In February 2019, the DNR confirmed chronic wasting disease in a wild deer found in Crow Wing County less than 1/2 a mile from the infected captive facility. Based on this discovery, the DNR designated a new CWD management zone, deer permit area 604, in north central Minnesota for the 2019 hunting season.
Today we talked with University of MN student Meg Foster. She's speaking today at Central Lakes College about her study abroad to Russia where she did research on the first woman in space. Her talk at noon today at the Chalberg Theater is "Soviet Space Race Propaganda: The Role of Women in Space and Science". If you can't make the free event, you can watch it on Central Lakes College's youtube channel.
We've been producing our Strong Women series on KAXE/KBXE for about a year now. Interviews with women who are elected officials, mothers with extraordinary stories, authors and women who work hard and are passionate about their work.