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North Mankato, Fairfax registrar office employees permanently lose DPS data access

Five current employees at two deputy registrar offices in southern Minnesota have permanently lost access to driver…

Extra seat belt enforcement begins Monday

Extra enforcement of safety belt use on Minnesota’s roadways starts Monday. More than 300 agencies around the…

Minnesota DPS investigating multi-state 911 outage

(St. Paul, MN) – A multi-state 911 outage has triggered an investigation into the cause of the…

MNDPS: Traffic fatalities up by 6% in 2018

(St. Paul, MN) – Traffic fatalities increased in 2018 from the previous year, according to data released…

Mankato overdose death confirmed to be linked to fentanyl

(Mankato, MN) – The overdose death of a woman in Mankato is confirmed to have been caused by…

January traffic deaths up from 2018

(St. Paul, MN) – Traffic deaths in January 2019 in Minnesota were up from the same time…

Distracted driving fatalities fall as texting citations soar

(St. Paul, MN) – Fatalities caused by distracted driving have decreased by nearly half in the past…

Holiday drunk driving increased in 2018; southern MN makes the lowlight reel

(St. Paul, MN) – Drunk drivers were out on the roads during the 2018 holiday season in numbers…

Traffic fatalities on Minnesota roads up from last year

(St. Paul, MN) – The number of fatalities on Minnesota roads increased from the previous year, according…



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