Officials at the Lake Superior Zoo in Duluth say they have euthanized their 28-year-old Kodiak brown bear, Phoebe.
The bear that’s been spotted around the Twin Cities has made yet another appearance in the west 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.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
A man who was attacked by a black bear in northwestern Wisconsin is recovering at a hospital in the Twin Cities.
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.
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.
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.
A North Branch teenager recently had his own man-versus-beast encounter.
Lily the black bear gave birth to two cubs Saturday morning in front of a worldwide internet audience.
A collared bear, named Gentle Jo, was shot and killed in Soudan, Minn. Monday evening, according to the North American Bear Center’s website.
Police in Lincoln County, Wis., looking into a garage burglary last week say the thief was a real bear.
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.
St. Paul Police say they were advised to shoot and kill a bear roaming in the Frogtown neighborhood.
A local man is hoping to give a shelter dog a new home and a better quality of life.
Some Twin Cities elementary students are adding another subject to their list of lessons: politics.