Doomtree's annual Blowouts have become a rite of passage for area music fans who want to combat the cold sting of winter in Minnesota by getting down with their friends and the local rap collective. Now the talented hip-hop crew has decided to go out blazing with one final series of shows. Between D ... More >>
What do you get when you cross a Mexican holiday, a historic horse race, and the best drink mixers in the business? A room full of giant hats, refreshing cocktails, and one inexplicable guy in a kilt. The Northstar Bartenders Guild held its latest bash in a posh loft with 180-degree views of downtow ... More >>
A horse boarder in East Bethel has been charged with 35 counts of animal cruelty stemming from years-long investigations by the Animal Humane Society into conditions at the man's ranch. Five years ago, neighbors, former employees, and reporters took note of Lowell George Friday's emaciated-looking ... More >>
Kitty wants a big house.Minneapolis-based design studio MAKE usually churns out work for national clients like Target, Cabela's, Indy Car and Best Buy, but an opportunity to make cats talk in a PSA for the Animal Humane Society proved to be a temptation they couldn't resist.
Pups seek loving homes
Guess will go to someone else's loving home, but there's plenty of other cute dogs up for adoption.Sad that you can't adopt "Guess," the five-month-old schnoodle Stacey Champion sealed in an airless box and tried to mail to Georgia?Don't be--she has plenty of cute friends in need of homes.If you' ... More >>
Photo: Animal Humane SocietyTucker the turtle is taking a trip.We're glad to hear that Tucker the Eastern Box Turtle has found a ride back to his old Kentucky home. Winter's coming, and the poor little homeless reptile would probably feel out of sorts north of the Mason-Dixon line when the ... More >>
It's a rough life for man's best friend
Focus shifting to treatment of the hoarder
superbassFor Minnesotans looking to find a little cock-on-cock action, life got a little harder this week.Police raided a farm in Lino Lakes on Sunday after a tip that cockfighting was going on there, and found hundreds of caged birds. The facility is the largest such operation uncovered in the a ... More >>
The Humane Society didn't know that a black Labrador was part of a Howard Lake K-9 team.
Dress up Scruffy and bring your pet to this Halloween benefit.
Monday's five most fascinating stories printed on wood pulp.
Interested in adding a temporary feline friend to your home for the summer? They won't even break the bank.
The Animal Humane Society didn't give us much hope last week that the 120 cats rescued from a 500- square-foot St. Anthony mobile home would stay alive long. And now they are dead.
The story of the crazy St. Anthony cat lady who surrendered 118 cats from her mobile home just got much more depressing.
Attempts at state regulation fail, so activists try something new
We know you've been tempted before, but here is your chance to become a cat lady on the cheap. How could you resi ... More >>
For the past year council members Gary Schiff and Lisa Goodman have been working to make changes to improve Minneapolis' departm ... More >>
Animal welfare advocates say the shelter could dramatically reduce euthanasia rates
Garrison Keillor pulls an Ann Coulter in his latest homespun column
Street-fighting dogs: Inside the world of the much-abused, ever-maligned pit bull
Sixty-eight frozen cats, two neglected dogs, and a vicious African serval. Making house calls with Keith Streff, animal cruelty investigator.
Critics say the Animal Humane Society's method of dispatching the unadoptable is cruel. It's certainly becoming unusual.
Don't look now, but apathy is anathema
A precious pooch teaches one family some important lessons