FAA Releases New Drone RegulationsThe Federal Aviation Administration has proposed new rules for commercial drones that weigh up to 55 pounds. The rules state that the drones must remain within sight, must only be flow during daylight hours and must fly below 500 feet and no faster than 100 miles per hour.
Lawmakers Want Tougher Rules On H.S. Transfer AthletesAs the boys state hockey tournament skates into the Xcel Energy Center, it's another showdown in St. Paul that some high school athletes are fighting to win. Lawmakers are wondering if some students and their parents are going too far to gain a competitive edge.
Mille Lacs Walleye Rules Likely To Hold SteadyFisheries officials say walleye anglers on Mille Lacs Lake will likely see regulations similar to last year despite its struggling walleye population. The Department of Natural Resources says the safe harvest level has been set at 60,000 pounds for the upcoming season.
Good Question: What Are Minnesota Car Seat Laws?The rules for car and booster seats can be confusing for any parent. Car seat laws vary by state. So what are the car seat laws and how do you know when your child should switch from a car seat to a seatbelt? Good Question.
Dr. Rebecca Bailey's Tips For A Safe HalloweenGoing trick-or-treating with the kids this Halloween? Elizabeth Bailey RN and Dr. Rebecca Bailey's have some helpful tips for ensuring a safe and fun night out in the neighborhood.
Esme's Blog: 'Purse-onal' Style And The NFLIt has been a long time since I have been to a Vikings game, far longer since I went anywhere with a toddler toting a diaper bag. A check on the Vikings' website for tickets to the upcoming Cleveland Browns game revealed the cheapest tickets in the upper deck of the Metrodome are a hefty $72.
Going To A Vikings Game This Year? Learn The New Bag RulesAt training camp on Wednesday, the Vikings demonstrated the NFL's new bag policy. In an effort to ensure stadium safety, NFL teams are limiting the size and the type of bags that can be brought in. There are three types: a clear plastic, vinyl, or PVC bag that does not exceed 12 inches by six inches by 12 inches. Screeners will then easily be able to see if fans are carrying prohibited items.
After WCCO Report, Lawmaker Wants Playgrounds Safer, CleanerThere’s a call for change after a WCCO report. Last week, WCCO shared the results of a germ test from some Twin Cities indoor playgrounds.
DNR: Invasive Species Violation Rates Unacceptable A crackdown on the spread of aquatic invasive species isn't getting through to enough Minnesota boaters, the Department of Natural Resources said Monday.
Minn. Updating Rules To Fight BWCA, Voyageurs Haze State regulators are preparing to add some enforcement teeth to rules meant to cut the haze that sometimes clouds the views in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness and Voyageurs National Park.
Minn. Issues New Rules To Stop Emerald Ash Borer The Minnesota Department of Agriculture has issued new rules meant to stop the spread of the emerald ash borer.
Hennepin Co. Board OKs Occupy Rules For PlazaThe Hennepin County Board has approved new restrictions on protesters who have been occupying a downtown Minneapolis government plaza for more than a month.
Wis. Lawmakers To Consider Bicycle Passing RulesCars and trucks would be permitted to go around bicycles and other slow-moving vehicles in no-passing zones under a bill the state Assembly is scheduled to consider.
FDA Announces New Sunscreen RulesThe Federal Drug Administration is changing the rules for companies who make sunscreen.
Airline Passengers Get Refunds, More RightsAirline passengers are getting a little more help from the federal government when it comes to their rights, and it all started a few years ago on a tarmac in Rochester, Minn.