Sections
Advertisement
This photo of Don Bixby of Bemidji was submitted by his daughter, Nikki Bixby.

Daughter says father killed during deer opener was safe hunter

Email

BEMIDJI - For the first time in three years, Don Bixby packed up his hunting gear and took a lunch for the start of Minnesota's firearm deer hunting opener.

The 64-year-old Be-midji man, who shared his passion for hunting with his three children and was a strict teacher of firearms safety, had missed the past few years due to health issues.

Within a few hours of sunrise Saturday, Bixby's hunt took a terrible turn.

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? https://secure.forumcomm.com/?publisher_ID=40&event=subscriber/lookup.

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us at subscriberservices@forumcomm.com and we can help you.

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
randomness