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School bus runs over boy's legs in front of Pelican Rapids High School
Septic business is hopping in a winter with freeze-thaw cycles, little snow cover for lines
The changing nature and decline of local butcher shops
Fledgling scientists strut their stuff
Panthers drop third section game in a row
U.S. activists keep domestic violence in Super Bowl spotlight
Baumgartner wins title, Dravis surpasses 100 career victories
Nevis girls top Mustangs
Verndale defeats Braves
DELORES JEAN MAKELA
CHARLES "CHUCK R. BURNS
DELMAR E. MARQUARDT
CLARENCE A. NELSON
GERALD "JERRY" W. JOHNSON
Basic Business Cents: New tricks to market your business online: It pays off!
First Responders on path to success after rough times
Legion Christmas dinner raises $3,000 for Salvation Army
Toys For Boys is an institution for memorabilia collectors
Guest speaker shares strategies for arts center
Nevis graduate returns to hometown on album tour
Park Rapids’ One-Act Play advances to sections
Snowmobile race returns this weekend
State AIS battle seeing progress
Monarch butterfly count rises slightly as conservationists warn of extinction
Rescued loon dies of lung ailment
Letter: Opposition to Sandpiper pipeline
Letter: Pipeline spill could have repercussions
Editorial: How to prevent a fire tragedy
Letters: Enbridge responds to pipe yard letter
Editorial: It’s tax season: Here’s a few tips to assist
Cody’s Corner: Briards are great dogs
March 11, 2013
Another dog rescued from starvation recuperates, finds a forever home
One has to wonder when the luck will run out. By the time this story hits newsstands, Sampson’s ordeal will be over and he will be in his forever home. In what has been an increasing trend, the nine-month-old Brittany spaniel was abandoned last month and left to die. By the time...
news / local
March 11, 2013 - 12:00am
March 7, 2013
26 charges in Perham horse neglect case
Tom Hintgen / OTTER TAIL FOCUS - Bruce and Allison Breun of Frazee appeared in Otter Tail County District Court on Monday to face 26 separate charges related to the abuse and neglect of 11 horses rescued from a farm north of Perham in November. The two individuals will each be assigned...
news / region
March 7, 2013 - 8:06am
February 25, 2013
'He was death on the land': Ex-Fargo businessman Kiefer facing misdemeanor charges for large-scale animal neglect in western ND
FARGO - Bill Kiefer and his bay mule made a conspicuous presence at last summer's Cow Town Hoe Down celebration in New Salem. Kiefer, a stranger to most in this farming and ranching community of 951 in western North Dakota's Morton County, gave rides to kids on his mule one afternoon...
February 25, 2013 - 8:02am
November 22, 2011
51 cats rescued from Thief River Falls home
THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. - The Humane Society here said it was called to deal with a small house filled with 51 cats that took a week to catch. Dawn Williamson, operations manager for the Pennington County Humane Society, said police called her Nov. 12 about an elderly woman whose...
November 22, 2011 - 7:36am
July 28, 2011
Group rescues 19 cats from condemned Fargo home; man left homeless
Fargo - When Carol Stefonek received a call about rescuing 19 cats from a condemned home, she didn't hesitate in her response. "I just couldn't sleep when I found out," said Stefonek, co-director of Minn-Kota PAAWS. "What amazed me was how fast people responded to the animal situation,...
July 28, 2011 - 7:32am
June 22, 2011
Leads sought in Wolverton animal cruelty case
WOLVERTON, Minn. - In this town of just over 100, almost everyone knows 7-year-old Siberian husky Jack by his first name. Most have likely seen the bright-eyed dog and his owner, Sandy Maesse, on their daily walks through the small town. The familiarity and community spirit that...
June 22, 2011 - 7:40am
April 30, 2011
Dozen horses seized, more found dead near Sebeka
SEBEKA, Minn. - About a dozen horses were seized by the Wadena County Sheriff's Office here, and a few more were found dead on the property, apparently from not being fed. Wadena County Chief Deputy Bill Cross said the sheriff's office acted on a tip that the horses were in need...
April 30, 2011 - 9:57am
February 9, 2011
Roseau County puppy mill surrenders 18 dogs
A woman surrendered 18 small dogs in poor condition to the Pennington County Humane Society last week and she is the target of an investigation...
February 9, 2011 - 8:02am