labor day weekend

There will be extra patrols on ND roads looking for impaired drivers

NORTH DAKOTA (KVRR) — Expect the North Dakota Highway Patrol and other law enforcement agencies to be doing extra patrols on the roads these next couple of weeks. The Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign aims to educate people about the dangers and consequences of driving under the influence. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, one person…

Gov. Tim Walz, health officials say Minnesota is reaching tipping point ahead of Labor Day Weekend

Walz says case numbers are not going down because people are continuing to gather socially.

ST. PAUL, Minn. — The number of COVID-19 cases in Minnesota has remained largely consistent throughout most of the summer, but the department of health says the state should have been seeing a decrease during the warmer months. “We have been walking along the edge of a high plateau for quite some time. Since early July when we started seeing…

100 Deadliest Days for Drivers on Minnesota Roads

Statistics Show The Highest Amount of Deadly Car Crashes Occur Between Memorial Day Weekend and Labor Day Weekend

MINNESOTA — Memorial Day through Labor Day is usually celebrated by most as summer, but to the Minnesota State Patrol, this time period is known as the 100 Deadliest Days for Drivers. “Statistically speaking, this is when we see most of our serious injury and fatal crashes is right between the Memorial weekend and Labor Day weekend,” said Sgt. Jesse…