Local and area law enforcement officers will out in full force through the upcoming Labor Day weekend and that includes both the roads and the water.
Winona County Sheriff Dave Brand says stepped-up patrols will be looking for drunk drivers especially, with the penalties being severe, even with an initial arrest.
Brand says as many as six patrol boats will out on the Mississippi River over the weekend. He is advising boaters to use some common sense when it comes to consuming alcohol.
The increased enforcement effort is part of a statewide Safe and Sober campaign.....