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Winter Slipping and Sliding

Winter showed up with a vengeance in Minnesota.  A little bit of snow, slightly warmer temperatures and then freezing cold all make for a dangerous mix.  Whether you are driving or walking, be aware of the potential for unseen icy … Continue reading

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Safety Tip: Travel Safe

If you, a family member or friend are traveling for the Thanksgiving holiday, make sure you stay safe.  If driving, have you winter survival kit including blanket, a flash light, some high energy food, a full tank of gas, and … Continue reading

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Winter Hazard Awareness Week in Minnesota

This time of year is notorious for winter storms (Armistice Day blizzard of 1940, the Edmund Fitzgerald storm in 1975, among others).  The National Weather Service has posted winter hazard tips on their website. A couple of highlights: Be prepared … Continue reading

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Safety Tip: Winter Survival Kit

As the Twin Cities found out this weekend, winter is upon us.  A good holiday gift, and what everyone should have in their car, is a winter survival kit.  Wisconsin DOT has information on making them.

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