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Deer hunters in west central Minnesota expressed concern over Minnesota’s deer population during the fourth of six “listening sessions” the Minnesota DNR and Minnesota Deer Hunters Association jointly hosted in Morris on Tuesday, March 26. (Bob King / Duluth News Tribune)

DNR, MDHA hold listening session on deer concerns

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Deer hunters in west central Minnesota called for a shortened hunting season and restrictions on killing young bucks to help build up Minnesota’s dwindling deer population.


Representatives with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and the MDHA joined about 50 hunters in Morris on Tuesday for the fourth of six “listening sessions” around the state.

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Kim Ukura
Kim Ukura has served as the editor of the Morris Sun Tribune since August 2011. She graduated from the University of Minnesota, Morris in 2008 with degrees in English and journalism. She earned a master's degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin, Madison in 2010. Prior to returning to Morris to work at the Sun Tribune, she worked in trade publishing.