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International Eagles Auxiliary President visits Detroit Lakes
Motorcycle deaths top 2014 total on Minnesota roads
DL man injured in Otter Tail County crash
DL man allegedly caught on video setting his rental house on fire
Charges filed in old robbery, arson cases in Becker County
Lakers start season with Pentathlon victory
Fosston sends LP-A football to 0-2
Football: No. 2 Waubun rallies for OT victory
Football: Lefebvre scores four TDs in Mahnomen victory
Concordia switches Herzog from QB to fullback
Tuesday Matters: Everyday Costumes
Monday Matters: Everyday Confident Love
Audubon native becomes Holmes Theatre's new marketing director
It's a boy!
DL's Herman receives MSUM scholarship
Friends & Neighbors
Lakeland Hospice Bike Ride stays strong
M State wins award for welding trailer
He built it, they came: Dion’s Dangerzone expands into new gym
EnVision Salon opens in Detroit Lakes
Getting your home ready to sell
John Kay, Steppenwolf coming to Shooting Star this Friday
Smart students use their local library
Deuces Wild at Fargo Theatre
'Bible Bingo' to be presented at Walker's Minnesota Folklore Theatre
Travel the Silk Road at Minnesota Renaissance Festival this weekend
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‘Trump Wall’ will also keep us in, not just others out
Recording of natural history can often lead to ‘discoveries’
Cool weather may mean early fall, transition period
Deer lottery application deadline is Sept. 10
You’ll never forget the first time you see a ruddy duck
Info meetings set for DNR’s northern pike proposal
Seeing butterflies is like seeing flowers in flight
Master Gardener Core Course training available
Local artist creates one-of-a-kind public art sculpture for DL Library
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