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A Division of the Minnesota Department of Public Safety

News Releases

February 4, 2020
​ST. PAUL — Nearly 22 percent of Rock County driver’s license and ID card holders are REAL ID ready. That percentage puts the county at the top of the REAL ID ready leaderboard. …

January 24, 2020
ST. PAUL — Following four fire deaths since Jan. 9 that appear to be smoking related, State Fire Marshal Jim Smith is asking Minnesotans who smoke to follow some important safety tips …

January 8, 2020
​ST. PAUL — While more Minnesotans are now REAL ID ready, there are about 3.7 million Minnesota license holders who will need to decide if they need a REAL ID or other acceptable form …