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Surprise visit by children's author
Take stalking out of the shadows
Get help with MNsure sign-up
DL man gets jail for stealing from parents
Reinvest in Minnesota wetlands program sign-up ends Feb. 13
Lakers pick up sixth section basketball victory
Jets adding Hogan, Heimerdinger to front office
NFLPA instructs Patriots players to 'reserve comment'
NFL-Super Bowl has ways to go in captivating global audience
Lakers take charge in second half to down Little Falls
A journey through public art
Electronic proof of insurance is OK
Insta-Love: Defining your worth with God
Following the commandment of love
Friday Matters: Everyday Vegas
Friends & Neighbors
Moltzan recognized as hospital trustee
Gas prices up slightly in MN, down nationally
Massage by Heather opens downtown DL
Busch joins Thrivent Financial in DL office
Life without the expense of a car
Old Timers Run set for Feb. 7
‘American Idol’ picks singers from Bemidji, Fargo
Learn about ice sports at library
Area singers advance on ‘Idol’
'American Sniper' caps off a year of mediocre movies
When visitors decide to stay
Want term limits on Congress? Good luck...
Peterson: Let Minnesota control wolf population
Letter: Speak up against abortion
Sheer panic for a chocolate shortage
37 guns, 28 sets of antlers among items seized in DNR deer poaching case
New law for 2015: AIS trailer sticker will help prevent future spread
Black-backed woodpecker is dependent on dead coniferous trees
Mentored turkey hunt registration open now
Wolf ruling could affect Minnesota livestock
Menahga baby is first this year
Growing deep winter greens
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