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55+ driver course

The Minnesota Highway Safety Center will be offering a 55+ Driver Improvement Course in St. Cloud at the following locations: Nov. 7-8 (eight-hour full course) - 4:30-8:30 p.m. Nov. 7, and 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Nov. 8 at St. Cloud Technical College, 1215-15th St. N.; Nov. 19 (four-hour refresher course), 5-8 p.m., Apollo High School, 1000-44th Ave. N.; Nov. 25 (four-hour refresher course), 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 2555 Clearwater Road; Dec. 2 (four-hour refresher course), 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 2555 Clearwater Road; and Dec. 3 (four-hour refresher course), 5-9 p.m., Apollo High School, 1000-44th Ave. N. Fee for the four-hour refresher course is $18 and the eight-hour course is $20. For more information or to register, call toll-free (888) 234-1294. Persons age 55 and older who complete the course qualify for a 10 percent discount on their auto insurance premiums for three years. First-time participants must complete two four-hour sessions. Repeat persons are required to take a four-hour refresher course.