6:51 am
Thu November 13, 2014

Wisconsin Officials Caution Hunters Before Deer Season Begins

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Wisconsin's deer season doesn't start for another week and a half, but state wildlife officials remind hunters to play it safe.

The Department of Natural Resources says hunters should treat every firearm like it's loaded and always point the muzzle in a safe direction.

Wisconsin has seen four gun seasons with no deaths since 1972.

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5:21 pm
Mon September 29, 2014

Be Cautious Of Deer While Driving This Fall

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Illinois State Police are warning drivers to be mindful of deer this fall.

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Deer Hunting
4:17 am
Fri January 18, 2013

The Hunt Is On In Illinois This Weekend


The final days of deer season are at hand. Firearm deer season runs 30 minutes before sunrise to 30 minutes after sunset January 18-20. According to a spokesman for the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, hunters are limited to taking no more than two antlered deer in all seasons.

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Deer Season
6:04 am
Tue October 9, 2012

Drivers May Have to Dodge Deer

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Northern Illinois sheriff's offices are advising people to be careful of deer crossing the road. It's the time of year when mating deer are most active. Last year in DeKalb County, the sheriff’s office dealt with 100 car accidents relating to deer, accounting for 14 percent of all accidents.

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