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City approves deer hunt

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A pilot program allowing a select group of bow hunters to thin the city's deer herd was approved Monday night on a 5-1 vote by the City Council.


By the same 5-1 margin, the council also amended the Municipal Code to allow "controlled archery-only deer hunts" in the city, and to allow the baiting of deer for the hunt.

The ordinance change was needed to make the controlled hunt legal.

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Randy Hanson
Randy Hanson has reported for the Star-Observer since 1997. He came to Hudson after 11 years with the Inter-County Leader at Frederic, and eight years of teaching social studies. He’s a graduate of UW-Eau Claire.
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