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Minnesota Disease of Deer Archive

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University of Minnesota study tests wildlife for SARS-CoV-2 virus January 26, 2022

Minnesota deer farmer fights state over illegal carcass dump January 6, 2022 

Minnesota DNR Lifting Deer Importation Ban December 2, 2021 

Suspected case of chronic wasting disease found in northwestern Minnesota deer November 3, 2021 

Hunters want more 'urgency' in state's CWD response October 29, 2021 Minnesota

EHD, Minnesota Zoo tests vaccine against spread of emerging deer virus October 26, 2021

Deer deaths in Houston and Winona counties caused by midge-borne virus October 19, 2021 Minnesota

DNR's latest crackdown on deer farms could halt movement of captive whitetails for more than a year October 12, 2012 Minnesota

Minnesota halts deer importation, movement within state October 11, 2021

Coalition seeks to end deer farming in Minnesota October 2, 2021

Officials discuss impact of chronic wasting disease on land, hunting season in Beltrami County October 2, 2021 Minnesota

‘Extremely Concerning’: Wisconsin Farm Where Chronic Wasting Disease Was Detected Sent Deer To Minnesota September 28, 2021

Deer population numbers stay steady, despite CWD concerns September 25, 2021 Minnesota

Managing Chronic Wasting Disease in farmed and wild deer population September 22, 2021 Minnesota

St. Louis County calls for statewide action on chronic wasting disease September 14, 2021 Minnesota

St. Louis County Commissioners on Tuesday passed a resolution calling for a moratorium on cervid farms. Those are farms that raise primarily deer and elk in captivity.  There are 257 cervid farms in Minnesota and 172 that raise captive white-tailed deer ..,

Key CWD changes for the 2021 season July 29, 2021 Minnesota

Minnesota deer hunters group wants to end deer farming July 9, 2021

Law change aims to help contain chronic wasting disease in Minnesota July 7, 2021

Democrats call for Board of Animal Health president to resign over CWD June 30, 2021 Minnesota

Deer farming drives predicament over CWD-infested dump site on public land June 11, 2021 Minnesota

Minnesota Deer Farmers Association opposes Minnesota's DNR Emergency Rule June 9, 2021

Walz supports CWD measure to transfer oversight June 8, 2021 Minnesota

DNR stresses urgency in addressing Chronic Wasting Disease in Minnesota June 5, 2021 

Deer farmers reject DNR's emergency rule pausing movement of deer amid CWD spread June 2, 2021 Minnesota

Minnesota DNR issues temporary ban on movement of farmed deer to protect state's wild deer June 1, 2021 

12 more Beltrami County deer test positive for CWD May 25, 2021 Minnesota

Research team finds additional CWD prions at dump site of Beltrami County deer farm May 20, 2021 Minnesota

Infected deer farm, dumping pose threat to northern Minnesota's deer population May 18, 2021

CWD, Minnesota DNR Commissioner Sarah Strommen talks budget priorities in interview May 14, 2021

Development of field test for CWD comes as its threat grows April 23, 2021 Minnesota

CWD reaches a new Minnesota northern limit with discovery of deer disease in Beltrami County   April 21, 2021 Minnesota

University of Minnesota researchers develop novel, field-deployable test for CWD April 19, 2021

DNR plans surveillance effort after domestic deer in Beltrami County tests positive for CWD April 7, 2021 Minnesota

County delays deer culling decision, again March 10, 2021 Minnesota

Ecklund's bill battles CWD by further restricting deer farmers March 5, 2021 Minnesota

Minnesota Deer Threatened by Ubiquitous Neonicotinoid Contamination, According to Study March 10, 2021 Minnesota

Long-term monitoring shows 7% of Minnesota venison laced with toxic lead March 5, 2021 Minnesota

Insecticide known for killing pollinators found in deer across Minnesota March 1, 2021 Minnesota

County reluctant to approve anti-CWD deer culling February 26, 2021 Minnesota

9 more deer on Houston County farm test positive for CWD February 22, 2021 Minnesota

CWD testing shows low prevalence of disease February 18, 2021 Minnesota

2020 CWD testing shows low prevalence of disease in areas tested February 1, 2021 Minnesota

Four Minnesota Zoo reindeer recover from EHD outbreak; zoo continues to monitor disease levels January 11, 2021

'Like a prion bomb': Chronic wasting disease mystery hits near La Crescent December 17, 2020 Minnesota

Deer testing finds additional cases of chronic wasting disease November 19, 2020 Minnesota

Deer on southeastern MN deer farm tests positive for CWD October 15, 2020 Minnesota

Minnesota to receive $500K in new chronic waste disease funding October 15, 2020

Duluth deer will be tested for cancer-causing chemical September 28, 2020 Minnesota

EHD, Seasonal disease kills 4 reindeer at Minnesota Zoo, sickens 4 others September 17, 2020

DNR maintains aggressive response to chronic wasting disease September 11, 2020 Minnesota

Lou Cornicelli, Minnesota DNR's top wildlife scientist, departs agency August 21, 2020

DNR finds wild deer infected with EHD in southeastern Minnesota July 30, 2020 

DNR to protect Minnesota wild deer through temporary ban on movement of farmed deer in Minnesota

Agency takes emergency action in response to discovery of chronic wasting disease in farmed deer in Douglas County.  The Department of Natural Resources today issued an emergency rule that temporarily prohibits the movement of all farmed white-tailed deer within the state..,

2020 Minnesota Futures to Advance Research on Chronic Wasting Disease June 17, 2020

Six Metro Counties Added to Deer Feeding and Attractant Ban June 5, 2020 Minnesota

Investigation of CWD deer in Douglas County wraps up April 29, 2020 Minnesota

Deer culling numbers released April 25, 2020 Minnesota

Minnesota confirms five more cases of chronic wasting disease, including one wild deer March 13, 2020

Taypayers paid more than $500,000 for deer farm buyouts the last three years March 12, 2020 Minnesota

New deer feeding bans in effect as part of CWD prevention efforts March 11, 2020, Minnesota

Minnesota DNR adds counties to deer feeding ban February 24, 2020

Cutting-Edge Test is Able to Detect Chronic Wasting Disease in Live Deer February 21, 2020 Minnesota

U of M research team achieves CWD testing milestone February 17, 2020 Minnesota

Winona County board approves culling of deer to control disease February 16, 2020 Minnesota

Biologist ponders: What happens when every deer has chronic wasting disease? February 13, 2020 Minnesota

CWD panel looks deep into the disease at discussion in Brainerd February 3, 2020 Minnesota

Counties strategize to dispose of deer carcasses, but work remains January 28, 2020, Minnesota

Extensive sampling of wild deer in 2019 shows that CWD remains biggest concern in southeastern Minnesota January 21, 2020 

Chronic Wasting Disease, DNR is right, but should grant leeway  January 13, 2020 Minnesota

CWD-infected Douglas County deer traced to Pine County farm  January 10, 2020 Minnesota

Minnesota deer farmer locks horns with DNR over transport ban January 8, 2020

Minnesota DNR halts deer movement between farms December 23, 2019

Chronic wasting disease creeping, not exploding in southeastern Minnesota's deer herd December 14, 2019 

CWD confirmed in small Minnesota deer herd December 10, 2019

What does first-ever CWD positive deer in Douglas County mean for the area? December 10, 2019 Minnesota

Wasting disease puts deer farms under fire December 9, 2019 Minnesota

Controversial “Dr. Deer” stirs the pot in Minnesota's CWD disease zone December 7, 2019 Minnesota

Deer Farm Activities:  Down on the deer farm, chronic wasting disease is critical issue December 1, 2019 Minnesota

Wasting disease puts deer farms under fire November 23, 2019 Minnestota

Deer hunting at a fast pace inside Minnesota's newest CWD zone November 16, 2019

Southeast Minnesota still battling CWD November 15, 2019 

Deer tests positive for CWD in Eau Claire County November 13, 2019 Minnesota

No deer attractants allowed in Park Rapids area: CWD fears force officials to ban substances November 6, 2019 Minnesota

On cusp of deer hunting season, state officials look to save CWD effort from the trash October 5, 2019 Minnesota

DNR prepares for massive CWD sampling effort during firearms deer season November 4, 2019 Minnesota

Minnesota deer season preview: Wet conditions and standing crops will affect hunters in northwest part of the state November 4, 2019

CWD risk to humans can't be dismissed, health experts say November 3, 2019 Minnesota, Duluth News Tribune

... In a paper titled “Chronic Wasting Disease in Cervids: Implications for Prion Transmission to Humans and Other Animal Species,” senior author Michael Osterholm and five contributing authors say “the risk of CWD transmission to humans is low but not zero.”... the paper estimates that humans consume “7,000 to 15,000 CWD-infected animals annually, a number that may increase by 20% each year.”...

Chronic wasting fears force DNR to ‘scramble’ over deer carcass disposal in some areas October 29, 2019 Minnesota

Hunters asked to save deer spleens for pesticide study October 18, 2019 Minnesota

Minnesota officials burn, bury, worry as chronic wasting spreads October 8, 2019 

Another Case Of Deer-Killing Virus EHD Found In Minnesota September 23, 2019 

Wild deer in Stearns fall in danger of the virus carried by widgets September 18, 2019 Minnesota

Deer-feeding and attractant bans expand as part of CWD prevention efforts September 18, 2019 Minnesota

Chronic Wasting Disease in SE Minnesota September 16, 2019 MInnesota

EHD, Minnesota confirms outbreak of deadly deer disease September 12, 2019 

DNR confirms midge-born virus killed deer in Stearns County September 11, 2019 Minnesota

Minnesota investigating possible deer disease outbreak September 10, 2019

EHD Confirmed in Houston County September 5, 2019 Minnesota

Chronic Wasting Disease Research Center aims to educate public on cervid disease September 1, 2019 Minnesota

Crow Wing County to accept deer carcasses for free to prevent CWD spread August 31, 2019 Minnesota

DNR expands mandatory CWD testing for deer hunters, sets open houses to explain changes August 20, 2019 Minnesota

Step inside Minnesota's only lab for detecting CWD — the mad cow disease of deer August 7, 2019

Minnesota deer covered in tumors goes viral August 5, 2019

Helping Minnesota's moose July 6, 2019 

Researchers tackle brainworm epidemic in northern Minnesota moose population June 21, 2019 

A field test for fatal deer disease is just months away June 18, 2019 Minnesota

Minnesota legislative session a mixed bag for outdoors June 1, 2019

Chronic wasting disease is delivering agonizing death to Minnesota's deer May 22, 2019 

CWD testing finds a total of 34 positives in 2018-2019 season May 16, 2019 Minnesota

More CWD found near Cedar Valley May 15, 2019 Minnesota

Dead deer and more CWD found at pay-to-hunt ranch in Crow Wing County May 8, 2019

Feds wipe out infected captive deer herd near Merrifield, Minn. April 20, 2019 Minnesota

Chronic wasting disease tops concerns at deer meeting March 29, 2019 Minnesota

No consensus on CWD management as bills take aim at deer farms March 20, 2019 Minnesota

Has CWD spread in Crow Wing County? Disease specialists working to find out March 18, 2019 Minnesota

Minnesota can be a national leader on CWD March 18, 2019 Brainerd Dispatch, By Rep. Josh Heintzeman

Mule deer buck shot by authorities north of TRF had brain worm March 8, 2019 Minnesota

Deer disease seen as threat to humans: Experts compare CWD with resilient mad cow virus March 8, 2019 Minnesota

Minnesota deer farmers fear they'll be cast as 'villain' in talks about beating fatal disease March 7, 2019 

Healthy wild deer not CWD  March 4, 2019 Minnesota,

'There is hope' in fight against deer disease February 28, 2019 Minnesota

Minnesota’s largest deer hunting group targets deer farms for chronic wasting disease policy February 27, 2019 

Minnesota regulations on chronic wasting disease under scrutiny February 22, 2019 

Chronic Wasting Disease, Fatal deer disease poses 'beast' of a problem for Minnesota lawmakers February 11, 2019 

Suspected CWD found in Cedar Valley February 6, 2019 Minnesota

New test could speed detection of brain disease in deer February 1, 2019 Minnesota

Minnesota DNR intensifies its fight against CWD, considers paying deer bounties January 31, 2019 Minnesota

Minnesota scientists aim to curb chronic wasting disease with 'moonshot' tool January 28, 2019

DNR plans late-season deer hunts to address spread of CWD January 3, 2019 Minnesota

Chronic wasting disease battle heats up in Minnesota January 13, 2019

Chronic Wasting Disease, CWD continues to be concerning issue in southeastern Minnesota December 27, 2018

2011 had plenty of ups, downs in the outdoors, CWD December 31, 2011 Minnesota

2020 CWD testing shows low prevalence of disease in areas tested February 1, 2021 Minnesota

29 High Schoolers Infected with Rare E. Coli Strain from Deer January 12, 2012 Minnesota

3rd CWD-infected deer identified in southeastern Minnesota December 27, 2016

716 adult deer killed, all negative for CWD March 30, 2011 Minnesota Disease

After Deer Farm Tested for CWD, Farmer Welcomes Chance to Combat Disease October 30, 2017 Minnesota,

Aggressive action needed to stop CWD January 28, 2017 MInnesota,

All deer in CWD surveillance zone test negative April 8, 2011 Minnesota

Brain worms killed moose that wandered into southern Minnesota, DNR says January 31, 2015

Chronic Wasting Disease Testing Remains for SE Minnesota Deer September 9, 2013

Chronic Wasting Disease: concerns for MN wild whitetails prompts deer farm moratorium bill March 2, 2017 Minnesota

CWD found in 1 more deer; special hunts end January 26, 2017 Minnesota

CWD found on deer farms prompts new feeding ban in 11 Minnesota counties August 28, 2017

CWD in Fillmore County – aggressive response is planned December 14, 2016 Minnesota,

CWD meeting offers different management perspective February 28, 2017 Minnesota

CWD scare will be with Minnesota deer hunters for a long time to come April 12, 2011 Minnesota

CWD testing finds a total of 34 positives in 2018-2019 season May 16, 2019 Minnesota

CWD testing gets underway with opening weekend November 5, 2012 Minnesota

CWD testing leaves many unanswered questions April 10, 2011 Minnesota

CWD tests mandatory for deer harvested in central, north-central and southeast August 28, 2017 Minnesota

Deer culling continues; still no new CWD cases February 24, 2011 Minnesota Disease

Deer disease in southeast Minnesota appears to be contained, DNR says December 1, 2016 Minnesota

Deer farm infected with CWD in 2016 identifies additional cases November 9, 2018 Minnesota Board of Animal Health

Deer farmers reject DNR's emergency rule pausing movement of deer amid CWD spread June 2, 2021 Minnesota

Deer shooting near Pine Island winds down March 28, 2011 Minnesota

Deer tests positive for CWD in disease management zone October 1, 2018 Wisconsin

Deer tests show no signs of bovine TB November 18, 2012 Minnesota

DNR announces CWD zone, deer feeding ban December 12, 2016 Minnesota

DNR Busy Testing Deer For Chronic Wasting Disease November 25, 2018 Minnesota

DNR Check Deer for Chronic Wasting Disease November 8, 2010 Minnesota

DNR finds wild deer infected with EHD in southeastern Minnesota July 30, 2020

DNR reminds four-county residents of deer feeding ban January 10, 2013 Minnesota

DNR says bovine TB 'undetectable' in NW Minn. deer February 11, 2013 Minnesota

DNR says first probable deer CWD case found January 21, 2011 Minnesota Disease

DNR says no evidence CWD spreading in southeast Minnesota March 29, 2011 Disease

DNR stresses urgency in addressing Chronic Wasting Disease in Minnesota June 5, 2021

DNR suspends deer testing for bovine TB February 23, 2013 Minnesota

DNR will collect samples from harvested deer for CWD November 7, 2014 Minnesota

DNR: Good news on Bovine TB front August 19, 2010 Minnesota

East Central MN Deer Hunters Urged to Have Deer Checked for CWD October 29, 2012 Minnesota

Eden Prairie, USDA to manage Eden Prairie deer population in coming months December 3, 2016 Minnesota

EHD, Minnesota confirms outbreak of deadly deer disease September 12, 2019 Bismarck Tribune

Extensive sampling of wild deer in 2019 shows that CWD remains biggest concern in southeastern Minnesota January 21, 2020 Minnesota

Federal sharpshooters join fight against deer disease February 20, 2017 Minnesota

Fight EHD during Drought Conditions with Clean Water March 20, 2015 Minnesota

Gov. Dayton declares Minnesota TB-Free December 7, 2011

Growing threat: Chronic wasting disease in deer September 5, 2018 Minnesota

Herd-thinning could begin this week after case of CWD January 30, 2011

Hundreds of deer at Iowa farm test positive for CWD October 13, 2014 Minnesota

Is it time to end deer farming? January 22, 2017 Minnesota

Lab confirms chronic wasting disease in deer January 26, 2011 Minnesota

Late-Season Deer Hunt Aims To Stop Spread Of Brain Disease December 31, 2016 Minnesota,

Law change aims to help contain chronic wasting disease in Minnesota July 7, 2021

Minnesota DNR Examines Possible Case of Deer Mange May 12, 2014

Minnesota now free of bovine TB, USDA says October 6, 2011

Minnesota to Apply for Statewide TB-Free Status April 8, 2011 Disease

Minnesota to hire federal sharpshoots to shoot more deer in Fillmore County January 31, 2017

Minnesota's Famous Wandering Moose Was Killed by Brain Worms February 6, 2015 Minesota

MN DNR to test for CWD again this fall May 23, 2016 Minnesota,

More infected deer found in Fillmore County January 10, 2017 Wisconsin

NDA Calls for Immediate Investigation of Minnesota Board of Animal Health February 23, 217

No additional CWD positive deer detected in southeastern MinnesotaJanuary 15, 2012 Minnesota

No chronic wasting found in southeast Minn. deer January 5, 2015 Minnesota

No CWD in Minnesota October 7, 2011

No deer found positive for CWD after completion of sampling project April 9, 2011 Minnesota

No whole deer carcasses allowed to enter Minnesota September 12, 2016

No wild deer test positive for CWD April 15, 2013 Wisconsin, WDNR

NRRI researcher looks at liver fluke impact on deer and moose August 4, 2015 Minnesota

Public weighs in on new statewide deer plan March 1, 2017 Minnesota

Rabid deer found in Mower County November 5, 2012 Minnesota

Risk of CWD reaching northern Minnesota woods is low January 11, 2017

SE Minn. is ground zero for CWD tests November 11, 2011 Minnesota

Southeast Minnesota still battling CWD November 15, 2019

Special deer hunt ends; CWD found in 1 more deer January 31, 2017 Minnesota

Special SE Minnesota deer hunt to expand after sixth CWD discovery January 25, 2017

State slaps CWD quarantine on Crow Wing County deer farm December 30, 2016 Minnesota

Still much to learn about chronic wasting disease April 24, 2011 Minnesota

Still no chronic wasting in Minnesota deer tests March 25, 2011 Disease

Stories of the Year: One deer leads to big changes, CWD in deer December 31, 2011 Minnesota

Study could prove CWD spread February 8, 2011 Minnesota

Survey shows big drop in deer numbers in bovine TB core area March 25, 2012 Minnesota

Suspicious deer tests negative for CWD in SE Minnesota August 29, 2011

Tensions over deer farming surface in Minnesota's double outbreak of CWD February 20, 2017

Testing for CWD in deer turns up nothing April 7, 2011 Minnesota Disease

Tests Show No Spread of Chronic Wasting Disease in Minnesota December 11, 2017

Videos explain CWD testing and how to quarter and cape a deer October 1, 2018 Minnesota

Warm weather boosts CWD special hunt January 14, 2017 Minnesota,

White-tailed deer tests positive for CWD near Dassel January 20, 2017 Minnesota,

Wild deer in Stearns fall in danger of the virus carried by widgets September 18, 2019 Minnesota