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September 3, 2013
Parents’ role considered vital in curbing drinking among college freshmen
RED WING, Minn. — Parents do a lot to prepare their children for college. From keeping their nose to the grind during the high school years to helping lug that futon up two flights of stairs on moving day, parental support is important to a student’s success in postsecondary education. But...
September 3, 2013 - 8:37am
June 9, 2013
County Crackdown: Drinking on the Ottertail
Tubing the Ottertail River has always been a popular summer tradition in the lakes area. And part of that tradition has often included enjoying a few “adult” beverages along the way, not to mention stopping to party at two or three favorite gathering spots during the trip. But...
news / Detroit Lakes
June 9, 2013 - 3:00pm
February 5, 2009
19-year-old Grand Rapids man gets 5 years supervised probation in fatal car crash case
A 19-year-old Grand Rapids man has been sentenced to five years of supervised probation in connection with a fatal car accident that happened after a night of drinking. Kyle Robert Fuller pleaded guilty in December in Itasca County District Court to aiding and abetting furnishing...
February 5, 2009 - 6:00am
October 3, 2008
Drinking and driving don't mix
This summer I have had the chance to go on a few motorcycle runs. These events are organized for the pleasure of riding with a group of bikers and usually have a charitable purpose; whether it is to support a medical or social cause and to serve our communities. We have a rallying...
October 3, 2008 - 12:00am
September 22, 2008
Clay County Sheriff: Glyndon man who died in crash had been drinking
Autopsy results show a Glyndon man who died last month after the van he was driving went off the end of a T-intersection and crashed into a deep drainage ditch had a blood-alcohol content of more than twice the legal limit for driving, Clay County Sheriff Bill Bergquist said. Thomas...
September 22, 2008 - 12:00am
May 2, 2008
Drug, alcohol stats concern Park Rapids school officials
Approximately one-quarter of last year's Park Rapids seniors reported drinking and driving and even more drank or used drugs right after school. With prom and graduation coming up, statistics like these concern Al Judson, Area High School principal, and Deb Timmerman, licensed chemical...
May 2, 2008 - 12:00am
April 23, 2008
Letter: Drinking age should stay 21
I am so glad that the drinking age in Minnesota is 21! I really think that it should stay that way too. High school in the 70's was chaotic. The drinking age was 18. A lot of the seniors were 18 and of course the number grew throughout the year. Several students were arrested for...
April 23, 2008 - 12:00am
March 30, 2008
Alcohol prevention and reduction
Alcohol statistics for underage drinking are staggering, and only getting worse. The death toll of Americans killed in the Iraq war hit 4,000 this week and was publicized in full force.
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March 30, 2008 - 12:00am
January 26, 2008
Pictures put chill into DL Snoball
DETROIT LAKES -- A "copycat" incident backed by high expectations and standards brought multiple Detroit Lakes High School students what they consider an unfair punishment.
January 26, 2008 - 12:00am