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Ask a trooper 2014

Ask a trooper 2014

If you have any questions concerning traffic-related laws or issues in Minnesota, send your questions to Trp. Jesse Grabow – Minnesota State Patrol at 1000 Hwy. 10 W., Detroit Lakes, MN 56501-2205 or follow him on [...]

Flood safety tips for residents

Flood safety tips for residents

With flooding already affecting residents throughout the area and with more rain expected, the nonprofit Federal Alliance for Safe Homes reminds residents to “Turn Around, Don’t Drown!” and offers the following flood safety tips to protect [...]

Fireworks, sparklers and bon fires…oh, my!

Fireworks, sparklers and bon fires…oh, my!

As we draw near to the Fourth of July, many of us celebrate with family and friends by enjoying bonfires and firework displays. While these activities encourage fun times and great memories, it’s important to understand [...]

Eyes can suffer sunburn, too: looks aren’t everything with sunglasses

Eyes can suffer sunburn, too: looks aren’t everything with sunglasses

Colatrella Eyes can suffer sunburn, too: looks aren’t everything with sunglasses The most critical factor to keep in mind with sunglasses is they provide adequate protection from the harmful effects of ultraviolet rays. UV radiation, which comes [...]

Job search tips for new grads

Job search tips for new grads

by Jason Alderman To the roughly 1.6 million college graduates in the class of 2014: You have my heartiest congratulations – and my sympathies. I graduated during the early 1990s recession when finding a decent job [...]

Ways to save on your summer vacation

Ways to save on your summer vacation

Vacations can sometimes come with a hefty price tag. Rather than just planning on overspending, it’s always a good idea to be proactive and plan ahead. This summer, do your best to enjoy a vacation without [...]

Raising likeable, responsible and respectful children in an age of overindulgence

Overindulgence occurs with both permissive and authoritarian parents for a variety of reasons. It can stem from guilt so they compensate by spending too much on material things, or from a lack of structure – no [...]

10 tornado safety tips for severe weather

Tornadoes are the most sudden, unpredictable and violent storms on earth. Knowing how to survive a tornado is crucial, as more than 100 million people in the United States are at risk. With the risk for [...]

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