Tim Nelson Feature Archive

Later this month, the St. Paul police crime lab will seek accreditation through a national board that evaluates forensic testing, department spokesman Howie Padilla said. (05/12/2014)
Minneapolis fire fighters were attending to the child, surrounded by a crowd estimated at 100 onlookers. (05/12/2014)
The Knight Foundation is putting up $1.5 million to help neighborhoods grow along the new Green Line light rail line. (05/09/2014)
Trains will make a stop as part of Amtrak's daily service between Chicago and Seattle. Officials hope the downtown service will draw enough passengers to add another daily train between St. Paul and Chicago. (05/07/2014)
The bidding group has started working with hotels to set aside 19,000 rooms for Super Bowl festivities and will make a final in-person pitch to NFL owners on May 20 in Atlanta. (05/07/2014)
Minnesota is vying with Indianapolis, which hosted the 2012 game, and New Orleans, which hosted the 2013 Super Bowl (along with an infamous blackout). The next Super Bowl will be in the Phoenix, followed by San Francisco and Houston. (05/06/2014)
Police said a wall fell from the building's third floor. The building and part of the block south was evacuated. (05/06/2014)
Target announced Monday that Chairman, President and CEO Gregg Steinhafel is out nearly five months after the retailer disclosed a credit-card data breach. (05/05/2014)
Road closures this weekend will challenge drivers in the Twin Cities and in the Rochester area. (05/02/2014)
The arrest came Wednesday night after the Waseca Police Department and members of the Bloomington bomb squad executed search warrants at a residence and storage facility in Waseca. (05/02/2014)
The State Patrol says a trooper was responding to a traffic complaint and trying to pull over a Chrysler minivan when the driver fled on 6th Street in St. Paul's Lowertown neighborhood. (05/02/2014)
Remember the flap over the big price tag the Vikings were putting on the best seats in the new stadium under construction in downtown Minneapolis? Well, those seats are gone. (05/02/2014)
The team is building an app that will leverage their new home and tie fans closer than ever to the team -- to keep them buying tickets and coming to the games. (04/29/2014)
This Sunday starts Yom HaShoah, the Jewish memorial day for the estimated six million Jews killed in the Holocaust. Black and thousands of others are also marking the 75th anniversary of their escape from that tragedy. (04/24/2014)
Lottery officials say the state has little choice, as commerce moves online. The lottery started selling PowerBall tickets online in 2010 and instant scratch-off games in February. (04/24/2014)