Ambar Espinoza Feature Archive

More than 300 St. Cloud area residents attended a town hall meeting Tuesday night, concerned about the racism in the area in light of public postings of anti-Islamic images around the city in early December. (01/27/2010)
Two student groups at St. Cloud State University are holding a "Speak Out Against Hate" event today. (01/20/2010)
National Guard members with the 34th Infantry Red Bull Division are coming home to Minnesota over the next few weeks, after spending the past year in Iraq. (01/18/2010)
As more Minnesota veterans return from deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan, other veterans are reaching out to help them--and their families. (12/29/2009)
The abbey received the donation from the Tom Petters Foundation for the construction of the Petters Pavilion in May 2007. The pavilion is an expansion of the Abbey Chapter House. (12/18/2009)
They're a long way from home, but more than 1,200 Minnesota soldiers already are thinking about what they'll do when they return. (12/17/2009)
Police say they've determined the person responsible for putting up anti-Islamic posters in the central Minnesota city of St. Cloud. (12/11/2009)
Metro Transit says the Northstar Commuter Rail averaged about 2,200 rides per day during November. (12/10/2009)
A Minnesota man Tuesday sued the Order of St. Benedict at St. John's Abbey in Collegeville over alleged sexual abuse. (12/08/2009)
Cities across Minnesota fear cuts in Local Government Aid are looming, as the state faces a projected $1.2 billion deficit. (12/07/2009)
Minnesota's first commuter rail line has been up and running for three weeks now, but it has yet to spur any development along the route of the train. City developers are hopeful that will change, but they are ready to wait. (12/07/2009)
At least a dozen vacuum trucks are cleaning up an oil spill that happened earlier Friday near Staples in Todd County along a stretch of 16-inch pipeline. (12/04/2009)
The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission has approved CenterPoint Energy's proposal to increase rates for its 800,000 customers around the state. (12/01/2009)
Metro Transit says there was high demand for the Northstar commuter rail weekend service. (11/24/2009)
Metro Transit officials say they're concerned about the safety of commuters crossing tracks to reach the platform at the Northstar rail station in Elk River. (11/20/2009)