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February 20, 2017
Drowsy drivers often behind fatal crashes
February 20, 2017 - 7:32am
January 30, 2017
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The authors of a study say traffic risks around parks deserve more attention as child pedestrian fatalities are up to twice as likely around parks as schools.
Child pedestrian deaths more likely around parks
January 30, 2017 - 10:36am
December 17, 2016
U.S. proposes requiring vehicles to 'talk' to each other to avoid crashes
December 17, 2016 - 6:27am
September 29, 2016
Boston Bates, 2, tries out a Case tractor as his grandpa Jerry Thomsen of Mitchell takes him exploring at Dakotafest southeast of Mitchell, South Dakota, in August 2015. The tractor is equipped with a rollbar for safety. Minnesota farmers can apply for a rebate to retrofit older tractors with a rollbar.

Matt Gade / Forum News Service
State tractor safety program a success
September 29, 2016 - 7:32am
August 30, 2016
Cars pass an intersection marked by a stop sign Thursday afternoon near downtown Willmar. The city public works director says he follows the Federal Highway Administration manual when making recommendations about installing signs or traffic signals. Briana Sanchez / Tribune
Stop signs: Why they're placed where they are
August 30, 2016 - 7:13am
August 26, 2016
An Enbridge employee shows John Proulx how he locates underground pipelnes. Proulx accidentally dented a pipe while digging on his northwestern Minnesota farm. (Enbridge photo)
From digging to grain bins, farmers face varied dangers
August 26, 2016 - 9:50pm
August 2, 2016
A water safety course will be held next week at the Dorothy Olson Aquatic Center in Willmar. (Briana Sanchez / Tribune)
Course in Willmar to teach children water safety
August 2, 2016 - 4:08pm
May 18, 2016
This cone setter automatically places and picks up traffic cones from construction sites, reducing the number of people needed for the job and increasing safety for workers. (CAROLYN LANGE | TRIBUNE)play button
MnDOT demonstrates new machinery
May 18, 2016 - 11:38pm
April 30, 2016
Image from the video produced by Brady Newcomer and Cory Williamson. play button
Willmar teens win regional award with safe-driving video
April 30, 2016 - 8:29am
April 6, 2016
Tim Headlee, a St. Peter state hospital worker, says Wednesday that conditions at the south-central Minnesota state facility are dangerous. (DON DAVIS | REUTERS)
Lawmakers propose fix for dangerous state hospitals
April 6, 2016 - 11:02pm
April 2, 2016
Tank cars line up Feb. 15 in the Willmar rail yard. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)
State to railroads: Time to focus on safety standards
April 2, 2016 - 10:51am
March 23, 2016
Legislation would help farmers make tractors safer
March 23, 2016 - 11:15pm