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DNR confirms mountain lion was killed near Bemidji

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Biologists for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources have confirmed that an animal hit and killed Friday night by a motorist near Bemidji was a mountain lion.

Authorities said the driver hit the cat about 10:40 p.m. Friday on the Schoolcraft Bridge near the Carr Lake Road on the south side of Bemidji.

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Brad Dokken
Brad Dokken is editor of the Herald's Northland Outdoors section and also works as a copy editor and page designer. Dokken joined the Herald company in November 1985 as a copy editor for Agweek magazine and joined the Herald staff in 1989. He worked as a copy editor in the features and news departments before becoming outdoors editor in 1998. He also writes a blog called Compass Points. A Roseau, Minn., native, Dokken is a graduate of Bemidji State University. 
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