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Column: Your not-average people have great things going for them
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August 19, 2010
Agreement set in dog abuse trial
HUDSON, Wis. - A man charged with felony mistreatment of a dog causing the animal's death will forgo a jury trial and accept a plea agreement. Michael J. Wondra, 26, appeared in St. Croix County Circuit Court Monday morning for a final conference before a scheduled jury trial Sept....
August 19, 2010 - 3:00pm
July 8, 2010
Authorities: Battle Lake dog owner slit animal's throat in fit of rage
BATTLE LAKE - A 23-year-old Battle Lake, Minn., man faces animal cruelty charges after telling investigators he slit his dog's throat in a fit of rage because she wasn't trainable. Benjamin James Stavaas is charged in Otter Tail District Court with leaving the German shepherd mix...
July 8, 2010 - 12:00pm
Animal clinic offers students a chance to see what it's really like to be a veterinarian
BEMIDJI - Michele Vedbraaten placed an X-ray from a Maremma sheepdog onto an illuminator for the dog's owner to see. "It looks good," Vedbraaten said of the hip bones. Sighing with relief, the owner walked her dog to the front counter to fill out some final paperwork. Vedbraaten,...
July 8, 2010 - 10:30am
July 7, 2010
Dog, throat slit, left for dead
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. - Animal cruelty charges have been filed against a 23-year-old man accused of slitting a dog's throat and leaving it for dead. Benjamin James Stavaas, Battle Lake, Minn., is charged with two felonies, two gross misdemeanors and two misdemeanor charges related...
July 7, 2010 - 3:49pm
Tori the tornado dog finds a home in Minnesota
GRAND FORKS, N.D. - Tori the tornado dog has a new home. The day an article appeared in the Herald about Tori, an abandoned chocolate lab found after the June 17 tornado near Northwood, N.D., a couple from Polk County, Minn., took her home. Lance Dahl had been caring for Tori since...
July 7, 2010 - 9:59am
June 2, 2010
Does your dog get high-def? Owners wonder if canines prefer sharper images
FARGO, N.D. - A dog owner says his golden retriever is more interested in high-definition television than a standard set. Sounds like the opening to a bad joke at a veterinarians convention.
June 2, 2010 - 4:00am
February 22, 2010
Cat adopts puppies in Minnesota
WADENA - After losing her own kittens, a cat named Tocket recently adopted a litter of basset hound puppies at the home of Bridgit Lewis, in...
February 22, 2010 - 1:45pm
February 2, 2010
7 of 10 abandoned puppies have found homes
THIEF RIVER FALLS - Seventy percent of the puppy litter found abandoned in a ditch east of Thief River Falls just before a blizzard have been...
February 2, 2010 - 9:00am
February 1, 2010
Bulldog mix rescued after being frozen to N.D. road
JAMESTOWN, N.D. -- As freezing rain and snow came down and road conditions became worse by the hour, Shelby, a 6-year-old bulldog mix, lay frozen to a road near Pipestem Reservoir. Levi Harrington and his friend, Jordan Stutsman, were alerted to the dog after Levi's father, a blade...
February 1, 2010 - 6:00pm
January 28, 2010
Puppies abandoned in northern Minn. ditch before blizzard
THIEF RIVER FALLS - Ten puppies found dumped in a ditch east of Thief River Falls last week just before a blizzard hit are healthy and kicking...
January 28, 2010 - 12:11pm
December 22, 2009
Letter: Column was too graphic
Agreed, the dogs in Raymond Crippen's column (Reprint, Dec. 21) had to be destroyed. What was unnecessary was his blow by blow account of it. It was sickening.
December 22, 2009 - 12:00am
August 12, 2009
Dogs to take fair stage today
WORTHINGTON -- The Nobles County Fair is going to the dogs today while 30 students participate in the Regional Dog Show at the Nobles County...
August 12, 2009 - 12:00am
March 3, 2009
Dogs, dogs, everywhere
WORTHINGTON -- On Sunday morning, there were 32 spirited cops ready to play a game, and 32 slightly nervous cops ready to show what their partners...
March 3, 2009 - 10:29pm
January 22, 2009
Woman leaves money for animals
Katherine Hooey of Duluth lived a quiet, simple life. She wasn't a big spender. She had no interest in fashion and frills. And the last thing she wanted was attention. But her lifelong love of dogs -- and all animals -- is making a big impact two years after her death at age 62....
January 22, 2009 - 1:00pm
Prison inmates train service dogs
Nine inmates at the James River Correctional Center have a new job -- dog handling. No, the inmates haven't suddenly been given the right to have pets in prison.
December 22, 2008 - 3:00pm