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Overrun with deer, Hallock, Minnesota to start own hunting season

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Hallock, a town of 960 in northwestern Minnesota, will have its own deer hunting season this fall.

City fathers recently voted to hold a bow-hunting season in an effort to reduce the population of deer inside the city. City staff and City Council members are working on the details, with the state requiring a plan to be in place before May.


"We might have 100 to 150 deer in town," City Clerk Hank Noel said. "They're not just in the park or near the (Two Rivers River).

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