Nikki Sammons (left), Baxter police officer, directed Gwen Leifermann, home care manager for the Crow Wing County Health Department, as she drove a golf cart Friday at the Wal-Mart Supercenter parking lot with glasses that reflected the effects of a .07 to 1.2 blood alcohol limit. The activity was part of a Safe & Sober event to emphasize the new .08 legal limit for alcohol.
Former pro wrestler and football player Les Wolff (left) and Minnesota State Patrol Sgt. Curt S. Mowers were part of a Safe & Sober event Friday at Wal-Mart Supercenter in Baxter. Wolff's wife was killed by a drunk driver in Canada, and Mowers talked about his experience as a trooper with alcohol-related accidents. Part of the program was to erect a highway sign with the logo "You Drink, You Drive, You Lose" on County Road 48 in Baxter.
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