Here’s a little tip if you’re planning on drinking at your 4th of July party – your drink, may be stronger than you think. And depending on how it’s made, you could be consuming more than you intended. The National Institutes of Health says most people don’t realize how much alcohol is actually in a drink. So they’ve created a new online alcohol calculator to help.
The college year came to a violent end near one Minnesota campus. Two young people suffered critical injuries within one week in downtown Mankato in May. One left a former Minnesota State University Mankato linebacker in a coma, while another happened when a student tried to jump on the back of a campus bus. Police believe alcohol played a role in both.
A new program is providing rewards for teenagers who stay alcohol-free during pregnancy. An organization called Healthy Brains for Children is heading the effort. Expecting teenagers are given a cell phone as an incentive but also a Breathalyzer that they will be required to blow into during the day.
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A former day care owner in Moorhead has pleaded guilty to neglect and child endangerment after police found her drunk at her home.
A St. Paul man faces a DWI charge after police say they stopped him on Thanksgiving morning going 84 mph in a 55 mph zone with his young son in the back seat. A criminal complaint says a state trooper stopped 31-year-old Brett Howard Wergeland after he was clocked speeding just before 9:30 a.m. on southbound Highway 52.
Too much of any type of alcohol will cause a hangover, but drinking clear ones, like vodka and gin, will make it less severe.
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The Duluth Police Department has reportedly closed the case of a 19-year-old college freshman found unconscious on a neighbor’s porch. That student, Alyssa Jo Lommel, is being treated at Regions Hospital in St. Paul this morning for severe hypothermia. She is in critical condition.
As Minnesotans try to beat the heat, there’s also the danger of drinking too much water. If you drink too much within a certain time span, serious health problems could arise. It’s called hyponatremia.
Janet and John Bremer are dairy farmers in Hastings, and have seen a lot of changes over the years. “When my in-laws first began this farm, there was only three cows — we now milk 128 every morning and every night,” Bremer said. The couple said they understand the decline.
With the Independence Day holiday approaching, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is ramping up enforcement this weekend against drunken boating.
About 160 preliminary DWI arrests were made statewide Friday night as part of the Minnesota Department of Public Safety’s push for the largest ever state crackdown on driving under the influence.
Authorities say a Milwaukee woman facing an operating while intoxicated charge had four children in her car.