WEST UNION, Iowa (AP) — A northeast Iowa sheriff used an ATV to guide a bear away from the town of West Union.
The black bear was reported to the Fayette County Sheriff's Office on Friday morning, and deputies spotted the animal about a half-mile from North Fayette High School.
Sheriff Marty Fischer used an ATV to turn the bear north, then guided it 2 miles from town. The bear entered a wooded area.
While authorities were responding, North Fayette Community Schools officials kept students inside.
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