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What should you do if you spot a cougar?

April 9, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

The Echo Press recently received a third report of a cougar sighting in the area. The most recent sighting was in the Forada area. Continue Reading

Same cat on the prowl?

March 12, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

Dave Larson was hunting coyotes with his two hounds January 23 south of Osakis when the dogs picked up the tracks of a mountain lion.
There’d been reports of a cat in the area since November, and a buddy of Larson’s, who also hunts with hounds, had treed the lion earlier in January. Continue Reading

Another cougar spotted near Osakis

March 12, 2013 in The Osakis Review

Mountain lion encounter raises question of whether state could support resident population Continue Reading

Video shows cougar lurking in Osakis area

December 18, 2012 in The Osakis Review

A cougar captured on trail camera video has people buzzing about where it came from and what it was doing in the Osakis area. Continue Reading

Cougar caught on camera in Osakis area

December 11, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press

With glowing eyes, the curious creature looked directly at the camera and crept forward slowly with a slinky gait.
Where it ventured from there remains a mystery. Continue Reading

Cougar or mountain lion attacks horse

August 21, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A horse owner whose 900-pound mare was attacked by a mountain lion or cougar wants other animal owners in Aitkin County to be on the lookout for the big cats. Continue Reading

Police kill mountain lion found at Rapid City, S.D., home

June 24, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A mountain lion has been put down after injuring a family pet in Rapid City, S.D. It’s the second cougar shot in town by Rapid City police in eight days. Continue Reading

Was late-night prowler a cougar?

April 3, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press

When Rick Jones of Alexandria stepped outside his house at 5:30 a.m. on March 3, he noticed a set of animal tracks in the newly fallen snow right off his front steps.
He noticed their unusual shape and how closely the paws were set together on each set of prints.
And then he noticed the gait how the hind foot landed ahead of the front foot and the long gap between each set of prints. Continue Reading

Charges filed in cougar shooting

January 27, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

JACKSON Daniel Hamman, 26, of Round Lake, was cited Friday for one count of shooting a protected animal. The charge stems from the shooting death of a cougar that took place in November. Continue Reading

RYAN BAKKEN: If you think that’s offensive…

January 21, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

I need to weigh in on the nickname issue. No, not that nickname issue. Continue Reading