The Free Press, Mankato, MN

November 21, 2012

DNR conservation officer reports: Mankato area

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

— CO Chris Howe (St. Peter) spent much of the week following up on calls and cases from deer season. Other time was spent on waterfowl and small game enforcement.

CO Brent Ihnen (Waseca) spent the majority of the week checking deer and waterfowl hunters. TIP calls were answered on a variety of topics. Several public complaints were investigated.

CO Bob Geving (Mankato) conducted followed up on several complaints of incidents which occurred during the firearms deer season. Geving also worked waterfowl and angling activities.

CO Corey Wiebusch (Mankato) assisted officers in southeastern Minnesota with the second firearms deer season. Trapping complaints are being looked into. ATV contacts were made.

WREO Julie Siems (SE) reports working AIS, WCA and deer hunting enforcement.