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Duluth Zoo’s Kodiak Bear Phoebe Is Euthanized

Officials at the Lake Superior Zoo in Duluth say they have euthanized their 28-year-old Kodiak brown bear, Phoebe.

01/21/2015

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Bear Wounded In Savage Spotted In Burnsville, Eagan

The bear that’s been spotted around the Twin Cities has made yet another appearance in the west metro.

06/03/2014

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Bear Vanishes After Numerous Sightings In The South Metro

The first reports of a north woods visitor came just prior to the Memorial Day weekend. On Friday morning, the phone line to Savage police began ringing as folks like Jessica Sepeda called in, saying they’d seen a bear.

05/28/2014

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Bear Stops Traffic In Savage

A young bear disrupted traffic Friday morning in Savage before disappearing into the woods, according to police. Authorities first received reports of the bear at about 5 a.m. when it attempted to cross Highway 13 near McColl Drive. Traffic stopped in both directions to allow the bear to pass.

05/23/2014

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Judge Delays Decision In Bear Researcher Case

An administrative law judge has delayed a ruling and given both sides more time to file papers in the case of Minnesota bear researcher Lynn Rogers, who’s fighting to win back his research permit.

04/30/2014

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Alleged Bear Guide Faces More Than A Dozen Hunting Charges

A northern Minnesota man faces thousands of dollars in fines and the possible loss of hunting privileges if convicted of numerous illegal bear and deer hunting charges, the Department of Natural Resources said.

11/04/2013

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John Williams Video Smack Down For 8-16!

Which animal is smarter? The Bear or The Dog?

08/16/2013

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John Williams Video Smack Down For 8-12.

The Bear is still King of the Smack Down!

08/12/2013

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John Williams Video Smack Down For 8-8!

MUST SEE golf faill on “The Smackdown!”

08/08/2013

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John Williams Video Smack Down For 8-6!

Click the link to vote!

08/06/2013

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John Williams Video Smack Down For 8-2!

The new champ! vs. Smart Bear!

08/02/2013

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Bear Researcher To Meet With Dayton Next Week

Bear researcher Lynn Rogers is getting his wish to meet with Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton as he makes a last-ditch appeal to keep his permits to radio-collar wild bears and place video cameras in their dens.

07/15/2013

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Launch Anglers Rescue Bear Struggling In Lake Mille Lacs

Lake Mille Lacs is a hotspot for catching walleyes this time of year. But customers caught something they weren’t expecting during Monday’s launch trip at Twin Pines resort – a struggling black bear.

06/19/2013

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DNR: Man Mauled By Bear In Wis.

A man who was attacked by a black bear in northwestern Wisconsin is recovering at a hospital in the Twin Cities.

06/18/2013

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Police: Nuisance Bear Killed In N. Minn.

One bear is dead after authorities got several reports of a nuisance bear Thursday morning in Longville, Minn. The Cass County Sheriff’s Office said upon its arrival at the scene, one bear had been killed and two more bears were in a tree.

06/06/2013

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DNR: Bear Killed After Attacking Woman In McGregor

Department of Natural Resources officials will be holding a press conference soon to discuss a bear attack incident that happened Monday night in northern Minnesota.

06/05/2013

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Cottage Grove Residents Wake Up To 250 lb. Bear

Black bear sightings in the suburbs are rare, but neighbors in one south metro city are on the lookout. That’s because a bear was seen roaming residential streets in Cottage Grove Wednesday morning. Police think it weighed as much as 250 pounds.

05/16/2013

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Teen Drives Head-On Into Bear, Walks Away OK

A North Branch teenager recently had his own man-versus-beast encounter.

05/02/2013

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‘Lily The Black Bear’ Gives Birth To 2 Cubs To Web Audience

Lily the black bear gave birth to two cubs Saturday morning in front of a worldwide internet audience.

01/12/2013

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Bear Center: Collared Bear Shot, Killed In Soudan

A collared bear, named Gentle Jo, was shot and killed in Soudan, Minn. Monday evening, according to the North American Bear Center’s website.

05/23/2012

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Wis. Police Accuse Bear In Burglary

Police in Lincoln County, Wis., looking into a garage burglary last week say the thief was a real bear.

05/15/2012

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Authorities: Bear Kills Dog At House Near Zimmerman

A bear killed a dog in the back yard of a residence in Livonia Township near Zimmerman Monday, according to the Sherburne County Sheriff’s Office.

05/07/2012

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St. Paul Police Kill Black Bear In Neighborhood

St. Paul Police say they were advised to shoot and kill a bear roaming in the Frogtown neighborhood.

04/29/2012

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‘Bear’ The Dog Needs Surgery To Run Again

A local man is hoping to give a shelter dog a new home and a better quality of life.

04/23/2012

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Elementary School Students Push To Get Bear Bill Passed

Some Twin Cities elementary students are adding another subject to their list of lessons: politics.

02/07/2012

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