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Emmer to lead U.S.House GOP campaign committee
Gov. Dayton back in hospital after post-surgery complications
Three-month weather outlook sticks with warmer than normal winter forecast
FDA unveils sweeping anti-tobacco effort to reduce underage vaping and smoking
Ideal snowmaking conditions make for early season start for Minnesota ski hills
Bemidji Beavers, No. 2 Huskies square off in St. Cloud
Wild’s Matt Hendricks watches another contemporary call it quits
If active, Vikings’ new back Ameer Abdullah will return kickoffs against Bears
Khalil Mack has brought ‘swagger’ to already good Chicago Bears defense
Frozen out of China, American farmers refuse to sell their soybeans
Seasonal worker didn’t know former boss was escaping after fraud accusations
Co-op seeking access to inventory taxidermy, property
trū Shrimp board approves plans in Luverne
Tesla names a new chairman to replace Elon Musk
Place a Business Announcement
Letter: Support Minnesota's Give to the Max Day
Letter: Crailsheim exchange student readies for move to new host family
Jessie Veeder: The making of me
Veterans Day changes today
Denis M. Schneider
Donald W. Schmuck
Roger A. Hesebeck
Vina "Alice" McHugh
Creamy wild rice soup is a great way to use up leftover Thanksgiving turkey
Chocolatiers need more cocoa, and they want millennials to help
Seasonal depression, 'winter blues' and SAD
Disheveled Theologian: Life after death
Overwhelmed caregiver accounts for insufficient family updates
out and about
McCready family -- five generations
Lawrence and Sara Mae Klingenberg
Air quality remains good in N.D./Minn.
MNIT seeks funds to protect Minnesotans' data
Probate of Vernon G. Engelkes
Don't miss your chance to bid on the 2018 NIE Silent Auction!
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
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