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January 31, 2013
Minnesota Department of Transportation employees Rick Reigstad, top, and Galen Henjum install a new stop sign rimmed with solar-powered LED lights Wednesday on state Highway 9 at the intersection with U.S. Highway 71, which was the site of two fatal accidents within about a year’s time. (Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange)play button
New stop signs for improved safety installed at deadly intersection near New London, Minn.
January 31, 2013 - 5:00am
January 17, 2013
A United Airlines Boeing 787 is parked at Narita Airport in Narita, east of Tokyo, Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013. The Federal Aviation Administration late Wednesday grounded Boeing's newest and most technologically advanced jetliner until the risk of battery fires is resolved. The order applies only to the six Dreamliners operated by United Airlines, the lone U.S. carrier with 787s. (AP Photo/Kyodo News)
Lithium batteries central to Boeing's 787 woes
January 17, 2013 - 8:30am
January 9, 2013
Minn. officials urge caution on the ice
January 9, 2013 - 4:37pm
Recall issued for 327 Polaris vehicles
January 9, 2013 - 2:55pm
January 8, 2013
Warning to inspect Fisher-Price infant sleepers
January 8, 2013 - 12:02pm
December 14, 2012
Minn. officials say there is always more preparation to be done
December 14, 2012 - 11:10pm
November 21, 2012
State offers tips, videos about turkey fryer dangers
November 21, 2012 - 12:00am
November 19, 2012
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Prairie Kitchen blog: Food safety tips for the holidays
November 19, 2012 - 9:03am
November 1, 2012
Letter: Gimse supports public safety
November 1, 2012 - 12:33am
October 31, 2012
Brian and Cathy Hunstad's home on the 1600 block of Ninth Street Southeast in Willmar is ready for tonight's festivities. The state Departments of Public Safety and Transportation is asking drivers to scan streets and intersections for children and their parents who are out trick or treating this afternoon and evening. Submitted photo
Drivers: Watch for little ghosts, goblins later today, tonight
October 31, 2012 - 12:00am
October 29, 2012
Photo from
Let's Talk Kids blog: Put safety first this Halloween
October 29, 2012 - 8:46am
October 23, 2012
Letter: Our dangerous highways
October 23, 2012 - 1:23am
October 22, 2012
Minnesota seat belt compliance climbs, southwest region still lags behind
October 22, 2012 - 10:47am
September 13, 2012
Gas leak forces evacuation of nursing home, NW section of Olivia this afternoon
September 13, 2012 - 3:15pm
September 11, 2012
Letter: Watch out for pedestrians
September 11, 2012 - 12:00am