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A mother bear and her three cubs have been wandering through the Frank and Clara Whiteside yard off County Road 4 north of Park Rapids. The quartet is looking for food. Don't provide it, the DNR warns. (Submitted photo)

Family of bears raids Hubbard County couple's bird feeders

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Bears have been out and about this spring looking for food, often finding it in bird feeders.

Fred and Clara Whiteside, who live off County Road 4 about 10 miles out of Park Rapids, have seen a mother bear and her three cubs in their yard several times in the last few weeks.


"She was there last fall and now she's back," Clara said. "She's been tearing down all the bird feeders, the neighbors too."

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Anna Erickson
Anna Erickson is editor of the Wadena Pioneer Journal.
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