Michael Brun joined RiverTown Multimedia at the Red Wing Republican Eagle in March 2013, covering county government, health and local events. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls journalism program.
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With recent snow storms already having caused havoc on roadways this season, Minnesota and Wisconsin safety officials are reminding motorists of the importance of a winter driving survival kit. Keeping some food and utility items in a vehicle can be lifesaving in an emergency, according to ReadyWisconsin, an initiative of the state's Emergency Management department.
Minnesota Department of Transportation is urging drivers to plan ahead and be cautious in work zones when heading out of town for the holiday weekend. "Although major construction projects will be on hold for the weekend, motorists may still encounter lane restrictions and traffic delays," Transportation Commissioner Charlie Zelle said in a news release. "Your safety is important to us, so we ask that you plan your routes, stay alert and drive carefully in work zones."
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