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Kandiyohi, Swift counties to increase patrol for drunk drivers
WILLMAR — As summer winds down, law enforcement will ramp up patrol in search of drunken drivers starting Saturday, according to a news release from the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office. Both Kandiyohi and Swift counties will participate in the statewide effort, which will last...
August 19, 2015 - 8:45pm
July 9, 2015
Local law enforcement officers recognized for being ‘DWI Enforcer All-Stars’
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Department of Public Safety recognized local law enforcement officers Thursday before the Minnesota Twins game at Target Field for being “DWI Enforcer All-stars.” A total of 39 law enforcement officers and prosecutors from 32 agencies were recognized...
July 9, 2015 - 11:14pm
July 2, 2015
Expect extra DUI enforcement on roads for holiday weekend
SPICER — Local law enforcement officers are preparing for what is considered the deadliest major holiday on Minnesota roadways and will be on the lookout for drunk drivers this Fourth of July weekend. A total of 25 people died on the Fourth of July on Minnesota roadways during...
July 2, 2015 - 10:07pm
Zamboni driver found guilty in DUI trial
FARGO — A man has been sentenced to 19 days in jail by a municipal court judge for driving a Zamboni while drunk during a high school hockey game on New Year’s Eve. Steven James Anderson faced a Class B misdemeanor driving under the influence charge after witnesses reported Anderson...
June 2, 2015 - 11:09pm
February 12, 2015
Minn. Supreme Court upholds implied consent law
ST. PAUL — A law making it illegal for suspected drunken drivers to turn down a breath test was upheld in Minnesota Supreme Court on Wednesday.
February 12, 2015 - 6:32am
January 30, 2015
Minnesota targets Meeker County for DWIs
LITCHFIELD — Meeker County, which has been put on the list of one of the 25 most “dangerous drunk driving” counties in Minnesota, will...
January 30, 2015 - 11:32pm
Halloween safety tips for the young and old
Three tips for fewer tricks this Halloween The National Sheriff’s Association reminds people to stay safe while having fun this Halloween...
October 30, 2014 - 11:04pm
April 8, 2014
Midwest Opinion: Rescind lawmakers ‘free pass’ on DWI law
From From News Service An editorial from a Midwest newspaper. Rescind lawmakers ‘free pass’ on DWI law GRAND FORKS — When they began their project to rescind Minnesota lawmakers’ immunity to drunk driving arrests, political science students at Concordia University...
April 8, 2014 - 6:00am
March 21, 2014
NE Minn. man accused stealing, driving excavator while drunk
PROCTOR, Minn. -- It’s one thing to drive drunk, but it’s another thing to drive a piece of construction equipment while drunk. Dustin Lunde, 27, of Proctor, was arrested March 9, for driving a Caterpillar excavator on a Duluth sidewalk in the wee hours in the morning,...
March 21, 2014 - 10:42am
March 11, 2014
Domestic call leads to DWI charges for Willmar man
WILLMAR — Jason Matthew Schriener, 37, of Willmar, made his first appearance Tuesday on two felony charges of driving while impaired. Unconditional bail was set at $50,000. His next appearance is March 24 in Kandiyohi County District Court. Schriener also faces a gross misdemeanor...
March 11, 2014 - 10:45pm
January 27, 2014
New London woman charged with DWI after driving into ditch
WILLMAR — A 49-year-old New London woman made her first court appearance Monday on a felony charge of driving while impaired for allegedly driving her vehicle Sunday into a ditch near Belgrade. According to the complaint against Roxanne Kay Otterness, a snowplow driver with the...
January 27, 2014 - 11:42pm
July 15, 2013
Atwater, Minn., man with 10 prior convictions faces another charge for driving while impaired
WILLMAR - Elgene Wayne Mahn, 58, of Atwater, made his first appearance Monday on felony driving while impaired charges for allegedly attempting to drive a vehicle Saturday in Spicer while he was intoxicated. Unconditional bail was set at $90,000. His next appearance is Aug. 8. Mahn...
July 15, 2013 - 11:31pm
May 13, 2013
Child injured and man in jail after Sunday ATV accident near Cosmos, Minn.
COSMOS -- A 5-year-old girl was seriously injured Sunday in an ATV accident near Cosmos and a rural Darwin man is in jail on charges of second-degree driving while impaired and criminal vehicular operation resulting in injury. According to the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office,...
May 13, 2013 - 8:09am
December 28, 2012
Minn. goes for no DWI deaths on New Year's Eve
ST. PAUL, Minn. - Public safety officials are aiming for the fifth consecutive year with no drunken-driving deaths in Minnesota on New Year's Eve. In the past 10 years there have been eight drunken-driving deaths in Minnesota during the New Year's holiday, but none in the past four...
December 28, 2012 - 10:41am
December 11, 2012
NTSB: Use ignition locks for all drunken drivers
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Every state should require all convicted drunken drivers, including first-time offenders, to use devices that prevent them...
December 11, 2012 - 12:03pm