Tim Nelson Feature Archive

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)
It isn't clear yet whether the sentence will include the time Cassim has already been held. His family hoped that lawyers in the United Arab Emirates would get his sentence reduced and get him out of the country quickly. (12/23/2013)
Target CEO Gregg Steinhafel Friday announced a 10 percent discount for any customer who shops in the chain's stores this weekend. (12/20/2013)
With just over a week left before the Metrodome closes for good, the team and local officials say they're determined that the stadium will have a very different end than the old Met in Bloomington. (12/20/2013)
A suspicious package report prompted authorities to call for part of the building to be evacuated. A bomb squad was called to the scene. (12/20/2013)
There's a lot of discussion about what might happen to the seats in the Metrodome before the place is demolished started Jan. 18. (12/19/2013)
The news comes just as the holiday shopping season shifted into high gear. The chain said that customers who made purchases using their cards at its U.S. stores between Nov. 27 and Dec. 15 may have been exposed. (12/19/2013)