Monthly Archives: January 2008

It is not good idea to drive with chalk on back window

Q: I was wondering if it is legal to drive around with window chalk on your windows. In particular on an SUV with writing on the back window and on the side back windows. Katie, Hastings, MN   Katie, I … Continue reading

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What is age limit for car seats?

Q: I have two daughters, a seven- and a five-year-old. How old do they have to be before they don’t need a car seat? Cindy, Monticello, MN   Cindy, Legally? They can each be in a regular seat belt now … Continue reading

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Errors made on citation does not invalidate it

Q: I was recently stopped while driving a pickup truck pulling a 5th wheel outside a weigh station in Minnesota…cited for not having a in-transist license and failure to obey traffic control device (probably weigh station lights)…plus a few more. … Continue reading

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Officers can stop you on suspicion of window tint violations

Q: Do troopers need more than just the suspicion that your window tint is illegal, or can they stop you for just the window tint? And I know I can get the window tint tested at certain shops, would they … Continue reading

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LED license plate frames and scrolling messages not legal

Q: Are the LED license plate frames with the scrolling messages legal in Minnesota? I know you cannot put anything over the license plate itself, but what about around it? Doug, Stillwater, MN   Doug, No, they are not legal. … Continue reading

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There are reasons for exceptions to window tint laws

Q: I was pulled over by a trooper for having window tint just above the legal limit. His answer to me for the window tint was, and I quote " It’s illegal because it’s not an SUV, a VAN or … Continue reading

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Santana trade

Twins deal Santana for prospects New Minnesota Twins General Manager Billy Smith should’ve looked all bright and spiffy Wednesday. The New York Mets took him to the cleaners Tuesday when they obtained baseball’s best pitcher from Minnesota for four “prospects.”

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Princeton elementary school students videoconference continents apart; communication reaches Taiwan

Second graders of teacher Cindy Brovold were having a fun time of show and tell last Thursday morning at Princeton’s South Elementary. It’s something even grandparents today can likely remember doing as a child-showing favored possessions like baseball gloves, stuffed … Continue reading

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Hypnosis takes the craving away from the mind's eye

Locally sponsored hypnosis classes helping people quit smoking and lose weight have consistently drawn about two dozen persons for years. District 728 programming specialist Jay Grammond has learned to count on this type of consistency from the classes, unlike others … Continue reading

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Wrestlers swept by Cambridge

The Cambridge-Isanti Bluejackets are ranked fourth in Class 3A and after a 78-0 victory over the Tigers, Princeton can attest to their abilities.

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