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Legislators drop increased penalties for highway protesters in exchange for ban on undocumented immigrant driver's licenses
UPDATE: At least 19 dead in blast at Ariana Grande concert in British arena
State senator's father dies, but she's at work keeping one-vote majority for GOP
Minnesota budget talks go on behind closed doors, as legislators plan to work past midnight deadline to get work done
Trump asked intelligence chiefs to push back against FBI collusion probe after Comey revealed its existence
Baseball: Wildcats split but clinch
Local Roundup: Litchfield tennis team heading back to state
True Team Track: Willmar boys repeat as Class AA champions
Curry hits 36 as Golden State advances to NBA finals
Richard Pitino's message to Minnesota: 'We can really take the next step'
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
Lisa Rierson Axelson
Michel H. Hinrichsen
Michael Thomas Cullen
Richard G. Black
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
February 24, 2015
How to help organizations helping Phoenix, the burned dog rescued in Redby, Minn.
How to help organizations helping Phoenix, the dog rescued in Redby, Minn. RELATED: Young dog found in burning dumpster being cared for at Twin Cities clinic To help Phoenix, you can donate to: Act V Rescue PO Box 385731 Bloomington, MN 55438 Online at www.actvrescue.org....
February 24, 2015 - 8:00am
January 9, 2015
Walkin’ in sunshine
On a rare blue-sky day with the wind chill still well below zero on Friday afternoon, volunteer Debbie Dixon, a Ridgewater College freshman from...
January 9, 2015 - 11:52pm
December 10, 2014
Missing family dog found after two months 200 miles away in Detroit Lakes
MANDAN, N.D. -- Two months after he went missing, Bentley the German shepherd is back home again with his family in Mandan after being found...
December 10, 2014 - 10:54am
October 21, 2014
Willmar and Kandiyohi County reinstate canine law enforcement
WILLMAR — Kandiyohi County has been without a canine unit since Willmar Police Department’s German shepherd, Cato, retired from service in...
October 21, 2014 - 10:43pm
May 7, 2014
Video: North Dakota 3-year-old found safe with family dog after being missing for 6 hours
COOPERSTOWN, N.D. – A 3-year-old boy missing for nearly six hours Monday night was discovered safe after an hours-long air, foot, bloodhound,...
May 7, 2014 - 10:03am
Video: Barnesville man jailed after Facebook brag about stealing his dog from pound
MOORHEAD – Who let the dog out?
May 7, 2014 - 9:00am
February 12, 2014
Wire Fox Terrier wins Westminster Dog Show (with video)
NEW YORK - A wire fox terrier named Sky won "best in show" at the 138th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York on Tuesday, besting canines...
February 12, 2014 - 11:04am
October 2, 2013
Treasury reimburses man for his 'dog-eaten' currency
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A Montana man who painstakingly gathered and reassembled parts of five $100 bills eaten by his golden retriever has been reimbursed by the U.S. Treasury for the "mutt-ilated'' currency. Wayne Klinkel of Helena received a $500 check on Monday, the Independent...
October 2, 2013 - 12:27pm
July 30, 2013
Northern Minn. dog kennel owner charged with animal neglect
PINE RIVER, Minn. — The owner of a northern Minnesota breeding operation where more than 130 dogs were seized earlier this month is charged with misdemeanor animal neglect. The Cass County prosecutor's office said Monday it filed a nine-count criminal complaint against 60-year-old...
July 30, 2013 - 8:55am
June 28, 2013
Cottage Grove man charged with torturing dog
COTTAGE GROVE, Minn. - A Cottage Grove man faces felony animal torture and cruelty charges after saying he killed his dog over a dispute about where the animal should be kept, authorities said. George R. Nichols, 37, was charged in Washington County District Court in the death...
June 28, 2013 - 9:00am
June 17, 2013
Internet-famous dog turns 20
BAYFIELD, Wis. -- The region’s most famous dog quietly turned 20 on Saturday.
June 17, 2013 - 8:00am
March 22, 2013
Dayton's dog, Mesabi, dies following surgery
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has shared a heartfelt goodbye to his dog, Mesabi, who died Thursday at the governor's residence. Dayton posted word of the passing on his Facebook page. He says the German sheperd died suddenly while recovering from surgery earlier...
March 22, 2013 - 10:12am
December 29, 2012
Willmar, Minn., police canine Cato now retired from duty due to ill health
By Gretchen Schlosser email@example.com WILLMAR — Cato, the 12-year-old German shepherd serving as the Willmar Police Department’s canine...
December 29, 2012 - 12:00am
September 14, 2012
7-foot-long dog dies from cancer
DURBIN, N.D. - Nearly three years after his bid for the record of world's tallest dog gained him international fame, Boomer has bowed out for...
September 14, 2012 - 6:49am
August 15, 2012
Theft of dog from Fargo (N.D.) store appears to be planned operation (video)
FARGO - It's not your typical shoplifting case, but it still has the full attention of the Fargo Police Department. Authorities are looking for help in tracking down two people they believe stole a puppy Aug. 2 from a pet store in West Acres Mall. The theft occurred Pets R' Inn inside...
August 15, 2012 - 1:12pm