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    • Killer Highway – When Will the State of Minnesota Finally Fix Highway 14?

      Killer Highway – When Will the State of Minnesota Finally Fix Highway 14?

      On Election Day, U.S. Highway 14 just west of Dodge Center in southeastern Minnesota claimed its latest lives (3) and seriously injured another person. This is an all-too-familiar story on that…

    • Have a Safe and Happy Halloween!

      Have a Safe and Happy Halloween!

      With Halloween just around the corner, the neighborhoods will soon be full of ghosts and goblins. Here a few tips to help ensure everyone has a great evening:

      Tips for Parents:

      Inspect…

    • Bullying in the Workplace

      Bullying in the Workplace

      The topic of bullying has gained national attention over the past year or so as bullying has been to recent teen suicides. But bullying affects more than just teenagers and it can be found all…

    • Round And Round We Go: What’s With Roundabouts?

      Round And Round We Go: What’s With Roundabouts?

      There’s an increasingly new sight here in my hometown of Rochester, Minnesota, and it’s a sight that’s becoming more and more familiar across the entire U.S. – the…

    • Watch Out For That Tractor!

      Watch Out For That Tractor!

      Since we’re well into harvest season, it seems seasonally appropriate to discuss the increase in farming equipment on the roadways and what it means for all motorists. Farm equipment is…

    • Just what is a “concussion”?

      Just what is a “concussion”?

      This topic has seen increasing media coverage over the past couple of years as physicians and researchers have broadened their understanding of just exactly what constitutes a…

    • Bicycle Safety: The Importance of Helmets

      Bicycle Safety: The Importance of Helmets

      June is national bike safety month in the U.S. As summer begins to take hold, the number of cyclists taking to the roads and paths is booming. But let’s keep the sport safe for everyone. In…

    • National Boat Safety Week: Just Wear It

      National Boat Safety Week: Just Wear It

      As summer weather has arrived early to the Midwest, boaters have taken to the lakes and rivers in droves. Unfortunately, the increase in water traffic has also come with tragedies. Just this past…

    • Motorcycle Safety: Drive Defensively

      Motorcycle Safety: Drive Defensively

      As soon as you pull your motorcycle onto a roadway, you are at a much greater risk than any other motorist of being involved in a traffic accident. Perhaps even scarier, motorcyclists are far…

    • Motorcycle Safety: Get the Right Gear

      Motorcycle Safety: Get the Right Gear

      After purchasing your bike, the next step before you venture out on the roadways is to get the right safety gear. According to national data , in 2008, the most recent year of published research,…