Archive for November, 2011

City of Saint Peter Snow Emergencies

Snow Emergencies are declared by the City of Saint Peter.   Once a Snow Emergency is declared, there is no parking on any of the posted snow emergency routes for the entire 48 hour period. (Even if the street has been plowed curb-to-curb there is NO PARKING.)   Vehicles parked in violation of the snow emergency ordinance will be ticketed and towed (by […]

Thanksgiving Break Building Hours

All academic buildings will be locked at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, November 23 and will remain locked until 12 p.m. on Sunday, November 27. Students requiring access to academic buildings during this period will need to have a “Permission for Admittance Card” issued by a faculty or staff member. Additional cards can be requested by […]

Thanksgiving Recess Parking

Regular parking will be enforced during Thanksgiving Recess.  Please park according to permit color and always assume that parking and traffic regulations are enforced when the College is open, even if classes are not in session. Green and Yellow permit holders needing to park overnight must park in the purple section of the Arbor View lot. Parking […]

Winter Weather Awareness Week: Winter Driving

WINTER DRIVING Everyone should be cautious about traveling in extreme winter weather. Cold, snow and ice are demanding on cars, drivers and passengers. Most importantly, extreme winter weather can threaten your life. Fact Sheet: Winter Survival In Your Car Fact Sheet: Winter Driving and Survival Tips Winter Survival Kits for Your Vehicle Each year, hundreds of Minnesotans […]

Winter Weather Awareness Week: Indoor Winter Safety

INDOOR WINTER SAFETY Listed below are some common winter safety concerns along with information and tips on how to avoid them and keep your home warm, dry and safe all winter long.  Carbon Monoxide – The Deadly Winter Hazard Carbon Monoxide (CO) poisoning can happen at any time of the year, but the danger is […]

Winter Weather Awareness Week: Winter Fire Safety

WINTER FIRE SAFETY Seasonal increase during the winter months in heating, lighting, cooking, and holiday festivities dramatically increases the risks of fire in your home. Listed below is information and fact sheets about some of the dangers of  residential  fires and how to avoid them. Heating The high cost of home heating fuels and utilities have caused many […]

Winter Weather Awareness Week: Outdoor Winter Safety

OUTDOOR WINTER SAFETY The sections below provide some basic information and fact sheets about the most common risks and hazards and how to prepare for or avoid them. For more detailed information or question about these topics, refer to the contact or links on each sheet. Thin Ice When is ice safe? There really is no sure answer. You […]

Winter Weather Awareness Week: Winter Weather Overview

WINTER STORMS Winter is the signature season of Minnesota. Its normally a long season of cold temperatures and snow and ice that can last from November through April. Yet winter doesn’t slow Minnesotans down – in fact Minnesotans are just as mobile, social and active during winter as they are during the summer months – […]

Minnesota Winter Hazard Awareness Week – November 7-11, 2011

Minnesota Winter Hazard Awareness Week – November 7-11, 2011 Minnesota winter is just around the corner and the question is – are you ready for it? Getting ready for winter doesn’t always take a lot of work. Sometimes it’s just a few little things that can make the difference between safety and suffering: having a […]