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Published July 10, 2010, 04:01 PM

MN bear center wants your help with contest

Ely, Minn. (WDAY TV) - A Minnesota bear center is back in the news. Instead of watching the birth of a cub or looking for a missing one, the North American Bear Center in Ely wants your help.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

It's trying to win a 250-thousand dollar grant from J-P Morgan. The center is in 5th place in the Chase Community Giving contest.

The top 200 vote getters get financial help.

"Once we get out of debt, we are ready to move on with an outreach program for classrooms across the nation, and endangered species around the world.”

Voting ends Monday.