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Woman dies in head-on collision near Wadena
Man gets 12 years on sex, robbery charges
Man accused of violating no-contact order 3 times
Man sentenced after being caught with meth
Big expectations for Laker softball
Chippewa Triathlon accepting registrants
Track teams fifth and sixth at Bemidji
Jernberg, Smith headed to USAG Regionals
DL wrestlers qualify for NYWA state tournament
Pushing the boundaries of her time
Turning back the pages
Grilled lamb chops provide quick, flavorful meal
Earnings limits apply to widow’s benefits
Friends & Neighbors
MN legislature talks Sunday liquor sales
Gas prices take big dip in Minnesota
Microsoft Dynamics Lunch ‘n Learn set
The Lodge receives Chairman’s Award
Good named partner at Pemberton Law
Crisis Center to hold annual banquet
MSUM hosting trio of authors at on-campus events April 13
Watch out for April Fool’s Day at library
Egg decorating class Tuesday at NYM center
Long Lake Theater season starts June 10
Letter: Some lake officials push back against ‘aggressive’ DNR stocking of muskie
Question was a deal-breaker
Help for problem gamblers
Letter: Big Tobacco continues to target kids with cigars, smokeless tobacco
State taxes hit rich and poor alike
Six of top 10 most popular state parks located in northern Minnesota
Signs of spring are all around: From migration to sugaring
Last week to ice fish
Comments sought on proposed deer goals
Governor’s budget would help maintain vitality of Minnesota state parks
Murder mystery at the Holmes
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