Editorial: Cutting out screen time

Distracted Driving

It's why in the United States, approximately nine people are killed and over 1,000 injured every day in distracted driving accidents. No matter how adept you are at focusing on two separate things, your attention will waver on one or the other. Absolute policies like this do present another problem: Is the …

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Interactive Program Teaches Safe Driving at North Stafford High School

From Stafford Public Schools. On Wednesday, May 2, North Stafford High School students will experience the dangers of distracted driving through an interactive program from traffic safety non-profit DRIVE SMART Virginia. The program includes a behind-the-wheel simulator that uses a 3D headset to … Read More Share this NewFacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedIn

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Rochester couple displays their eco-friendly dream home

The dream for a greener future brought one Rochester couple to build the eco-friendly home of their dreams. Ivan and Mary Idso bought the older home and began gutting the entire place to start over from scratch and build an energy efficiency paradise. Some of the features of the home …

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Timeline takes shape after Lois Riess’s Arrest

It all started on March 23rd when David Riess was found dead in his home with multiple gunshot wounds. Friends say they hadn't heard from him for a of couple weeks. When authorities showed up to the house, they say he had long been dead. From Blooming Prairie, the investigation …