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September 27, 2017
As Minnesota and Wisconsin grapple with solutions to further curb impaired driving, repeat drunken drivers continue to find their way onto the road. Youssef Rddad / RiverTown Multimedia.
At a crossroads: Repeat impaired drivers continue to slip through the system
September 27, 2017 - 8:45am
September 26, 2017
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MnDOT: Watch for farm equipment on highways
September 26, 2017 - 8:00am
September 20, 2017
Students paint “buckle up” with a stencil Aug. 30 at Sunnyside Elementary as a safety reminder for the start of the new school year. Participating students were: Arianna Holzer, Annika Wardle, Emily Weigand, Abby Bauer, Hunter Bauer, Nick Babcock, Kallie Babcock, Izzy Harding, Audrey Lahammer, Lil Hartman, Willie Meacham, Jacob Meacham, Helen Nelson, Soren Toegel, Kiera Lovett, Grace O’Brien and Cecelia De Jong. Photo by Justin Key
The road to safety: Buckle up, pay attention in school zones
September 20, 2017 - 12:00pm
June 26, 2017
Fidget spinners, a popular spinning toy, was included in World Against Toys Causing Harm’s yearly summer toy safety advisory because of the potential for a choking hazard. Michael Brun / RiverTown Multimediaplay button
Fidget spinners, hoverboards top summer safety warning list
June 26, 2017 - 5:11pm
June 21, 2017
Rather than crossing both lanes of traffic, reduced conflict intersections require drivers to make a U-turn to reach the opposite lane. Photo courtesy of Minnesota Department of Transportation
New construction design in Minnesota is saving lives
June 21, 2017 - 6:00pm
Editorial: Buckle your kids, then buckle yourself
June 21, 2017 - 6:00am
January 12, 2017
Wear ear plugs or other hearing protection when operating a snowblower.
Health briefs: Blood in short supply; snow blower safety tips
January 12, 2017 - 4:30pm
September 5, 2016
Human Rights Commission Chair Scott Bender, Goodhue County Sheriff Scott McNurlin and Red Wing Police Chief Roger Pohlman answered questions at the Public Safety Forum Thursday night, Sept.1. (photo by Maureen McMullen)
Police-citizen communication key to public safety, panelists say
September 5, 2016 - 2:00pm