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Judge sends man to prison for shooting bear on reservation

ST. PAUL, Minn. – A federal judge has sentenced a Brainerd man to 15 months in prison for killing and then beheading a 700-pound black bear on the Red Lake Indian Reservation. U.S. District Judge Susan Richard Nelson sentenced 39-year-old James Stimac on Wednesday.  According to prosecutors, Stimac used a compound bow to shoot the bear on the reservation in northern…

Social Distancing: That Perfect Pour

Plus, Social Distancing Guests You Did And Didn't Invite

  On Thursday we asked you to share how you’re making your homes more comfortable as you spend more time there social distancing. And Sue in Parkers Prairie, Minnesota over in Otter Tail County has a novel concept… invite some guests over for a snack, even though we’re supposed to be social distancing. She offered a meal to a brave…

Social Distancing: More Puzzling Developments

A Pandemic Can Make You Do Things You Never Thought You'd Do Before

  Life is different right now. Life is weird. A lot of us are acting in ways we never have before, wearing masks to get groceries, sanitizing everything all the time. The pandemic and social distancing are also giving us chances to try new things that would have sounded crazy just a few months ago. It’s a necessity for some…

Minnesota Woman Killed By Bear Near Minnesota-Canada Border

The 62-year-old woman has been identified as Catherine Sweatt-Mueller of Maple Plain, Minnesota

ONTARIO, CANADA — A woman was reportedly killed by a bear near the Minnesota-Canada border Sunday evening. The 62-year-old woman has been identified as Catherine Sweatt-Mueller of Maple Plain, Minnesota. Police responded to a call at Red Pine Island on Rainy Lake where a woman said her daughter was attacked by a bear while checking on her dogs. Officers arrived…

DNR officer shoots and kills bear after ‘stand off’ in North St. Paul neighborhood

On going stand off in NSP. Please Be(ar) careful. ???? pic.twitter.com/zn4qlaPnUu — North St Paul Police (@NSPPolice) April 25, 2019 NORTH ST. PAUL, Minn. (FOX 9) – A bear is dead after being shot by officials in a residential area of North St. Paul Thursday. According to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, a conservation officer shot the bear after…

Bear Warning In NW Minnesota School District

The Clearbrook-Gonvick district posted a safety announcement after bears were spotted at an intersection near the school.

CLEARBROOK, MN (KFGO) – A school district in northwestern Minnesota is warning parents not to let their children walk to school because of bears. The Clearbrook-Gonvick district posted a safety announcement after bears were spotted at an intersection near the school. The Clearwater County Sheriff’s Office and DNR are aware of the sightings. Teams in the school district are called…

Ted E. Bear Makes Donation to Sanford Children’s Hospital, Identity Still A Mystery

The donor sent in four bears this year

FARGO, N.D. — It’s been a holiday mystery for more than 25 years now but the true identity of Ted E. Bear still remains a mystery. Sanford Children’s Hospital in Fargo has received four, handmade teddy bears from an anonymous donor in Horace. His or her only request since 1986? That the bears go to a child in need. This year…

Bear Seen Roaming Around Grand Forks Has Been Captured

GRAND FORKS, N.D. – A bear made its way to Grand Forks and climbed a tree, but has been captured. Grand Forks Police and the North Dakota Game and Fish Department spent hours trying to get the bear out of the tree here at University Park. The bear was first spotted around 4:30 this morning at Industrial Park before it started…

Local Kids Kick Off Midwest KidFest

Kids of all ages were invited to come out to the teddy bear parade before Midwest Kid Fest

FARGO, ND — It was a parade full of cuddly buddies in Island Park for the kick off to Midwest KidFest. Kids and their stuffed best friends marched in the annual Teddy Bear Parade starting at Dike West and moving throughout Island Park. The VFW Post 762 led the parade with their Honor Guard and handed out flags. Kids were…