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Mule deer tests positive for CWD

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BISMARCK — A mule deer taken from a southwest North Dakota hunting unit during the deer gun season has tested positive for chronic wasting disease, the North Dakota Game and Fish Department announced Monday.

Dr. Dan Grove, a wildlife veterinarian in the Game and Fish Department, said a hunter shot the adult buck in western Grant County and submitted the head for testing as part of the hunter-harvested surveillance program.

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