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Check out the ear tags: This radio-collared bear is one of the 30 in the state being monitored by the DNR.
MN Department of Natural Resources
Look close: Don't shoot radio-collared bears
August 27, 2016 - 5:00am
June 4, 2016
Human, bear encounters will continue to occur
June 4, 2016 - 5:05am
April 24, 2016
Bothered by bears? They’re just looking for the bare necessities of life
April 24, 2016 - 5:15am
April 20, 2016
Photo by Brian Basham/DETROIT LAKES TRIBUNEplay button
Black bear has city adventure in Detroit Lakes
April 20, 2016 - 11:06am
April 19, 2016
Black bear in Detroit Lakes. DETROIT LAKES TRIBUNE/Brian Bashamplay button
UPDATE: Bear has been tranquilized and being transported back to the woods
April 19, 2016 - 12:05pm
March 22, 2016
As bears emerge from hibernation, their metabolism gradually ramps up and they will begin looking for food at a time when berries and green vegetation can be scarce. Bears may be tempted by dog food, livestock feed, birdseed, compost or garbage. ( Illustration)
Be aware of bears as spring weather comes early
March 22, 2016 - 8:36am
October 31, 2015
Hunters, others asked to report bear den locations
October 31, 2015 - 9:21pm
May 30, 2015
Homeowners should be bear-aware this spring
May 30, 2015 - 5:00am
May 29, 2015
More bears, likely looking for food, wandering near homes in Minnesota this year
May 29, 2015 - 8:30am