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Microsoft gains EU approval for $26 billon buy of LinkedIn
Up to 2,000 hogs lost in Kerkhoven barn fire
Kandiyohi County honored as MCIT County of the Year
Verizon to sell data centers to Equinix for $3.6 billion
OPEC oil output hits record high
Cards 3-0 after victory over Dassel-Cokato
Cardinal girls can't hold off Northern Lakes
Gophers slip past New Jersey team to go to 8-1
Becker hands Card girls first loss
Spurs make it 13-0 on road, take down Wolves
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
Heavy teenage drinking linked to abnormal brain development
PieLogNog: A great holiday mashup
Willmar area cattle sorters leaving their mark on growing sport
Read Live it! December-January issue
Knowing personalized risk for diabetes may not change lifestyles
Helen Marjorie Christenson
Ronald A. Olson
Luella O. Carlson
Janet L. Pearson
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Treat all ladies with respect
Minnesota Opinion: Free Vikes-tix perk 'looks bad' for all
Estrich commentary: Living in the Trump twilight
Editorial: Time for two school sides to find agreement
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
August 31, 2016
Animal spirits: consumers' devotion lifts pet-care stocks
NEW YORK—Americans' attachment to their pets has fostered a $60 billion industry that is producing best-in-breed stock performance. Shares...
August 31, 2016 - 2:13pm
August 17, 2016
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
Finn is 5. He’s a hardy 96 pounds and has strawberry blonde hair, specked with white. He’s a handsome sort, with brown saucers for eyes that...
August 17, 2016 - 3:42pm
August 15, 2016
August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
The latest issue of Live it! Magazine is now available for viewing online here. In this issue we take a look at the changing roles pets play...
August 15, 2016 - 2:39pm
August 9, 2016
Citing morale, productivity, rising number of employers allowing pets at work
Charlie is an ideal colleague. He's energetic, knows how to handle bullies and has serious people skills. His work mostly entails riding on a...
August 9, 2016 - 9:19am
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
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
July 18, 2015
Neighbor dogs tag along when Willmar girl gets lost in rural Montevideo
MONTEVIDEO — Dogs are not only man’s best friends, they can be a little girl’s special friends, too.
July 18, 2015 - 12:50am
July 16, 2015
Dog lovers celebrate Dog Park Day in Willmar, develop ideas
WILLMAR — Dog lovers gathered at Lions Park to celebrate Dog Park Day and to plot fundraising strategies to fill Willmar’s new canine home...
July 16, 2015 - 12:34am
June 19, 2015
Puppies seized from owners amid allegations of abuse
MONTEVIDEO — Two pet owners reportedly face pending animal abuse charges after law enforcement seized eight puppies from a Montevideo residence...
June 19, 2015 - 12:04pm
April 18, 2015
Take your dog to college today in Willmar
Ridgewater College's VTA/PAS Chip ‘n’ Dip is from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. today at the college in Willmar. The semi-annual dog wash ($10 to $15...
April 18, 2015 - 12:03am
April 4, 2015
Company offers chance to ‘rent’ a bunny as test run for pet ownership
BLOOMINGTON — Before someone commits to life with a rabbit, a test run might be a good idea.
April 4, 2015 - 9:30am
November 28, 2014
Dangerous chemical killed Willmar woman’s dog but source of the pesticide is unknown
WILLMAR — Sheila Quinn rushed her Jack Russell terrier, Leinie, to the vet one evening in October after he started uncontrollably shaking....
November 28, 2014 - 11:41pm
July 11, 2014
Unintended consequences: Change to safer formula of rodent poisons may be unexpectedly deadly for dogs
WILLMAR — A new form of rodent poison, aimed at reducing the health risk to children, pets and wildlife, is appearing on store shelves nationwide...
July 11, 2014 - 11:30pm
May 6, 2014
Missing for six hours, 3-year-old found safe with family dog
COOPERSTOWN, N.D. – A 3-year-old missing for nearly six hours Monday was discovered safe -- thanks in part to the family dog -- after an hours-long air, foot, bloodhound, horseback and ATV search. Griggs County Sheriff Robert Hook said the boy’s parents, Courtney...
May 6, 2014 - 1:18pm
October 25, 2013
FDA issues proposed rule to improve food safety for animals
(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Friday it is issuing a proposed rule aimed at improving the safety of food for animals and pets. The rule would require companies that make animal feed and pet food sold in the United States to identify potential hazards...
October 25, 2013 - 10:00am