Jessica Mador Feature Archive

The non-profit Community Neighborhood Housing Services is offering the eight-hour HomeStretch classes to prepare potential homebuyers for responsible home ownership. (07/09/2012)
Between the Met Council, the city of Minneapolis and Hennepin County, costs related to the closure of the Martin Olav Sabo pedestrian and bicycle bridge total more than $1.1 million. (07/08/2012)
State transportation officials have awarded Omaha, Neb.-based HDR a contract to design the new St. Croix bridge. (06/26/2012)
The housing crisis hit certain St. Paul neighborhoods much harder than others, and an abundance of vacant properties is attracting interest from housing developers. (06/25/2012)
Defense officials say Taylor John Baune, 21, died in combat operations in Helmand province in Afghanistan. (06/14/2012)
More Minnesota drivers are wearing seat belts and not drinking and driving. (06/13/2012)
Minnesota veterans will soon have more access to mental health care services. New hires at the Minneapolis VA will improve services for hundreds of veterans with mental illness. (06/12/2012)
MnDOT officials urge metro drivers to plan ahead this weekend for road closures and detours. (06/08/2012)
State officials are expected to announce soon the firm that will design a new bridge over the St. Croix River between Minnesota and Wisconsin. In and around Houlton, Wis., residents are speculating about the changes the new crossing may bring to the largely rural area. (06/08/2012)
An engineering firm that consulted on the Interstate 35W bridge before it collapsed is the top choice to receive a $94 million contract on the proposed Southwest Corridor light rail project. (06/01/2012)
Prep work on the new St. Croix River crossing between the city of Oak Park Heights in Minnesota and St. Joseph in Wisconsin is set to begin in the next few weeks. (05/28/2012)
The Minneapolis Police Department is planning extra patrols and enforcement in downtown Minneapolis for the Memorial Day holiday weekend. (05/26/2012)
The Southwest Corridor Light Rail is just one in a long list of projects looking for development money. Critical decisions about it and some of the state's biggest development projects could happen in the next few weeks. (05/24/2012)
Nearly a year after a deadly tornado hit north Minneapolis, thousands of homes have been repaired. But the recovery is far from complete in an area that was already struggling with poverty, crime and foreclosures. (05/21/2012)
Thousands of Minnesota National Guard troops recently returned from the Middle East. Hundreds of these soldiers are expected to participate in a first-of-its-kind University of Minnesota study designed to help them with parenting after serving overseas. (05/14/2012)