abc
QUICK LINKS:

'Paws for Love' Raises Funds for Homeless Pets of Douglas County

Updated: 04/26/2014 10:39 PM
Created: 04/26/2014 10:35 PM WDIO.com

The homeless animals of Wisconsin got a lot of support on Saturday.

The Humane Society of Douglas County held the Eighth Annual Paws for Love fundraiser. Nearly 170 people attended to bid on dozens of auction items.

Humane Society President Michelle Porter said this is an important time for them.

"We are on a new adventure," she said. "Starting in about six days we're going to be taking over the city animals, plus continuing taking over the county animals. So we are working really hard to build a new shelter and hope to be in it by next summer."

Porter said when all is said and done, the Humane Society of Douglas County will be caring for 1,200 pets.

Front Page

  • Duluth School District Legal Battle Comes Before Federal Judge

    The legal battle against the Duluth School District came before a federal magistrate Friday in St. Paul. The judge oversaw settlement talks in the lawsuit school board member Art Johnston brought against the district and fellow board members....

  • Better News for Keetac: 175 Staying on for Maintenance During Shutdown

    Keewatin Taconite is in the process of shutting down production. And all 412 employees were put on notice they could be laid off. But the plan is to keep about 175 on for maintenance projects.

  • Emergency Response Safety Expo at Proctor School

    Lake Superior College Fire Tech Faculty, Proctor Police and Fire Departments, and representatives from the US Army and the Air National Guard hosted a safety expo at Proctor High School Friday morning. Officials were on hand to give demonstrations and show off some of the equipment used to students. Some students ran through a firefighting obstacle course that included a high-rise hose pack carry and a dummy drag.

  • Darryl Franklin Bowser, 32, is suspected of firing shots at a car in Duluth's Central Hillside neighborhood Thursday afternoon.  Police are asking for tips from the public to arrest Bowser on a possible charge of second-degree assault. Suspect Sought in Duluth Shots Fired Incident

    The Duluth Police Department is asking for public tips to help find a man suspected of firing shots in the Central Hillside neighborhood on Thursday afternoon. Police say they have probable cause to believe Darryl Franklin Bowser, 32, is the person who shot at a car.

  • Smoke continued to rise from a home in South Range, Wis., hours after the fire began Friday. Fire Destroys South Range Home

    Fire destroyed a home in the South Range area near Superior on Friday morning.  Smoke continued to rise from the hours after the fire began.  No one was injured.

 
Advertisement