For the second time in six months, a black bear wandered around a St. Paul neighborhood before being shot and killed by police.
St. Paul Police say they were advised to shoot and kill a bear roaming in the Frogtown neighborhood.
Lon Feia has a whopper of a hunting story to share.
There’s concern that Hope, one of the world’s most famous black bears, may be dead in northern Minnesota.
Minnesota has a state tree, the red pine and a state bird, the common loon. But Minnesota doesn’t have a state mammal.
The bear was spotted around 4:30 a.m. Friday near the intersection of Henry Street and Second Avenue.
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.
Internet sensation Lily the black bear has again given birth in her northeastern Minnesota den — this time to twin cubs.
A Red Wing-area farmer who unexpectedly heard a loud thud while combining in a cornfield quickly realized he’d hit and killed a black bear with his tractor.