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Men get electronic home monitoring in hunting case

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Two Twin Cities area men received electronic home monitoring Monday as punishment in a Hubbard County case that involved poaching deer and growing marijuana on leased hunting land.


Stephen Battin, 61, of Big Lake, and Donald Cook, 61, of Bloomington, entered into plea deals in April that substantially reduced the crimes they were facing and the time they could have spent behind bars.

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Sarah Smith
Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.
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