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February 24, 2016
A passerby found this injured yellow Labrador one mile north of Avon near St. Cloud on Monday. A veterinarian found that the dog had been shot four times in the face and two times in the hind quarters likely with a pellet gun. The Stearns County sheriff's department is looking for the owner and the shooter. (Submitted photo)
Officials search for man who shot dog with pellet gun
February 24, 2016 - 5:30am
January 27, 2016
Willmar Police Department is getting K9 Officer Alex a bullet-proof vest.
Willmar police K9 to get bullet-proof vest
January 27, 2016 - 11:26pm
November 3, 2015
Willmar K9 officer came in 8th in national contest
November 3, 2015 - 8:58pm
October 22, 2015
Records published Oct. 22
October 22, 2015 - 12:06am
September 17, 2015
Humane Society offers low-cost pet vaccinations
September 17, 2015 - 11:14pm
September 10, 2015
Big truck ... little dog
September 10, 2015 - 11:45pm
February 24, 2015
Phoenix, a 5-month-old Husky mix, found in a burning dumpster in Redby, Minn., on Friday night is recovering at a Bloomington, Minn., animal clinic. (Submitted photo)
Young dog found in burning dumpster being cared for at Twin Cities clinic
February 24, 2015 - 8:05am
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
February 24, 2015 - 8:00am
How to help organizations helping Phoenix, the burned dog rescued in Redby, Minn.
February 24, 2015 - 8:00am
January 9, 2015
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 Mahnomen, exercised Dublin, a three-year old pure bred Olde English Bulldogge, at the Hawk Creek Animal Shelter on the west side of Willmar. The shelter is open noon to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and noon to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. (TRIBUNE/Rand Middleton)
Walkin’ in sunshine
January 9, 2015 - 11:52pm
December 10, 2014
Hailie Leach greets Bentley, the family German shepherd and her mother's medical service dog, after it was missing for two months. The dog was reunited with the Mandan family this past weekend. He was recovered in Detroit Lakes, Minn. (Submitted photo)
Missing family dog found after two months 200 miles away in Detroit Lakes
December 10, 2014 - 10:54am
October 21, 2014
Cato and handler Craig Lange appear at the Willmar Police Department in this file photo. The German shepherd retired in December 2012 and has since died. (Submitted file photo)
Willmar and Kandiyohi County reinstate canine law enforcement
October 21, 2014 - 10:43pm
May 7, 2014
Cooper the dogplay button
Video: North Dakota 3-year-old found safe with family dog after being missing for 6 hours
May 7, 2014 - 10:03am
Hunter Lee Briscoeplay button
Video: Barnesville man jailed after Facebook brag about stealing his dog from pound
May 7, 2014 - 9:00am
February 12, 2014
Sky, a Wire Fox Terrier breed, stands in trophy after winning the Best In Show at the 138th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show at Madison Square Garden in New York, February 11, 2014. REUTERS/Shannon Stapletonplay button
Wire Fox Terrier wins Westminster Dog Show (with video)
February 12, 2014 - 11:04am