Tim Nelson Feature Archive

The Minneapolis City Council today voted unanimously to approve the $400 million dollar development in downtown Minneapolis that has been the source of months of controversy. (12/13/2013)
The city of Minneapolis and critics of the $400 million stadium district development traded arguments in Hennepin County District Court for an hour and a half this morning, but it doesn't look like a planned vote on the deal will be stopped. (12/12/2013)
Former Republican governor Arne Carlson says the city of Minneapolis rethink a planned $400 million mixed-use development to go up near the new Vikings stadium. (12/10/2013)
The Minneapolis City Council's zoning committee has signed off on the demolition of the Star Tribune's building, one of the final hurdles to passing Downtown East. (12/09/2013)
Plans for a $400 million dollar mixed use development, parking ramps and a new downtown park are getting a little closer to winning approval in Minneapolis. (12/05/2013)
Hundreds of people gathered in Minneapolis Tuesday for the formal groundbreaking for the new billion dollar Vikings stadium. (12/03/2013)
The Minnesota State Patrol says three people were killed in separate crashes on wet and icy roads on Monday, while the conditions in northern and central Minnesota led to more than 50 accidents on the stretch of I-94 between St. Cloud and Moorhead. (12/03/2013)
The Star Tribune's Mike Kaszuba says the negotiations over the TCF Bank stadium lease for two Vikings seasons was more than just a Coke vs. Pepsi dispute. (11/30/2013)
The bridge will be closed only Saturday, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., from Concord Street to West 7th Street. Drivers will be directed to use Interstate 494, U.S. 61 and Interstate 94 instead. (11/29/2013)
Two University of St. Thomas students were reportedly getting out of a cab early Sunday morning in the 1900 block of Grand Avenue. A man and a woman, both 22, were struck by a car that fled without stopping. (11/29/2013)
The rally stopped traffic on University Avenue and ended with a sit-in at the intersection of University and Snelling Avenues. (11/29/2013)
Shezanne Cassim went to high school in Woodbury and attended the University of Minnesota. Cassim is awaiting sentencing after a brief trial earlier this year. (11/27/2013)
Chad Michael Geyen was arraigned Wednesday morning on three counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct and is being held in the Anoka County jail. Police say he molested four boys — two who are now adults and two others now ages 8 and 11. (11/27/2013)
Lines will be longer than usual for travelers this Thanksgiving, airport officials say, but two additional security checkpoints at the Humphrey Terminal could help alleviate some of the congestion. (11/27/2013)
Firefighters quickly contained a fire at the Macy's store in Ridgedale Center in Minnetonka on Tuesday. The store had to be evacuated. (11/26/2013)