Here is a sampling of 2012 Northland deer processors. Costs are per deer. Adolph Store processing is now at its new location at 6505 Industrial Road in Twig. Full-line venison processing (skin, cut, grind and wrap, boneless). Also, boneless trim dropoff for sausage making at Adolph Store, 3710 Midway Road, (218) 624-9680, or Stokke’s Lakewood Market, 4942 Jean Duluth Road, (218) 525-4795. The Bear’s Den, 5231 Highway 33, Saginaw (new location). Complete processing (skinned, quartered, cut, ground, including vacuum-sealing). Call (218) 729-6056 or (218) 591-1677. Carlson’s Sausage and Wild Game Processing, 202 N. First Ave., Biwabik. Complete deer processing; cut, ground and wrapped. Average: $60. Full line of sausage and snack sticks. Hours: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily. Call (218) 865-6791. Cole Cuts, 4040 Normanna Road, Duluth. Deer processing includes skinning, cutting, grinding, wrapping and freezing. Sausage available. Call (218) 721-3931; (218) 391-1619; or (218) 393-1588. Dewey’s Deer Processing, 2029 Baxter Ave., Superior. Complete processing with sausage available. Cost is by size: $40-$60. Call (715) 392-9353 or (715) 817-2270. Duquette General Store, 88235 Highway 23, Duquette. Debone and freezer-wrap costs $89 per deer. Roasts, steaks, ground venison or chunks for jerky or sausage. Deer must be skinned. Hours: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Call (218) 496-5855. Eveleth Country Foods IGA, 602 Fayal Road. Twenty varieties of deer sausage, polish, Thuringer and sticks are available. Price is $3-$4.50 per pound when product is finished. Call (218) 744-4350. Four Seasons Market, between Coleraine and Bovey on Highway 169 in Cotton Park. Deer processing includes skinning, cutting, grinding, wrapping and freezing. Many varieties of sausage available, along with bacon, sticks, jerky, gyro meat and more. Call or stop in for prices. Deer accepted from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. during hunting season. Call (218) 245-1669. Gamache and Sons Deer Processing, 10 Farmstead Road, Esko. Skinning, deboning, grinding and wrapping. Cost: $80. Licensed to accept deer donations for the food shelf through the state of Minnesota. Hours are 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily. Call (218) 878-1077. Hursh Meat Processing, 10083 E. Oak Road, Poplar. Skin, debone, cut, grind and vacuum seal for $75. Venison jerky sausage, smoked hinds, snack sticks, venison bacon, meatloaf and more, for extra fee. Licensed to accept deer donations for the food shelf through the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. Minnesota deer welcome. Call (715) 364-6855 or (218) 393-1887. J. Frisella Taxidermy and Wild Game Processing, 6187 E. Webb Road, South Range. All boneless cuts and grinding. Hours 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily. Price range is $60 and up. Call (715) 394-4860. Please phone ahead. Kocian’s Family Market, Main Street South, Bigfork. Full line of venison processing; $85 minimum. Cutting and sausage making all done on-site. Variety of sausages and smoked meats for extra fee. Call (218) 743-3113. M&M Deer Processing, 5535 Forestry Road, Aurora. Debone, grind and wrap for $70. Call (218) 229-3847. Paul’s Market and Catering, 623 Garfield St., Eveleth. Venison trimmings made into a variety of sausages. Call (218) 744-1244.r Pray’s Deer Processing, 7566 Barrs Lake Road, Duluth. Clean, boneless cuts; includes grinding, plastic and freezer wrapped. Cost: $85 per deer; sausage extra. Call (218) 391-3791. Russ Kendall’s Smoke House, 149 Scenic Highway 61, Knife River. Variety of fresh and smoked sausages. Trimmings only. Summer sausage, brats, smoked sausage, jalapeno and cheese sticks and salami. Hours: 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily. Call (218) 834-5995 for more information. SHIR-MARK Game Processing, 5081 S. County Road A, Superior. Skin, cut, wrap and grind; all boneless. Cost: $75. Venison trimmings made into 21 types of fresh and smoked sausages. Minnesota deer welcome. Call (715) 398-5700. Superior Meats, 6301 Tower Ave., Superior. Venison trimmings made into sausages, jerky, bacon and snack sticks. More than 40 varieties. Call (715) 394-4431. TJ’s Country Corner, downtown Mahtowa. Large variety of fresh and smoked sausage made from your trimmings. Menus mailed upon request. Hours: 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily. Call (218) 389-6257. Tom’s Deer Processing, 6695 E. Bayfield Road, South Range. Skin, cut, double-freezer wrapped, knife-cut boneless; also grind into hamburger. Cost: $50-$65 depending on size of deer. Open 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily. Call (715) 398-6513. Wrazidlo’s Old World Meats, 226 N. Basswood, Duluth. 26 varieties of sausage from breakfast sausage to smoked brats, summer sausage, salami and venison sticks. Cost: $1.50-$5 per pound. Hours are 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. Call (218) 722-2333.
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