Hunter shoots bear, bear attacks hunter
The sheriff's office in Lincoln County reports a hunter has been attacked by a bear. Investigators say 39-year-old Christopher Halfmann of De Pere was hunting with a group of friends in the town of Harding Sept. 9 when he shot the bear.
The animal attacked Halfmann before running away. The others in the group brought Halfmann to Merrill health center then he was transferred to the trauma center at a Green Bay hospital.