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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
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. Minnesota DNR via Dawn Knutson
Story of bear rescued from a metal cream can with Jaws of Life has happy ending
September 11, 2018 - 11:12am
September 10, 2018
Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) scrambles in the first quarter during the game against the Chicago Bears at Lambeau Field on Sunday. (Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports)
Rodgers' return sparks Packers' rally vs. Bears
September 10, 2018 - 8:57am
September 8, 2018
Bear tracks are seen in the snow in 2017. Hunters have harvested significantly fewer bears this season than last year. (file / News Tribune)
Field reports: Early bear harvest down significantly
September 8, 2018 - 7:00pm
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 26, 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
DNR introduces new tool for bear sightings as they spread west and south in Minnesota
June 26, 2018 - 7:57pm
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
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 23, 2018
Chris Balzer, a Minnesota Department of Natural Resources area wildlife manager based in Cloquet, looks over the trashed scene at the Duluth home of Koni Sundquist and finds clear evidence of a bear den. An opening in the porch at right is big enough for the bear to get through and den up under the home. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com
City bears emerge from hibernation
March 23, 2018 - 8:29pm
February 5, 2018
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Bears to hire former Vikings head coach Brad Childress as offensive consultant
February 5, 2018 - 3:10pm
December 31, 2017
Minnesota Vikings defensive lineman Linval Joseph (98) tackles Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky (10) causing an intention grounding that led to a safety in the second quarter Sunday, Dec. 31, at U.S. Bank Stadium. Brad Rempel-USA TODAY Sports
Vikings beat Chicago to clinch first-round bye
December 31, 2017 - 5:36pm
December 19, 2017
‘It could have been my life’: Bear injures two people near Isabella; victim recounts attack
December 19, 2017 - 8:20pm