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Wadena man injured in fall from deer stand

David Folkestad, 53, of Wadena, was hunting from a stand in Section 32 of Bluffton Township at 4 p.m. Saturday when the wooden floor gave way and he fell eight feet to the ground.

Folkestad was treated for back injuries at Tri-County Hospital in Wadena.

Four hunters have died in Minnesota since the season began, two from gun shots, one from natural causes and one from burns and a fall.

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