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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
March 1, 2011
Braveheart is one of the radio- collared bears associated with the North American Bear Center in Ely. One of her cubs, who wore a radio collar with fluorescent pink ribbons tied to it, was killed by a hunter last year. Another of Braveheart's radio-collared cubs was killed by a hunter in 2006. (2008 file)
DNR: Radio-collared bears not off-limits to hunters
March 1, 2011 - 2:20am
January 25, 2011
People are clicking at to see Lily and, hopefully, catch a glimpse of her cubs. (Submitted photo)
Twins or triplets? Bear watchers stay glued to Ely's Lilycam
January 25, 2011 - 7:19am
January 22, 2011
Lily and Hope are seen in their den on a webcam image taken Thursday. (Photo submitted by North American Bear Center)
Ely's famous black bear Lily delivers twin cubs
January 22, 2011 - 10:27am
August 17, 2010
Lily the bear may be pregnant, but still with Hope
August 17, 2010 - 12:24pm
August 12, 2010
Bemidji animal control shoots young bear
August 12, 2010 - 8:13am
July 23, 2010
Search is over for bear with jar on head near Thunder Bay, Ont.
July 23, 2010 - 6:40am
June 5, 2010
Hope the bear cub
Ely bear cub spotted alive, apparently well
June 5, 2010 - 7:02am
May 26, 2010
Bear researcher Lynn Rogers (left) talks with Pat Jordan, who said she saw missing cub Hope in her yard on Tuesday. (Fox 21 News)
Missing bear cub Hope may be alive
May 26, 2010 - 7:43am
October 1, 2009
East Grand Forks police discover bear remains near train tracks
October 1, 2009 - 7:53am