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MN State Trooper: Texting & Driving Is An Epidemic

It didn’t take long for Minnesota State Trooper Scott Rudeen to spot a person looking down while driving on Interstate 494 in the South Metro. He said he sees it all the time.

05/11/2015

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Good Question: Why Can’t Minnesota Police Set Up Checkpoints?

Minnesota State Troopers arrested 94 people for drunken driving on St. Patrick’s Day. It was lowest number for the holiday in six years. Year-round DWI arrests across Minnesota are also down – for eight years straight – even though we are one of 12 states that don’t allow sobriety checkpoints.

03/18/2015

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Bemidji Sheriff: Pedestrian Laid In Road, Killed By Car

A pedestrian was struck and killed by a car early Saturday morning in Northern Township. At approximately 3:00 AM, the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office was notified of an accident near Balsam Road on Irvine Ave NW, approximately 1 mile north of Bemidji.

08/25/2012

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State Troopers Recieve Lifesaving Award

Two Minnesota state troopers who were the first to arrive at the scene of some pretty bad accidents were honored today.

04/30/2012

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Minn. State Patrol Looking For Trooper Applicants

The Minnesota State Patrol is looking to add more troopers to its ranks, and they turned to social media Monday to help them reach a larger pool of applicants.

02/27/2012