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Most of escaped bison herd back at northern Indiana farm

Aug. 30, 2018 10:53 AM EDT

PLEASANT LAKE, Ind. (AP) — An owner of a bison herd that escaped from a northeastern Indiana farm says nearly all of the animals have been recovered after several days on the run. Steuben (stoo-BEN') County officials warned residents to avoid approaching any of the 58 bison that escaped from Sunday from a...

Herd of bison escape from Indiana farm, prompting warning

Aug. 27, 2018 3:50 PM EDT

HAMILTON, Ind. (AP) — Police have warned residents of a northern Indiana community not to approach a herd of bison that escaped from a nearby farm. The Steuben (stoo-BEN') County Sheriff's office says the bison escaped Sunday from a fenced-in area at a farm near Pleasant Lake, a village about 30 miles...

Oregon man gets jail time for harassing Yellowstone bison

Aug. 23, 2018 6:05 PM EDT

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — An Oregon man who said he and his buddy were on a "last hurrah" tour through national parks before he entered alcohol treatment was sentenced Thursday to 130 days in jail for his drunken behavior, including harassing a bison that had stopped traffic in Yellowstone National Park....

The Latest: Man senteced for harassing Yellowstone bison

Aug. 23, 2018 6:03 PM EDT

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Latest on an Oregon man being sentenced for drunken behavior in national parks (all times local): 3:05 p.m. An Oregon man who was sentenced for drunken behavior in two national parks in Wyoming said he and his buddy were on a "last hurrah" tour before he entered alcohol...

Outgoing Yellowstone boss says he feels he was punished

Aug. 9, 2018 4:49 PM EDT

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — National Park Service officials told Yellowstone's departing superintendent that he wasn't being forced out over a disagreement with Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, but Dan Wenk said Thursday he still believes he is being punished by being forced to move up his retirement. Wenk, who...

Man who harassed Yellowstone bison arrested at Glacier park

Aug. 3, 2018 8:00 PM EDT

MAMMOTH HOT SPRINGS, Wyo. (AP) — An Oregon man who was caught on video harassing a bison in Yellowstone National Park was arrested in Glacier National Park in the third disturbance in less than a week at a national park, officials said Friday. Rangers looking for Raymond Reinke of Pendleton, Oregon, found...