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Chronic wasting disease

June 17, 2019
This emaciated deer in Iowa County, Wis., was later confirmed to have chronic wasting disease. Minnesota lawmakers approved additional funding to combat the disease, which is always fatal to deer, elk and moose.  (File photo/ Wisconsin DNR)
A field test for fatal deer disease? Minnesota scientists say it's just months away
June 17, 2019 - 4:09pm
June 14, 2019
The head of a hunted deer lies on a table during an inspection by Pennsylvania wildlife biologists.   Jason Bittel / Washington Post
A deadly deer disease is spreading. Could it strike people, too?
June 14, 2019 - 10:36am
May 8, 2019
DNR photo

Seven of the deer tested from a depopulated cervid farm in Crow Wing County tested positive for chronic wasting disease.
Seven deer test CWD positive at central Minn. deer farm
May 8, 2019 - 10:24pm
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 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
March 3, 2019
Craig Engwall, executive director of the Minnesota Deer Hunters Association
BRAD DOKKEN: MDHA passes resolutions to fight CWD in the state
March 3, 2019 - 7:05am
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 15, 2019
White tail deer are expected to multiply fast as Minnesota's climate alters. Warmer winters means less snow, which means they will be able to forage for food more easily. Forum News Service file photo
Chronic wasting disease reported near Brainerd; Walz proposes $4.6M for rapid response
February 15, 2019 - 1:11pm
February 11, 2019
Minnesota Rep. Jamie Becker-Finn, DFL-Roseville, tells reporters about legislation aimed at combatting the spread of chronic wasting disease in deer. Dana Ferguson / FORUM NEWS SERVICE
Fatal deer disease poses 'beast' of a problem for Minnesota lawmakers
February 11, 2019 - 4:07pm
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
February 4, 2019
Three deer taken during the 2018 North Dakota deer gun season were confirmed positive for chronic wasting disease. N.D. Game and Fish Department photo
As reports continue, lawmakers try to combat chronic wasting disease
February 4, 2019 - 4:57pm
January 28, 2019
Veterinary students and scientists test a farm deer for chronic wasting disease at the University of Minnesota Monday, Jan. 28, 2019 in St. Paul. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Minnesota scientists aim to curb chronic wasting disease with 'moonshot' tool
January 28, 2019 - 6:08pm
December 5, 2018
Chronic wasting disease possibly found in wild deer in southeast Minnesota
December 5, 2018 - 8:56pm