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News from around Wisconsin (9:57 p.m. 12/6/09)

Fond du Lac resident’s 30-point buck a new record

FOND DU LAC, Wis. (AP) — Two teams of certified scorers have declared a Fond du Lac resident’s 30-point buck the largest non-typical buck shot with a bow in Wisconsin history.

The rack on the buck shot by 52-year-old Wayne Schumacher in September was measured Saturday. It earned a record-breaking score of 243.75 inches.

Scoring had to wait for a 60-day drying period. Schumacher’s buck tops the record set last year by Bob Decker of Eau Claire and his 16-pointer.

Scorer Mark Miller of Fond du Lac said it took three hours to measure the rack.

Schumacher shot the buck the night of Sept. 20 in an area west of Fond du Lac when it walked under his stand. He said it was the largest deer he had seen in 36 years of bow hunting.

He plans to have replicas made of the antlers and sell them.

Search continues for Wis. man wanted in 4 deaths

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The search continued Sunday for the Wisconsin man wanted in the deaths of his two young daughters and their mothers.

Madison police Sgt. Jason Ostrenga said authorities are still searching for 38-year-old Tyrone Adair, who is considered armed and dangerous.

Adair lives in suburban Middleton and has strong family ties to the Madison area, but Ostrenga said Adair could have left the area by now.

On Friday, prosecutors charged Adair with two counts of first-degree intentional homicide in the deaths of his wife and young daughter. He’s also wanted for questioning in the two other deaths.

Adair is African-American, 5-foot-10 and 175 pounds. He’s believed to be driving a 2007 silver GMC Acadia SUV with Wisconsin license plate 342EBL.

Wisconsin man injured while hunting in Iowa

ST. DONATUS, Iowa (AP) — A Wisconsin man has been injured while deer hunting in western Iowa.

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources said 37-year-old Kevin Bourland of Hazel Green, Wis., was hurt Sunday morning in Jackson County near St. Donatus.

Officials said Bourland was helping a friend locate a deer that was shot on Saturday when a 20-gauge shotgun that was propped against a tree began to fall. They said Bourland reached to catch the gun when it fired, hitting him in the thumb with a deer slug.

Officials said Bourland was taken to a Dubuque hospital, where he was under treatment for non-life threatening injuries.

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