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DNR rescues injured bear cub in Ironwood


April 5, 2018

Submitted photo

THIS BEAR cub was rescued in the dead of winter in the city of Ironwood. Liz Sweeney, of the Ironwood Public Safety Department, supplied the photo.


IRONWOOD - A small injured bear that was found outside in the dead of winter in Ironwood received a new lease on life.

According to weekly reports for late February and early March from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, Sgt. Grant Emery responded to a complaint about the injured bear cub in the city of Ironwood.

The Ironwood Public Safety Department filed a March 5 report about the bear.

It had been hanging around for a week when it should have been in a den hibernating.

Emery - who formerly lived and worked in Bessemer - located the b...

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