Kittson County News


01/03/2018 02:01 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Minnesota sheriff to investigate livestock killed by wolvesWednesday, ... 

A northern Minnesota sheriff says his office is better equipped than state or federal officials to investigate when wolves are suspected in the death of ranchers' livestock. Kittson County Sheriff Steve Porter is using a Minnesota law that allows sheriffs to investigate whether livestock deaths were caused by wolves.


01/03/2018 02:01 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Minnesota sheriff to investigate livestock killed by wolves 

A northern Minnesota sheriff says his office is better equipped than state or federal officials to investigate when wolves are suspected in the death of ranchers' livestock. Minnesota Public Radio reports that Kittson County Sheriff Steve Porter is using a Minnesota law that allows sheriffs to investigate whether livestock deaths were caused by wolves.


12/18/2017 08:19 PM  ~~~Source~~~
MN Farmers believe wolves are attacking their cattle 

Others say the problem is due to big government regulations in Washington D.C. and Minnesota farmers, are saying something's got to change. Joe Wilebski has been farming on land in northern Minnesota his entire life.


12/17/2017 11:40 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Kittson County video sheds light on wolves 

There's a lot of "I seen it on the Internet" misinformation or fake news floating around out there these days, but a Facebook video post from the Kittson County Sheriff's Office in far northwest Minnesota caught my attention Friday morning. In the video, Kittson County Sheriff Steve Porter and Chief Deputy Matt Vig highlight the confirmed and suspected incidents in which officers from the department responded to reports of livestock either killed by wolves or missing and likely killed by wolves in the past year.