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Well, Worthington, this has been quite the spring/winter storm! With the abundant power outages, food safety can be of real concern. Fortunately, with the rolling blackouts we are having, the power sh... Posted on 4/11/13 at 11:06 AM
THE BRIDGEHUNTER'S CHRONICLES A Documentary on Bridges
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NEW PLATEAUS Justice, Revenge, and the tragedy of Robert Champion
Another Floridians untimely death.
But this article isnt about the tragedy. Its about the response to it. And in regards to this one word comes to mind: revenge.
On the USA Today website, the sto... Posted on 5/4/12 at 10:44 AM
ST. PAUL — It’s harvest time and the Minnesota Department of Transportation is urging motorists on Minnesota highways to be aware of the large farm equipment transporting crops to markets, grain elevators and processing plants.
MnDOT, via the West Central Tribune
, September 22, 2010
WORTHINGTON — The Minnesota Highway Safety Center will offer the full eight-hour 55+ Driver Improvement Course from 6 to 10 p.m. Aug. 24 and 25 at the Worthington Country Club, 1414 Liberty Drive, Worthington.
Schiana Baumgartner, 8, of Worthington, has her bicycle inspected by Optimist Club member Steve Bassett during Saturday morning’s 30th annual Optimist Bike Safety clinic at St. Mary’s Catholic School in Worthington. The club, assisted by the Worthington Police Department, inspected, registered and licensed each bike for attending youths and also gave away 10 bicycles to lucky participants. The club had a similar program in Brewster the same morning.
SLAYTON — On average, about 18 percent of the population in any given city has been instructed in CPR and the use of defibrillators. In the City of Slayton, that percentage is closer to 45 percent, thanks to the concentrated efforts of Murray County Emergency Medical Services Director Jim Gertsema.
Shop safe and smart this season
WORTHINGTON — The hustle and bustle of holiday shopping can be just as much fun as watching a gift recipient’s excitement on Christmas morning, but shopping during the holiday season can also present unique dangers.
Program has been in existence for 16 years
BREWSTER — Fire, germs, all-terrain vehicle collisions and farm equipment with rapidly moving parts are just a few of the everyday dangers Round Lake-Brewster students learned to protect themselves against Tuesday during Safety Day in Brewster.
Cell phones and distracted drivers are a perilous combination. Add texting to the equation, with the driver peering down at a tiny screen and pounding out a message with one hand off the steering wheel, sometimes both hands, and the risk rises exponentially. ...
If you want to save lives, raise the price of gas.
We’re not advocating that OPEC raise prices. Nor are we urging federal and state government to increase gasoline taxes. We’re simply pointing out cause and effect.
WILLMAR — A decade ago, a nurse or other hospital employee who made a mistake — especially if it resulted in harm to a patient — could expect to be disciplined and punished, regardless of how or why the error occurred.
Anne Polta, West Central Tribune
, March 02, 2009
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