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Fishing opener creates traffic safety concerns

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The fishing opener weekend of May 10-11 will be a busy traffic period, especially in northern Minnesota, according to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS).


“Some of the main concerns are drivers who are not paying attention, following too closely and speeding, especially around the lakes areas,” said Sgt. Jesse Grabow, regional public information officer. “Drivers are strongly encouraged to buckle up, take your time and pay strict attention to your driving.”

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