NORWAY, MI - The Upper Peninsula hoped this day would never come.
Hunters and biologists watched chronic wasting disease spread north across Wisconsin, infecting and killing deer in its path.
They hoped the U.P. deer herd would stay free of the deadly disease. But this year, a deer killed east of Iron Mountain tested positive. That triggered a quick and aggressive response from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (MDNR).
"It's a pretty steady stream of people," said MDNR wildlife technician Ryan McGillviray as he worked on a deer carcass Monday. ...
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