Tim Nelson Feature Archive

Minnesota is taking a key step toward legal medical marijuana Monday: the state health department is opening the official registry to enroll users. (06/01/2015)
Ramsey County is poised to tear down a two-block stretch of buildings that date back to 1886: the former headquarters of West Publishing and the old Ramsey County Jail. (05/29/2015)
An Internet service that tracks flight data shows that the plane was in the Chicago area earlier this month, and has since made four extensive flights over the Twin Cities. (05/29/2015)
Both freeways are scheduled to reopen by Monday morning. (05/29/2015)
The Legislature has adjusted the law to add hospitals to the list of facilities that can control, dispense and manage the use of cannabis inside their systems. (05/28/2015)
The Legislature effectively turned down the university's request to fund another two-year tuition freeze. (05/27/2015)
Offers have come in from St. Paul College, the University of St. Thomas and the St. Paul Hotel. Dayton has suggested meeting in a tent on the Capitol lawn. (05/22/2015)
Attorney General Lori Swanson says the for-profit retailer has "seriously misled the public" about the extent to which donations benefit charitable organizations. (05/21/2015)
The parents of a boy killed two years ago during a school field trip in St. Paul say they will build a school in Guinea in his honor. (05/20/2015)
It's the first year that St. Paul has been included on the list. Minneapolis has topped the rankings for the last two years. (05/20/2015)
The signature elements of a crime are increasingly digital. Go behind the scenes with the Anoka County Sheriff's Office mobile digital forensics lab -- the first in Minnesota. (05/19/2015)
Minnesota animal health officials canceled all bird exhibitions for 2015, including at the State Fair. While it minimizes the risk of flu spreading it also affects a longtime Minnesota tradition. (05/15/2015)
Workers at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport would earn at least $10 an hour under a recommended policy change. Officials estimate 2,800 employees could be affected. (05/12/2015)
Hennepin County has closed on a land deal that could block a proposed interconnection between two railroads in the western suburbs. (05/08/2015)
To replace its crowded Dorothy Day campus in downtown St. Paul, Catholic Charities plans to build a $100 million expansion nearby. A fundraising effort kicks off today. (05/07/2015)