A black bear named Bruno has traveled 400 miles in search of a mate. And he’s gained quite a following.

A black bear is gaining national attention for his summer walkabout that has taken him from Wisconsin to Illinois, perhaps in search of a mate. The bear, named “Bruno,” crossed state lines and is still roaming, building a social media following along the way.A Facebook group, “Keeping Bruno Safe,” was created June 19 and has more than 46,000 members. The […]

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At least 21 states pause reopening or take new steps to limit the spread of COVID-19

Days after the head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention expressed concern about “significant increases” in coronavirus cases, the United States surpassed 50,000 daily cases twice this week.  That milestone was reached as governors and other state leaders grapple with plans to reopen their economies, especially with the Fourth of July weekend lingering. Some are postponing further reopening while others are tightening […]

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