Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

A Black Bear wandering through grass.

More bear sightings reported in Twin Cities

All recent sightings have occurred in the eastern metro

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Minnesota DNR shoots Bloomington mainstay Penny the turkey

Bloomington residents are paying tribute to Penny, who had become a local celebrity

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DNR reports: Loaded gun driving mishaps, bear in corn chopper and more

As a new hunting season begins, officers report hundreds of leftover casings, unsafe shots and loaded guns in cars

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Turkey breaks through window and more tales from this week's DNR reports

Officers received a call reporting a mountain lion sighting near Doran

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Campgrounds can reopen June 1. Here are the new guidelines

Campgrounds can open with proper social distancing and sanitization protocols.

This Black Friday deal is a breath of fresh air – literally

Ditch the shopping frenzy and go to any state park for free.

What to do if you run into an urban coyote

They're becoming more common, and can lose their fear of people.