MOOSE

School Bus Strikes Moose Near Crary, ND

Twenty-five passengers were aboard the bus when it struck the moose.

CRARY, N.D.–A Dunseith school bus carrying the school volleyball team struck a moose while traveling on Highway 2, three miles east of Crary. The bus suffered significant front-end damage, but the bus driver, 78-year-old Curtiss Halvorson, was able to drive it safely to a stop. Twenty-five passengers were aboard the bus when it struck the moose. No one was injured….

A Moose Is Shaking Things Up on UND Campus

It made its way to Memorial Stadium at 8 this morning

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — North Dakota is no stranger to wildlife. “I’ve had reports of fox in the city, coyotes in the city. We have a deer herd in the city,” said North Dakota Game and Fish Outreach Biologist Jim Job. Last year, a bear made its way into University Park. “It climbed up into one of the biggest trees…

Moose on the Loose on UND Campus

GRAND FORKS, N.D. – Police are trying to get a moose that wandered into the University of North Dakota campus back into the wild. Our crew in Grand Forks says the animal has been contained inside Memorial Stadium. We’ll have the latest online and on KVRR Local News at 6:00 and 9:00. Categories: North Dakota News Tags: Grand Forks, MOOSE,…

Couple Survives Crash with Half-Ton Moose

First responders say it was a miracle the two survived the crash.

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) _ A young couple remains hospitalized in Duluth after surviving a collision with a half-ton bull moose on a dark northern Minnesota highway. Seventeen-year-old Amaya Nelson was behind the wheel July 7 and her 22-year-old boyfriend, Remington Dellinger, was in the seat beside her when they crashed into moose with their small car. Amaya’s dad, Scott Nelson,…

Former Candidate for Governor Is Slightly Hurt After Crashing Into Moose

Rep. Marvin Nelson of Rolla had just picked up his granddaughters in Jamestown

Photo: Nelson/Dryer FamilyROLLA, ND —┬áRep. Marvin Nelson of Rolla is back at work just days after hitting and killing a moose. The former Democratic candidate for governor had just picked up his granddaughters in Jamestown and was heading home on Highway 281 Friday night. He spotted a moose in a ditch near Rocklake but a moment later a second moose…

Big Game Licenses Available In North Dakota

Hunters can apply online or call 1-800-406-6409 through March 28.

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) _ North Dakota’s Game and Fish Department is accepting applications for elk, moose and bighorn sheep hunting licenses. Hunters can apply online or call 1-800-406-6409 through March 28. A record 334 moose licenses are available this year, up 89 from last year and 203 more than in 2015. A total of 408 elk licenses are available, up…

Scientists Say Moose Skulls Are Shrinking

The study found that moose skulls were smaller if they were born in years when moose were more abundant

  MINNESOTA — Moose are shrinking. Michigan Tech University scientists studied more than 660 moose skulls from Isle Royale National Park, which is located about 25 miles off the tip of northeastern Minnesota. Scientists discovered that the skulls have shrunk by 16 percent over the past 40 years. The study found that moose skulls were smaller if they were born…

Chronic Wasting Disease Found in Deer in North Dakota

The Game and Fish Department says nine of the deer found in the southwestern part of the state have tested positive for CWD

  Two deer taken from southwestern North Dakota have tested positive for chronic wasting disease. The state Game and Fish Department says the mule deer doe and mule deer buck were taken during the 2016 gun season. Since 2009, a total of nine deer from that part of the state have tested positive for CWD. After last fall’s hunt, more…