Weather Forecast



November 20, 2010
Tracy and Dave Dykshoorn
County finding kids permanent homes
November 20, 2010 - 12:00am
November 6, 2010
Kandiyohi County kids need adoptive families
November 6, 2010 - 12:00am
October 2, 2010
A small orange kitten surveys the world through the wire bars of its crate at the Hawk Creek Animal Shelter. A high kitten population has overflowed the shelter this fall. Tribune photo by Anne Polta
Animal shelter issues plea for help with high kitten census
October 2, 2010 - 12:00am
July 6, 2010
Valerie, a pit bull available for adoption from the Humane Society of Kandiyohi County's Hawk Creek Animal Shelter, is involved in a new training program the shelter hopes will increase the rate of long-term successful adoptions of pit bulls -- a category that includes Staffordshire and bull terriers. Of the 1,000 or so animals who come through the shelter's doors each year, dogs classified as pit bulls are among the harder ones to place. Valerie is also pictured at top and below left during a walk Frida...
Animal shelter tackles new initiative to improve successful pit bull adoption rate
July 6, 2010 - 12:00am
April 10, 2010
Carol Nelson, left, of the Humane Society of Kandiyohi County, pats Allie the cat Friday as she is held by her new owner Belva Sorenson of Willmar. The cat was the 200th to be adopted through a Humane Society partnership with Black Dog Pets and store owner Steve Woehler. The joint effort with the Willmar pet store began in 2004 and the 100th adoption was marked in February of 2008. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)
200 cats find new homes
April 10, 2010 - 12:00am
February 24, 2010
In a photo provided by Sarah Thacker of Fergus Falls, she is seen Saturday with a 2-year-old Haitian boy named Reese in Port-au-Prince. Reese and Thacker were among four women and six children detained in Haiti as they were about to depart the country. Haiti's prime minister met with the U.S. ambassador on Tuesday to try to resolve the case of six orphans seized by Haitian police as they were about to board a plane for the United States. (AP Photo/Sarah Thacker)
Adoption cases reflect desperation
February 24, 2010 - 12:00am
January 22, 2010
Jordan and Katy Snider, pictured with their biological son, Jonas, began the process four years ago of adopting a Haitian boy named Fauberson. The couple received good news Thursday, as Fauberson could arrive in the U.S. within a matter of days. Submitted photo
Litchfield couple wait for their Haitian son to come home for 1st time
January 22, 2010 - 12:00am
December 12, 2009
Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Carol Nelson, left, of the Humane Society of Kandiyohi County, on Friday introduces Sara Sundin and her daughter, Selena, 1, both of Willmar,  to Sally the cat in the kitten room at Hawk Creek Animal Shelter in Willmar. The Humane Society, which in October moved to its new shelter located at 250 28th St. S.W., has numerous pets available for adoption this holiday season. For more information, call 235-7612 or visit
Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Hi kitty, kitty
December 12, 2009 - 12:00am
November 23, 2009
Success in finding homes for kids
November 23, 2009 - 12:00am
School Board OKs budget, looks at impact of stimulus funds
June 23, 2009 - 12:00am
June 22, 2009
Humane Society of Kandiyohi County offers major discount adoptions to deal with overpopulation in felines
June 22, 2009 - 12:00am
April 24, 2009
Emily Carlson, 11, of Willmar keeps Sleepy the cat company Thursday at the Humane Society of Kandiyohi County in Willmar. Girl Scouts with Troop 503 visit the humane society once a month and assist volunteers with caring for the animals available for adoption. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
My fluffy friend
April 24, 2009 - 12:00am
November 4, 2008
Despite adoptions last year of 672 children, hundreds more Minnesota children are still in need of a home
November 4, 2008 - 12:00am