Longfellow seemingly has it all. It's home to Leviticus Tattoo, Merlin's Rest, our favorite head shop GM Tobacco, the always-entertaining Denny's, and, of course, the Mississippi River. In recent years, a handful of new restaurants (like Sonora Grill and Parka) opened in the neighborhood, increasing ... More >>
Though he hasn't yet been formally charged with crimes as we publish this, north Minneapolis resident Leroy Longs Jr. is the suspect currently in custody in connection with an alleged Minneapolis dogfighting ring.THE BACKSTORY: MPD breaks up large dogfighting ring His mugshot is at the top of this p ... More >>
10 (tie). Animal Lover: 34 points Animal Lover have a sound that hits you in the forehead and gut simultaneously. Frontman Addison Shark's guitar explodes like a dirty bomb of feedback, and the pulverizing bass and drums of Evan Bullinger and Nate Fisher add to its shrapnel spray. This is noise roc ... More >>
The chaotic band release their mangiest album yet
Sean Janas, a 20-year-old resident of Wausau, kept a diary about systematically torturing her boyfriend's dog to death, prosecutors say.SEE ALSO:-- Dayna Bell, accused puppy drowner, to argue dogs were "commercial animals," not pets-- Benjamin Stavaas, accused dog throat slasher, heads to trial-- Wi ... More >>
Boots the alligator shimmied over or under several fences at the Jo-Don Farms Zoo in Caledonia, Wisconsin two weeks ago, presumably in order to make his way home. Or his home away from home.Boots was caught four years ago in the Root River, which flows about a mile from the zoo, according to the Rac ... More >>
SEE ALSO:-- Maplewood police dog mauls 65-year old Bob Rozmarynowski [PHOTOS]-- Major the Roseville police dog gets stem cell treatmentBrandon Shaw was arrested in Duluth for an alleged assault -- of a police dog.In the early morning hours of July 25, Shaw, 21, was being pursued by police in Superio ... More >>
Dog breeder Dayna Bell is accused of doing horrible things -- for instance, drowning puppies by putting them in buckets of water, with another weighted bucket on top to prevent their escape.But, facing 14 felony and two misdemeanor counts of animal cruelty, Bell and her attorney, Bob Miller, plan to ... More >>
Of the many reasons to love summer in Minnesota, one of the best is that it's outdoor dining season. Many restaurants offer terrific patio setups, and many realize that their customers often like to include pets in their outdoor activities and don't want to leave them behind when happy hour calls.Wh ... More >>
If dogs truly are man's best friend, then we'd hate to see how Kristine Sellie-Hanson treats people.Sellie-Hanson, 27, was arrested early yesterday morning after swinging Buddy the Lhasa Apso by its leash in a Fargo bar. She was arrested on suspicion of animal cruelty, disorderly conduct, crimina ... More >>
Council Bluffs Police DepartmentGiving new meaning to the phrase, "lost dog."A mysterious hot dog man showed up in downtown Council Bluffs, Iowa, giving new meaning to the phrase "lost dog." The Daily Nonpareil newspaper reports that one morning earlier this month, the local police departme ... More >>
Pups seek loving homes
City PagesLearning to Skijor. It's the middle of February, the sky is gray, and if you're feeling less than chipper you're definitely not alone. Here's a great way for you to beat winter: Take your dog for a ski! Or rather, let your dog take you for a skijor.
Roseville Police DepartmentMajor the award winning police dog is stabbed in Maplewood.Major, a German shepherd with the Roseville Police Department, was stabbed early Friday morning while sniffing out car thieves in a trucking company parking lot in Maplewood. Cops had rigged up a bait car ... More >>
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Is this what teen spirit smells like?We're right on the cusp of National Hamburger Month, and to celebrate White Castle is recruiting "special guest" employees (apparently several members of Congress have "expressed an interest" to volunteer their burger-grilling skills--I'll put in a call to ... More >>
Pneumonia likely took the a 10-year-old German shepherd mix, researchers say.
The man will spend 30 days in jail to think about the poor kitten who is probably still crying after he put pepper spray in its eyes. Crying kittens! For the love!
A puppy was shot in the face in Wheaton, Minn. and a rescue organization is looking for a new home once the golden retriever mix is healthy again.
There are only two in the city labeled "potentially dangerous" and Hoppy the cat just became one of them.
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Attempts at state regulation fail, so activists try something new
Mac grad Dan Schned has spearheaded the effort to build three small off-leash dog parks ringing downtown, one of which, in Loring Park, will break ground this Monday, May 21.
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Bassist Larry Graham ear-tests the Sly and the Family Stone reissues
Driving back from the Lake Of The Isles dog park just now, I saw a guy in a minivan give a couple bucks to a guy standing on the corner holding a cardboard sign. It struck me that it was one of the few times I've seen that happen since this or even this. It made me curious: When you see someone aski ... More >>
In April, Bangle Sussana Hoffs and noted bauble Matthew Sweet are releasing "Under the Covers, Vol. 1," a duet album featuring the following '60s pop gems: I See The Rain (The Marmalade) And Your Bird Can Sing (The Beatles) It's All Over Now, Baby Blue (Bob Dylan) Who Knows Where The Time Goes ... More >>
Dr. Fran Smith knows the way to a canine's heart
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Sixty-eight frozen cats, two neglected dogs, and a vicious African serval. Making house calls with Keith Streff, animal cruelty investigator.
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If the UM couldn't buy pound animals for its student vets to practice spaying and neutering, it would have to buy from sources like farms that breed animals exclusively for research.