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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: 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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$1,700 Reward For Info On ‘Heinous’ Beheading Of Hibernating Bear

Reward money has now been tripled for information leading to the arrest of those involved in illegally killing a black bear. The bear was shot while hibernating in a culvert near Star Prairie, Wis., in February.

05/31/2013

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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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Collared Bear Killed After Creeping On Kids Near Ely

A collared black bear was killed near Ely on Thursday after it entered a garage where children were, snarled at them, and refused to leave, says the Minnesota DNR.

08/03/2012

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Bear Dies After Collision With Car In Lino Lakes

For the second day in a row a black bear has wandered into a populated area. This time the bear was spotted in Lino Lakes running out of a ditch and into the path of a car.

05/08/2012

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Neighbor Recalls Cops Killing Black Bear In St. Paul

For the second time in six months, a black bear wandered around a St. Paul neighborhood before being shot and killed by police.

04/29/2012

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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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Hudson Hunter Captures Record Black Bear.

Lon Feia has a whopper of a hunting story to share.

10/19/2011

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Researchers Devastated After Hope The Bear Disappears

There’s concern that Hope, one of the world’s most famous black bears, may be dead in northern Minnesota.

09/24/2011

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First-Graders Work To Make Black Bear State Mammal

Minnesota has a state tree, the red pine and a state bird, the common loon. But Minnesota doesn’t have a state mammal.

09/22/2011

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DNR Shoots Black Bear In Oakdale

The bear was spotted around 4:30 a.m. Friday near the intersection of Henry Street and Second Avenue.

05/20/2011

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Minn. Black Bear Population Heads To Farmland

Researchers have found the state’s black bear population continues to expand from its usual forest habitat into farmland in northwestern Minnesota, raising the chances of dangerous run-ins with humans.

03/15/2011

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Famous NE Minn. Black Bear Lily Delivers Twin Cubs

Internet sensation Lily the black bear has again given birth in her northeastern Minnesota den — this time to twin cubs.

01/21/2011

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