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Verndale awarded $3.7M in funds for water improvements
Wadena County Commission: Board backs off overpayment investigation due to high cost, redundancy
Green light: Hwy 10 reconstruction agreement approved
Authorities identify 2 deputies involved in Nevis shooting
Wadena City Council: Hot topics include warm houses, snow covered utilities
The first signs of spring: Twins preparing to open 2019 spring training season
What does it take to score 100 goals in high school? Wadena's Max Phillips knows.
Wadena-DC boys hockey opens Section 6A playoffs at home
25th annual Rhythmette Review shows off skills of young and old
Barnesville takes down Wadena-DC
Dwight Eugene Ward
Margaret Catherine Henry
Lloyd "Sonny" Scheiding, Jr.
Property Transfers: Feb 11
An ice fishing sensation is now built in Verndale
Operation Round Up supports local organizations
Property Transfers for week of Feb. 2
Implementing the new farm bill: Government shutdown slows process
Let your voice be heard with the Northern Lights Chorale
WDC One-Act to perform 'Tracks' Friday
Poet Laura Hansen visits BookEnds Feb. 9
Madhatter's "Believe," the play, will go on
History in dance to be performed Nov. 30
St. Huberts church hosting Harvest Festival Oct. 28
God may be an easy target, but he's a strong one
The cost of being a disciple
Faith briefs - Sept. 14 edition
Faith briefs - Sept. 14 edition
Commentary: Life's better with pets
Veteran Services: 100 percent disabled vets now authorized military space "A" travel
Your Letters: Support regenerative agriculture
Ask a Trooper: What do you think about raising speed limits?
Your Letters: Make E15 a reality
Central Minnesota family makes world's largest spinning ice disc
DNR invites public to apply for new deer advisory committee
UPDATE: Road-kill cougar to get full examination
Wardens wrestle deer that crashed into Minn. basement
Minnesota deer kill down 9.5 percent from last year
Elizabeth Beatrice Hedlund
October 10, 2018
Ask A Trooper: REAL ID and driver's license process explained
Question: Can you explain the new Real ID and Driver's License process in Minnesota?
October 10, 2018 - 4:48pm
October 2, 2018
Ask A Trooper: Do farm vehicles need pilot cars?
Question: I heard one of my neighbors got pulled over by a State Trooper for driving his combine down the road. The Trooper told him he needed a pilot car. Is this true? Answer: Farm equipment may be driven or towed to the left of the center of a roadway only if it is escorted at...
October 2, 2018 - 5:15pm
September 29, 2018
Ask A Trooper: Is it a violation if the third brake light stops working?
Question: Is it a violation if the third brake light quits working on a passenger vehicle? What about a vehicle that is equipped with a brake light(s) that flash or pulsate? Answer: The state statute says that a vehicle equipped with stop lamps or signal lamps shall at all times be...
September 29, 2018 - 9:06am
September 15, 2018
Ask A Trooper: How are school bus arm violations handled?
Question: I am new to the school bus world and have recently begun running a non-profit school bus company. Today I had a driver report a stop arm violation and I am uncertain where I direct those reports to in order for law enforcement to follow up. I did a little research and the...
September 15, 2018 - 8:14am
September 1, 2018
Ask A Trooper: Where must driver's licenses be when driving?
Question: I have a question about carrying a driver's license while operating a vehicle. It was passed on to me that in Minnesota one must have the driver's license in the front seat area or glove compartment. Having it in a purse or backpack in the backseat or trunk is not allowed....
September 1, 2018 - 9:06am
August 25, 2018
Ask A Trooper: Do I need a wide load permit to haul a 9-foot wide boat?
Question: Do I need an oversize or wide load permit to haul a boat lift that is over nine feet wide to my cabin? Answer: You would need to obtain a permit because the width is over 8 feet 6 inches. Hauling oversized items without a permit or escorts (if required) can be dangerous...
August 25, 2018 - 9:57am
August 18, 2018
Ask A Trooper: How can a seller protect self in event of crash before transfer of title?
Question: If I sell my vehicle to a private party, what do you recommend I do to protect myself in the event the new owner gets into a crash or is arrested prior to them transferring the title into their name? Answer: This can be an issue for you if the vehicle you sold is ever involved...
August 18, 2018 - 10:20am
July 15, 2018
Ask A Trooper: Bus or truck stopping in traffic - what's the difference?
Question: Some of my fellow bus drivers and are I are debating if it is legal for a public transit bus to stop in a traffic lane, with the four way flashers activated, to load or unload passengers. Specifically in a downtown area. There are semi-trucks and delivery trucks that do...
July 15, 2018 - 10:16am
May 5, 2018
Ask A Trooper: Do vehicles need a working horn?
Question: I noticed that the horn on my vehicle does not work. Is there a law that that says a vehicle must have a working horn and when it can be used?
May 5, 2018 - 10:31am
Ask A Trooper: Can you drive with a hanging handicapped placard?
Question: I have a concern about the disability parking certificates and the incorrect use of them. We obtained one last year after my husband suffered leg fractures. The instruction sheet that is mailed out by the MN Dept. of Public Safety states, "driving with the hang tag on your...
March 5, 2018 - 9:06am
February 17, 2018
Ask A Trooper: What goes into a inclement weather car kit?
Question: What items should I have in my vehicle during this extreme cold weather? What is the proper procedure if I become stranded and/or go off the road? Answer: With the recent below zero temperatures, being prepared with an emergency kit and plan can save your life. We recommend...
February 17, 2018 - 11:35am
February 10, 2018
Ask A Trooper: Why are the uniforms maroon?
Question: Would you tell me the significance of the color Maroon for the Minnesota State Patrol please? I travel around all over and never saw...
February 10, 2018 - 8:11am
September 26, 2016
What is zipper merge and how does it work?
Question: Could you explain the Zipper Merge for merging into construction zones in Minnesota? I have tried using the Zipper Merge many times and it seems that hardly anyone else on the road knows about how it is supposed to work. If another driver intentionally blocks a lane, isn't...
September 26, 2016 - 12:10am
August 3, 2015
Sgt. Grabow pleads guilty to speeding
A Minnesota State Trooper caught speeding in a patrol car has pleaded guilty. Sgt. Jesse Grabow was fined $535 in Otter Tail County District...
August 3, 2015 - 8:15am