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A black bear.

Sheriff's office sees 'significant' increase in bear complaints recently

Natural food sources have been slim, so bears are finding alternatives provided by humans.

A black bear.

More 'bear-human conflicts' in MN due to natural food shortage

If you're camping, pack some bear spray just in case.

A black bear.

Jogger claims to have spotted black bear near University of St. Thomas

It's rare for black bears to get aggressive, according to the DNR.

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Black bear in Ely park attracts a crowd

Police say this is a good reminder to leave bears alone.

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Photos: A bear wandered around Union Depot in St. Paul

Bears do occasionally make their way to the Twin Cities.

A black bear.

Bear carcass illegally dumped in northwestern Minnesota

The bear was found with no head, but was otherwise intact.

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Charges: Brainerd man shot, killed 700 lb black bear on protected land

The killing happened on the Red Lake Indian Reservation.

Two dogs bitten by black bears in separate incidents in Duluth

Police are reminding residents to protect their yards from the animals.

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Sheriff: Numerous bear sightings in the north metro

Ramsey County has had quite a few bear sightings of late.

Person killed by bear on Rainy Lake island ID'd as Maple Plain woman

The 62-year-old went to check on her dogs and didn't come back.

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Watch: Bear runs through pavilion in north metro suburb

It was spotted Monday and reported to the public on Wednesday.

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Black bear shot and killed in North St. Paul

Authorities say it posed a threat to public safety.

Big black bear spotted in Burnsville yard

Don't let your kids and pets off on their own in the area.