Sheriff: 200-Pound Bear Euthanized In ChatfieldA 200-pound black bear found at a residence in southeastern Minnesota had to be euthanized after it growled at authorities and posed a threat to residents in the area.
State Patrol: Motorcyclist Hits, Kills Black Bear On I-35 In Pine Co.A Pine County man is hospitalized after hitting a black bear on Interstate 35 near Pine City late Friday afternoon. The Minnesota State Patrol says 48-year-old Edmund Hanson, of Brook Park, was driving on I-35 when a black bear stepped out onto the highway.
Black Bear Raids Bird Feeder In Kandiyohi CountyA black bear was spotted in Kandiyohi County pawing at a bird feeder on Decision Hills Bible Camp Road in Spicer.
4 Things To Know: Elk River Cop Killed, Wild Weather Across Nation & MoreThe four stories to know for Monday, May 11, include an Elk River cop shot and killed, wild weather across the nation and more.
Man Says Black Bear Attacked Him In Pine Co.A male hunter was attacked by a black bear in northern Pine County Saturday afternoon, according to the Pine County Sheriff’s Office. According to police, officers received a 911 call reporting the man had been attacked just northeast of the Village of Duxbury.
Wis. Logger Frees Black Bear Trapped In CanOne lucky black bear has a Wisconsin logger to thank for helping him out of an odd situation. Garrett Smith found a bear struggling in a corn field near Rice Lake, Wis. on Sunday and used a claw to pop a can free from the bear's head.
Sheriff: Albertville Man Shoots, Kills Black Bear In YardA man shot and killed a black bear in Albertville Tuesday night after it was spotted in his yard while his daughter was outside playing, according to the Wright County Sheriff's Office. Authorities received a call at about 7:45 p.m. that a black bear had been seen on the 10000 block of 64th Street NE in Albertville. The caller, Lawrence Engstrom, told authorities the bear walked up to their sliding glass door in the back yard.
Black Bear Shot And Killed In West St. PaulA black bear, possibly the same one seen recently in several south-metro communities, was shot and killed early Saturday morning in West St. Paul. Police say they received reports of a black bear wandering near Bernard Street West and Charlton Street. The bear was described as weighing between 120 – 150 pounds and had an injured hind leg.
Black Bear Spotted Near Paul Bunyan, Babe StatuesBemidji saw black and blue on Friday morning, but the wild incident ended with a peaceful nap. Police were called to the Paul Bunyan Park near the area of 12th Street Northeast and Lake Blvd. at about 6 a.m. A number of people reported seeing a black bear in the area.
Black Bear Pops Up Again In South MetroThe black bear that's been sighted numerous times in the southern Twin Cities metro area during the past week has popped up once again. According to Savage Police, the black bear was spotted at about 1 p.m. Thursday on the 14100 block of Vernon Avenue.
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.
Mother Black Bear, Cubs Wander Into Western WI NeighborhoodA mama black bear and her two cubs have been spotted by residents in one Osceola, Wis. neighborhood. They've gotten awfully close to homes, so now police and DNR are stepping in to make sure the bears and residents stay safe. It began innocently enough.