Joni Steinbach, of New Ulm, trains her dog Sport in their backyard agility course, and they attend numerous competitions around the nation. In one recently, Sport placed fourth at the American Kennel Club National Dog Agility Championship in Reno, Nev., out of a field of 267 dogs in her class.
Major police presence at Fargo restaurant; mother and child reportedly shot
The shooting suspect has reportedly been arrested after crashing his vehicle in Minnesota.
Charges: Guest stabbed three men as they slept in Albert Lea
Investigators believe the suspect is related to all three victims.
2 charged for fentanyl overdose death of 19-year-old
The-19-year-old died from a fentanyl overdose last month.
Severe thunderstorm watch: Hail, 65 mph gusts, tornadoes possible
The watch is just north of the Twin Cities metro area.
The staggering rise of Minnesota's most famous lakes this spring
Imagine dumping Lake Minnetonka into Lake Superior 47 times.
Minnesota Senate shoots down latest marijuana legalization attempt
The bill didn't receive the required votes for further consideration on Wednesday.
Minneapolis wants to use $1M in federal cash to plant 200,000 trees
The goal is to have these trees planted by the year 2040.
MOA theater to debut wrap-around, 270-degree movie screen
The new technology will expand the movie screen onto the side walls of the theater auditorium.
Alcohol, no seatbelt possible factors in deadly southwest MN crash
The crash happened just before 9 p.m. Tuesday.
Target shares plunge on profit drop, as costs grow and customers spend less
First quarter profitability declines 52% year-over-year.
Driver ejected in fatal Roseville crash identified as 30-year-old
The crash temporarily shutdown westbound Highway 36.
Endorsed candidate's campaign video used antisemitic trope at MN GOP convention
The video aired before GOP-backed secretary of state candidate Kim Crockett's speech at the state party convention.
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.
3,000 canines in Duluth for Kennel Club Dog Show
The Duluth Kennel Club Dog Show is showcasing more than 3,000 dogs from across the state this weekend. The event -- which is taking place through Sunday -- features 140 different breeds of dogs, and will reward titles for categories such as best in breed, best in obedience and best in show.
Defense in puppy drowning: Dogs were commercial, not pets
The lawyer for the woman accused of drowning puppies at her Sciota Township dog kennel says he will challenge the constitutionality of the law she is accused of violating more than a dozen times. Dayna K. Bell, 61, owns Bell Kennels and Farm, where three former employees say she drowned puppies in a bucket of water or by tying a cinder block to the animals' necks and throwing them in a swimming pool.
Man forgoes party, campaign cash in bid for Minnesota House
A New Ulm man who says partisan politics has crippled government is running in hopes he can change that. Jerry Pagel is operating outside the system, campaigning on his own pocketbook and rejecting any party affiliation. "I get so frustrated with the far left and the far right. I don't know anybody that is that far out there politically," he tells the New Ulm Journal.
Dozens of Minnesota colleges and universities among top ranked schools
Minnesota is home to some of the best national universities and liberal arts colleges, according to the 2013 edition of U.S. News & World Report's Best Colleges rankings. Carleton College in North Field was named the 8th best national liberal arts college. The magazine also recognized the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities.
Former kennel owner barred from selling dogs due to cruelty
Kathy Bauck's business, Pick of the Litter, was once one of the largest licensed dog breeders in the nation. But after a 2008 investigation into Bauck's operation where they found sick and dying dogs, her facility was closed.
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