Tim Nelson Feature Archive

The two dead, a 5-year-old girl and a 7-year-old boy were among five children in a car that plunged into a stormwater pond Thursday morning. (11/22/2013)
The Pioneer Press will stop printing its 164-year-old newspaper and pay the rival Star Tribune print the paper instead. (11/20/2013)
Three former college football players have filed a federal lawsuit in Minnesota alleging that NCAA did not inform former players about the risks of concussions inherent in the sport. (11/20/2013)
The family of a Minneapolis man who crashed his plane in the mountains of Wyomingt with three of his sons on board in 2010 has reached a legal settlement with air traffic controllers. (11/19/2013)
Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority chairwoman Michele Kelm-Helgen said that she and her agency will officially break ground on the new Vikings stadium two weeks from today. (11/19/2013)
The family of a Minneapolis man facing assault charges after being shot by police is questioning the circumstances of the weekend shooting. (11/19/2013)
The city of Woodbury is still working to restore water to all its customers, after an equipment failure that started Saturday night. At least 50 residences and about half a dozen businesses were without water at some point. (11/18/2013)
30-year-old Ted Hoffstrom of St. Anthony, was killed by police in front of the home of a prominent Twin Cities physician. (11/17/2013)
A St. Paul Police officer followed in a marked squad and saw a passenger get out of the car and flee on foot. A St. Paul sergeant has told investigators that he believed the suspect was carrying a handgun, and the officer fired multiple times. (11/17/2013)
The new span over the Mississippi River at Hastings is opening this weekend. (11/16/2013)
The staff at the Heritage Preservation Commission in Minneapolis has signed off on the demolition of the Star Tribune building to make way for a Downtown East park planned near the new Vikings stadium. (11/15/2013)
With its Teflon-coated fiberglass ceiling, the Metrodome opened in 1982 and has since lived up to its nickname as Minnesota's "rec room." With just 45 days left before retiring the stadium, the tenants are getting ready to move out and taking some mementos of the place's history with them. (11/15/2013)
The team is wrapping up the final details on its new stadium, and presumably a naming rights deal, since the team hasn't named a headline sponsor yet. (11/14/2013)
Ramsey County Commissioner Jim McDonough, who chairs the railroad authority, hopes Amtrak will be back at the station in the first few months of 2014. (11/13/2013)
As the Vikings near the expected closing on their financing deal for a new stadium, the Pioneer Press's Charley Walters is reporting they booked a naming rights consultant. (11/11/2013)