Ambar Espinoza Feature Archive

Democrat Elwyn Tinklenberg said today he is ending his campaign for Congress in Minnesota's 6th District. This would have been his third attempt to unseat Republican incumbent Michele Bachmann. (08/04/2009)
The Canadian company New Flyer, which makes heavy-duty transit buses, said a major bus order by a U.S. customer has been postponed indefinitely. (07/31/2009)
Disk drive component maker Hutchinson Technology says it will establish an assembly operation in Thailand. (07/30/2009)
Four Minnesota teenagers have suffered cardiac arrests this year -- and survived. Three of the teenagers were stricken within a few weeks of each other. A Minnesota cardiologist says that's unusual. (07/30/2009)
After filing paperwork earlier this week to set up a campaign, Minnesota State Sen. Tarryl Clark said Wednesday that she is running for Congress. (07/29/2009)
In the small city of Willmar, an entrepreneur is trying to fill a niche for the growing population by publishing a paper in English, Spanish and Somali. (07/24/2009)
Many observers predicted that St. Cloud would be an early indicator of how federal stimulus money is working its way through the economy, but so far, things haven't improved much. (07/22/2009)
The tornado that touched down in Spicer yesterday brought down heavy trees and damaged the roofs of about half a dozen homes. (07/15/2009)
A bilingual newspaper in Willmar has launched a new directory of Latino and Somali-owned businesses in Kandiyohi County. (07/13/2009)
Some of that funding will end up at New Flyer, the Canadian bus manufacturer with plants in St. Cloud and Crookston. (07/10/2009)
Three Republican congressmen have issued a joint statement asking Republican Congresswoman Michele Bachmann to end her boycott of the national population count. (07/02/2009)
State commerce officials say they continue to closely monitor banks for any signs of financial problems. (06/30/2009)
The first two coach cars for the Northstar Commuter Rail line have arrived in central Minnesota, putting the project one step closer to its launch in November. (06/17/2009)
Rep. Michelle Bachmann's responses to written questions regarding the Northstar commuter rail line. (06/17/2009)
St. Cloud is one of the nation's most wired cities, comparable to major metropolitan areas, including Minneapolis, and there's a new campaign to recruit high-technology companies to the downtown area. (06/11/2009)