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June 4, 2012
A sample of the pet tags available at the Hawk Creek Animal Shelter. The IDs are being placed on every pet who's adopted and every pet who arrives at the shelter and is claimed by an owner. They're also for sale to the public. (Tribune photo by Anne Polta)
New project of Willmar, Minn., shelter focuses on need for pet ID tags
June 4, 2012 - 12:00am
February 20, 2012
Savannah, left, a female Lhasa apso-poodle mix, and Reed, a male Pomeranian, were apparently abandoned on the edge of Willmar. Hawk Creek Animal Shelter staff rescued the pair who now have a chance to be adopted. The shelter, owned and operated by the Humane Society of Kandiyohi and Meeker Counties, spends an average of $209 to care for each animal, and adoption fees do not cover those costs. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)
Local Humane Society seeks support at Save Our Tails fundraiser Friday in Willmar, Minn.
February 20, 2012 - 12:00am
January 2, 2012
Sue Lea of Kandiyohi volunteers Friday and spends some quality time with the dogs, like Eve, at the Hawk Creek Animal Shelter. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Humane Society to give 'state of the shelter' report this week
January 2, 2012 - 12:00am
September 19, 2011
Crater Cup to feature 8-inch cups
September 19, 2011 - 12:14am
August 23, 2011
Hinrichs, Armstrong, Boelter win titles at Hawk Creek Country Club
August 23, 2011 - 1:03am
August 18, 2011
Hawk Creek club tourney is on Saturday
August 18, 2011 - 12:10am
May 14, 2011
The Olson Lake brood marsh and public hunting area near Raymond is making a comeback. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)
Olson Lake making a comeback in west central Minn.
May 14, 2011 - 8:00am
March 23, 2011
Cold slows rising waters, give a reprieve to flood fighters on Hawk Creek in west central Minn.
March 23, 2011 - 10:44am
March 22, 2011
Jeff Stager worked with a partner setting up sandbags Tuesday afternoon in the north side of Clara City.
Flood fighting now underway in west central Minnesota
March 22, 2011 - 4:09pm
February 26, 2011
Erin Richards talks Friday about the MnSNAP Spay Neuter Assistance Program's mobile surgery van, which was at the Hawk Creek Animal Shelter in Willmar. Tribune photos by Ron Adams
Mobile, low-cost spay-neuter service meets a need for many pet owners
February 26, 2011 - 12:00am
January 20, 2011
Flood outlook for Minnesota River Valley: You can bet on it
January 20, 2011 - 12:00am
November 6, 2010
Hawk Creek will be open this weekend
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
August 14, 2010
A Minnesota Pollution Control Agency crew makes its way downstream to identify, measure and weigh the fish they collected by electro-shocking about a 500-yard reach of Hawk Creek on July 28. From left to right are Sara Johnson, Bryan Spindler, Chris Butterfield, Erin McGee and Matthew Mitchell. (Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny)
Fishing for answers
August 14, 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