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Canada to phase out older crude-by-rail tank cars by November
Sen. Franken mocks Donald Trump in opening night DNC remarks
Sanders wows delegates on first night of DNC convention
Crowds gather at Jennie-O Turkey Store anniversary celebration
Records published July 26
Fighting injuries, Vikings OL Loadholt plans to retire
MLB notebook: Yankees send Chapman to Cubs
Vikings rookie Treadwell says he's finally healthy after 2014 injury
10 possibilities for Twins' GM job
Injury forces Loadholt to retire
Hundreds enjoy an evening of music at Robbins Island
'American Crime Story,' 'Thrones" score top Emmy noms
Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
Sharing Netflix or HBO Go passwords now a federal crime
'My Ocean': On the Ordway Prairie in west central Minnesota
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Swanson — Winther
Schmidt -- Danielson
Lang -- Nieman
Frye -- Birkland
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
R. Vernon Benson
Stanley A. Nelson
Linda Kay Larson
Fern A. Heglund
Commentary: The path ahead for Hillary Clinton
Commentary: For Trump to Lose, GOP must let Clinton win
Commentary: Trump: Seeking victory through fear
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Commentary: Ted Cruz holds his nose
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
October 23, 2013
FDA says 580 pets have died from jerky-caused illness
(Reuters) - The Food and Drug Administration has turned to pet owners for help in an ongoing investigation into jerky products, most made in China, that have killed nearly 600 dogs and cats. Since 2007, roughly 3,600 dogs and 10 cats have fallen ill - and more than 580 have died...
October 23, 2013 - 3:49pm
August 27, 2013
Don't forget to keep pets safe from heat
WILLMAR -- The local animal shelter reminds pet owners to keep their animals safe from the extreme heat this week. Bobbie Bauman, operations director at the Hawk Creek Animal Shelter in Willmar, recommends plenty of shade, fresh water and less activity for outdoor pets. In an emailed...
August 27, 2013 - 1:24pm
July 18, 2013
Local shelter says don't forget about pets on a hot day
WILLMAR -- On a hot day like today, officials from the Hawk Creek Animal Shelter in Willmar say don't forget your four-legged friends. Animals need access to plenty of water and shade. Keeping them indoors in the air conditioning is recommended, but if that's not possible, make...
July 18, 2013 - 12:13pm
April 8, 2013
Montana pet owner to feds: The dog ate my money
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A Montana man whose 12-year-old golden retriever ate five $100 bills hopes to be reimbursed by the federal government. Wayne Klinkel tells the Independent Record (http://bit.ly/143rwRZ ) that his dog Sundance ate the bills while he and his wife were on a road...
April 8, 2013 - 1:10pm