Defensive driving courses scheduled at four locations

For drivers age 55 and older that have already had the beginners’ course and want to continue receiving the discount on their insurance, four-hour defensive driving refresher courses are offered in Eveleth, Grand Rapids, Gilbert and Hibbing in October.

The Eveleth class will be offered on Monday, Oct. 22, from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at United in Christ Lutheran Church on Highway 53 in Eveleth.

The Grand Rapids class will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 23, from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. in the Board Room of the Itasca County Courthouse.

The Gilbert class will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 24, from 5 – 9 p.m. in the Media Room of the Gilbert School.

The Hibbing class will be held on Thursday, Oct. 25, from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Hibbing Tourism/Senior Center. Cost for the class is $13 per person. Preregister by calling the center at 218-262-4166.

Cost for the Eveleth, Grand Rapids and Gilbert class is $12 per person. Preregister for these classes by calling 218-750-3189 or emailing mnflats@hotmail.com.

The instructor for the classes will be retired Minnesota State Trooper Mike Flatley.

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