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April 13, 2013
Bears emerging from hibernation; cause for preparation, not alarm
April 13, 2013 - 11:18am
January 23, 2013
Lynn Rogers
DNR cuts Ely bear researcher's permits
January 23, 2013 - 8:49am
January 15, 2013
Lily, the Ely black bear, gives birth to two cubs near Ely
January 15, 2013 - 7:10am
December 6, 2012
Nikita the polar bear makes his debut at the Kansas City Zoo on Aug. 7, 2010. Nikita has been selected to breed with Berlin. (2010 file / Kansas City Star)
Duluth polar bear Berlin headed to Kansas City to breed
December 6, 2012 - 8:26am
October 17, 2012
Berlin, the female polar bear displaced by the flooding at Duluth's Lake Superior Zoo in June, is now on public display at the Como Zoo in St. Paul.
Polar bear who escaped during Duluth flood has health scare
October 17, 2012 - 7:31am
September 25, 2012
Wildlife Research Institute biologist Lynn Rogers hand feeds June, a 300-plus-pound pregnant black bear in the woods near Ely, Minn. Derek Montgomery | Minnesota Public Radio
Rogers does what it takes to get close to bears
September 25, 2012 - 7:07am
August 11, 2012
Bear problems on rise in areas near Baudette, Detroit Lakes
August 11, 2012 - 11:12am
June 19, 2012
Black bears have been seen making their way across Douglas County in search of food. (Contributed photo)
Here a bear, there a bear, everywhere a black bear
June 19, 2012 - 7:24am
January 25, 2012
Jewel in her den, with a camera tube visible at far right
One of the new Ely bear cubs is a screamer
January 25, 2012 - 8:31am
January 23, 2012
Jewel outside the den
Ely bear featured on Webcam gives birth to at least 2 cubs
January 23, 2012 - 7:27am
January 16, 2012
Jewel in her den, with a camera tube visible at far right
Tune in live online via den cam for cub's birth in Ely area
January 16, 2012 - 7:28am
September 28, 2011
Hope, the 20-month-old female bear studied by Ely bear researchers became famous when a den camera recorded her birth and first weeks in the den during the winter of 2010. Now her fans fear she may have been killed by a hunter. (Photo by J. Runion)
Researcher confirms Hope, famed Internet bear, is dead
September 28, 2011 - 7:34am
September 27, 2011
Hope, the 20-month-old female bear studied by Ely bear researchers became famous when a den camera recorded her birth and first weeks in the den during the winter of 2010. Now her fans fear she may have been killed by a hunter. (Photo by J. Runion)
Elementary students, other 'Fans of Hope' distressed over Web-famous bear's possible death
September 27, 2011 - 8:35am
September 26, 2011
Lily and Hope chose this site for their winter den in this October 2010 file photo. (Sue Mansfield /Duluth News Tribune)
Hope the bear missing; researcher believes she was shot and killed by hunter
September 26, 2011 - 7:31am
April 14, 2011
The bear cub named Jason died at 4:03 p.m. Tuesday, said Lynn Rogers, who has been researching bears for 42 years. (Photo courtesy Lynn Rogers0
Jason, Internet-famous cub near Ely, dies
April 14, 2011 - 8:10am