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February 18, 2019
Driver discount course offered in Pequot Lakes
The Minnesota Highway Safety Center will offer a 55+ Driver Discount Course from noon to 4 p.m. Thursday, March 14, at Pequot Lakes Baptist Church. Courses are also available online at www.mnsafetycenter.org. This class will save participants up to 10 percent on their auto insurance....
February 18, 2019 - 4:30am
'It’s just crazy': MNLARS delays, difficulties persist
ST. PAUL — Minnesota officials are wading through a backlog of vehicle license and title applications which has fueled extended wait times...
December 18, 2018 - 8:00pm
October 26, 2018
Minn. AG Swanson urges increase in penalties for texting while driving
PAUL — Attorney General Lori Swanson wants drivers to put down their cellphones when they’re behind the wheel.Swanson highlighted a report Friday, Oct. 26, that characterized distracted driving as a deadly epidemic. She noted that each year 50 Minnesotans, and more than 3,000...
October 26, 2018 - 7:11pm
September 12, 2018
Minnesota deputy survives head-on crash with alleged drunk driver
SAGINAW, Minn. -- A St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office patrol sergeant was struck head-on by an alleged drunk driver late Tuesday, Sept. 11,...
September 12, 2018 - 10:08am
September 2, 2018
Driving Miss Baby: Swift's confessions of a 14-year-old licensed driver
So my friend's son is studying for his driver's test. It's quite a process, which seems to involve written tests, fees, waiting periods and various...
September 2, 2018 - 9:52am
July 7, 2018
Commentary: Cognitively impaired older drivers add another threat for road users
Dear Carol: I read your column about a woman whose friend was getting lost when driving and she wondered about confronting her friend about possible...
July 7, 2018 - 9:40am
May 19, 2018
Other Opinion: Lawmakers sentence Minnesotans to death
The heartlessness is a bit hard to fathom. Legislative leaders in St. Paul this session listened to tragic tales from fellow Minnesotans, had a bill before them to prevent more tragedy, and then did nothing.
May 19, 2018 - 5:30am
April 23, 2018
Why are tens of thousands of Americans still driving around with explosive devices in their cars?
Alexander Brangman finds comfort in remembering how long his daughter lived - 26 years, 11 months, 9 hours and 15 minutes - rather than the horrible...
April 23, 2018 - 2:10pm
February 24, 2018
Driving in winter - Here's how insurance and laws apply
When the snow flies, temperatures hit rock bottom and ice turns pavement into a slip-and-slide, the rules of the road take a different spin from...
February 24, 2018 - 5:00am
January 3, 2018
Traffic fatalities lowest in Minn. in nearly 75 years; ND and SD on downward swing, but steady last year
ST. PAUL—A preliminary figure released by the state on Wednesday indicates Minnesota experienced its lowest number of roadway fatalities...
January 3, 2018 - 9:49pm
December 15, 2017
Minnesota, North Dakota rank among top 10 states with worst drivers, study shows
MINNEAPOLIS—Disgruntled motorists in Minnesota and North Dakota now have statistical evidence to their claims that their state has some...
December 15, 2017 - 5:22pm
November 3, 2017
Reader Opinion: Slow down
By now, I'm sure most have heard about the Isanti County cop hitting a deer at 114 mph in the dark and likely totaling the squad car. They even put the video online. This conjures up so many questions and possible other outcomes. I can't imagine any scenario that would think this...
November 3, 2017 - 8:30am
October 8, 2017
BRAD DOKKEN COLUMN: Watch out for deer on the roads this fall
GRAND FORKS — A news release from State Farm insurance hit my inbox earlier this week, and it offered a timely reminder for all of us who...
October 8, 2017 - 7:50am
August 27, 2017
55+ driver improvement program offered
The Minnesota Highway Safety Center will be offering a 55+ driver improvement course on the following days: from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 9 (eight hour first time), Mills GMC/Buick, 14138 Dellwood Drive, Baxter; from noon to 4 p.m. Sept. 11 (four-hour refresher), Pine River State Bank,...
August 27, 2017 - 1:30pm
August 22, 2017
Man crashes golf cart into pickup at BIR
A 54-year-old man was injured Sunday morning after crashing a golf cart into a pickup truck at Brainerd International Raceway. The Crow Wing...
August 22, 2017 - 5:00am