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November 16, 2009
Christopher Franzwa, 9, of Willmar holds a shelter dog named Mildred during the open house Saturday for the new Hawk Creek Animal Shelter. During the event, held Saturday and Sunday, hundreds of visitors toured the new home of the Humane Society of Kandiyohi County at 250 28th Street SW in Willmar's Industrial Park. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
New friends
November 16, 2009 - 12:00am
November 2, 2009
The surviving pit bull/Brittany spaniel cross pup plays with Tiffany Chapman Thursday at their rural Willmar home. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Family wants to keep surviving puppy
November 2, 2009 - 12:00am
October 29, 2009
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
October 29, 2009 - 12:00am
October 27, 2009
Man charged with assault, animal cruelty for shooting puppies
October 27, 2009 - 12:00am
October 22, 2009
Kandiyohi County Administrator Larry Kleindl shows one of the areas where dogs will be housed as the Kandiyohi County Commissioners tour the Humane Society of Kandiyohi County building in Willmar. Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange
County considers ordinance on animals on the loose
October 22, 2009 - 12:00am
August 24, 2009
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
August 24, 2009 - 12:00am
August 8, 2009
Dawn Olson, a member of the Humane Society building committee, talks about the construction and the society's plans and hopes for the future during a tour of the new shelter which is now under construction. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Construction moves forward on new animal shelter
August 8, 2009 - 12:00am
June 9, 2009
Almost home: Humane Society breaks ground for new shelter
June 9, 2009 - 12:00am
February 14, 2009
A change in the federal rules for rendering dead cattle has the Minnesota Board of Animal Health encouraging beef and dairy producers to consider composting their mortalities. (Tribune photo/
Board of Animal Health encourages producers to try composting dead cattle
February 14, 2009 - 12:00am
February 11, 2009
HealthBeat blog: Animal hoarding and mental illness
February 11, 2009 - 3:11pm
February 5, 2009
Sheriff says he'll sign bison neglect complaint
February 5, 2009 - 10:30am