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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 [...]

Ten reasons you should add life insurance to your Christmas list

You can’t drive it around the block. You can’t wear it for an evening out. You can’t watch anything on it. And chances are it won’t elicit squeals of delight when opened.  But of the many [...]

Life has no rewind; plan ahead for a sober ride home

Life has no rewind; plan ahead for a sober ride home

Extra DWI patrols on Minnesota roads to combat drunk driving through Dec. 27 To keep motorists and memories safe this holiday season, law enforcement across the state will be on the lookout for drunk drivers starting now. [...]

Eight ways to find cash for holiday expenses

Eight ways to find cash for holiday expenses

Many people are entering the largest shopping season of the year financially ill-prepared. For some, the ghosts of Christmases past are still haunting them in the form of unmanageable credit-card debt. For others, finding $800, the [...]

Protect your pet during winter and cold weather

Protect your pet during winter and cold weather

Follow our tips to keep cats, dogs and horses safe and comfortable In many areas, winter is a season of bitter cold and numbing wetness. Extra precautions during winter months will make sure your four-footed family [...]

Tips to prepare now for severe winter weather ahead

Tips to prepare now for severe winter weather ahead

Tips to prepare now for severe winter weather ahead Cold temperatures, heavy snow and treacherous ice storms are all risks of the impending winter season. [...]

Stay safe while trick-or-treating

Stay safe while trick-or-treating

Halloween is an exciting time of year for all ages. To stay safe while enjoying the Halloween festivities, keep these tips in mind. Dress for the weather In cool temperatures, have children wear long-sleeved costumes or [...]

How to recognize, treat concussions

How to recognize, treat concussions

Concussions cannot be seen. What is a concussion? A concussion is a mild head injury that can be caused by any forceful bump, blow or jolt to the head or body that results in rapid movement [...]

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