Tag: deer

DNR Offers Tips & Reminders for Shed Hunting

Detroit Lakes, MN — With another warm nice, spring weekend ahead of us, perhaps a great opportunity for some fun, outdoor adventures is shed hunting. Each year during the late winter or early spring, male deer shed their antlers to begin the regrowth of a new set of bigger antlers. Searching for those antler sheds…
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March 19, 2021 0

Wildlife Survive Winter Well, but Dry Spring Causes Concern for Wildfires

Detroit Lakes, MN — A dry winter followed by a dry spring has the Minnesota DNR concerned about a potentially busy wildfire season, but optimistic about the health of wildlife. As of now the state of Minnesota is in a burning ban, which requires you get a burning permit, and the fire risk across most…
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March 17, 2021 0

DNR seeking public input for deer population goals for NE, SW parts of State

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (1/21/21) (Minnesota) — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is again seeking public input on deer population goals starting Monday, February 8th in certain parts of the state. Deer population goals are how much of an increase or decrease is desired in a deer population in a particular deer permit area,…
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January 21, 2021 0

Crow Wing County Offers Free Disposal of Deer Carcasses to Combat CWD

Crow Wing County is accepting deer carcasses free of charge for the second consecutive year at the county landfill on Highway 210 in Brainerd with the goal of minimizing the spread of chronic wasting disease. “Instead of passing the buck to somebody else, the county initiated a process to burn all deer carcasses in our…
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November 21, 2020 0

More Deer, but More Hunters Anticipated this Hunting Season

By Mark Askelson markkrjb@loretel.net (11/3/20) Detroit Lakes, MN — We are just days away from one of Minnesota’s great traditions. A few hundred thousand hunters will take to the woods, prairies, river lands, and all the state’s great landscapes on Saturday morning in hopes of successfully harvesting a whitetail deer. And this year they may…
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November 3, 2020 0

Crow Wing County Landfill to open for deer carcass disposal only

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (10/31/20) (Brainerd, MN) — Starting in November, the Crow Wing County Landfill will be open on weekends during the Deer Firearm Season for hunters to properly dispose of deer carcasses only. The weekends in November include 7-8, 14-15, and 21-22 from the hours of 10am-2pm. Crow Wing County is encouraging residents…
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October 31, 2020 0

MN Hunters Invited to be Interactive Through “First Day of Deer Camp” Webinar & Online Surveys

By Mark Askelson markkrjb@loretel.net (10/30/20) Detroit Lakes, MN — While the Minnesota DNR is unavailable to host in-person events, they are encouraging hunters across the state to go online to ask questions and provide valuable feedback to improve their deer management plan. Now is especially a good time to do that, just ahead of the…
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October 30, 2020 0

Aitkin Police Chief Tim Catlin talks City Deer Hunt, traffic changes, and new officer in monthly update

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (10/27/20) (Aitkin, MN) — In his monthly update, Aitkin Police Chief Tim Catlin returned to discuss the City Deer Hunt, changing protocols with the weather, and other recent activity with the Aitkin Police Department. The City Deer Hunt, running through December 31st, has seen up and downs early on. Numerous precautions…
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October 27, 2020 0

Statewide Youth Firearms Deer Season opens today

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (10/15/20) (Aitkin, MN) — Today kicks off four days of hunting for the future as the Statewide Youth Firearms Deer Season runs today through Sunday. DNR conservation officer Bob Mlynar was kind enough to give the need-to-know information before heading into the woods. CO Mlynar spoke about the age requirements for…
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October 15, 2020 0

MEA Weekend Brings MN Youth Deer Hunt

By Mark Askelson markkrjb@loretel.net (10/14/20) Detroit Lakes, MN — This MEA weekend will be another chance for young hunters to get out in the woods and get a head start on the firearms deer season. The 2nd annual Youth Firearms Deer Season will run Thursday, October 15th through Sunday, October 18th and is open to…
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October 14, 2020 0