THE NUTRITION FORUM Food Safety in a Power Outage
Well, Worthington, this has been quite the spring/winter storm! With the abundant power outages, food safety can be of real concern. Fortunately, with the rolling blackouts we are having, the power sh... Posted on 4/11/13 at 11:06 AM
SENSE AND CENTSIBILITY How to Financially Prepare for and Survive a Layoff
We all want to feel secure should something happen such as a layoff; however, we also have other priorities for the income we are earning. The best way to prepare for a layoff is by having emergency s... Posted on 4/10/13 at 11:03 AM
HEALTH OUT LOUD! Ho-Ho-Tini
Having a ho-ho-tini or two for the holidays? Then have a plan for a sober ride. Extra DWI patrols are on the roads in December.
Click on the image to play the NEW Holiday DWI enforcement video.
The ... Posted on 12/18/12 at 2:35 PM
STAFF BLOG COMPASS POINTS Ice time approaches on Lake of the Woods
The recent cold snap is like an early Christmas present for ice fishing enthusiasts, and a few die-hards already have taken their first steps onto frozen water on small lakes and shallower bodies of w... Posted on 11/26/12 at 12:42 PM
May is National Electrical Safety Month. As people gear up for spring construction, yard work, and planting, Otter Tail Power Company reminds customers and neighbors that, before digging, they need to notify utilities that have lines or cables buried in the area.
The Minnesota Department of Transportation today announced the recipients of $3.8 million in federal grants for Safe Routes to School. The grants will support Safe Routes to School at 105 schools in 61 communities.
The Alexandria Police Department will host its Bicycle Safety Rodeo on Saturday, May 11 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Alexandria Technical and Community College’s Law Enforcement Center, 1967 Jefferson Street.
Despite the wintry weather Minnesota is experiencing, the Minnesota Department of Transportation is kicking off Work Zone Awareness Week April 15 with a new public education campaign. The campaign reminds motorists to slow down and pay attention in construction zones.
Snow or ice formations on or near the natural gas meter can cause potentially dangerous conditions. Accumulation of snow and ice can affect proper operation or ventilation of the regulator, which could cause over-pressurization.
With April, May and June combining for the highest percentage of unbelted teen deaths during the past three years, the Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS) Office of Traffic Safety is urging parents of to reinforce safe driving habits for their children during prom season and the end of the school year.
Even though spring still seems to be a mirage off in the distance, it will eventually get here.
That means motorcyclists will finally be able to get their bikes out on the road.
And that leads to danger.
This winter’s weather conditions are making rooftop snow and ice removal and other activities near power lines potentially hazardous, warns Otter Tail Power Company’s Safety Services Manager Eric Hamm.
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