Tim Nelson Feature Archive

The Rock n' Read program is a courtesy of a retired Minnetonka couple who bought at old Metro Transit bus and converted it into a mobile reading lab. (08/04/2014)
Brian Cornell of PepsiCo will step in to replace Gregg Steinhafel. It is the first time the company has hired an outsider for the position. (07/31/2014)
Mendota Heights police officer Scott Patrick was the latest Minnesota officer to die in the line of duty. He was shot in the head during a traffic stop in West St. Paul and died of his wounds. (07/31/2014)
Police have captured the suspect they sought in the killing early today of Mendota Heights police officer Scott Patrick. (07/30/2014)
Officials hope to have the channel back open and resume shipping in early August, although low water could delay the opening further. (07/29/2014)
Richard Johann stepped outside the Tin Cup restaurant for a smoke and saw the building on fire. (07/29/2014)
Brian Thole and Shawn Powell repeatedly used racial epithets and obscenities during a confrontation with a group of black men outside a Green Bay bar in the summer of 2013. (07/28/2014)
The old versions never quite caught on. E-pulltab gambling failed to pay out the big profits it promised since it launched in 2012 as a financing mechanism for a new Minnesota Vikings stadium. (07/24/2014)
Speed restrictions to reduce wakes will remain in channels and designated bays, near docks and piers, swimming areas and near anchored craft. (07/24/2014)
The NOvA detector is a huge array of plastic cells filled with mineral oil, built near Ash River on the Canadian border. (07/24/2014)
The Minnesota Department of Transportation on Monday launched an improvement project on Interstate 494 that will slow traffic and bring night and weekend lane closures through the fall. (07/21/2014)
Drew Ryder said his brother Arjen, and sister-in-law Yvonne, were returning from a vacation in the Netherlands to the family's home in western Australia when the jet went down. (07/21/2014)
The weather agency says humidity will make it feel more like 100 to 110 degrees. That's led to an excessive heat warning for seven Twin Cities counties, including Anoka, Washington, Dakota, Ramsey, Hennepin, Scott and Carver counties. (07/21/2014)
The Legislature approved medical marijuana in pill and oil forms this spring. The state's health department is now ramping up its Office of Medical Cannabis, the regulatory group that will oversee medical marijuana production and use. It's expected to name a director this week. (07/21/2014)
The identification is based on personal effects found nearby, but a fuller investigation is ongoing, Snelling said. It appears that the two succumbed to bad weather, and foul play is not suspected. (07/18/2014)