Tim Nelson Feature Archive

Minnesota would be the first state in the country to offer the games online. Opponents are reacted with alarm, saying the online games aren't legal under the state constitutional amendment that authorized the lottery in 1988. (01/09/2014)
Here's the playbook for the Vikings plans to move their fans to TCF Bank Stadium at the University of Minnesota: (01/09/2014)
Warmer weather this week may be a good opportunity to help curb the salt running into our streams and lakes. (01/09/2014)
An explosion ripped through a three-story building in the Cedar Riverside neighborhood of Minneapolis New Year's Day morning, igniting a three-alarm fire and sending more than a dozen people to area hospitals. (01/01/2014)
The Vikings and their fans said goodbye to their home for the last 32 seasons. The final game in the Metrodome ended quietly with a 14-13 victory against the Detroit Lions on Sunday. (12/30/2013)
About 6,000 Vikings fans were at the Metrodome Saturday night saying goodbye to the stadium. The Vikings play the last game ever in the Metrodome Sunday and then demolition begins. (12/29/2013)
The Vikings wrap up 32 seasons at the Metrodome this weekend, playing their final game in the stadium Sunday. The dome is due to be demolished starting Jan. 18, and replaced in time for the 2016 season. (12/27/2013)
The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority and Albrecht Signs have just signed off on the final details of their agreement to salvage and sell off seats from the soon-to-be-vacant Metrodome. The Vikings will play their last game there on Sunday. (12/27/2013)
It's the end of an another era tonight as skaters take their last laps around the concourses at the Metrodome. (12/27/2013)
Albrecht Signs in Fridley said they've been selected to salvage the blue seats in the Metrodome and that they may be taking orders in the next few days. (12/26/2013)
Authorities at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport say a passenger arrested last week after a bomb scare at Terminal 2 did not leave behind a propane tank, as was initially reported. (12/26/2013)
Minnesota courts are sounding the alarm about an email scam that makes reference to court appearances. (12/24/2013)
Harry Walsh is a former priest who was accused of sexually abusing two minors decades ago. The accusations came to light as part of Minnesota Public Radio's ongoing investigation into the church's response to clergy misconduct. (12/24/2013)
The team's long farewell to the stadium will start with a season ticket holders' event on Saturday. At the game on Sunday, there will be a video tribute and a short ceremony. (12/23/2013)
It projects that state highways will need $30 billion in funding over the next 20 years to keep up with demand and maintain the roads the state already has. (12/23/2013)