The Hennepin County Sheriff's Office says Daylight Saving Time is a great opportunity to make sure smoke detectors and other safety devices are working properly.
Editor's Note: The following is a Hennepin County Sheriff's Office newsletter. Daylight Saving ends on Sunday, Nov. 4 at 2 am. Set your clocks back one hour. The biannual changing of the clocks for Daylight Saving Time is also a great time to check on your family’s preparedness. Please do the following: (SOURCE: American Red Cross)
What do you call the period of time that ends at 2 a.m. on Nov. 4? But whatever you call it, it's coming this Sunday.
Those 7:30 a.m. commutes will get darker before they get lighter. Officially, daylight saving time doesn’t end until Sunday, Nov. 4, at 2 a.m. Yes, the correct term is daylight saving time, not daylight savings time. Chances are, however, you call it daylight savings time (Note: Answer our poll below.); most of us have been conditioned to add the "s." Remember, you’ll “fall back” and set your clocks back one hour (More sleep!). Many electronic devices automatically adjust when daylight saving time begins or ends. When you change your clocks in the fall and spring, it’s also a good time to change smoke detector batteries and check to make sure devices are in working order. You can find a new smoke detector and batteries at these Minnetonka …