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DNR urban fishing program gets boost from prison

November 13, 2012
DNR urban fishing program gets boost from prison

  11/14/12 In summer 2013, about 5,000 catfish will earn release from federal prison in Terre Haute.  That’s right, catfish. In a partnership between the Indiana Department of Natural Resources and the Federal Bureau of Prisons, inmates at Terre Haute’s Federal Correctional Complex (FCC) will raise channel catfish for DNR’s new urban fishing program...
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Two injured in separate off-road vehicle accidents in Fulton County

November 12, 2012
Two injured in separate off-road vehicle accidents in Fulton County

  11/13/12  Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating two separate off-road vehicle accidents that occurred in Fulton County over the weekend. Laurie Bowyer was involved in a single vehicle roll-over accident near Akron on Saturday evening. She was air lifted to Parkview Hospital in Fort Wayne with serious injuries. Indiana Conservation Officers report alcohol consumption...
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Drivers should be aware of deer this fall

November 9, 2012
Drivers should be aware of deer this fall

11/12/12 Fall is peak season for deer-related vehicle accidents and motorists should remember to drive defensively. “Nearly 50 percent of all vehicle accidents involving white-tailed deer occur between October and December, with November by far the worst month,” said Chad Stewart, deer research biologist for the DNR. The main reason for deer collisions is...
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Bremen man airlifted after fall from tree stand

November 7, 2012
Bremen man airlifted after fall from tree stand

  11/08/12 Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating a tree stand accident that occurred around 6:00 p.m. Tuesday evening in Fulton County.  William (Bill) F. Hundt, age 69, from Bremen was hunting from an elevated tree stand before falling nearly 16 feet to the ground.  Hundt was unable to call for help due to the...
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Starke County Man Arrested for Spotlighting While in Possession of a Firearm

November 6, 2012
Starke County Man Arrested for Spotlighting While in Possession of a Firearm

11/07/12 Indiana Conservation Officer Keith Wildeman arrested Robert Allen, 24, of North Judson on for spotlighting deer from a motor vehicle while in possession of a loaded firearm. A concerned citizen placed a call on Sunday evening to the Indiana Turn-In-A-Poacher (TIP) Hotline for a suspicious activity in rural Starke County involving subjects that...
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Grovertown Man Injured Falling from Tree Stand

November 6, 2012
Grovertown Man Injured Falling from Tree Stand

 11/07/12 Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating a tree stand accident that occurred Sunday afternoon in Starke County near Grovertown. Indiana Conservation Officers, Starke County Emergency Service, and the Koontz Lake Fire Department responded to the call of a male that had fallen from a tree stand in a heavily wooded area and was unable...
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DNR Law Enforcement switching to 24-hour dispatch center

October 25, 2012
DNR Law Enforcement switching to 24-hour dispatch center

  10/26/12 Indiana Conservation Officers will soon extend their Central Dispatch Center  to a 24-hour operation in order to maintain radio contact with Conservation Officers across the state. The Central Dispatch Center currently operates daily from 7 a.m. to midnight. The 24-hour operation will begin at midnight Oct. 29. Central Dispatch is located at...
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Rochester man shot, killed during youth deer season weekend

October 1, 2012
Rochester man shot, killed during youth deer season weekend

  10/02/12 Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating the death of a Rochester man that occurred during a hunting trip Sunday on private property in Fulton County. Conservation Officers were called to the location near Rochester after receiving a report of a man who suffered a gunshot wound. Kenneth Moore, 28, of Rochester, was shot...
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Sea Plane Makes Emergency Landing on Riddles Lake

September 24, 2012
Sea Plane Makes Emergency Landing on Riddles Lake

  09/25/12 Inclement weather on Saturday forced an emergency sea plane landing on Riddles Lake in southern St. Joseph County.   The pilot, Michael Monreal of Barrington (IL), and his passengers were unharmed. Monreal was en route from Wolf Lake, Illinois to James Lake near Angola, Indiana when late morning storms in the South...
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Those who know will go, Sept. 15-16

August 23, 2012
Those who know will go, Sept. 15-16

 08/24/12  The fourth annual Hoosier Outdoor Experience, which is free to all participants, is coming to Indianapolis’ Fort Harrison State Park, Sept. 15-16. If you were one of the estimated 20,000 men, women or children who reveled in the more than 50 hands-on outdoor activities last year, you’ve probably had these dates circled for...
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