Tim Nelson Feature Archive

The first winter storm of the season has moved on through Minnesota, leaving a wide swath of the state covered in snow. The heaviest amount -- 10 inches -- fell in Pipestone. Here are the totals from around the state and the region. (11/06/2013)
A former Washington County sheriff's deputy has been convicted of stealing drugs from a prescription drop-off bin. (11/05/2013)
The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory effective at 4 p.m. for central Minnesota. (11/05/2013)
The patrol said that the worker, who they didn't name, was on the freeway about 7:30 p.m. Sunday clearing debris near 42nd Avenue N. and was hit by a passing Infiniti I-30. (11/04/2013)
Police Chief Janee Harteau said she feared a return of violence that plagued the same Warehouse District area in the summer of 2012 when violence spiked by more than 50 percent and shootings and stabbings were regular features of weekend nights after bar closing. (11/04/2013)
Police say three cars were waiting at a stoplight on eastbound Olson Memorial Highway and Morgan Avenue when a fourth car struck the line from behind. (11/03/2013)
Police say they were called to the warehouse district nightclub just before 1 a.m. Sunday and found the man outside on the sidewalk. (11/03/2013)
Police say 53-year-old Teresa Klotz died at Regions Hospital after apparently being struck as she was stepping away from a car on Randolph Avenue near West 7th Street. (11/02/2013)
School officials evacuated the building about 11:30 a.m. after they discovered a natural gas odor permeating the building, Saxler said. That odor was later determined to be coming from a construction site. The building is safe to enter, according to the district's website. (11/01/2013)
At the root of the situation in Minnesota is the financial situation of PBSC, which supplies bike sharing equipment and programs for Nice Ride -- as well as many other cities. The Montreal Gazette reports the public company is "$42 million in debt, running a deficit of $6.5 million and owed $5 million from cities that bought the system." Nice Ride is not part of the problem. (11/01/2013)
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)