Ambar Espinoza Feature Archive

Today is bike-to-work day. It also marks the grand opening of a bike center in Minneapolis along the Midtown Greenway. (05/16/2008)
Archbishop Harry Flynn spent his last day as head of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis pushing for an increase in the state's minimum wage. Flynn is retiring as of today, which is his 75th birthday. (05/02/2008)
A NASA scientist has appealed in a letter to Gov. Tim Pawlenty to oppose the construction of the Big Stone II coal-fired power plant along the Minnesota-South Dakota border. (04/24/2008)
Analysts at the Minnesota Department of Commerce say this year's natural gas prices are the highest they've seen since hurricanes Rita and Katrina in 2005. (04/23/2008)
The three construction workers were on their way to the terminal when they were struck. (04/22/2008)
Great River Energy is dedicating its new energy efficient headquarters today. The company says the building will be the first in Minnesota to apply for the highest level of LEED certification. (04/22/2008)
The governor and key legislators are still sorting out differences in a health care reform bill, after a meeting this morning. (04/21/2008)
A new Minnesota center will help veterans with spinal cord injuries re-enter the job market. (04/18/2008)
Many small nonprofit organizations are feeling the pinch of a sluggish economy and budget cuts that are forcing some to scale back their staff to save money. (04/17/2008)
Pine County authorities are offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of those responsible for the arson of several cabins. (04/14/2008)
The Minnesota Sesquicentennial Commission announced plans Friday for a week-long observance of "Statehood Week" in May. (04/12/2008)
About 2,000 Tibetans live in the Twin Cities, the largest population in the United States outside New York City. (04/10/2008)
Activists angered over China's crackdown on demonstrators have tried to disrupt the global torch run building up to the Beijing Olympics. Tibetans will hold vigils, protests, and prayers around the world today, including an event at the State Capitol in St. Paul this afternoon. (04/10/2008)
A theatrical show featuring dinosaurs that has toured all over the world for the past year is coming to St. Paul this summer. (04/08/2008)
Governor Tim Pawlenty says a DFL education funding proposal to raise per-pupil funding by nearly 50 percent lacks credibility. (04/08/2008)