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Study shows playing football before age 12 can lead to mood and behavior issues
In UN speech, Trump calls Kim Jong Un 'Rocket Man' and threatens to 'totally destroy North Korea'
Ohio firefighter: 'One dog is more important than a million' African Americans
New climate calculations could buy the Earth some time - if they're right
Minnesota school accountability system up for review to meet federal standards
Local Roundup: Cardinals tennis team rolls by Marshall in straight sets
Schultz Column: Prep football by the numbers
Yankees closer comes in to shut down Twins in tight game
Wild captain Mikko Koivu re-ups with Wild for two years
Twins' Max Kepler after sitting again: 'I'm not scared to face lefties'
CNN anchor ends segment early over commentator's bizarre 'boobs' remark
Jimmy Kimmel mocks Sean Spicer to his face about that inauguration crowd size incident
'It's important to stand up to bullies': Actress Rebel Wilson wins record amount in defamation case
In loss for Netflix, 'Star Wars' and Marvel films will move to Disney's new streaming service
What's coming to Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime in September 2017
Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! Arts festival celebrates 20 years in Willmar
Fall Home Improvement 2017 now available online
LOST ITALIAN: Say goodbye to summer with two favorite flavors: grilled steaks and fresh tomatoes
Retired nuclear physicist from Park River makes, sells thousands of jars of chokecherry jelly for charity
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it!: The intrigue of arm knitting
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
Live it!: Holistic approach to treatment looks at mind, body and spirit
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Sylvia M. Gunderson
Gerald "Jerry" Asche
Analysis: Running for Miss America now looks a lot like running for office
How reading can make you healthier and happier
Bygone staples and technology of the 1970s
Mystery plant has edible berries
Patience is a virtue, especially in gardening
WCT Sports Show: Week 3 Pigskin Picks
WCT Sports Show: Ranks! And Picks!
WCT Sports Show: Volleyball is back in full force
WCT Sports Show: Week One Pigskin Picks
Partners of tiny Fargo firm say anti-Muslim tirade by employee made their lives miserable
June 14, 2017
Pit bull owners face charges after 3 dogs attack, kill woman's miniature Sheltie
CLOQUET, Minn. — Charges have been filed against the owners of three dogs that allegedly escaped a kennel and killed another dog that...
June 14, 2017 - 4:08pm
June 2, 2017
This vet wants to put your dog's health record online. And get paid millions for it.
I was reading the Forbes list of the wealthiest, self-made women in the United States recently. One of them is Judy Faulkner, founder of a privately...
June 2, 2017 - 2:34pm
May 22, 2017
Minn. woman, 61, faces criminal charges after 30 cats were taken from her home
BRAINERD, Minn.—Criminal charges have been filed against a 61-year-old Crosby woman who is accused of mistreating 30 cats found on her...
May 22, 2017 - 5:33pm
May 18, 2017
Pet of the Week for May 18
Lucky is a 6-year-old male who arrived at the shelter from a rescue group. His Meet Your Match Personality is Private Investigator, which means...
May 18, 2017 - 10:03am
May 6, 2017
Pinke Post: Loss of dog leads to lessons in community
After being missing for six weeks, our dog Mauer came home — but not in the manner we had hoped. While we have closure on Mauer's whereabouts,...
May 6, 2017 - 8:23am
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
March 28, 2017
'Dr. Doolittle' helps amputated animals walk again
From a miniature pony to goats, dogs and other animals, Derrick Campana fashions prosthetics that use non-invasive techniques that can help them...
March 28, 2017 - 2:16pm
March 21, 2017
Labrador retriever still top dog in U.S.
NEW YORK - The friendly, and often clumsy, Labrador retriever has retained its long held title as the most popular dog breed in the United States,...
March 21, 2017 - 2:23pm
March 14, 2017
DR. FOX: Mental health and disturbances in animals
Dear Dr. Fox: I have an odd question for you. As I was talking to my housemate, we got into the subject of schizophrenia and dementia. I wondered...
March 14, 2017 - 2:15pm
One city, in a first for Minnesota, votes to ban dog and cat sales at pet stores
ROSEVILLE, Minn. — Roseville became the first city in the state Monday, March 13, to ban the commercial sale of dogs and cats at pet stores....
March 14, 2017 - 8:54am
March 8, 2017
Dr. Fox: USDA removes animal welfare reports from website
Dear Readers: On Feb. 3, The New York Times reported, the "Agriculture Department has removed animal welfare inspection reports, enforcement...
March 8, 2017 - 11:40am
March 1, 2017
Dr. Fox: Pet dogs in public demonstrations
Dear Dr. Fox: In this season of protests, I have been increasingly troubled by people taking one or more dogs to crowded, loud and chaotic venues,...
March 1, 2017 - 6:36am
February 24, 2017
Willmar Fire Department responds to garage fire
WILLMAR — Smoke billowed from a slightly charred garage door Friday morning as the Willmar Fire Department responded to a fire on the 400...
February 24, 2017 - 12:26pm
February 8, 2017
Eating grass helps cat naturally relieve issues
Dear Dr. Fox: My 12-year-old cat eats grass, I mean like a sheep eats grass! She eats it for about 15 minutes every day when I take her out in...
February 8, 2017 - 12:00pm
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