Mothers Against Drunk Driving

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2014

    DFL Cries Foul Over Misleading MNGOP Drunk Driver Attack Ads

    -- Update at bottom -- New mailers paid for by the Minnesota Republican Party allege that Democrats in the legislature are "weakening penalties for dangerous drunk drivers."At issue is a bill signed into law earlier this year that requires people with multiple DUI convictions to use an ignition i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2014

    Stopped for brake light, wanted man jumps off Roseville bridge to evade arrest

    Larry Law, a 51-year-old St. Paul resident, knew he was in trouble when the car he was riding in was pulled over for having a brake light out on the Highway 36 service road near Fairview Avenue in Roseville at 1:42 a.m. on June 15, as he had a felony warrant out for his arrest.So while an officer ra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2014

    Lino Lakes PD's drunk driving "Protip" is hilarious

    Who says cops don't have a sense of humor?Check out this Facebook status the Lino Lakes Police Department published over the weekend during its grant-funded DUI sting:See also:MADD calls upon Minnesota to legalize sobriety checkpoints

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2014

    Matthew Damman allegedly drunk-drove minivan into Lowertown Bulldog, injuring six [PHOTOS]

    Matthew Damman allegedly led police on a brief drunken chase through downtown St. Paul before crashing his 2001 Chrysler Town and Country minivan into the Lowertown Bulldog, injuring six.State Patrol spokesman Eric Roeske says someone reported a possible intoxicated driver heading northbound on High ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2014

    MADD planning legislative push for more ignition interlocks

    In its recent evaluation of Minnesota's drunk driving laws, Mothers Against Drunk Driving gave the state low marks because ignition interlocks aren't required for all DWI offenders and sobriety checkpoints are illegal here.RELATED: MADD calls upon Minnesota to legalize sobriety checkpoints But Jenni ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2014

    MADD calls upon Minnesota to legalize sobriety checkpoints

    Mothers Against Drunk Driving gave Minnesota low marks in its new state-by-state evaluation of DWI laws.SEE ALSO: Minnesota Supreme Court rules you can legally drunk-drive Segways MADD, in particular, calls upon state lawmakers to legalize sobriety checkpoints, writing that they "will give law enfor ... More >>

  • News

    June 16, 2010
  • News

    June 9, 2010

    Do DWI laws work?

    One in seven Minnesotans has a drunk driving conviction. Are we any safer?

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2009

    George Jones says call a cab or ride a lawn mower

    Not that it's ever a good time, but now's an especially bad time to pull back one too many at your local saloon then crawl on to your riding lawn mower to mosey on home.

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2009

    Not a good idea to drink and drive this month

    Police across the state will crack down on drunk drivers through December.

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2009

    Legal teen drinking would curb binging, Minn. lawmaker says

    The bill would allow teens as young as 16 and 17 to drink at restaurants with their parents.

  • News

    April 16, 2008

    Letters to the Editor

    Readers respond to "Shrink Your Playlist"

  • Feature

    March 26, 2008

    Crime and PTSD

    Pending legislation would help veterans get treatment instead of prison time

  • News

    March 7, 2007

    A Kinder, Gentler DWI

    State lawmakers consider making it easier for convicted drunk drivers to get back behind the wheel

  • Blogs

    November 22, 2006

    11/22 Morning Communiqué

    MADD proposes anti-drunk driving technology, the mayor of a small Brazilian town hands out Viagra to senior citizens, Steve Care ... More >>

  • Restaurants

    February 25, 2004
  • News

    December 10, 2003

    The Ice Man

    Scott Romfo suffered the lowest recorded body temperature and lived to tell about it

  • News

    September 3, 2003

    First Love

    The legendary bands. The terrifying toilets. An oral history that goes so far behind the music it will leave you at a gun range beneath the stage.

  • News

    March 20, 2002

    Wrong Turn

    Think you can get away with drinking and driving? So did I.

  • Books

    November 1, 2000

    Drinking Games

    Two high-profile convictions rekindle a debate over what to do when drunk drivers kill

  • Books

    February 23, 2000

    A Civil Reaction

    A former First Avenue bartender pursues her old employer--and three men who she claims raped her--all the way to the state supreme court

  • News

    January 20, 1999

    Folding Chair

    Five years ago Joel Sisson's blend of art, social work, and lawn furniture was the talk of the town. Now the founder of the Green Chair Project is sitting on a pile of dreams and unpaid bills.

  • Art

    October 23, 1996

    Beyond Drinking and Driving

    A number of Minnesota jurisdictions are experimenting with more aggressive and invasive programs to deal with repeat drunk-driving offenders.