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October 9, 2018
747, a bear who has been compared to a Macy's Thanksgiving parade balloon, is facing off with 409 in the Fat Bear Week finals. Photo courtesy of Katmai National Park and Preserve
America's fattest bear has now been crowned
October 9, 2018 - 9:08pm
September 19, 2018
Courtney Blinn, right, shows off a hiking shoe damaged by a bear in Minnesota's Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge. Blinn and Damon Pautzke, left, had to run from the bear. Forum News Serviceplay button
Bear scares hikers: Couple says black bear followed them as they fled
September 19, 2018 - 4:42pm
September 17, 2018
Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky (10) avoids a tackle by Seattle Seahawks linebacker Austin Calitro (58) during the first half Monday, Sept. 17, at Soldier Field. Mandatory Credit: Patrick Gorski-USA TODAY Sports
Trubisky guides Bears past Seahawks
September 17, 2018 - 10:51pm
September 11, 2018
DNR conservation officer Eric Benjamin (right) and firefighters from the Roseau Fire Department explore options for freeing a bear with its head stuck in a cream can Friday afternoon, Sept. 7, northwest of Roseau, Minn. (Photo/ Dawn Knutson via Minnesota DNR)
Story of bear rescued from a metal cream can with jaws of life has happy ending
September 11, 2018 - 12:33pm
All's well that ends well, and the bear makes a beeline for freedom Friday, Sept. 7, after being freed from a 10-gallon metal cream can northwest of Roseau, Minn. (Photo/ Minnesota DNR via Dawn Knutson)
Story of bear rescued from a metal cream can with jaws of life has happy ending
September 11, 2018 - 11:10am
All's well that ends well, and the bear makes a beeline for freedom Friday, Sept. 7, after being freed from a 10-gallon metal cream can northwest of Roseau, Minn. (Photo/ Minnesota DNR via Dawn Knutson)
Story of bear rescued from a metal cream can with jaws of life has happy ending
September 11, 2018 - 11:10am
August 26, 2018
Large, colored ear tags indicate bears fitted with radio-collars as part of ongoing bear research in Minnesota. The DNR again this year is asking hunters to avoid shooting bears fitted with the tags and collars when season opens Saturday, Sept. 1. (Photo/ Spencer Rettler, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources)
OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: DNR asks hunters to avoid shooting research bears, Remaining North Dakota deer tags available Sept. 6 etc.
August 26, 2018 - 6:00am
August 10, 2018
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Hunters killed a mother bear and two 'shrieking' newborn cubs in their den, Alaskan troopers say
August 10, 2018 - 11:41am
June 27, 2018
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has launched an online reporting tool for the public to report bear sightings outside of the state's traditional bear country. (Photo/ Steve Hillebrand, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)play button
Report bear sightings with DNR online reporting tool
June 27, 2018 - 6:00am
June 25, 2018
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VIDEO: Galloping bear captured on video Saturday northeast of East Grand Forks
June 25, 2018 - 10:04am
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. They watched the bear for about half an hour before it wandered away to the east, Deb says. (Photo courtesy of Deb Narum)
Bear wandering through Michigan, N.D., is the talk of the town
June 7, 2018 - 10:26am
May 24, 2018
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Mauled in the woods, a grizzly bear researcher in Montana walks two miles with a fractured skull for help
May 24, 2018 - 7:14am
April 2, 2018
DNR warns residents about food sources for bears in their yards as far south as central Minn.
April 2, 2018 - 3:13pm
March 11, 2018
Third-grade students from Lake of the Woods School in Baudette, Minn., feel the fur of a bear under the guidance of DNR bear biologist Andy Tri (center) during a visit to a bear's den in Beltrami Island State Forest. (Photo/ Korrie Wenzel, Grand Forks Herald)play button
'Bears are pretty cool'
March 11, 2018 - 7:04am
February 5, 2018
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Bears to hire former Vikings head coach Brad Childress as offensive consultant
February 5, 2018 - 3:10pm