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April 2, 2019
The two elephants that Cindy Migley's Circus Spectacular brought to Detroit Lakes for the 2017 Shrine Circus were named Viola and Isa. (Tribune file photo)
Tigers, and elephants, and bears — oh my! Shrine Circus coming to DL Thursday
April 2, 2019 - 4:08pm
June 7, 2018
Deb Narum of Michigan, N.D., snapped this photo of her husband, Marvin, having a staredown with a bear that wandered through their shelterbelt south of Michigan on Thursday morning, June 7, 2018. They watched the bear for about half an hour before it wandered away to the east, Deb says. Courtesy photo / Deb Narum
Bear wandering through Michigan, N.D., is the talk of the town
June 7, 2018 - 12:10pm
August 27, 2016
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
February 28, 2014
Rogers’ hand-feeding of bears increases risk for public, scientist testifies
February 28, 2014 - 2:00pm
July 3, 2013
Bear researcher Lynn Rogers of Ely looks up at a red pine tree for signs of recent bear use while looking for Hope the bear cub made famous on Facebook. (2010 file / Forum News Service)
Ely bear researcher Rogers looks for reprieve
July 3, 2013 - 9:56am
April 12, 2013
A black bear emerges from hibernation recently near Duluth. Andrew Krueger/Forum News Service
Bears emerging from hibernation; cause for preparation, not alarm
April 12, 2013 - 1:48pm
September 24, 2008
Two bears killed, abandoned near Orr sanctuary
September 24, 2008 - 12:00am