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WHS hockey: Waseca sweeps hockey doubleheader in Worthington
MW basketball: Bluejays win, Lady Jays fall against MState-Fergus Falls
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Column: What happened to the honeymoon?
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Column: Nose for news and all other noses once were pressed into these
Paulzines embrace adoption, finalize fourth in November
Disheveled Theologian: A 'd-icey' adventure
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Five generations: Ebeling family
Wachter 95th birthday
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Public Notice of operating budge for 2017 fiscal year
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Notice and order for hearing on petition for descent of property of Judy L. Anderson
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
February 19, 2016
Text for 'help' saves woman's life following two hours of unconsciousness
ST. HILAIRE — Texting and driving can be deadly, but Minnesota state troopers said a cellphone saved a Thief River Falls woman’s life after a car accident in northwest Minnesota left her hanging upside down and unconscious for nearly two hours in freezing temperatures. According...
February 19, 2016 - 9:25pm
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
April 17, 2015
Law enforcement cracks down in distracted driving
WORTHINGTON — Extra law enforcement have been on the roads in Worthington this week to combat distracted driving. The statewide effort seeks to reduce the amount of texting and driving on Minnesota roads. Worthington Police Department Sgt. Josh McCuen said texting violations locally...
April 17, 2015 - 9:50pm
May 15, 2013
Firemen, paramedics, police and a simulation
FULDA -- Students of Fulda High School listened Wednesday to special guests Wil Craig and Justin Iburg talk about the dangers of texting and...
May 15, 2013 - 10:54pm
September 21, 2012
As others see it: Council should support texting ban
We've long been frustrated by the Legislature's hesitancy to ban texting while driving in South Dakota. It will be two years ago Thursday since Jon Christensen, 44, of Mitchell, was stopped on his motorcycle behind two other vehicles at a state Highway 38 construction site a few...
September 21, 2012 - 12:00am
February 10, 2011
Texting could be key to suicide prevention in youth
February 10, 2011 - 1:30pm
November 29, 2010
Letter: Never text while driving
On Oct. 2 of this year, I was driving on a county road when an SUV traveling at 50 mph blew a stop sign and struck my car on the driver's side. I spent 13 days in a trauma unit recovering from seven broken ribs, a broken left arm, a collapsed lung and a torn diaphragm, spleen, liver,...
November 29, 2010 - 12:00am
May 21, 2010
Iowa texting ban takes effect on July 1
SIBLEY, Iowa -- A new Iowa law that will restrict cell phone use while driving will take effect July 1. The legislation, signed into law by Gov. Chet Culver earlier this year, prohibits drivers with an instruction permit, restricted license or intermediate license -- predominantly...
May 21, 2010 - 9:42pm
April 5, 2010
Column: Our modern world demands a whole new 'texticon'
FARGO - Love it or hate it, texting is here to stay. I know, I know. Texting on cell phones bastardizes the English language, leads to rude behavior and ruins the art of face-to-face conversation. But let's face it: This thumb-fueled phenomenon is so popular that a whole new lexicon...
April 5, 2010 - 5:00pm
As others see it: Take new texting law further
An Iowa law banning texting while driving is closer to becoming a reality. Last week, the Iowa Senate voted 44-6 to approve Iowa House file 2456. The Senate modified the House bill to include the reading of texts within the ban. The Iowa House bill passed on a 65-31 vote. ... The...
March 5, 2010 - 12:00am
October 15, 2009
Editorial: Don't text and drive
If you send a text message via cell phone while driving, you're breaking Minnesota law. You would also be violating the law in 17 other states, including California. And, if you were in the Golden State and on your cell phone while behind the wheel of a moving car, you could well...
October 15, 2009 - 12:00am