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Mitchell leaders: Texting bill too weak

February 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

The South Dakota Legislature is moving closer to a statewide texting-while-driving ban, but officials in Mitchell think the legislation is too weak.State Sen. Mike Vehle, R-Mitchell, who has long championed a statewide texting ban, said the legislati…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Mitchell leaders: Texting bill too weak

February 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

The South Dakota Legislature is moving closer to a statewide texting-while-driving ban, but officials in Mitchell think the legislation is too weak.State Sen. Mike Vehle, R-Mitchell, who has long championed a statewide texting ban, said the legislati…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Students learn from tragedy

September 12, 2013 in Lake County News-Chronicle

In March, 2012, Haylie Samuelson of Pine County, Minn., lost her life in a one car rollover. Continue Reading

Fighting a bad habit

October 14, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

Education will be key as GF’s texting while driving ban goes into effect FridayGrand Forks’ ban on texting and driving goes into effect today, and a group of concerned citizens are already pledging to convince the community to abide by the law. Continue Reading

OUR OPINION: Crash data holds the key

September 30, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

So, is it OK after all to steer your car with one hand and text comments about this editorial with the other? Continue Reading

Mitchell man remembered by buddies; other driver was texting

September 24, 2010 in The Daily Republic

Jon Christensen’s racing buddies will be thinking of him when they head to Pierre today to race at Oahe Speedway.
They said their farewells on Friday at Christensen’s wake.
“It’s the way Jon would have wanted it,” said longtime friend Bryan Dixon. “He would have been with us and he wouldn’t want us to miss the racing.” Continue Reading

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Grand Forks approves texting ordinance

September 7, 2010 in INFORUM

GRAND FORKS Starting Oct. 15, texting and driving in Grand Forks could get you a $15 ticket, according to a new law the City Council passed Tuesday.
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