Tim Nelson Feature Archive

The driver and the passenger suffered minor injuries during the fight, and the passenger's phone was broken. (10/31/2013)
"The city has taken a fairly hard line position in terms of many parts of this deal," said council member Lisa Goodman, one of the loudest critics of the Vikings stadium and of skirting the city charter's cap on sports facility spending. "From my point of view this is a great deal." (10/31/2013)
The state lottery is poised to start selling the well-known games over the internet. Lottery officials say they need to stay competitive, but critics fear what could happen if the state begins to rely on Internet gambling. (10/30/2013)
The girl was taken to Osceola Medical Center and then on to St. Paul, where she died of her injuries. (10/28/2013)
Police are looking into the discovery of human remains found in a river park near Rice, Minnesota. They could be those of a 24-year-old Eden Prairie woman missing since May. (10/27/2013)
American Indian Movement founder Clyde Bellecourt appeared before the authority to ask that the name be banned. He contends that allowing it creates a double standard in public policy. (10/25/2013)
Police say one man is dead and another injured after a shooting in near downtown Minneapolis last night. (10/25/2013)
Opponents of the Washington football team's name have asked the word Redskins not be used at the Metrodome when the Vikings play D.C. in Minneapolis on Nov. 7. But Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority chairwoman Michele Kelm-Helgen says there's not much her agency can do about it. (10/24/2013)
Sports Business Daily says the $975 million budget for the new Vikings stadium has a gap as much as $45 million ahead of a crucial milepost next week. (10/24/2013)
The Vikings say there may be a number of fake or stolen tickets circulating ahead of the sold out game, and that fans should be wary of buying tickets near the stadium on game day. (10/24/2013)
The allegations, laid out in a lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Minneapolis, say Mobile Diagnostic Imaging has recently collected more than $500,000 in improper insurance claims from Farmers. It also says MDI has paid out nearly half that to chiropractors and clinics in return for the referrals -- a scheme the lawsuit calls illegal. (10/15/2013)
Vikings fans were back in the Metrodome this weekend for the first time since the team unveiled the details of its financing plan for a new stadium. That plan will have most fans paying an average of $2,500 for the new stadium. For some, it's too much. Others say they're happy to pay. (10/14/2013)
Native American groups and supporters say the construction of a new Minnesota Vikings stadium offers a chance to put new pressure on the NFL to rethink the Washington Redskins name and logo. Opponents, however, aren't appealing directly to the NFL, the Vikings or the Redskins. (10/10/2013)
Republican state Rep. Pat Garafalo says the provision wasn't included in the Metrodome lease and shouldn't be in the new stadium. (10/10/2013)
Drivers will find a change in the traffic pattern this year. And marathon organizers will implement a new security measure in response to last spring's Boston marathon bombings. (10/05/2013)