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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
Minnesota DNR Conservation Officer Sean Williams (left) and Lake County Sheriff's deputy Mike McGregor hold a bear that attacked three people and injured two near Isabella on Tuesday. Photo courtesy of Lake County Sheriff's Office
Bear injures two people in Lake County, Minn. attack
December 19, 2017 - 5:10pm
December 16, 2017
WRESTLING: Janssen takes second, Wilcowski third at Big Bear
December 16, 2017 - 9:49pm
December 15, 2017
Blackduck/Cass Lake-Bena sophomore Mason Smid edges Hutchinson's Alex Nelson with a 7-6 decision win in a 170-pound consolation bracket bout Friday afternoon at Cass Lake-Bena High School. (Ryan Pietruszewski | Bemidji Pioneer)
WRESTLING: The Big Bear is underway
December 15, 2017 - 10:41pm
December 14, 2017
WRESTLING: Blackduck/Cass Lake-Bena gears up for another Big Bear Tournament
December 14, 2017 - 10:31pm
November 29, 2017
A grizzly bear tests the strength of a cooler at the Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center outside Yellowstone National Park. Washington Post photo by Whitney Shefte.
Watch these grizzly bears try to break open a cooler. It's their job.
November 29, 2017 - 3:21pm
October 26, 2017
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WATCH: Two bear cubs get rescued from a dumpster at a Minn. resort
October 26, 2017 - 6:46am
October 15, 2017
Jan Johnson of rural Roseau, Minn., shot this bear Oct. 1, 2017, in the Malung-Pencer area of Roseau County in the No-Quota Hunting Zone. The bear weighed more than 700 pounds live weight on two different scales and 602 pounds field-dressed. Photo courtesy of Jan Johnson
Hunter shoots 700-plus-pound bear in northwest Minnesota
October 15, 2017 - 7:00am
A large black bear explores the interior of a live-trap in which it was captured by Stone Boulanger of Stone River Wildlife Control. The bear, which had been breaking into a Duluth home, was later processed and had a field-dressed weight of 605 pounds. (Stone Boulanger photo)
Bear trapped in Duluth tips scale at 605 pounds
October 15, 2017 - 6:00am
October 13, 2017
Motorist kills bear in Grand Forks County
October 13, 2017 - 5:47pm
October 6, 2017
Blane Klemek
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Close encounters with the outdoors world
October 6, 2017 - 10:15am
September 15, 2017
Photo by Gregory "Slobirdr" Smith (wikicommons)
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Grizzlies, noble and worthy creatures, on the comeback
September 15, 2017 - 5:41am
September 10, 2017
Lawrence Taylor of Austin, Texas, took this black bear in the Floodwood areas on opening day of Minnesota's bear season, Sept. 1. He is a friend of Rob Parrott of Saginaw and has hunted with Parrott for the past 14 years. Rob Parrott photo
DNR: Minnesota bear harvest down a bit, and that's good
September 10, 2017 - 6:30am
August 24, 2017
A grizzly bear roams through the Hayden Valley in Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart/File Photo
Judge says U.S. erred in declining protections for remote grizzly bears
August 24, 2017 - 12:51pm
August 3, 2017
Granite Park Chalet in Glacier National Park, as seen in the 1980s. Photo by Bert Gildart.
The true story of 2 fatal grizzly bear attacks that changed our relationship with wildlife
August 3, 2017 - 11:03am