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Driving laws divide teenage driver's able to obtain permit; Dickinson students learning to drive defensively


In addition to dealing with new driver's licensing restrictions passed during the last legislative session and taking effect Jan. 1, driver's education students in Dickinson are getting a course in defensive driving, officials said.

Zachary Keller, 15, Dickinson, is able to obtain his license six months after receiving his permit. His June 26 driving partner, Evan Wilkie, 14, Dickinson, will have to wait a year.

"I was bummed out," Wilkie said.

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Katherine Grandstrand
I graduated from Bemidji State University in 2007 with a bachelor's degree in mass communcations, from Columbia College Chicago in 2009 with a master's degree in journalism.  
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