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Minn. Man Fatally Struck At S. Indiana Truck Stop

Authorities have identified a Minnesota man as the person struck and killed by a vehicle in the dark parking lot of a southern Indiana truck stop. The Clark County Coroner’s Office said Friday that 58-year-old Billy Ray Evans of Hill City, Minn., died at the scene when he was hit by a large truck. Evans was found on the ground Thursday night at a truck stop just off Interstate 65 near the town of Memphis, about 15 miles north of Louisville, Ky.

01/10/2014

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Minn. Man Killed While Trying To Save Dog In Iowa

Authorities say a Minnesota man was fatally struck by a car on Christmas as he tried to capture his wandering dog on an Iowa highway.

12/26/2013

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La Crosse Woman Accused Of Strangling Boyfriend’s Dog

A La Crosse woman could face animal cruelty charges after her boyfriend’s dog was found dead. Police say the 32-year-old woman broke into the man’s apartment early Thursday and strangled the basset hound, Jixer, with a choke collar.

11/15/2013

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Minneapolis Police Looking For Missing Man

The Minneapolis Police Department is asking for the public’s help to find a missing man, with an undisclosed medical condition. Authorities say 30-year-old Christopher Martin Simondet, of Minneapolis, was reported missing on Sunday, Oct. 13.

10/17/2013

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Puppies Among The 200 Rescued Animals Looking For A Home

About 200 animals that were rescued from a breeding facility in northern Minnesota will go up for adoption in the Twin Cities on Saturday. “We’re gonna have a mad rush at our shelters tomorrow,” said Kathie Johnson with the Animal Humane Society.

10/11/2013

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From Homeless To A Champion: A Minnesota Dog’s Story

A local dog is competing in a very big international competition later this month. He’ll be defending his title as a world champion dock jumper, but it’s a very different story than how his life started off.

09/03/2013

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John Williams Video Smack Down For 8-22!

An unbelievable sinkhole swallows the VIDEO SMACK DOWN

08/22/2013

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Missing Iowa Border Collie Found Stuck In Tree

Laddy, a 7-year-old border collie who was missing for two days, has been found two blocks from his Iowa home — stuck up a tree. Laddy may have run up the oak’s gradually sloping trunk but then became too scared to run back down.

08/14/2013

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Man’s Best Friend

The connection between a person and their dog is on full display in this video. Check out the reaction this returning soldier gets from his pooch.

07/29/2013

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Social Media Harnessed To Rebuild OK Tornado Victim’s Home

Two months after a tornado flattened dozens of homes in Moore, Okla., families are starting to rebuild, and one woman’s story remains fresh in our memories.

07/24/2013

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Schoep, The Dog, Passes Away At Age 20

One of Minnesota’s most beloved pets has passed away. Schoep gained national attention after a photo of him and his owner in Lake Superior went viral. He was 20 years old.

07/18/2013

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Second Video Of Hawthorne Police Shooting Dog

Another video has been released of a dog being shot by police in Hawthorne, CA. Police say this shows the Officer was right to shoot the dog.

07/09/2013

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Animal Cruelty Charges For Man Accused Of Trying To Behead Dog

Felony charges for animal cruelty are rare, but charges have been filed against a Twin Cities man who police say tried to cut a dog’s head off with a machete.

06/27/2013

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Schoep, The Dog, Turns 20 Years Old

He’s the dog that has touched the hearts of millions across the world. Schoep, the lovable shepherd mix, who lost his sight to cataracts and struggled with arthritis and hip problems, celebrated a birthday over the weekend — his 20th.

06/16/2013

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Clancy, Minnesota’s Mercury-Sniffing Dog, Dies

A Minnesota dog with a keen nose for sniffing out mercury has died.

04/26/2013

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Dog Rescued After Falling Through Ice In St. Louis Co.

Authorities are reminding the public and pet owners that the ice is indeed thinning after a dog fell through ice on Sand Lake Thursday.

04/25/2013

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Woman Takes Her Dog To The Grave, Literally

Woman has her guide dog put down and buried with her. The family is now facing major backlash. Check out the story.

04/04/2013

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Art ‘Treasures’ & 2 Pets Appear Lost In Edina House Fire

An Edina home filled with what neighbors call art “treasures” burned down this afternoon.

03/26/2013

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Dayton Family Saying Goodbye To Dog ‘Mesabi’

Gov. Mark Dayton and his family are getting ready to say goodbye to one of their beloved pets.

03/19/2013

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Governor’s Dog Slated For Surgery To Remove Tumor

Gov. Mark Dayton said over the weekend that his German Shepherd, Mesabi, was slated for surgery Monday to remove a tumor.

03/18/2013

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Phoenix-Bound Dog Ends Up On Flight To Ireland

An English Springer Spaniel named Hendrix ended up taking a serious detour on his way from New Jersey to Phoenix this week.

03/16/2013

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Charges: Man Says Dream Led Him To Call 911

A 56-year-old Apple Valley man told police that events in a dream led him to call 911 last week, reporting his wallet, phone and pistol were missing, authorities say.

02/19/2013

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Dog Falls 5 Stories & Survives Thanks To U Of M Technology

A Twin Cities dog owner calls her best friend a “miracle.” Once a runner, it’s now amazing 3-year-old Gauge can even walk.

02/13/2013

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Homeless Chihuahua Gets Life-Saving Surgery, Ready For Adoption

Seymor, a Chihuahua mix, was found huddled on the door step of a home that was not his.

12/12/2012

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Research Pays When Buying Pet Insurance

We all love our pets, but when our animals get sick the price tag can be overwhelming.

11/12/2012

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