Natural food sources have been slim, so bears are finding alternatives provided by humans.
If you're camping, pack some bear spray just in case.
It's rare for black bears to get aggressive, according to the DNR.
Bears do occasionally make their way to the Twin Cities.
The bear was found with no head, but was otherwise intact.
The killing happened on the Red Lake Indian Reservation.
Police are reminding residents to protect their yards from the animals.
Ramsey County has had quite a few bear sightings of late.
This is a little too close for comfort.
The 62-year-old went to check on her dogs and didn't come back.
It was spotted Monday and reported to the public on Wednesday.
Police are urging people to stay away.