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Bear researcher Lynn Rogers of Ely looks up at a red pine tree for signs of recent bear use while looking for Hope the bear cub made famous on Facebook. (2010 file / Forum News Service)

Ely bear researcher Rogers looks for reprieve

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By John Myers / Duluth News Tribune

Ely bear researcher Lynn Rogers is holding out hope that Minnesota officials might change their minds about not allowing him to collar bears any more.


Rogers told his legions of followers that he hopes to meet with Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton to persuade Dayton to reverse or modify a Department of Natural Resources decision to pull Rogers’ permits for bear work.

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