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Man survives Marinette County bear attack

5:15 PM, May 17, 2013

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A man was bitten, cut and scratched Wednesday when he was attacked by a black bear on Finch Lane in Silver Cliff in Marinette County.

Gerre Ninnemann encountered the bear just before 1:30 p.m. after seeing it go after his dog, according to a Marinette County Sheriff's Department report. Ninnemann called his dog back to the house and tried to run inside, but the bear ran him down from behind and took him to the ground. The animal started biting and clawing at his back, the report said.

Ninnemann was able to get up and make it to the corner of the cabin, but was caught by the animal again. His wife, Marie, ...

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