Jessica Mador Feature Archive

Hennepin County prosecutors have charged more than 50 individuals and companies with mortgage fraud and racketeering in cases involving 500 homes and more than $125 million in fraudulent loans, resulting from a two-year investigation. (04/05/2012)
This year's state road construction projects include work on the Interstate 694 and Highway 10 interchange in the Twin Cities, and final work on an Interstate 35 bridge in Duluth. (04/05/2012)
A meeting Tuesday was heavily-attended by construction, design and contracting professionals hoping to hear more about the St. Croix River Crossing project. (04/04/2012)
A public service campaign calling for an end to the state's achievement gap will blanket local media and Twin Cities skyways. (04/02/2012)
U.S. District Judge Patrick J. Schiltz has taken the unusual step of sanctioning Minneapolis attorney William Butler for filing what the judge calls frivolous show-me-the-note actions. (03/31/2012)
The Hennepin County Attorney's office today charged a construction subcontractor with theft by swindle. (03/29/2012)
Both the House and Senate have failed to include the Southwest light rail line from Eden Prairie to downtown Minneapolis on a list of recommended projects. Top Republicans in the House and Senate say they have concerns about the cost of building and operating the $1.25 billion line. (03/28/2012)
Republican Rep. John Kline wants to restore benefits to returning National Guard troops who will lose nearly a full month of paid leave. (03/28/2012)
Minnesota health officials have linked a parasitic disease to Edgewater Resort and Water Park in Duluth. (03/28/2012)
More federal housing help will be available to homeless veterans in Minnesota. (03/27/2012)
Despite the sharp decline in the state's moose population, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has decided to allow a moose hunting season this fall. (03/27/2012)
MnDOT's request for proposals is for two contracts: Final design of the new bridge; and for independent peer review of the final design. (03/27/2012)
Gov. Mark Dayton continues to voice his concerns over a company vying for engineering work on the proposed Southwest Corridor light rail project. (03/23/2012)
Gov. Mark Dayton and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker Friday celebrated the recent signing of St. Croix bridge legislation near the site of the Stillwater Lift Bridge. (03/23/2012)
Legislators are debating whether to fund the proposed Southwest light rail line in this year's bonding bill. (03/22/2012)