Jessica Mador Feature Archive

When President Barack Obama returns to Minnesota next week to speak to the American Legion national convention in Minneapolis, he'll be addressing a familiar issue: unemployment. (08/26/2011)
Foreclosures and bank-owned properties made up a significant portion of the housing market in the second quarter of this year. (08/25/2011)
There's now another place to find locally grown produce. (08/23/2011)
The hip-hop program at McNally Smith College of Music in St. Paul is the only one like it in the U.S. But soon there could be one like it in China. (08/17/2011)
As part of his 2012 budget, St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman is proposing a 6.5 percent property tax levy hike, and $6.2 million in budget cuts -- and he blames the state Legislature for both. (08/15/2011)
In an already struggling housing market, Minnesota mortgage industry watchers are looking for how interest rates will be affected following last week's downgrade of the U.S. government's credit rating. (08/09/2011)
A new city program provides low-interest loans to help businesses recover from the deadly tornado that devastated parts of north Minneapolis. (08/05/2011)
A 46-year-old war relic is being brought painstakingly back to life by a group of Minnesota military veterans. The veterans have volunteered hundreds of hours of their time for almost a year to restore an UH-1H helicopter flown in Vietnam. (08/01/2011)
The Twin Cities metro apartment market had a 2.4 percent vacancy rate in the middle of 2011, down from more than 3 percent the year before. (07/28/2011)
A Minnesota organization that helps homeless veterans will receive $1 million from a federal homelessness prevention program. (07/26/2011)
The online reservations system for Minnesota state parks reopens Tuesday morning, nearly a month after closing for the state government shutdown. (07/26/2011)
It's been one year since the state launched its first Veterans Treatment Court, one of several around the country to help veterans who commit crimes stay out of the criminal justice system. (07/25/2011)
Consumers who get turned down for credit are entitled to access their credit scores for free. (07/21/2011)
Metro area hospitals are reporting dozens of cases of heat-related illnesses, but so far no deaths from the heat wave. (07/20/2011)
Today is the last day for north Minneapolis homeowners, renters and business owners to apply for disaster loans at a temporary help center set up in the tornado zone. (07/19/2011)