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Hunting deer in the city of Ann Arbor will continue as part of efforts to control the deer population.

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The family of a Michigan man who was shot and killed last month while hunting deer is offering a more than $8,000 reward for information about his death, citing concerns that it may not have been accidental.

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Authorities have identified a Lansing man shot and killed while apparently hunting deer in mid-Michigan.

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Authorities say a hunter apparently accidentally shot and killed another hunter in Michigan's northeastern Lower Peninsula on the first day of the state's annual firearms deer season.

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Hunters can now target a larger number of animals at the Shiawassee National Wildlife Refuge in Michigan.

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Bear hunting season is getting underway in Michigan.

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Plans are being detailed for Ann Arbor's expanded 2018 deer hunt as part of the city's ongoing deer management efforts.

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Michigan officials say a national shortage of testing kits for chronic wasting disease will mean delays in getting test results to deer hunters.

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Wildlife regulators say a doe killed in Montcalm County during Michigan's youth deer hunting season probably had chronic wasting disease.

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If you're a hunter who shoots deer or related animals in other states, be advised that there are new rules about bringing their parts into Michigan.

A man convicted of dumping illegal loads of corn and sugar beets to lure deer in central Michigan has been sentenced to 45 days in jail.

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We're well into deer bow hunting season in Michigan.  While most hunters must wait until November 15 to bag their trophy bucks with firearms, a special event is happening this week for some firearms hunters.

The "Independence Hunt" allows people with physical disabilities to enjoy firearms hunting.  It's sponsored by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources.

Current State's Kevin Lavery speaks with Bryan Wilkinson, a disabled hunter who spent the first day of the hunt at Sharonville State Game Area in Jackson County.

'Gourmet' program connects wild game to dinner table

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Healthy. Local. Sustainable. The words capture the priorities of the group ‘Gourmet Gone Wild,' a non-profit organization with a dual mission.

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Man versus nature:  It’s a conflict as old as storytelling itself.  And for one Grand Ledge man, it’s a conflict he will never forget. 

Last September, Adrian Knopps, an electrician and avid hunter, went on a bear-hunting trip in southeastern Alaska with his friend, Alaska native Garrett Hagen. Only Adrian came back alive. And that was after he miraculously survived a week stranded in the wilderness with little to eat or drink, inadequate clothing and no shelter.

Adrian Knopps was gracious enough share his story with Current State producer Joe Linstroth.