Jessica Mador Feature Archive

An estimated 17,000 Minnesota homeowners who went through foreclosure between 2008 and the end of last year could be eligible for some financial relief under the terms of a long-awaited deal announced Thursday. (02/09/2012)
Minnesota's veterans are unemployed at a much higher rate than most others in the state, and that can partly be blamed on the radical adjustments vets need to make once they return home. (02/07/2012)
North Minneapolis homeowners have made great progress toward recovery from last spring's tornado. (02/02/2012)
With a proposed replacement bridge over the St. Croix River moving forward in Washington, MnDOT is planning work on the existing span. (01/31/2012)
New numbers from the Department of Public Safety show more than 400,000 licensed motorcycle riders in Minnesota, a record high. (01/30/2012)
Advocates for military members are hoping the Legislature will enact measures to reduce unemployment among the state's veterans. (01/27/2012)
A group that advocates for racial justice has given the Minnesota Legislature a grade of "D" for its efforts to improve racial equity in 2011. (01/26/2012)
The governor's wish list for transportation in the legislative session includes money for a third light rail line, bridge repair, and transit in greater Minnesota. But Republican transportation leaders have different priorities. (01/26/2012)
Advocates of transparent government are watching a proposal that would change the way the state handles government records. (01/23/2012)
The number of Minnesota properties with a foreclosure filing fell more than 14 percent in the fourth quarter last year. (01/12/2012)
Officials with the Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines announced Monday that it has awarded more than $1 million in grants for the construction or rehabilitation of housing in Minneapolis. (01/09/2012)
The New Year's snow storm spurred a flurry of activity, but director of transportation maintenance and repair Mike Kennedy says this winter looks very different from the last one. (01/09/2012)
The Mall of America is boosting security for the rest of this week, after a mass fight on the day after Christmas led to as many as a dozen arrests. (12/27/2011)
No permanent staff members will lose their jobs when the Hennepin County Eden Prairie Service Center closes in January. (12/22/2011)
Members of Congress went home for the holidays without taking action on long-sought federal environmental approval for a new St. Croix River crossing. (12/21/2011)