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Area wardens affirm — rifles permitted for this year’s gun-deer season

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Warden Brad Peterson says he’s been getting calls from Pierce County sportsmen daily, wanting to verify whether they can swap their shotguns for rifles this year.


It is true, said Peterson. During one of its sessions this past summer, the Wisconsin Legislature approved a provision expanding use of rifles to all 72 Wisconsin counties after Nov. 1.

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Steve Dzubay
Steve Dzubay has been publisher at the River Falls Journal and Hudson Star Observer since 1995. He holds a bachelors degree in journalism from the University of Minnesota. He previously worked as a reporter-photographer at small daily newspapers in Minnesota and is past editor of the Pierce County Herald and River Falls Journal.
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