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February 27, 2016
Roxann Eischens holds two bear cubs the DNR is studying on her property near Two Inlets. She contacted the DNR after finding the bear den with a mother bear and two cubs. The DNR came out last week to collar the bears and invited students from a biology class at Bemidji High School to join them. (Submitted photo)
A real den of discovery north of Park Rapids
February 27, 2016 - 6:13pm
November 6, 2015
Police watching for bears spotted near Thief River Falls school
November 6, 2015 - 11:56am
May 27, 2015
This bear stopped to say hello to Beltrami County Sheriff Deputy Scott Hinners near Nebish while he was writing some reports. The sheriff's office and the DNR have seen a slight increase in bear sightings recently. (Beltrami County Sheriff's Office)
Bear sightings increase slightly this spring: Dry conditions may force them to roam farther for food
May 27, 2015 - 6:54pm
May 3, 2015
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Although rare, observing black bears a fascinating sight
May 3, 2015 - 12:12am
January 21, 2015
Phoebe, one of two brown bears at the Lake Superior Zoo, was euthanized on Tuesday. (Photo courtesy of Lake Superior Zoo)
Brown bear dies after 27 years at Duluth zoo
January 21, 2015 - 1:39pm
November 8, 2014
Grand Forks police shoot and kill black bear that had been running through neighborhoods
November 8, 2014 - 1:23pm
June 9, 2014
Pioneer Editorial: Two bears, two outcomes
June 9, 2014 - 10:38pm
June 7, 2014
Police kill bear in Twin Cities suburb
June 7, 2014 - 3:47pm
April 25, 2014
Black bear killed in crash near Thief River Falls
April 25, 2014 - 8:39am
August 28, 2013
In this June 2013, photo provided by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is bear No. 56 which researchers say died of old age at 39 1/2 in northern Minnesota. The bear, that officials say the world's oldest known wild black bear, was first captured and radio-collared in 1981 when Ronald Reagan was early in his first term. (AP Photo/Minnesota Department of Natural Resources)
Oldest-known wild bear dies in Minnesota
August 28, 2013 - 9:06am
July 22, 2013
Supporters of bear researcher Lynn Rogers stand in the hall to support Rogers after his meeting with Gov. Mark Dayton at the Governor's office at the Capitol, Monday, July 22, 2013 in St. Paul, Minn. Rogers remains under orders to remove radio collars from bears he's studying by the end of the month after a meeting with Dayton and the state's natural resources commissioner Monday, but will be allowed to appeal. (AP Photo/The Star Tribune, Elizabeth Flores) ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS OUT; TWIN CITIES TV MBO TV
Bear researcher stripped of permit allowed to appeal
July 22, 2013 - 7:45pm
September 24, 2012
Wildlife Research Institute biologist Lynn Rogers hand feeds June, a 300-plus-pound pregnant black bear in the woods near Ely, Minn. Derek Montgomery | Minnesota Public Radio
Rogers does what it takes to get close to bears
September 24, 2012 - 9:36pm
December 12, 2010
Blane Klemek column: Bears find a variety of hibernation dens
December 12, 2010 - 12:00am