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Photo provided Brandon Wegscheid shot a non-typical 11-point buck Monday morning north of Bluffton. The Wadena-Deer Creek seventh-grader was allowed to skip one day of school for hunting. He is the son of Joel and Becky Wegscheid.

Weather slows down deer hunt

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The Minnesota firearm deer hunting opener was blown off course this weekend by a southerly gale that greatly limited success.

One of the better areas was Verndale where some local hunters filled out. Sandra Gould of Carr's Convenience had relatives that did well north of County Road 7. Hunting parties passing through Verndale from northern Minnesota complained of poor deer numbers due to tough winter conditions.


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