deer season http://wxpr.org en Deer Will Be Included at Spring Hearings http://wxpr.org/post/deer-will-be-included-spring-hearings <p>Deer enthusiasts may want to attend the DNR’s spring hearings on fish and game.&nbsp; For the first time, the hearings will also include updates on deer herd status after a grueling winter, as well as hunting regulations.&nbsp;</p><p>DNR District Wildlife Supervisor Mike Zeckmeister says it’s a good chance to check in with the public.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 21:09:36 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 16414 at http://wxpr.org Deer Will Be Included at Spring Hearings Deer Season Gun Injuries Up, But Only Slightly http://wxpr.org/post/deer-season-gun-injuries-only-slightly <p>Total firearm accidents during the gun-deer season number eight, one more than last year.&nbsp;</p><p>Six happened during opening weekend, and two more were reported last week.&nbsp; None of those were fatal, but a hunter shot Thanksgiving Day was seriously injured.</p><p>DNR hunter education specialist Jon King says it happened in Dunn County.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p> Mon, 02 Dec 2013 20:01:26 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 11428 at http://wxpr.org Deer Season Gun Injuries Up, But Only Slightly Sixty Years Ago, A Bloody Gun-Deer Season http://wxpr.org/post/sixty-years-ago-bloody-gun-deer-season <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Wisconsin’s gun deer season is approaching. &nbsp;It’s a time when many hunters across the state look forward to getting away from the pressures of work, spending time in the woods. &nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">But as </span>WXPR’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Bob </span>Willging<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> relates in today’s History Afield essay, the 1942 murder of a conservation warden in Florence County had deer hunters in northeast Wisconsin anything but relaxed.</span></p> Thu, 21 Nov 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Bob Willging 10963 at http://wxpr.org Sixty Years Ago, A Bloody Gun-Deer Season