A big legal battle has been launched against the Calhoun-Isles Condominium Association, which allows cats and small birds in their condos, but not dogs. At odds with the association is Diane Orenstein, who can't have her "companion dog" live with her at her condo, despite recommendations from her psychologist and her social worker.
Late-tip in helps Gophers pass first big test, improve to 6-0
Luke Loewe's bucket with 2.4 seconds remaining helped the Gophers stay undefeated.
Man, 40, found dead stuck in air duct at his Otter Tail Co. home
The discovery was made by family members Monday morning.
What Biden said during his visit to Minnesota Tuesday
The president spoke at Dakota County Technical College.
Cook County registers its first COVID-19 death of the pandemic
The sparsely populated, highly-vaccinated county has continuously had one of the lowest rates of COVID in the state.
Support for MN family after anti-maskers target child of school board chair
An online group opposing Kelsey Waits outed the child as transgender.
St. Paul schools add 2 days to winter break due to pandemic stress
The added days off are meant to acknowledge the stress the pandemic has caused.
Charges: St. Cloud mother killed baby, placed him in dumpster
The 4-month-old baby was found by officers on Sunday morning.
1 dead in crash at Lake Street intersection in south Minneapolis
There have been 465 deaths on Minnesota roads this year, according to the state's traffic division.
St. Paul restaurateur's businesses burglarized a 6th time
The owner of The Gnome and Hope Breakfast Bar is asking politicians to help St. Paul business owners.
Teen suffers life-threatening injuries in head-on crash in southern MN
The 18-year-old was airlifted to a Mayo Clinic hospital in Rochester.
Foo Fighters abruptly cancel Gophers stadium show hours after announcing it
The band is looking for a new venue because of a disagreement over COVID protocols.
Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Tuesday, November 30
More than 12,000 newly reported cases.
Dogs, cat rescued after arsonist sets Minn. animal hospital on fire
Police say five dogs and a cat were rescued from an animal hospital that was intentionally set on fire Sunday morning in North Branch. Firefighters from North Branch, Harris, Rush City and Stacy worked to put out blaze.
Dog breeder accused of drowning puppies will fight cruelty charges
The lawyer for a Dakota County dog breeder says the puppies his client allegedly drowned were not pets. He maintains "commercial" animals are subject to a different set of rules than pets. Dayna Bell faces 14 felony and two misdemeanor counts of animal cruelty.
Family dog nearly dies fighting off knife-weilding burglar
A burglar repeatedly stabbed a St. Paul family's dog in the process of making off with the homeowner's guns, jewelry and electronics. Buster the boxer required $3,000 worth of work to treat his wounds. Buster's family says he may not have stopped the burglary but he did what he could and they're just thankful he's alive.
Dakota County dog breeder allegedly drowned puppies, froze dogs
A woman is facing 16 charges of animal cruelty after allegedly abusing and killing dogs at her business, Bell Kennels and Farm. The Pioneer Press reports three former employees report seeing Dayna Kristine Bell hurt animals.
Large, wild cat attacks horse in Aitkin Co.
Last week, a 900-pound quarter horse, Molly, belonging to Lori Hart of rural Aitkin County, was mauled by a cat that a veterinarian confirmed was either a mountain lion or a cougar, the Brainerd Dispatch reports. Molly is recovering, but the attack left the horse with a nasty wound to its back right leg.
Stray cats causing problems for businesses in Waseca
As many as 30 cats are roaming the streets and digging in dumpsters for food in the small southern Minnesota town. KEYC reports the cats have also cost a local lumberyard thousands of dollars in ruined product. Police say feeding the animals makes the problem even worse. The city is now teaming up with the Waseca County Animal Humane society to trap the cats.
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