Jessica Mador Feature Archive

As preparations for a new St. Croix bridge move forward, a group that successfully lobbied for the bridge project is not stopping work. (12/18/2012)
The Met Council's Transportation Committee Monday voted to recommend two firms for work on the planned Southwest Light Rail line. (12/17/2012)
The Metropolitan Council has approved more than $10 million in grants to projects along existing and future transit corridors. (12/13/2012)
The head of a bus company has been chosen as Minnesota's next transportation commissioner. (12/12/2012)
Business leaders in the southwestern metro plan to push for more transit funding in the next legislative session. (12/06/2012)
A task force appointed by Gov. Mark Dayton is calling for increases in the gas tax and tab fees to help the state pay for transportation. (11/30/2012)
Minnesota saw a 15-percent drop in foreclosures during the first half of this year compared to last year. Yet foreclosures remain at historic levels across the state, and some homeowners are still fighting to save their homes. One Twin Cities couple, like many struggling homeowners, tried repeatedly to get a loan modification, only to fall into foreclosure anyway. (11/28/2012)
City officials say contractors completed structural repairs on the bridge, where support cables broke loose last winter. (11/19/2012)
Several hundred people gathered near Fort Snelling State Park on Tuesday for a sacred ceremony marking the end of this year's Dakota Commemorative Walk. (11/14/2012)
A light snow that happened to fall during rush hour caused major delays as icy conditions led to crashes, spinouts and stuck buses. (11/12/2012)
The campaign to pass an amendment that once had strong support suffered a remarkable reversal in the final few weeks. (11/07/2012)
The measure was advertised as a means of protecting election integrity. Opponents said it would disenfranchise voters by the thousands. (11/07/2012)
Minneapolis officials and housing advocates say more property owners are striking up informal "contract for deed" deals as a way to sell homes to people who don't qualify for loans. (11/02/2012)
Minnesota Transportation Commissioner Tom Sorel is leaving his position to take over the helm of AAA Minneapolis. (11/01/2012)
State officials on Friday announced more than $134 million for affordable housing to help thousands of Minnesota families, homeless veterans, senior citizens and low-income people. (10/26/2012)