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Minnesota deer hunters not as lucky as last year

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By all accounts, the deer kill across Northeastern Minnesota appears to be down from last year.

Minnesota's 16-day firearms deer season opened Saturday and continues through Nov. 20. Typically, 65 percent of the total kill occurs during the first three days of the season.


"We're down quite a bit. It seems like everyone is," said Rob Parrott of the Bear's Den in Twig.

The shop processes deer for hunters.

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