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September 13, 2012
Law busts 1,842 for drunken driving during statewide campaign
ST. PAUL -- Law enforcement officers from 315 agencies arrested a total of 1,842 impaired drivers during the statewide Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over DWI enforcement campaign from Aug. 17 to Sept.
September 13, 2012 - 12:08pm
August 23, 2012
From NY Life to Farmer's Wife blog: Why more DWI tragedies in rural Minn.?
August 23, 2012 - 8:38am
August 2, 2012
Letter: Crack down on drunk drivers
After hearing the news about a drunken driver killing a baby and critically injuring two other people, I am outraged. In addition to this story, there was an article in the paper within the last few weeks about a man who had been arrested for the ninth time because of impaired driving....
August 2, 2012 - 12:00am
July 5, 2012
Willmar man faces fleeing charge; allegedly fled deputy at over 100 mph
WILLMAR -- Dennis James Vosbury, 23, of Willmar, made his first appearance Tuesday on a felony charge of fleeing a peace officer for allegedly fleeing from a Kandiyohi County Sheriff's deputy at speeds over 100 mph early Sunday morning. Unconditional bail was set at $10,000. His...
July 5, 2012 - 10:00am
May 26, 2012
Editorial: Drive safe on this holiday weekend
Memorial Day Weekend has arrived in west central Minnesota, which is the unofficial start of the summer season. Many have headed for a weekend at the lake cabin or a family gathering. Other may be headed for class reunion or community gathering. All are traveling again on their...
May 26, 2012 - 12:00am
March 16, 2012
Minnesota students look to remove immunity for lawmakers over drunken driving
ST. PAUL -- Legislators who drink and drive should face the same consequences as everyone else, a group of college students argues. In Minnesota, legislators get what some deem a "get out of jail free" card protecting them from arrest for certain crimes. Some students from Concordia...
March 16, 2012 - 12:00am
March 15, 2012
It's no blarney: St. Patrick's Day means extra drunken driving patrols
ST. PAUL -- Before you chug that first green beer, swallow this: extra DWI patrols will be on the roads on St. Patrick's Day to prevent alcohol-related crashes. Law enforcement agencies statewide will increase enforcement on a historically dangerous drinking and driving party period,...
March 15, 2012 - 12:32pm
March 13, 2012
HealthBeat blog: Sleepy - and dangerous - behind the wheel
In May 2011, a charter bus traveling on Interstate 95 from North Carolina to New York City left the road north of Richmond, Va., at 5 a.m. and...
March 13, 2012 - 8:23am
February 29, 2012
As of 6 a.m., Willmar snow is 4.5 inches, driving is difficult, storm warning to 6 p.m.
WILLMAR -- As of 6 a.m., Willmar had received 4.5 inches of snow, with heavy snow expected to continue through the morning hours. According to the National Weather Service, the winter storm warning will remain in effect until 6 p.m. this evening. The heavy snow will be accompanied...
February 29, 2012 - 9:11am
January 17, 2012
Man arrested for DWI after ATV falls through ice on Greenleaf Lake
LITCHFIELD -- A 45-year-old Hutchinson man was arrested for driving while impaired after a Meeker County Sheriff's deputy and a Department of Natural Resources conservation officer responded around 7:15 p.m. Saturday to Greenleaf Lake. According to a news release from Sheriff Jeff...
January 17, 2012 - 9:38am
January 11, 2012
Statewide DWI crackdown nets 2,573 arrests, 21 in Kandiyohi Co., Minn.
ST. PAUL -- A statewide enhanced DWI enforcement campaign in December resulted in the arrest of 2,573 impaired motorists.
January 11, 2012 - 11:27am
December 31, 2011
New Year's Eve deaths, injuries on the decline, officials cite higher awareness
WILLMAR -- The number of alcohol-related traffic deaths and serious injuries during the New Year's Eve holiday has dropped significantly in recent...
December 31, 2011 - 12:00am
December 17, 2011
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
December 17, 2011 - 12:00am
Cartoon by Christ Britt
December 17, 2011 - 12:00am
December 14, 2011
Fog persists in western, central Minn.
WILLMAR -- Widespread fog with areas of dense fog where visibilities are a quarter of a mile or less will persist across western and central Minnesota into this afternoon, the National Weather Service says. Though some improvements in visibility are expected later this afternoon,...
December 14, 2011 - 10:35am