 3, 2017 - 2:48pm
November 23, 2016
MN official's response to new chronic wasting disease cases: shoot more deer
ST. PAUL — In response to two deer that have tested positive to chronic wasting disease in Minnesota, wildlife officials said Tuesday,...
November 23, 2016 - 2:47pm
January 28, 2011
Legislators vow to stop spread of chronic wasting disease in deer
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reported this week that it has detected the state's first ever case of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in a wild deer. A deer harvested by a hunter in November 2010 near Pine Island is showing strong indications of CWD in early screening...
January 28, 2011 - 12:00am
June 26, 2010
No chronic wasting disease detected in Minnesota's wild deer
All of the samples from wild deer taken last fall by hunters in southeastern Minnesota that were tested for the presence of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) have come back negative for the disease. "This is good news for Minnesota," said Dr. Erika Butler, wildlife veterinarian for the...
June 26, 2010 - 11:15am