Tim Nelson Feature Archive

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)
Three inmates escaped from a minimum security facility in New Richmond, Wis., on Wednesday night, prompting the school district to cancel classes on Thursday. (05/07/2015)
The officer's comments during a traffic stop last March were recorded and aired online. (05/06/2015)
Critics say the laws are used disproportionately to cite and arrest minorities. However, the new head of the city's police union says they're legitimate law enforcement tools. (05/06/2015)
Medical marijuana will be legal in the state starting July 1. One of the manufacturers has a plant up and running with "casino grade" security. Here's what it's like inside. (05/05/2015)
The Twin Cities had one restaurant listed in contention for the Best New Restaurant award and three chefs shortlisted for best in the Midwest. (05/05/2015)
Mourners gathered in north Minneapolis today for the funeral of the 10-year-old Crystal boy found dead last month. (05/02/2015)