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The Time to Prepare for Winter Driving is Before Snow Flies
Winter driving is a mental and physical challenge. The Minnesota Department of Public Safety wants motorists to take time now to prepare for the risks that lie ahead. In a blog on their website, the department recommends people prepare their cars for the change in season.
Distracted Driving Campaign Numbers Released
This past April, more than 300 agencies including the Owatonna Police Department, Steele County Sheriff's office and Blooming Prairie Police Departments took part in an extra enforcement campaign. The goal being to crack down on distracted driving...
Crackdown on Texting and Driving Underway
Law enforcement in Minnesota will have extra man hours at their disposal now through April 23 for a crackdown on texting and driving.
Texting and driving is against the law in Minnesota. This also includes being stopped at a red light or stop sign, you are not allowed to text...
Rice County Attorney on AM Minnesota
Rice County Attorney John Fossum joins us on AM Minnesota at 9:30AM today to educate us about the various ways people can protect themselves when they feel threatened.
The tragedy at the Faribault Chamber building December 23, 2016, involved a divorced couple, and authorities stated earlier in the we…
Holiday Safety Discussed on AM Minnesota
Faribault Fire Chief Dusty Dienst stops by KDHL to visit about staying safe during the holidays.
I was planning on doing this show earlier, but in hindsight I'm glad we are doing it now because the next couple of weeks are the most dangerous for fires...
Be Safe And Sober On The Roads This Holiday Season
Rice County is participating in a campaign to keep impaired drivers off the roads this holiday season. The campaign started Nov. 23 and runs weekends through Dec. 30.
According to the Department of Public Safety, Christmas has the second-highest percentage of drunk driving-related fatalities (35…

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