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Dawn Olson, left, and Kelly Schwarzrock, of the Humane Society of Kandiyohi County, carry a dog housed in a carrier Wednesday into the society's new Hawk Creek Animal Shelter. The humane society officially moved into the $500,000 facility located in Willmar's industrial park. Tribune photo by Ron Adams

Finally, humane society comes home


WILLMAR -- A young chocolate Lab named Betsy was first to exit a trailer parked outside the back entrance of the new Hawk Creek Animal Shelter.

She danced on the pavement and tugged at her leash as Dawn Olson led her to the door.

"It's our first one!" Olson exclaimed.

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Anne Polta

Anne Polta covers health care, business/economic development and general assignment. Her HealthBeat blog can be found at Follow her on Twitter at @AnnePolta.

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