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Motorcyclist killed in Lino Lakes, Minn., crash
Self-employed contractors playing 'Russian roulette' if they aren't insured for medical expenses, lost income
Windom city employee faces criminal charges
Smith Trucking is ready to race
COLLEGE HOCKEY: Bemidji State tops Air Force 4-1, Matt Serratore scores in front of family, hometown crowd
College men's hockey: Hermantown grads rule in 5-5 tie between UMD, Merrimack
Iowa high school football: Sheldon's Prescott dominates
Gophers' Thomas Barber honed aggressive football skills on the ice
Section 2a boys soccer: Champs! Trojans are going to state
Fielding Questions: Dipladenia can be wintered successfully
GROWING TOGETHER: Autumn checklist for putting yard and garden to bed
Caregivers may need to work to recover positive memories
Column: Where was God during the Vegas massacre?
Letter: Repeating the first Thanksgiving
Gwendolyn "Gwen" Jean Bjerke
John Alison Vihlen
Disheveled Theologian: Faith and the art of garden maintenance
No shortage of Halloween happenings in area
Indian dance company to share “Sacred Earth” here next Saturday
Column: They are probably taking pills for their belly aches
Witzel keeps up with technology at Beltline Automotive
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Ransom 50th anniversary
Adolph 90th birthday
Birth: Tobiah Loy
Nobles County Ditch 11 Final Hearing
Regular School Board Meeting Minutes September 2017
MN Dept. of Education Revenue & Expenditures 2017 & 2018
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September 4, 2009
As others see it: 'Move over' law makes sense
It seems like the obvious thing to do, yet Minnesota motorists still fail to do it. We're talking about moving over for stopped emergency and maintenance vehicles when you encounter them on the highway. If you're driving down the interstate and you see, for example, a police officer...
September 4, 2009 - 12:00am
August 7, 2009
Statistics show crashes on decline for elderly drivers
WORTHINGTON -- The driver was going 15 miles per hour (MPH) in a 45 MPH zone, swerved in and out of the driving lane repeatedly, then ran a stop sign. When the officer pulled up behind the vehicle in his squad car, the driver stopped the car in the center of an intersection, then...
August 7, 2009 - 12:00am
August 4, 2009
As others see it: Driving? Hang up
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. ... Shamefully, government...
August 4, 2009 - 12:00am
July 29, 2009
As others see it: Safer roads worth your efforts
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. Traffic deaths in Minnesota last year dipped to a 63-year low. The...
July 29, 2009 - 12:00am
December 25, 2008
Dept. of Public Safety urges driving caution
The Department of Public Safety (DPS) is stressing safe driving during the Christmas holiday following a deadly 2007 when 11 motorists were killed between Dec. 21- 25. Of those killed, six were not wearing seat belts and three were killed in alcohol-related crashes. The Christmas...
December 25, 2008 - 6:00pm
Minn. man gets driving reality show
Wadena native Pete Hosmer admits he wasn't the best student when he took driver's ed at Verndale High School. He still managed to pass the road test on the first try while driving his mother's minivan. Now he's teaching bad drivers the rules of the road on "Driving Me Mad," a new...
December 25, 2008 - 6:00pm
December 10, 2008
Editorial: Winter's here -- drive safely
The weather outside was frightful Tuesday morning, though it wasn't bad enough to close schools in the immediate area. Still, with it only being early December, there will no doubt be plenty of snow and ice to contend with over the rest of the winter. It never fails that we at...
December 10, 2008 - 12:00am
November 5, 2008
Brief: 55+ driver course offered Nov. 18
WORTHINGTON -- The Minnesota Highway Safety Center will offer a 55+ Driver Improvement Course in Worthington. The four-hour refresher course will be from 6 to 10 p.m. Nov. 18 at Worthington Country Club. A Minnesota Highway Safety & Research Center certified instructor will lead...
November 5, 2008 - 12:00am
October 4, 2008
Brief: Driving programs scheduled
WORTHINGTON -- A series of driver improvement programs for individuals 55 and older are planned for this month. A four-hour refresher course will be from 6-10 p.m. Monday at Kemna-Asa in Jackson. An additional four-hour course will be from 6-10 p.m. Thursday at Worthington Country...
October 4, 2008 - 12:00am
September 12, 2008
Bambi and friends endanger motorists
PARK RAPIDS - If you've had one of those white-knuckle encounters with a deer on the road lately, you're not alone. They're everywhere. And, as prime deer-vehicle collision season occurs, authorities are warning of the obvious: Drive carefully and keep a lookout. "Deer are literally...
September 12, 2008 - 5:28pm
July 26, 2008
New laws take effect Aug. 1 for teen drivers
WORTHINGTON -- At one time or another, everyone has watched a car pull up and teenagers crawl out in an unending stream, like the clown car at a circus. But a new law that goes into effect Aug.
July 26, 2008 - 12:00am