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Report: Health inequities cost Minnesota
Gun violence prompts school walkout, another rally at Minnesota Capitol on Columbine anniversary
Data: April 21, 2018
The 'Lost 74': ND vet who survived shipwreck wants victims remembered as Vietnam War casualties
Authorities identify victims Becker County crash that killed 2, injured 2
After Wild are eliminated, it remains to be seen if this was Matt Cullen's last NHL game
Jeff Teague's answer for struggling Timberwolves: 'Fight fire with fire, man'
Jets win first playoff series with Game 5 shutout of Wild
Boys soccer: Ektnitphong stepping down from coaching
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Record cold, snowstorms delay SD planting season
Minnesota gains 2,900 jobs in March
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Data: Nov. 27, 2017
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
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
April 1, 2017
Unpaid tickets can be a 'debt trap'
ST. PAUL — For Carmen Mask, 2009 was a rough year. Mask and her husband divorced, her household income dropped from about $80,000 to $25,000 a year and she and her three sons moved from their St. Paul house to an apartment. While moving in an old van her ex had left her, a police...
April 1, 2017 - 6:27pm
April 12, 2016
Changing the ‘culture’ of texting and driving: Minnesota officers in crackdown
ST. PAUL — Just as the “culture” of driving while intoxicated has changed, Lt. Tiffani Nielson of the Minnesota State Patrol also would...
April 12, 2016 - 9:11pm
December 17, 2015
Driving course set for Jan. 11 at CAL
WORTHINGTON — The Minnesota Highway Safety Center will be offering a 55+ Driver Improvement Course from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Jan. 11 at the Center for Active Living, 211 11th St., Worthington. The course is open to the public, and pre-registration is requested. A Minnesota Highway...
December 17, 2015 - 8:37pm
October 5, 2015
Minnesota vs. North Dakota: States engage in friendly competition to keep eyes on the road
WORTHINGTON — Minnesota and North Dakota are engaging in a friendly border competition this week to garner the most pledges among drivers to keep their eyes on the road and not their phones. The pledge challenge is hosted by AT&T, the Minnesota Safety Council, the North Dakota...
October 5, 2015 - 8:24pm
July 16, 2015
Go Fund Me, family asks: Hakeneis looks online to raise funds for handicap-accessible van
FULDA — From the time he was born, Kevin Hakeneis of Fulda has been defying the odds with a determination to prove he can learn anything and...
July 16, 2015 - 8:04pm
June 1, 2015
Man using phone in fatal accident urges others to avoid his mistake
ST. PAUL — Chris Weber boiled down his life-changing decision 11 months ago to one question: “Is that cell phone worth more than the life...
June 1, 2015 - 5:41pm
April 16, 2015
Worthington man arrested on fifth DWI charge
WORTHINGTON — Worthington resident Ojulu Omot Ogala, 35, has been arrested on a charge of first-degree driving while intoxicated, a felony, following an incident that occurred late last week. The charge marks Ogala’s fifth DWI since 2005, according to court documents.
April 16, 2015 - 8:21pm
April 3, 2015
When teens crash cars, distractions usually to blame
FARGO — Distracted driving was a factor in almost 60 percent of all crashes by teenager drivers, four times as often as police reports indicated, according to a new study based on in-vehicle video recordings. But that doesn’t come as a surprise to law enforcement officials...
April 3, 2015 - 10:09pm
March 31, 2015
Nobles County forms Safe Roads Coalition
WORTHINGTON — Tuesday marked the first meeting of the Nobles County Safe Roads Coalition, an offshoot of the Traffic and Safety Committee. The Worthington City Council approved the formation of the Safe Roads Coalition in hopes that the coalition would be able to lessen the county’s...
March 31, 2015 - 9:34pm
January 13, 2015
Column: Take extra caution driving during winter
The winter season should bring an extra attention to safety for motorists. With slippery roads and virtual white-out conditions commonplace in recent days, we all need to be sure to take additional care and time in getting from point A to point B. It’s always important to be safe...
January 13, 2015 - 6:51pm
MnDOT to use new terms for winter road conditions
ST. PAUL — Travelers may have a better understanding of road conditions using the Minnesota Department of Transportation’s new winter road condition descriptions on the 511mn.org website and smartphone app. The old winter road descriptions were “good,” “fair,” “difficult”...
October 13, 2014 - 8:40pm
September 30, 2014
I-90 prep work begins today
MANKATO — Interstate 90 motorists are advised of short lane restrictions between Adrian and Rushmore beginning today as crews build a crossover and widen the ramp at Minnesota 91. The restrictions will be in place for about two weeks, weather permitting. The I-90 construction...
September 30, 2014 - 9:50pm
September 15, 2014
One in 88 Minnesota drivers will hit deer this year
Minnesota drivers will face a 1-in-88 chance of hitting a deer on the state’s highways this year, according to a report released Monday by the nation’s largest auto insurance company. State Farm’s annual report estimates that Minnesota drivers will collide with 37,549 deer...
September 15, 2014 - 8:55pm