Tim Nelson Feature Archive

Jamie Olson was a legislative analyst and a key figure in the startup of the industry. She helped lead the initial public meeting as the state prepared to select two growers to supply medical cannabis. (07/17/2015)
Some doctors question whether they know enough about marijuana to justify helping their patients get it. (07/17/2015)
Opening ceremonies will be held Tuesday for the 31st annual Schwan's USA Cup, which this week brings thousands of soccer players from around the world to Blaine, Minn. (07/14/2015)
The State Patrol says that a small car was westbound on Highway 212 near Granite Falls when it crossed the center line and hit an oncoming school bus. (07/14/2015)
Possible tornadoes and violent winds toppled large trees, twisted the grandstands at a raceway and sent youngsters home early from one camp in Minnesota because of a lack of power. (07/13/2015)
The state's Public Utilities Commission on Friday approved rate increases of 1.5 to 2 percent. That's on top of a 4.6 percent increase last year. The new increase kicks in this fall. (07/10/2015)
MnDOT is warning drivers to expect major delays as it closes west bound Interstate 394 out of downtown Minneapolis at 10 p.m. Friday. (07/10/2015)
Jerry Olson, 63, completed what Metro Transit officials say likely is the agency's best driving record of all time. (07/08/2015)
The Minnesota Zoo in Apple Valley closed the Grizzly Coast exhibit after a bear shattered part of a glass barrier with a rock. A temporary barrier will go up soon. (07/06/2015)
A tour of one of Minnesota's new medical marijuana dispensaries reveals that the stores will be secure clinical facilities with not a pot leaf in sight. (06/26/2015)
A key link between St. Paul and the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport will be closed this weekend. (06/26/2015)
Three people were exploring the empty Fruen grain mill just after midnight when one man fell about 40 feet. (06/26/2015)
Authorities say Patrick Henry Kelly, 56, of Eden Prairie, violated the terms of his release, which require him to stay away from Lucia. In October, prosecutors charged him with felony stalking. (06/25/2015)
The thrift chain agreed to pay a total $1.8 million to several Minnesota charities and make its operations more transparent, including disclosing that it is a for-profit fundraising company. (06/25/2015)
A pedal pub rolling across the Hennepin Avenue bridge in Minneapolis Wednesday night was rear-ended by a car, sending 12 people to the hospital, Minneapolis police said. (06/25/2015)