Mountain Lion Seen Wandering Around Wahpeton Area

Tyler Birchem says his dog started chasing something ahead of them on a township road several miles northwest of Wahpeton

WAHPETON, ND — A man out running his hunting dog the other morning was stopped dead in his tracks.

Tyler Birchem says his dog started chasing something ahead of them on a township road several miles northwest of Wahpeton.

It turned out to be a mountain lion.

Birchem says he was worried about his dog but says thankfully she listened to him and came back to his truck.

The same mountain lion is believed to have been sighted near Dwight, Great Bend and in the Sand Hills near Hankinson.

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