Tim Nelson Feature Archive

An apparent killing at a Maple Grove rest area early Wednesday led to a police chase that ended with officers killing the suspect. (12/17/2014)
Many Minnesotans are waking up to winter this morning after snowfall blanketed parts of the state. (12/16/2014)
Skye is the 18th baby giraffe born at the St. Paul zoo and the fourth giraffe at the zoo now. She's unlikely to stay in town, though. (12/15/2014)
Central Avenue, designated as Highway 65 coming out of downtown Minneapolis, has been closed between 18th and 14th avenues since early spring. (12/15/2014)
Crews will be removing and replacing bridge beams on the Highway 52 Lafayette Bridge, just east of downtown St. Paul. (12/12/2014)
Light invisible to the human eye may be the key to making the new Vikings stadium safer for birds. (12/12/2014)
Hunters killed nearly two dozen more animals in northwest Minnesota than the state target. In northeastern Minnesota, hunters have already killed six more than the target. (12/11/2014)
Two state lawmakers hope 3M may be able to engineer a way to keep birds from smashing against the glass on a new Vikings stadium. 3M says that's only a theory. (12/10/2014)
Traffic has returned to normal at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport after an afternoon rally at the main terminal where airport workers called for a $15 an hour minimum wage. (12/05/2014)
Westbound Interstate 94 between Highway 61 and Interstate 35E will close tonight through early Monday so crews can work on the Highway 52 Lafayette Bridge project. (12/05/2014)
Owners of the Amsterdam Bar will expand food offerings and invest $200,000 to upgrade the space, which will be known as Como Dockside. (12/04/2014)
Minnesota's NFL franchise is competing against a group led by former UnitedHealth CEO William McGuire to bring a Major League Soccer team to Minneapolis. (12/03/2014)
League officials will be meeting this weekend to talk about the future of top level U.S. soccer. The Minnesota Vikings and Minnesota United are interested in owning a team. (12/02/2014)
MnDOT will close lanes and shoulders in both directions on the interstate between Highway 280 and Dale Street starting Wednesday. (12/02/2014)
LeafLine Labs and Minnesota Medical Solutions were chosen from among 12 applicants. Production will start in Cottage Grove and Otsego. State officials hope the products are ready for sale by July. (12/01/2014)