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Chronic Wasting Disease

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New CWD case suspected days before deer opener in Minnesota

The deer was harvested in northwestern Minnesota, outside the DNR's CWD zones.

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DNR bans movement of farmed deer into and within MN to prevent CWD

This comes after Minnesota deer farms imported five deer from an infected Wisconsin farm.

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CWD-positive farm in WI had shipped deer to 2 MN farms, DNR says

The Minnesota DNR's commissioner called the discovery "deeply concerning."

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Democrats call for Board of Animal Health president to resign over CWD

DFLers say he failed to act, and has failed deer hunters in Minnesota.

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DNR bans movement of farmed deer to prevent further CWD spread

The temporary emergency action is in response to "concerning developments" after CWD was discovered in deer on a Beltrami County farm.

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CWD-positive deer found on Beltrami County farm

The DNR will conduct surveillance in the area and a deer feeding ban will be in place.

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9 more deer on Houston County farm test positive for CWD

The deer farm had a positive case of CWD back in October and was being depopulated.

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Deer on southeastern MN deer farm tests positive for CWD

Hunters are encouraged to drop off samples of the deer they kill to be tested for the deadly disease.

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7 counties added to deer-feeding ban to prevent CWD spread

It brings the total to 31 of the 87 counties in Minnesota.

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DNR bans movement of farmed deer in bid to tackle CWD

The emergency rule is temporary, and goes into effect on Monday.