Weather Forecast


Up to 55 dogs found in rural Bemidji mobile homes

Email Sign up for Breaking News Alerts
News Brainerd,MN 56401
Brainerd Dispatch
customer support
Up to 55 dogs found in rural Bemidji mobile homes
Brainerd MN 506 James St. / PO Box 974 56401

BEMIDJI, Minn. (AP) — Authorities in northern Minnesota are investigating after up to 55 dogs and some cats were found living inside two mobile homes.


The animals were discovered after authorities did a welfare check on two women at a rural Bemidji residence.

The Beltrami Environmental Agency, the Federated Humane Society and Beltrami Social Services are involved in the investigation.

Deputy Lee Anderson tells The Bemidji Pioneer ( the incident is "fairly serious" and the investigation is ongoing.


Information from: Pioneer,

Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
I've worked at the Brainerd Dispatch with various duties since Dec. 7, 1983. Starting off as an Ad Designer and currently Director of Audience Development. The Dispatch has been an interesting and challenging place to work. I'm fortunate to have made many friends, both co-workers and customers.
(218) 855-5889