Bear sow, 3 cubs spotted in city

MARQUETTE – A black bear sow and three cubs were reported running around the vicinity of Hewitt Avenue and Fourth streets shortly after midnight Saturday.

According to the Marquette city Police Department, three bears were also reported being spotted in the 200 block of West Park Street.

Police said the animals were left alone in hopes they would leave the area, and there have been no additional reports of bear sightings in the city.