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Dredged sand may bolster Duluth beach eroded by high level of Lake Superior
Reports: Two more women accuse Sen. Al Franken of groping them
Holiday DWI enforcement in Minnesota kicks off statewide
Philippines to extradite ex-priest accused of abusing two North Dakota boys
Dayton: Shouldn't take long to elect two new legislators
Timberwolves hand Magic sixth straight loss
Wild hand Sabres seventh straight loss
Vikings LB Emmanuel Lamur: Meeting Cuban relatives 'a blessing to think of on Thanksgiving'
Ex-Wild Jason Pominville, Marco Scandella enjoying new roles in Buffalo
Adam Thielen on verge of breaking Vikings' 1,000-yard receiving drought
David Cassidy, 1970s teen idol who starred on 'The Partridge Family,' dies at 67
Inside RFD-TV, the network that covets rural and older viewers
Charlie Rose harassed us, eight women say
Why is Peter Dinklage still stuck playing characters defined by dwarfism?
From Fred and Ginger to Kate and Leo: When movie couples make fans hope for real-life love
Holidaze parade ushers in holiday season Saturday in downtown Willmar
What you need in your winter survival kit
'Made in America' concerts set by Prairie Arts Chorale
Generations section now available online
500 years of Reformation brings together some 800 people in Willmar
October/November issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
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
Keith Cleo Moist
Catherine A. Brainard
Jeanne M. Poage
Thanksgiving is a time to appreciate all our blessings
Commentary: Did Al Franken make a bad decision, or is he a creep? Look for the pattern.
Analysis: Why Sen. Al Franken could be in a lot more trouble now
Garrison Keillor: It's Thanksgiving. Be Happy.
Letter: Farm economy needs rescuing
WCT Sports Show: Volleyball playoff preview
WCT Sports Show: Mid-Season Football Rankings
WCT Sports Show: Area volleyball contenders
WCT Sports Show: Week 3 Pigskin Picks
WCT Sports Show: Ranks! And Picks!
Card of Thanks
Emma Anne Williams
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
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
December 22, 2016
Pets can help owners manage mental illness
• Pets could play an active role in the treatment of their owners' long-term mental health problems, according to authors of a small study...
December 22, 2016 - 3:45pm
December 16, 2016
Thinking like dog helps Minn. trooper track down pooch for crash victim
A Minnesota State Trooper saved the day for a college student involved in an Interstate 94 crash Friday, Dec. 16, when he found her dog that...
December 16, 2016 - 7:18pm
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