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This black bear, photographed by Park Point resident Tom Mackay, has been making the rounds on Park Point for several weeks. The DNR told residents they would trap and kill the bear if it was becoming a problem, or residents could pay to have it relocated. (Photo by Tom Mackay)

Residents of Duluth neighborhood will pay trapper to relocate nuisance black bear

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The little black bear's carefree days of frolicking on Park Point beaches and raiding yards for food may soon come to an end in a bear trap, but what happens after that remains unclear.


Deluged with calls from residents complaining about the bear causing damage and scaring people, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources wildlife officials gave their standard response: Learn to live with the bear or we'll trap and kill it.

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