THE MINNESOTA BASHAW BLOG How Old is Too Old?
Recently I was driving within the city limits with my 8 year old daughter. As I typically do, I travel about 35 miles per hour when the posted speed is 30 mph. Surprisingly I quickly approached the ... Posted on 5/21/13 at 10:37 AM
HEALTH OUT LOUD Teen-Parent Distracted Driving Event
The #1 threat to teenagers isnt drugs or crime...its traffic crashes.
Douglas County Safe Communities Coalition, in partnership with Caseys Amusement Park and Dilley Zimny Insurance, would like ... Posted on 5/7/13 at 2:40 PM
RURAL REFLECTIONS Die winter, die
I think winter needs to close its show and move out of town. I cannot
remember a recent winter which has overstayed its welcome to such
perfection as the one most current.
As a young man near Viking,... Posted on 3/23/13 at 5:06 AM
HEALTHY TIDBITS Winter Driving, Prepare
Do you have an emergency car or winter storm kit? These make great gifts for family and friends.
This kit should include the following:
blanket or sleeping bag
coffee can with a cover for emergency... Posted on 3/10/13 at 6:54 AM
SLOWING THE RACING MIND Life in “Standby” Mode?
It is the second half of the school year, and I am traveling quite a bit around the state of Minnesota. As the dean of students for an online school, my primary role is to deal with attendance issues.... Posted on 3/1/13 at 6:35 AM
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With money tight, Christmas travel is forecast to be down. Still, about 63.9 million Americans will be on the road this week, logging at least 50 miles to see Grandma or to attend yuletide celebrations, according to AAA.
Travelers heading out for the long holiday weekend should see mostly cool, dry weather across much of the Midwest, although a fast-moving but weak Alberta Clipper could drop a couple of inches of snow on the Northland during the day Thursday.
WASHINGTON — Fatalities from vehicle crashes with deer and other animals have more than doubled over the past 15 years, according to a new study by an auto insurance-funded highway safety group that cites urban sprawl overlapping into deer habitat.
Rosemary Knudsen’s stretch of First Street between 34th Avenue East and 36th Avenue East is on the list for repair this fall or next year.
“It’s in pretty rough shape,” she said. “It’s been patched, patched and repatched. … Anything is an improvement.”
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