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Hands-Free Law improves road safety

Hands-Free Law improves road safety

Maddie Schutte

September 11, 2019

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz’s new Hands-Free Law will keep drivers’ hands off their phones and on the wheel again. This new legislation will protect the lives of Minnesotans every day. Gov. Walz signed the bill April 12 and it went into effect Aug 1, according to the Minnesota Department of Publi...

Top four electronic scams to watch out for

Top four electronic scams to watch out for

Katie Hardie

October 10, 2018

Internet and electronic based scams are becoming more and more prevalent as scammers find more ways to swindle victims of money. Learn about the four most used scams that criminals use below. ...

Pouches halt mobile distraction

Pouches halt mobile distraction

Maddie Lund

May 29, 2018

As Anson Opara, statistics and algebra teacher, tries to teach his math classes during the day, he notices that many students are looking down, focused on their phone rather than what is on the whiteboard. “I feel like many kids are distracted by cell phones, and we don’t really have a syste...

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