MIDDAY-MidwestDigest-11-29-17

Steve Alexander fills in for Max Armstrong and talks about deer hunting in Wisconsin. (audio)

Max is at MFA Cooperative Convention in Missouri today.

Max knows lot about how dangerous farming is. A growing number of small farmers are leading to more deaths on the farm. In Indiana, up to quarter of fatalities have been on hobby or lifestyle farms. 

Ron Hunt walked into Costco and started screaming while carrying a gun. He was a long-haul truck driver whose truck was parted in parking lot. He did not fire his gun. He was shot and killed by off-duty police officer who considered him a threat.

9-year-old was injured in hunting accident.

It used to be you had to be 10 years old to get hunting license in Wisconsin. Since age requirement lifted, state has sold 10 hunting licenses to infants. 195,000 deer killed during this year’s hunt, down from last year.

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