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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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MN Volunteer Returns Home From Superstorm Sandy

When disaster strikes, the American Red Cross are the first ones on the ground. Recently, volunteers from the metro were called to help during Superstorm Sandy.

11/16/2012

A homeless man lays in a street of Paris on Nov. 19, 2010. (credit: Miguel Medina/AFP/Getty Images)

Fargo-Area Shelters Report Unprecedented Demand

Homeless shelters in the Fargo-Moorhead area report unprecedented demand this summer. New Life Center Assistant Director Rob Swiers tells The Forum newspaper that that shelter turned away 178 men in June and July because of a lack of space.

09/10/2012

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Mpls Recovery Idea: Use Foreclosed Homes As Shelters

Part of the tragedy of the tornado that devastated North Minneapolis is that the same area had already been hit hard by the foreclosure crisis. The combination of those two problems gave one volunteer an innovative idea to solve the two at once.

06/20/2011