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Driving Smart is the Best Gift

Impaired driving kills the holiday spirit. Extra enforcement now. Drive sober, Drive smart!

Too many people have already lost loved ones on Minnesota’s roads so far in 2020. And although the virus will cause this year’s holiday season to be a bit unconventional, one thing remains the same: We must all drive smart. That involves buckling up, putting away distractions, obeying the speed limit, and finding a sober ride. And for those who choose not to drive sober, holiday extra DWI enforcement is in effect starting today.

Learn more in our latest blog.

How to Make Sure a Fire Doesn’t Ruin Your Holiday Celebration

Flames shooting out of a cooking fire demonstration trailer

The holidays and the pandemic make strange companions. But if you’re still planning on cooking a holiday meal, there are some precautions you’ll want to keep in mind. After all, cooking, heating and open flames – all staples of winter holiday celebrations – are the three leading causes of fires in Minnesota. So if having your house hosed down by the local fire service isn’t one of the fun things on your to-do list this holiday season, read this blog.