Tim Nelson Feature Archive

A car hit the side of a Green Line test train at the intersection of Eustis Street and University Avenue, Metro Transit said Friday. (05/16/2014)
Now that Lunds Food Holdings has opened its 24th Twin Cities location, downtown residents will no longer have to take a long bus ride to buy food and other necessities. For nearby residents and boosters of the state's second largest downtown, the new store has sparked new hope that the area has finally arrived. (05/15/2014)
The Minneapolis City Council's Community Development & Regulatory Services Committee today signed off on a staff recommendation that the city hire Architectural Alliance of Minneapolis and Denver-based Sink Combs Dethlefs to design an update of the arena, built by the Timberwolves in 1990. (05/13/2014)
Downtown East is part of a five-block transformation of the eastern edge of downtown, between the central business district and the new, $1 billion Vikings stadium already under construction. (05/13/2014)
Later this month, the St. Paul police crime lab will seek accreditation through a national board that evaluates forensic testing, department spokesman Howie Padilla said. (05/12/2014)
Minneapolis fire fighters were attending to the child, surrounded by a crowd estimated at 100 onlookers. (05/12/2014)
The Knight Foundation is putting up $1.5 million to help neighborhoods grow along the new Green Line light rail line. (05/09/2014)
Trains will make a stop as part of Amtrak's daily service between Chicago and Seattle. Officials hope the downtown service will draw enough passengers to add another daily train between St. Paul and Chicago. (05/07/2014)
The bidding group has started working with hotels to set aside 19,000 rooms for Super Bowl festivities and will make a final in-person pitch to NFL owners on May 20 in Atlanta. (05/07/2014)
Minnesota is vying with Indianapolis, which hosted the 2012 game, and New Orleans, which hosted the 2013 Super Bowl (along with an infamous blackout). The next Super Bowl will be in the Phoenix, followed by San Francisco and Houston. (05/06/2014)
Police said a wall fell from the building's third floor. The building and part of the block south was evacuated. (05/06/2014)
Target announced Monday that Chairman, President and CEO Gregg Steinhafel is out nearly five months after the retailer disclosed a credit-card data breach. (05/05/2014)
Road closures this weekend will challenge drivers in the Twin Cities and in the Rochester area. (05/02/2014)
The arrest came Wednesday night after the Waseca Police Department and members of the Bloomington bomb squad executed search warrants at a residence and storage facility in Waseca. (05/02/2014)
The State Patrol says a trooper was responding to a traffic complaint and trying to pull over a Chrysler minivan when the driver fled on 6th Street in St. Paul's Lowertown neighborhood. (05/02/2014)