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June 11, 2019
Many emergency vehicles and their associated equipment were on display.
Michael Denny/Perham Focus
Safety first during Safety Saturday
June 11, 2019 - 2:23pm
May 28, 2019
Sheriff's report: Driver injured in road accident near Perham
May 28, 2019 - 5:12pm
February 27, 2019
Sarah Moravchik, Mary Lou Clement and Eva Moravchik, 3, prepare to board a school bus. Forum News Service file photo
Seat belts on school buses? Minnesota bill would require them for new buses
February 27, 2019 - 6:09pm
January 9, 2019
A New Year, a renewed commitment to saving lives on Minnesota roads
January 9, 2019 - 3:01pm
December 31, 2018
When lights are flashing yellow it means slow down; when they are flashing red it means there are children outside of the bus and vehicles should be stopped both in front of the bus and behind it. (Adobe Stock Art)
Stopping for students: Bus drivers remind people to share the road, pay attention to traffic signals
December 31, 2018 - 10:33am
July 1, 2018
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Home alone, but at what age? State leaves it up to parents
July 1, 2018 - 12:47pm
June 30, 2018
Safe around water: A guide to preventing childhood drowning
June 30, 2018 - 9:00am
June 16, 2018
Parents need to think about a child’s maturity level, problem-solving skills and knowledge of what to do in an emergency. Children should know who to contact if an emergency happens and they cannot reach their parents. Stock image
How old is old enough to stay home alone? The answer might not be obvious
June 16, 2018 - 8:58am
December 6, 2013
Safe Routes to School plan lays groundwork for healthy change
December 6, 2013 - 12:05pm
November 2, 2011
Railroad crossings staying open
November 2, 2011 - 9:26am
September 10, 2010
5-year-old run over by lawn mower during recess at a Bemidji elementary
September 10, 2010 - 10:29am
August 31, 2010
An empty boxcar weighs about the same as a two-bedroom house, and can be filled with 300 tons of product. Two or three 200-ton locomotives can be pulling a 120-car train, loaded with 22 tons of fuel. "It's going to take that train longer to stop than what an engineer can typically see down the track," said George Warren, a former Burlington Northern Santa Fe engineer. (Brian Basham/Tribune)
Rail crashes take a toll
August 31, 2010 - 12:38pm