February 15, 2013 in DL-Online
Karen Noyce set the frequency on her radio-telemetry receiver and pointed its antenna into the old pines of Chippewa National Forest near Marcell Monday morning. The temperature was 2 below zero. The woods were blanketed in new snow. Continue Reading
December 4, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) With bear-human conflicts on the rise, wildlife managers in the Northern Rockies are laying the groundwork for trophy hunts for grizzlies in anticipation of the government lifting their threatened species status.
November 23, 2012 in West Central Tribune
WILLMAR Registration is now open for the 2013 Willmar/Spicer Polar Bear Plunge, presented by Minnesota law enforcement to benefit Special Olympics Minnesota.
October 9, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
Jim Hlebechuk wasn’t surprised when his younger brother decided to move to Alaska. Continue Reading
September 19, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
DULUTH, Minn. Bear hunting success has been mixed so far in Minnesota’s bear season, which opened Sept. 1. But for some hunters, and especially for bear-hunting guides, the season is going well. Continue Reading
August 24, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
John Steitz remembers having a dream while he was napping along the Superior Hiking Trail Tuesday afternoon. A very vivid dream. At some point, Steitz woke up from his dream. “I opened my eyes, and there was a bear on top of me with its face in my face,” Steitz said. Continue Reading
June 15, 2012 in West Central Tribune
ANCHORAGE, Alaska The grizzly bear sank its teeth into Ben Radakovich’s back, at one point lifting him from the ground and shaking him hard as it mauled him on an Alaska trail.
June 12, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) A 30-year-old Alaska man mauled by a bear pleads for help in a recorded 911 call, telling the dispatcher he’s up a tree and can hear the animal huffing below him.
June 4, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) Canadian conservation officers have euthanized a black bear that ate the remains of a convicted murderer. Continue Reading