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by Joni Astrup Associate editor In Elk River and elsewhere, Ford Crown Victoria squad cars are reaching the end of the road. The Elk River Police Department’s last three will be retired in 2015. After that the only one still in service will be one used by the police reserves. The Crown Victoria Police Interceptor, […]

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by Howard Lestrud ECM Publishers A 30-year career with the Minnesota State Patrol came to a close officially on July 1 for Sgt. Curt Mowers, of Brainerd. Mowers, 55, is well-known through many Minnesota newspapers, including those of ECM Publishers, for his traffic safety column, “Ask a Trooper.” Mowers has regularly answered questions of readers, […]

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The Minnesota State Patrol responded to and investigated a two-vehicle injury crash on Highway 169 near 237th Avenue Northwest on Friday morning.   Both vehicles had been southbound on Highway 169 at about 6:20 a.m. on Nov. 22 when the driver of one vehicle, Brenda Casey, a 47-year-old Zimmerman woman struck another vehicle from behind. […]

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