Tag: Minnesota State Patrol

Fatalities & High Speeds Continue on MN Roadways

Minnesota — Fatalities on Minnesota roadways continue to pile up. Traffic fatalities are up roughly 30 percent over this time last year and doesn’t appear to be slowing down. Slowing down, by the way, is something drivers are apparently having a hard time doing, which is leading to a majority of the crashes. According to…
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August 5, 2021 0

Aitkin TZD: MSP Lt. Shank talks speed enforcement, Hands Free

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (5/24/21) (Aitkin, MN) — With increasing traffic through the Lakes area, speed enforcement and traffic related fatalities are seeing increases with the warming weather. During our monthly conversation with the Aitkin County Toward Zero Deaths Coalition, we spoke to Minnesota Patrol Lieutenant Gordon Shank about recent enforcement that saw a great…
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May 24, 2021 0

Aitkin PD, Aitkin County Sheriff’s, State Patrol drug bust in Aitkin

Picture courtesy of the Aitkin PD Facebook page


May 7, 2021 0

Food For Thought, May 6th. Featuring Polk County Sheriff Jim Tadman & Lieutenant, State Patrol, Brad Norland

The Food For Thought Program heard every morning at 8:45 a.m. on KKCQ Radio. On the program from May 6th was Polk County Sheriff Jim Tadman and Lieutenant, State Patrol, Brad Norland. You can listen to the full interview below.


May 6, 2021 0

MSP with Increased Speed Patrol to Kick Off 2021

ST. PAUL — With an alarming number of speed-related traffic fatalities and serious crashes reported on Minnesota roads, state officials announced a statewide crackdown on speeding drivers and an education campaign aimed at motorists who are driving at dangerous speeds. Preliminary reports show 120 motorists died in speed-related crashes in 2020, the most since 2008…
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February 9, 2021 0

Aitkin County TZD meeting from January 13th

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (1/14/21) (Aitkin, MN) — After taking the month of December off, the Aitkin County Toward Zero Deaths Coalition began the new year with laying out the year ahead of initiatives.  TZD Coordinator Amy Dotzler alluded to the year end On-Air Drinking event, held in conjunction with KKIN Radio, local volunteers, and…
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January 14, 2021 0