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Police receive reports of black bear sightings in south Fargo over the weekend

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FARGO - Police responded to weekend reports of a black bear in the city limits.

The latest call came into police about 7:23 a.m. Sunday. At least one report came in earlier.


A police officer, responding to the information from a dispatcher,asked if he was looking for a bear cub.

"We're going with a 300-lb black bear," the dispatcher responded.

Officers searched the area north of Interstate 94 near the power lines by 42nd Street South.

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