The Wisconsin record for a black bear is 727 pounds. However, officials say Feia's trophy could weigh more, because they couldn't raise the bear any higher on their scale.
Biden lays out wintertime plan to curb COVID's spread
It comes as the U.S. reported its second case of the omicron variant.
MN Dept. of Corrections offering $5K bonuses as it seeks to hire 200
The DOC is offering hiring bonuses for new employees and for referrals.
Mayor Frey unveils workgroup to develop public safety recommendations
There are 35 members in the workgroup.
MN city named best ice fishing destination in the US
A lake in Wisconsin also made the top 8.
'TODAY Show' surprises Minneapolis youth nonprofit with toys
It's part of the program's Season of Giving toy drive.
3rd federal medical team to join COVID-19 fight in Minnesota
There are more than 1,500 people with COVID-19 admitted to Minnesota hospitals.
Driver killed after other motorist crosses into opposite lane
The head-on crash occurred early Thursday, just north of the Twin Cities.
MSHSL approves shot clock for Minnesota varsity basketball
Shot clocks will be required at all varsity games beginning in 2023-24.
Popcorn shop featured on 'The Late Show' has to close 2 days later
A county inspection after the national TV appearance found code violations.
Minnesotan infected with omicron was vaccinated, had booster shot
The Hennepin County man received his booster shot in early November.
Zoo welcomes 3 black bears ... and Mel Gibson
The Minnesota Zoo officially opened its new black bear exhibit on Saturday, and visitors delighted in Tiva, Syke and Kuruk, who were orphaned in Minnesota as cubs and now have a spacious new home. Among the visitors: troubled actor Mel Gibson, Burnsville Patch reports.
Black bear struck and killed in north Twin Cities metro
A Lino Lakes man told the Star Tribune he was driving home from the Minnesota Twins game Monday night when he collided with a full-grown bear. The 27-year-old says he was traveling about 60 miles per hour in his Volkswagen Jetta when he hit the animal.
Minnesota Zoo opens exhibit for iconic black bears
Decades after the question was first raised about whether to display one of the enduring symbols of the Minnesota woods, three black bears have arrived at the Minnesota Zoo in a new exhibit that opens Saturday.
From 'rodeo' to rescue: DNR officer does good deed for black bear
A black bear with porcupine quills stuck in his muzzle followed a man home from an ice fishing trip and refused to leave. The man contacted a Hibbing DNR officer, who decided to try to subdue the bear and pull out the quills before sending him back to the wild. But the bear who was tame enough to pet didn't like the rescue attempt too much at first.
Winona triplets weigh in near record
Winona parents Jessica and Cris Marish on Monday welcomed their triplets Jackson Ronald, Emilie Rae, and Alaina Ann, weighing a combined 17.5 pounds, just 1 pound shy of the U.S. record, the Winona Daily News reports. The Marishes were the first triplets born at Mayo in almost three years.
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