DNR: 17 Montcalm Co. Deer Suspected or Confirmed to Have CWD

The DNR says 17 deer from Montcalm County are suspected or confirmed to be positive for Chronic Wasting Disease.

This is the first year any free-ranging deer in Montcalm County have been found to have the disease.

CWD is deadly in deer, and can significantly hurt deer populations.

The DNR says anyone who harvests deer in Montcalm County should have their deer tested by bringing them to a deer check station.