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Multiple black bear sightings reported in Cottage Grove (W/VIDEO)

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Police said a black bear was reported spotted multiple times early Wednesday in Cottage Grove, first in a residential neighborhood, then in a park and later along Highway 61.


A resident called police about 12:30 a.m. after seeing a bear in a backyard in the 8600 block of Ivywood Avenue, near Jamaica Avenue and Hillside Trail. A police officer found the bear nearby on Isle Avenue near Hillside Avenue and watched it make its way through multiple yards, according to the police report.

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Scott Wente
Scott Wente has been editor at the South Washington County Bulletin since 2011. He worked as a reporter at other Forum Communications newspapers from 2003 to 2011. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.
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