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No filings yet for Willmar School Board special election
Renville County closes two parks due to flooding
Minn. woman, 61, faces criminal charges after 30 cats were taken from her home
British police confirm multiple fatalities at venue where Ariana Grande was performing
New scary wood tick disease surfacing in region
Vikings gave Michael Floyd a chance. 'Now it's up to him,' says his mother.
Twins' Hughes to spend time on DL with biceps injury
Adrian Peterson selling Twin Cities 5-bedroom home for $695,000
Zimmer to take time off from Vikings after 8th eye surgery
True Team Track: Willmar boys repeat as Class AA champions
Three more Fox News employees file discrimination suits
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
'Last Man Standing': 20th Century Fox TV to seek new home for Tim Allen comedy
ABC's 'American Idol' reboot lands pop music superstar as first confirmed judge
'Scandal' will end next year, ABC president confirms
Fishing: Area opener a ray of sunshine
Art competition: High school artists gather in New London
Stories needed to create 'Milan: The Musical!'
Minnesota Orchestra brings classical music to Willmar
Vinyls unveiled for traffic signal boxes in Willmar
Ardyce G. Meadows
Michael Thomas Cullen
Kathryn A. Frandson
Ardella M. Solbrack
Lola M. Olson
Minnesota Opinion: Taxing charitable donations is just wrong
Letter: Book doesn't belong in classroom
Letter: Reinvest in higher education
Thomas: Will America ever learn?
Mike McFeely: For Ailes, the goal was to turn back the clock
July 29, 2013
Pigs smart as dogs? Activists pose the question
NEW YORK (AP) -- There's extensive evidence that pigs are as smart and sociable as dogs. Yet one species is afforded affection and respect; the...
July 29, 2013 - 6:56am
July 13, 2013
Enter your photo in the Kids & Animals Photo Contest
Click here to enter or view the Kids & Animals Photo Contest.
July 13, 2013 - 12:58pm
March 4, 2013
Barn, animals lost in Sunday fire near Litchfield, Minn.
LITCHFIELD — Eleven pigs and a cow, along with a 30-by-80-foot barn, were lost in a fire reported around 5:15 p.m. Sunday at the William and Mary Nething residence at 63724 260th St., in Darwin Township. According to the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office, the Litchfield and Dassel...
March 4, 2013 - 9:27am
Willmar, Minn., police chief to review barking dog ordinance after mayor questions time spent
WILLMAR -- Willmar Police Chief David Wyffels will be reviewing the city ordinance that prohibits keeping or harboring a dog that habitually barks, bays, cries or howls. Wyffels told the City Council's Public Works/Safety Committee at its recent meeting that he was asked by Mayor...
September 4, 2012 - 12:00am
November 18, 2011
Sparboe president says video is "shocking" and workers have been fired
LITCHFIELD -- The president of the Litchfield-based Sparboe Farms said today she was "deeply saddened" to see "disturbing" video of the mistreatment...
November 18, 2011 - 1:52pm
December 5, 2010
Alternative Therapy for Animals
Veterinary chiropractor Dr. Kathy Seifert sees animal patients once a month at the Canine Training Institute in rural New London.
December 5, 2010 - 4:01pm
Appleton-based veterinarian hard at work defying the trends
APPLETON -- The class of 2002 at the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine numbered 76, and of that number, only eight intended...
January 5, 2010 - 12:00am
January 4, 2010
Bitter cold of recent winter weather can put outdoor pets, horses at risk
WILLMAR -- The two dogs at a rural Kandiyohi County home had access to shelter and appeared to be healthy, but their drinking water had frozen...
January 4, 2010 - 12:00am
October 29, 2009
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...
October 29, 2009 - 12:00am
June 26, 2009
Block Party and Kiddie Parade 2009 / Willmar, MN
The annual Willmar Fests Block Party and Kiddie parade which was held in downtown Willmar, Minnesota on Thursday, June 25, 2009.
June 26, 2009 - 6:01pm
June 23, 2009
Two Blackduck men charged with cruelty to 42 dogs
Two men were arrested at their home near Blackduck, Minn., last week and charged with cruelty to animals. The Beltrami County Sheriff's Office...
June 23, 2009 - 7:48am
February 26, 2009
Humane Society, businesses team up to give dogs a treat
At the Spicer Dairy Queen, a visit to the drive-up window means ice cream for the humans and a biscuit for any dog that happens to be riding along. It doesn't take long for the dogs to figure this out, said Michelle Ramsey, a Dairy Queen employee who often works the drive-up window. "We...
February 26, 2009 - 12:01am
January 29, 2009
Humane Society to host event to raise awareness, funds for homeless animals
WILLMAR -- The year is still young, but already the staff at the Humane Society of Kandiyohi County has seen a sharp increase in the number of...
January 29, 2009 - 12:00am
November 18, 2008
Plans for new Kandiyohi County rescue squad and Humane Society buildings advance
WILLMAR - With an eye of caution to final cost figures, the Kandiyohi County Commissioners agreed Tuesday to take another step to construct two new buildings - one to house the county's rescue squad and one to house abandoned animals. In separate unanimous votes, the commissioners...
November 18, 2008 - 4:00pm