Bear spotted near Elkhorn; no threat to human safety: DNR

At approximately 11 p.m. on Friday, June 17, DNR staff received multiple phone calls from State Patrol and the City of Elkhorn Police Department in regards to a bear that was sighted in a field on the outskirts of Elkhorn heading towards Kunes RV. 

The DNR confirmed that sighting around 12:20 a.m. 

The DNR said the bear posed no threat to human safety and looked to be heading southwest of Elkhorn, where only fields exist for a few miles. 

All local agencies have been notified and been given our guidance to leave the bear alone. 

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The following morning a bear was reported in Geneva Township. That one was not confirmed.