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December 9, 2016
Bear comfy in culvert? Expert says culverts are common bear hibernation sites
A black bear spotted in a culvert in rural Brainerd this fall appears to have set up sleeping arrangements there and is expected to remain there...
December 9, 2016 - 9:24pm
August 19, 2016
Under Armour drops sponsorship of wife of hunter who speared bear
TORONTO, Aug 19 (Reuters) - Under Armour Inc, the athletic clothing company, has ended its sponsorship of the wife and hunting companion of a...
August 19, 2016 - 11:46am
August 16, 2016
Canadian officials may charge U.S. hunter who speared bear to death
CALGARY, Alberta, Aug 16 (Reuters) - Alberta may file charges against a U.S. hunter who posted a video of himself killing a black bear with a...
August 16, 2016 - 12:51pm
August 15, 2016
Garbage attracts big bear to Baxter's Jewelwood Drive area
Ashley Engholm of Baxter shared this photo of a black bear in her yard on Jewelwood Drive on Sunday. Ashley says, "(Photo) quality isn't great,...
August 15, 2016 - 10:14am
August 3, 2016
Bear in a Tree
A black bear sits in a tree on SW Seventh Street and W Laurel Street Tuesday in Brainerd. Officers checked on the bear and ultimately left it...
August 3, 2016 - 9:33am
July 27, 2016
Too hot to bear: Hairy visitor cools off in kiddie pool
A kiddie pool filled with water was the perfect size for a bear. When Dave Zbaracki returned to his home from checking on an elderly neighbor...
July 27, 2016 - 9:11am
July 25, 2016
A black bear watches from a small wooded area near Garrison Road in Baxter before bounding into the woods Monday. (Brainerd Dispatch/ Steve Kohls)...
July 25, 2016 - 7:53pm
May 18, 2016
2nd recent area attack: Bear attacks woman in northern Minnesota
SEBEKA - A 59-year-old Sebeka woman is recovering after being attacked by a bear on the deck of her home northeast of the Wadena County town....
May 18, 2016 - 12:02am
April 24, 2016
Black bear has city adventure in Detroit Lakes
A young black bear caused quite a stir in Detroit Lakes Tuesday morning when a dog treed it in a residential neighborhood, and conservation officers...
April 24, 2016 - 10:07pm
April 9, 2016
Spring bird hikes offered at Northland Arboretum
April 9, 2016 - 12:08am
April 4, 2016
Bear hunting license applications open through May 6
ST. PAUL - Applications for Minnesota bear hunting licenses are being accepted now through May 6, wherever Minnesota hunting and fishing license are sold, online at www.mndnr.gov/buyalicense and by telephone at 888-665-4236. A total of 3,850 licenses are available in 13 permit areas....
April 4, 2016 - 9:22pm
March 21, 2016
Be aware of bears this spring
Anyone living near bear habitat is reminded to be aware of bears this spring and check their property for food sources that could attract bears,...
March 21, 2016 - 12:02pm
January 25, 2016
DNR question of the week: Do black bears leave dens during warm winter?
Q: Do hibernating bears ever leave their den during winter if the weather gets unusually warm? A: Hibernating bears are prompted to come out...
January 25, 2016 - 12:38pm
November 9, 2015
'It's our bear friend!'
Lillie and Finnegan Marohn watch excitedly as their 'bear friend' comes around to check out the goings on in the neighborhood. Danielle Marohn...
November 9, 2015 - 11:57pm
August 31, 2015
Anglers caught poaching fish in Ely area A group of anglers from Indiana and Illinois were recently charged with poaching fish near Ely, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. The case stems from a June investigation, and it marks a busy season for DNR conservation...
August 31, 2015 - 9:23am