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Special election set Aug. 22
Lawmakers advance two anti-abortion bills, but Dayton says he'll veto them
Tribal members, SD dance family among 15 charged in dealing in eagle, migratory bird trafficking
Brainerd family says final goodbyes to man who was missing for more than 2 years
Man whose boat crashed on Minnesota river found alive
Local Roundup: Halvorson repeats
RU Game: Hanson, Rudie commit to D-I schools
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Local Roundup: Willmar softball team drops pair to Tech
Dozier's three-run double provides Twins with 3-2 win
'Flip or Flop' stars returning for multiple episodes of HGTV show amid divorce
Elton John recovering from 'potentially deadly' bacterial infection
Soul singer Cuba Gooding Sr. found dead in his car
Adam Sandler to make rare appearance in Minnesota
Carrie Fisher won't appear in 'Star Wars: Episode IX'
Intestinal diseases increasing in Canadian children
Younger hot flashes may signal heart risk later
Focus 2017: Spotlight on Public Service
'Kitchen Witches': Comedy opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar chain of lakes focus of Wednesday's public meeting
Iris M. Hanson-Cain
Dennis R. Erdman
Minnesota Opinion: Now is not the time to sit out, play politics
George Will: The 'Oh, never mind' president
Susan Estrich: The Amazon 1-Star System
Letter: U of M proud of local partnerships
Swift: Taxes must be particularly taxing
Jen Wetterling- Martin Bridal Shower
April 20, 2017
Pet of the week published April 20
Pudge was found in Willmar as a stray. She is estimated to be around 1 year old. Her Meet Your Match personality is Executive, a cat who likes...
April 20, 2017 - 10:54am
April 4, 2017
Lucky pig saved from slaughter after jumping from truck on interstate at 70 mph
NEW RICHMOND, Wis.—This little piggy won't go to market. A 250-pound pig who jumped off a truck at 70 mph on the way to a Sioux Falls,...
April 4, 2017 - 4:07pm
January 18, 2017
Pet of the Week published Jan. 19
Estes is a border collie and German shepherd mix dog that arrived from a rescue group. This 7-month-old female knows some of the basic commands...
January 18, 2017 - 9:46pm
January 11, 2017
Blaze, Cassian and Jyn are Pets of the Week
The first few days of life for Blaze, Cassian and Jyn were a challenge that these three kittens conquered. At about the age of 2 days, they...
January 11, 2017 - 10:48pm
July 2, 2016
New trailer helps Humane Society with disaster preparedness
WILLMAR—They hope they won't have to use it anytime soon. But if a disaster strikes, the Humane Society of Kandiyohi and Meeker Counties...
July 2, 2016 - 12:08am
March 16, 2016
Fire at Texas Humane Society leaves nearly 70 dogs dead
AUSTIN, Texas - A fire that swept through an animal shelter in the east Texas city of Beaumont left 67 dogs dead, officials said on Wednesday. "There are no words to describe the pain we are feeling right now," the Humane Society of Southeast Texas, which runs the shelter, said in...
March 16, 2016 - 2:08pm
Love of animals inspires Willmar couple’s gift to shelter
WILLMAR — Judy Olson was a lifelong animal lover. A farm girl born and bred, she was never without a companion dog or cat. She raised rabbits,...
November 16, 2015 - 12:42am
August 24, 2015
Willmar animal shelter can assist pet owners with donated pet food from its food shelf
WILLMAR — When families cannot afford food, many turn to a food shelf. If pets go hungry, they have an outlet, too.
August 24, 2015 - 12:58am
June 3, 2014
Shelter’s ‘Year of the Cat’ aims to boost cat adoptions
WILLMAR — It’s the Year of the Cat this year at Hawk Creek Animal Shelter and staff are redoubling their efforts to increase cat adoptions. From...
June 3, 2014 - 11:30pm
February 19, 2014
Annual event will raise funds for animal shelter
WILLMAR — Two autographed seats from the old Metrodome are among the items to be auctioned off when the Humane Society of Kandiyohi and Meeker...
February 19, 2014 - 11:15pm
July 8, 2013
Kandi-Meeker Humane Society hires its first executive director
WILLMAR - The Humane Society of Kandiyohi and Meeker Counties announces the hiring of Sharon Mace as its new executive director. She will work out of the Hawk Creek Animal Shelter in Willmar. Mace is the organization’s first executive director and comes on board four years after...
July 8, 2013 - 2:52pm
June 16, 2013
Humane Society caring for surrendered horses, dogs; donations needed
WILLMAR — Six horses and nine dogs removed Wednesday night from a rural Meeker County home are now in the care of the Humane Society of Kandiyohi and Meeker County. It’s hoped they can eventually be adopted to new permanent homes, said Bobbie Bauman, director of operations...
June 16, 2013 - 10:56pm
November 1, 2009
Humane Society moves to Hawk Creek Animal Shelter
The Humane Society of Kandiyohi County moves into their newly built facility, the Hawk Creek Animal Shelter, in Willmar, MN on Wednesday, October...
November 1, 2009 - 10:52am