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Bear sighted in Red Wing
Red Wing Minnesota 2760 North Service Drive / P.O. Box 15 55066

Red Wing residents Vic and Sheryl Voth reported spotting a black bear

eating out of a birdfeeder in their backyard Tuesday morning. At one point the bear approached the Voth home and peered in through a patio door.

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The sound of a neighbor starting acar frightened the bear away, Sheryl Voth said, but the animal returned a short time later to continue eating from the birdfeeder -- which it ultimately destroyed.

The Voths contacted Red Wing police to report the sighting.

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