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Ashley Wyffels,an animal care assistant at the Humane Society of Kandiyohi County, loads a dog crate into the back of the Humane Society's somewhat bruised and aging van. Tribune photo by Ron Adams

Humane Society struggles with transportation needs


WILLMAR -- The tires are wearing out. There's a dent in one of the passenger doors from a mishap on icy roads this past winter.

The latest woe to befall the Humane Society of Kandiyohi County's aging van? A broken radiator hose.

Bobbie Bauman, director of animal care at the shelter, used the vehicle for a quick local trip Thursday morning -- but had to stop and put air in the tires first.

"You just kind of hold your breath," she said.

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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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