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Facebook messages land DL man in jail
Arson suspected in two Frazee wildfires
DL man wielding gun at strangers on West Lake Drive gets prison time
Stand down for veterans April 23
Area woman is accused of running over six-year-old
Hornet track teams place third at Pelican Rapids
Red River Valley Senior Golf Tour Thursday results
Laker boys runners-up at Bulldog Golf Invite
FM Athletics Youth Football registration open
Hornet girls fifth at Perham Invite
Heading off to summer Bible camp
Parenting a Pete can be painful
Judge not: Christian or not, there’s no room for judgment
Friday Matters: Everyday Dead Body Friend
Thursday Matters: Everyday let it GO
Friends & Neighbors
Downtown project to pave the way for revitalization
Small bump up in gas prices throughout MN
Essentia DL named ‘stroke ready hospital’
SJE acquires ICS Healy-Ruff for PRIMEX
Boman opens Edward Jones office in DL
Bike Rodeo in DL teaches kids safety
Duo Cavatina concert set Tuesday at Holmes Theatre
Celebrate Earth Day April 22
Garfield metal worker creates sculptures from used parts
Review: ‘Kumiko’ holds hidden treasures
Letter: Think safety when near railroad tracks this summer
Letter: Newspaper, city not giving all info on hotel project
Dollar for dollar: Having an equal pay day
Coffee with Cop helps bond police, community
71,250 fans and not enough noise
Minnesota state parks are for the birds
Get your boat, gear ready for spring fishing
American woodcock, common snipe return to northern woodlands
DNR awards more trap range grants
Get ready for early season open water pan fish bite
Spring Laker Book
Kids in the Trib
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