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Moose Lake school board member faces fourth DWI

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MOOSE LAKE, Minn. -- The chairwoman of the Moose Lake School Board faces drunken driving charges for the third time in six years and the fourth since 1992. 

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Kristine Marie Lyons, 59, was arrested last Aug. 15, and charged with two counts of gross misdemeanor second-degree driving while impaired. Lyons was stopped by a Minnesota State Trooper about 11:47 p.m. after a complaint about an erratic driver on Interstate 35. 

According to the complaint filed in the incident, the trooper pulled Lyons over and she acknowledged that she had been drinking alcohol.  A preliminary breath test showed a blood-alcohol content of 0.151, according to the criminal complaint. 

 
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