SEVERE WX: Wind Advisory View Alerts

Surprise! Farmer spots bear while finishing up harvest in northeast Iowa

Reicks said the photos were taken 4 miles northwest of Schley, Iowa, in Howard County.

Posted: Nov. 8, 2017 11:49 AM
Updated: Nov. 9, 2017 11:24 AM

Howard County, Iowa - A farmer in northeast Iowa got an unexpected visitor while finishing up this year's harvest.
According to Eric Reicks' Facebook page, he was just finishing up harvesting corn when a bear appeared in front of the combine.
Reicks said the photos were taken 4 miles northwest of Schley, Iowa, in Howard County.

Article Comments

Mason City
Clear
41° wxIcon
Hi: 42° Lo: 28°
Feels Like: 33°
Albert Lea
Clear
43° wxIcon
Hi: 40° Lo: 28°
Feels Like: 38°
Austin
Clear
43° wxIcon
Hi: 39° Lo: 27°
Feels Like: 37°
Charles City
Clear
43° wxIcon
Hi: 42° Lo: 27°
Feels Like: 37°
Rochester
Clear
42° wxIcon
Hi: 39° Lo: 26°
Feels Like: 35°
It's looking like a sunny and breezy weekend!
KIMT Radar
KIMT Eye in the sky

Latest Video

Image

New building opportunity at an Osage school.

Image

Olmsted County Sheriff's Awards Ceremony.

Image

Spreading light during a dark time.

Image

Students Hosting Podcast

Image

Community Finally Getting a Grocery Store

Image

Free Furnace Program

Image

Costume store closing

Image

Cascade park improvements

Image

Birth control accessibility

Image

Voter security

Community Events