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A device similar to this could be used to emit a noise to keep deer away from the Mitchell Municipal Airport. (Photo courtesy of Deer Shield)

Airport considers Deer Shield device

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No deer has ever been struck by an airplane at the Mitchell Municipal Airport, Airport Manager Mike Scherschligt said, but he isn't waiting for it to happen the first time.

Scherschligt is planning to purchase a device to scare deer away from the city airport. The Airport Board is considering buying Deer Shield, an electronic system.

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