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January 15, 2015
WORTHINGTON — A Worthington woman believes she may have seen a cougar outside her back patio doors Wednesday night after returning home to find a motion-sensing light shining on a large four-legged animal in the snow. Clad in her long winter coat and boots Thursday morning, Ida...
January 15, 2015 - 4:24pm
March 7, 2012
Sentencing in dead cougar case includes fine and restitution
JACKSON -- The Round Lake man charged with the shooting of a cougar in Jackson County entered a written plea of guilty to taking a cougar in...
March 7, 2012 - 5:42pm
January 27, 2012
Charges filed in cougar shooting
JACKSON -- Daniel Hamman, 26, of Round Lake, was cited Friday for one count of shooting a protected animal. The charge stems from the shooting...
January 27, 2012 - 7:21pm
December 1, 2011
This week's cougar shooting is under investigation by DNR
ROUND LAKE -- The news of a cougar shot Sunday in Jackson County has caught the attention of the entire state, it seems. According to Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Predatory Biologist Dan Stark, the fatal shooting of a 125 pound male cougar by a citizen was a remarkably...
December 1, 2011 - 8:00pm
November 29, 2011
Cougar killed in Round Lake Township
ROUND LAKE -- Many people have heard about catching a tiger by the tail, but not many get to experience catching a cougar in their headlights. Bruce...
November 29, 2011 - 8:34pm
July 26, 2011
Cougar that roamed Minn. killed in car crash
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (AP) -- State wildlife officials say DNA tests show a cougar that roamed Minnesota and Wisconsin was killed in a car crash in Connecticut last month. The animal was killed June 11 near Milford, Conn. It was first detected by police in Champlin in December 2009....
July 26, 2011 - 4:51pm
September 28, 2009
Cougar story gets people talking - and that's no 'lion'
GRAND FORKS - If you want to get people worked up, write a story about mountain lions. So here goes.
September 28, 2009 - 3:30pm
December 8, 2008
Cougar sightings, hoaxes abound
Poppycock or puma? It's the story that refuses to die. Wildlife officials have varying names for the phenomenon: "puma paranoia," "mountain lion mania" or "cougar hysteria." Urban myth or real threat? Cougar sightings - and cougar hoaxes - are everywhere. They've proliferated through...
December 8, 2008 - 5:00pm
December 1, 2008
DNR disputes cougar sighting claims
A deer shot north of Duluth that was said to be ravaged by a cougar showed no evidence of a cougar eating it, according to two biologists who conducted a necropsy on the deer carcass. But the biologists said they did see signs that a large carnivore -- a wolf, dog, bear or possibly...
December 1, 2008 - 2:00pm
October 11, 2008
Unconfirmed cougar sightings persist
PARK RAPIDS - Park Rapids has been "cougarized." That's the phenomenon Robert Rabasco assigns to the numerous alleged sightings of big cats...
October 11, 2008 - 12:00am