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Wadena's Cody Wheeler bagged an eight-point buck Nov. 3 during the Minnesota firearms deer hunting season. Submitted photo

Conservation officer reflects on deer season

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Purchase numbers for 2012 Minnesota firearm licenses are still being compiled in St. Paul, but some Department of Natural Resources (DNR) field personnel, like Tricia Plautz, already have an idea of what kind of hunting activity there has been this year.


The District 3 conservation officer lives in the Bertha area, but is regarded as one of Otter Tail County's two officers.

"Some hunters were disappointed with being able to harvest only one deer," Plautz said.

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