Thousands of men and women in Central Minnesota and beyond in the state earn their livings through the hard work of construction and other back-breaking blue collar jobs. While there's little question regarding whether working in such industries is hard physical work and has certain dangers, there is also no question that all workers are entitled to a reasonable standard of safety in their workplace.
Did you know Minnesota ranks second among America's most bicycle-friendly states? The League of American Bicyclists creates an annual report card in which states score 'bikeability' points in five categories:
Danny Bettcher may still be a drunk driving accident waiting to happen and there are many people in New York Mills, Minnesota who know this.
Minnesota is just one of a number of states in which wrongful death lawsuits have been filed as a result of the fungal meningitis outbreak that resulted from contaminated epidural prednisone steroid injections manufactured by the New England Compounding Center (NECC)
According the Department of Public Safety, 2012 has been the deadliest year for pedestrians. There have been 25 pedestrian deaths in Minnesota in 2012. There were 18 deaths at this time in 2011.
The school year is back in full swing. We hope everyone is doing their best to make this school year a safe one. The American Red Cross has written a wonderful article on back-to-school safety.