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Jeremy Woinarowicz, a conservation officer for the Department of Natural Resources in Warren, Minn., used a shotgun with slugs to free these bucks locked by the antlers Dec. 28 in Polk County southeast of Warren. The one buck had been dead for several days, and the other bounded away after Woinarowicz shot. (Minnesota DNR photo)

Minnesota conservation officer frees entangled bucks, one alive and one dead

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WARREN, Minn. - It would be safe to say that Jeremy Woinarowicz's workday got off to a more eventful start than most that recent Wednesday morning between Christmas and New Year's.


Conservation officer for the Department of Natural Resources in Warren, Woinarowicz was responding to a call he'd received late the previous afternoon of two bucks locked at the antlers southeast of Warren in Polk County.

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