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This spring, lakes should see an earlier ice-off date than in the past
Planning commission passes hotel proposal, council is next
Firefighter battles PTSD
Pre-K teachers may lose business with Gov. Dayton's pre-school proposal
Schools in favor of Gov. Dayton's pre-school proposal if they have space
Big expectations for Laker softball
Chippewa Triathlon accepting registrants
Track teams fifth and sixth at Bemidji
Jernberg, Smith headed to USAG Regionals
DL wrestlers qualify for NYWA state tournament
Pushing the boundaries of her time
Turning back the pages
Grilled lamb chops provide quick, flavorful meal
Earnings limits apply to widow’s benefits
Friends & Neighbors
MN legislature talks Sunday liquor sales
Gas prices take big dip in Minnesota
Microsoft Dynamics Lunch ‘n Learn set
The Lodge receives Chairman’s Award
Good named partner at Pemberton Law
Crisis Center to hold annual banquet
MSUM hosting trio of authors at on-campus events April 13
Watch out for April Fool’s Day at library
Egg decorating class Tuesday at NYM center
Long Lake Theater season starts June 10
Foundations have big impact
Needed: Crash course in open records
Letter: Some lake officials push back against ‘aggressive’ DNR stocking of muskie
Question was a deal-breaker
Help for problem gamblers
Six of top 10 most popular state parks located in northern Minnesota
Signs of spring are all around: From migration to sugaring
Last week to ice fish
Comments sought on proposed deer goals
Governor’s budget would help maintain vitality of Minnesota state parks
Murder mystery at the Holmes
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
March 6, 2015
Local team developing anti-body for dog virus
Dr. Darin Meulebroeck and his associates at Avianax, a Grand Forks-based company, are working on a therapeutic antibody for treating parvovirus infections in dogs. The antibody, which is currently in the experimental stage, is designed to help dogs stricken with parvovirus “get...
March 6, 2015 - 5:30am
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 parents who believe that getting their children vaccinated does more harm than good, some pet owners worry that vaccines introduce harmful chemicals...
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 a fashion statement on these two pit bulls, according to Fargo resident Dana Holscher, who often gets the dogs dressed up on cold days. “Both...
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...
news / Detroit Lakes
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 in Grand Forks. During business hours, Biggins wanders around the store and solicits attention from customers while Gingersnap prefers to...
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 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 - 8:33am
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...
business briefs / business
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