Jon Collins Feature Archive

A stolen bus driven by a 15-year-old boy sideswiped another vehicle on Highway 32 near Ulen, Minnesota, northwest of Detroit Lakes, officials said. (11/11/2014)
Forecasters predict a weeklong deep freeze that could see temperatures dropping into the single digits. (11/11/2014)
Neighborhoods Organizing for Change wants KSTP to apologize for a story alleging Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges made a gang sign as she posed for a picture with a local organizer. (11/10/2014)
Slippery slopes, semis in the ditch and a grinding commute are all part of Minnesota's snowy landscape as the state grapples with the season's first major winter storm. Another wave of snow is expected Monday night into Tuesday morning. (11/10/2014)
The body camera pilot program will last six to nine months and includes 36 officers from precincts across the city. (11/06/2014)
Each winter, as snow piles higher and ice hardens in the cold, some people just don't shovel. (11/06/2014)
Stanek earned more than twice as many votes as his opponent, Minneapolis Deputy Police Chief Eddie Frizell. (11/05/2014)
The result means the end of the 70/30 rule, a decades-old code that restricted alcohol sales at some restaurants with beer and wine licenses. (11/05/2014)
The city's previous election filing fee was set at $20. The city will now require a $500 fee to run for mayor, among other increases. (11/05/2014)
The federal government had asked the judge to bar the company from imposing tests and threatening to fine those who refuse. (11/03/2014)
The program's continued success could pave the way for bike sharing in all seasons. (11/03/2014)
The complementary rides are the result of a law passed earlier this year that's designed to increase voter participation. (10/31/2014)
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources spent more than $8 million building new projects or rehabbing old ones this construction season. (10/31/2014)
The tests required by the company would measure blood pressure, cholesterol and glucose levels, as well as check for evidence of smoking. (10/29/2014)
The number is significant because one out of every five state residents relies on private wells for drinking water. (10/27/2014)