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Lake Park man wins $20,000 playing lottery game
Cancer awareness, knowledge is prevention
Driver of potato truck injured in crash near Perham
'We need more space': Domestic abuse keeps White Earth shelter full
'Rescued dogs, rescuing veterans'; Patriot Assistance Dogs program celebrates five years with reunion, graduation
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DL Youth Hockey fundraiser banquet Oct. 14
Middle schoolers revive Chess Club
HALL OF HONOR: 2006 girls golf first-ever state champions
School record falls for second straight home swim meet
Laker boys shutout Green Wave
The beauty of God's Grace
'We have so much to celebrate'; At 99 years old, First Lutheran gets a facelift
Mn State colleges, universities wave application fees in October
There's a new pastor in town
Finding God all over this socialist, nonreligious country
Friends & Neighbors
Green awarded by small-business group
Essentia Health Welcomes Licensed Psychologist in Detroit Lakes
Shaping up your business: Biz boot camp set for Oct. 17
Renting a car
BD’s Gas and Grub under new ownership
Maplewood to host Leaf Days this weekend
MN singer-songwriter to give Saturday concert at Holmes
It's time to put a stop to bullying
Grand opening celebration for The Barn in NYM set Oct. 1
Tamarac Fall Festival set for Oct. 1; waterfowl themes abound
DeAnn K. Helliksen
Jerome F. "Jody" Muench
William V. "Bill" Vipond
Duane L. Erickson
Larry A. Hanson
Student Republican assaulted prior to debate because she was wearing pro-Trump clothing
Jacob can now rest, parents should not
Thank you for a successful rotary blood screening
Big garbage, big economy
Stop the lies against Eken
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Waterfowl hunting season now open in Minnesota
National tourney shows amazing bass catch in Minnesota
Rarely seen, the tough, wily fisher lives among us
Pheasant numbers up 29 percent over last year
Puppies saved from high-kill Texas shelter look for DL homes
A surprising celebration: DL's LuAnn Porter honored for 25 years with United Way
Three years and counting: DL family opens up about adoption struggles
Fired up for hunting season; Local Sportsman’s Clubs have their sights set on you
Pine to Palm
March 6, 2015
The ‘hairy’ issue of pet vaccinations
The anti-vaccination sentiment that prompts some parents to refuse to have their children vaccinated may be spreading to pet owners. Like...
March 6, 2015 - 5:25am
When do dogs need sweaters, boots, hats to stay safe in winter?
There’s no denying Maeby and Puddy are adorable in their black microfleece jumpsuits and booties. But the winter gear is a lot more than...
January 6, 2015 - 11:43am
November 23, 2014
Presents for Pets
Every holiday season, there are always at least a half dozen lakes area community groups that organize efforts to provide presents, food, and even warm clothing to families in need. But the family pets are usually left out of the equation — so Patriot Assistance Dogs board member...
November 23, 2014 - 8:30am
October 26, 2013
U.S. proposes rules to boost pet food safety
By: Toni Clarke The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Friday it is issuing a proposed rule aimed at improving the safety of food bound for farm animals and pets. The rule would require companies that make animal feed and pet food sold in the United States to identify...
October 26, 2013 - 5:00pm
Pet foster care program labor of love for participants
GRAND FORKS — Biggins and Gingersnap don’t share a typical home. They sleep in a room in the back of Treat Play Love, a pet supply store...
Life/Friends & Neighbors
June 26, 2013 - 6:00am
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...
February 25, 2013 - 8:33am
February 6, 2013
Response to North Dakota horse neglect case reaches across state, country
People from around the country are reacting to the discovery last week of 99 dead horses and more than 150 others starving and ailing while in the custody of a western North Dakota landowner. A 6-year-old girl in New York sent her $177 in savings to help care for the horses seized...
February 6, 2013 - 8:44am
October 23, 2012
Pet insurance becomes more popular
Health insurance for pets is becoming more popular, but pet-owners need to be careful when choosing a plan, said Sherry Samson, vice president for marketing and operations at Vaaler Insurance in Grand Forks. "A fair number of insurance companies offer pet insurance, but they are...
October 23, 2012 - 8:52am
"I should have strangled him": Thief River Falls woman rescues nearly blind dog from rabid skunk
THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. - Russell and Regina Goodhall were enjoying a quiet Saturday morning Feb.
February 23, 2012 - 8:43am
February 2, 2012
Experts say animal hoarding difficult to treat, understand
February 2, 2012 - 8:46am
January 25, 2012
Bemidji woman says father's death led to hoarding dozens of dogs
BEMIDJI, Minn. - Carol Schmidt's father died two years ago this month and life hasn't been the same. The 63-year-old rural Bemidji woman says...
January 25, 2012 - 10:43am
January 19, 2012
Goat that fled Fergus Falls Nativity scene found safe after 25 days
UNDERWOOD, Minn. - Curly the fugitive Angora goat who fled a Nativity scene and defied capture is now safe at home. She was found Wednesday...
January 19, 2012 - 8:46am
January 18, 2012
Charges possible after 32 dead snakes found in Dilworth storage unit
DILWORTH - Following up on an odor complaint, Clay County sheriff's deputies discovered 32 dead snakes in a storage unit east of here on Sunday, Clay County Sheriff Bill Bergquist said today. The snakes, all ball pythons, belonged to Henry Atherton, a Dilworth resident initially...
January 18, 2012 - 8:44am
December 30, 2011
West Fargo man bonds with Detroit Lakes kittens he rescued in October
WEST FARGO - At the sound of Jim Johnson's call, Lucky and Buddy come running. Johnson's voice is catnip to the pair of kittens rescued in October...
December 30, 2011 - 9:37am
December 1, 2011
Busy Perham family 'shares' dog with retirees
PERHAM - Roger Hoenigschmidt was taking his daily constitutional when he was joined by an unexpected companion. She was a large, affable, cream-colored golden retriever, and she trotted beside the retiree as if she'd known him all her life. As the dog accompanied him on his usual...
December 1, 2011 - 8:59am