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May 8, 2019
Captive whitetail deer group together Tuesday, March 5, 2019, in a penned-in enclosure on Trophy Woods Ranch, northeast of Merrifield, Minn., and west of Upper Mission Lake. The deer were euthanized in April and seven tested positive for chronic wasting disease. Gabriel Lagarde / Forum News Service
7 deer test positive for CWD at Merrifield deer farm
May 8, 2019 - 1:11pm
March 19, 2019
This emaciated deer in Iowa County, Wis., was later confirmed to have chronic wasting disease. A whitetail found dead in February near Williston has been confirmed to have CWD, the first documented case of mortality due to the disease in North Dakota. Most animals that carry the disease look healthy; it's only in the final stages whn they become sickly looking.  (Photo/ Wisconsin DNR)
Deer found dead near Williston tests positive for chronic wasting disease
March 19, 2019 - 3:09pm
March 18, 2019
John Hart, wildlife disease specialist with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, right, talks to his crew Sunday, March 17, at the Mission Lake Wildlife Management Area about the procedure the specialists will use to collect and survey deer for possible chronic wasting disease. The four-person crew is expected to shoot deer for 10 days in the Lower Mission Lake area north of Merrifield. Steve Kohls / Forum News Service
Chronic wasting disease specialists start Crow Wing project
March 18, 2019 - 10:00am
March 7, 2019
Steve Porter, a whitetail deer farmer from Lake Bronson, and his son Brody on Thursday, March 7, 2019, testified against a set of bills aimed at preventing the spread of chronic wasting disease, saying the bills could pose serious problems for their family's business. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Minnesota deer farmers fear they'll be cast as 'villain' in talks about beating fatal disease
March 7, 2019 - 2:12pm
March 6, 2019
Captive white-tailed deer group together Tuesday, March 5, in a penned-in enclosure on Trophy Woods Ranch, northeast of Merrifield and west of Upper Mission Lake. For most of their lives, the deer are kept in a preserve walled with two 8-foot high fences, and as many as five gates. Gabriel Lagarde / Brainerd Dispatch
Minnesota deer farm owner challenges CWD allegations, says DNR's off the mark
March 6, 2019 - 2:34pm
February 27, 2019
The largest chronic wasting disease outbreak Minnesota has seen is affecting deer in the southeast part of the state.  Forum News Service file photo
Minnesota’s largest deer hunting group targets deer farms for chronic wasting disease policy
February 27, 2019 - 8:24pm
February 7, 2019

Minnesota Rep. Rick Hansen, DFL-South St. Paul, right, shows leftover parts of a deer he killed — the hide, skeleton and hooves — before a hearing Thursday on chronic wasting disease at the Minnesota Capitol in St. Paul. Dave Orrick /  St. Paul Pioneer Press
Deer disease seen as threat to humans: Experts compare CWD with resilient mad cow virus
February 7, 2019 - 7:44pm
January 27, 2019
Chronic Wasting Disease Timeline
January 27, 2019 - 6:51am
January 13, 2019
This emaciated deer in Iowa County, Wis., was later confirmed to have CWD. Most animals that carry the disease look healthy. It's only in the final stages where they become sickly looking. Wisconsin DNR photo.
CWD battle heats up in Minnesota: Fatal deer disease keeps spreading, has crossed species
January 13, 2019 - 2:04pm
December 21, 2018
A mule deer buck (not the one pictured) has tested positive for chronic wasting disease in Unit 3A1 of northwest North Dakota. The finding in Divide County marks the first case of CWD outside Unit 3F2 of southwest North Dakota, where two new cases were confirmed in recent testing. (Photo/ Ty Stockton, North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
3 deer with Chronic Wasting Disease in North Dakota, including first in northwest ND
December 21, 2018 - 10:29am
November 8, 2018
The North Dakota Game and Fish Department has implemented restrictions on importing deer, elk and moose from states and provinces where chronic wasting disease has been documented. The restrictions are in place to minimize the risk of spreading CWD in North Dakota. (Photo/ North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
North Dakota Game and Fish Department reminds hunters of big game transport rules
November 8, 2018 - 9:47am
October 31, 2018
Deer heads are collected by the North Dakota Game and Fish Department each year and are tested to determine whether chronic wasting disease or other illnesses are spreading in the state. (Photo/ North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
Doug Leier: North Dakota hunters should be aware of CWD regulations
October 31, 2018 - 11:41am
October 18, 2017
The largest chronic wasting disease outbreak Minnesota has seen is affecting white-tailed deer in southeast Minnesota. (Dennis Anderson/Minneapolis Star Tribune/TNS)
Minnesota to collar more than 100 wild deer with tracking devices to fine-tune its fight against CWD
October 18, 2017 - 4:00pm
August 28, 2017
Deer feeding ban expands into northern Minnesota
August 28, 2017 - 5:40pm
March 2, 2017
A Minnesota DNR employee removes lymph nodes from a white-tailed deer at a registration station to test for chronic wasting disease. Minnesota DNR photo.
No chronic wasting disease in latest test results: Herds in Brainerd and Mountain Iron released from quarantine
March 2, 2017 - 9:43am