Bear feeding at bird feeder of residence kills dog near Zimmerman
A female bear with three cubs killed a dog near Zimmerman early this morning (Monday, May 7.)
The bear was in the back yard of a residence feeding at a bird feeder when the incident occurred, according to the Sherburne County Sheriff’s Office. The residence is located on 261st Avenue straight east of Zimmerman, almost at the Isanti County line, according to Capt. Scott Fildes.
Sheriff Joel Brott said that it is not uncommon for bears to be spotted in Sherburne County. See more in Associate Editor Joni Astrup’s Star News story.