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Crime & Accident Report
Teenagers arrested after home invasion in Alexandria
Autopsy shows hypothermia cause of BSU student's death
Library to offer Food for Fines
Laker trio 11th at Grand Rapids
Waubun basketball teams rolling
DL youth wrestling clinic registration Monday
Laker boys 11th at Grand Rapids Ski invitational
Hornet girls win in biggest output of the year
Holy Rosary completes first Knowledge Bowl
Don’t let stress beat you
Applications sought: Scholarships available to those in medical field
Non-toy ideas for kids’ Christmas gifts
Grant money available for ag teachers
Friends & Neighbors
Essentia gives Wolf Lake Rescue a gift
6,600 Minnesota jobs created; rate down to 3.7%
Dept of Revenue wins improvement award
Minnesotans saving big coin with gas dip
New agent joins Jack Chiver Realty team
Sawyer Brown bringing Christmas spirit to Shooting Star this Friday
Longest Night Music Fest set this Sunday in NYM
‘The Classic Nutcracker’ coming to NDSU’s Reineke Festival Hall
Dylan to release his version of classic Sinatra songs on Feb. 3
LARL’s ‘Hot Reads for Cold Nights’ reading program begins Jan. 2
Man versus the machine
Leading on cancer awareness
Letter: Congress shouldn’t cut retirees’ pensions
Letter: Christmas dreaming for a bright future with WCI
Don’t get a DWI for Christmas
Don’t eat venison? Try these delicious recipes
Modern electronics can help locate fish
The Red River Valley is a special natural place
Prevent deer from being winter pests
From ski lessons to tubing fun, there’s lots for kids to do on the Mountain
New ski lodge is heart of Detroit Mountain Recreation Area
Making Detroit Mountain happen
Holiday Traditions 2014
Winter Laker Book 2014-15
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
Sgt. Jesse Grabow
April 10, 2014
Knee boarding behind vehicle illegal, unsafe
Question: Now that spring is here and the snow has been melting, the ditches are full of water. The other day, I noticed some people driving down the road pulling a person hanging onto a rope and knee boarding in the water in the ditch. Is this legal? Answer: This is illegal and...
April 10, 2014 - 10:30am
March 15, 2014
Can motorists warn others of speed traps?
Question: There was a very recent ruling by a judge that motorists can legally flash their lights to warn other motorists of a speed trap. How does this affect law enforcement and is this issue that simple, or is there a lot more to it than that? Thanks. Answer: I heard of the...
March 15, 2014 - 7:00am
January 23, 2014
What to do in a traffic crash
Question: What should a person do if they are involved in a crash? Answer: This is a very good question and I must say that it depends on many factors in each circumstance. Each situation is different and the person involved must evaluate the incident and decide on the best...
news / accidents
January 23, 2014 - 7:00am
January 17, 2014
Trooper talks about his own involvement in vehicle accident
This article will not be the typical question/answer session, as I have chosen to use this opportunity to talk about my recent experience of being involved in a crash. Last month, I responded to the report of a one-vehicle crash on Interstate 94 in central Minnesota. I arrived...
news / accidents
January 17, 2014 - 11:00am
December 28, 2013
Sgt. Jesse Grabow: State’s vehicle miles traveled fatalities is lowest in nation
Question: I know that Minnesota is doing well on our low fatal rate, but do we have the stats on the vehicle miles traveled when compared to our fatal numbers? How are we doing overall in recent years compared to the past? Answer: The vehicle miles traveled (VMT) rate is something...
December 28, 2013 - 2:30pm
December 4, 2013
Sgt. Jesse Grabow: Seatbelts are not required, but recommended, in cars older than 1965
Question: I have a question about the seat belt law in Minnesota. I own a vintage 1965 Pontiac GTO that was manufactured before Jan. 1, 1965. According to the seat belt law as I read it, this makes my car exempt from the seat belt requirement. However, after I bought the vehicle,...
December 4, 2013 - 8:00am
November 22, 2013
Sgt. Jesse Grabow: Fish house on wheels needs registering
Question: One of my friends saw me getting my “ice fishing house” ready for the upcoming season. I put permanent wheels on it for easier transport. My buddy told me I now have to register it as a trailer. I think he is wrong, because I see these going down the road all the time,...
November 22, 2013 - 7:00am