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SOLWAY – WhipStaff Ranch and Rescue is slowing down but not shutting down, Carrie Van Wert stresses.

Dwindling funds, slower adoptions and fewer foster homes and volunteers have caused the rescue program in rural Solway to cut back on the number of animals it takes in, with hopes to increase those numbers in the spring.


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Laurie Swenson
Laurie Swenson is a reporter/copy editor for the Bemidji Pioneer. She has been with the Pioneer since 2004.