Jon Collins Feature Archive

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)
Two would-be car thieves attracted the attention of police after driving the wrong way down a street. (10/27/2014)
They want the same rights as mainstream churches, Hindu associations and the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster. (10/24/2014)
Mireya Reyes, 31, was charged in U.S. District Court with five counts of aiding and abetting the misuse of Social Security numbers. (10/23/2014)
Authorities reported no injuries to passengers or crew. Both planes sustained minor damage and returned to hangars. (10/23/2014)
Three friends aim to mass produce a portable standing desk manufactured regionally. (10/22/2014)
The Seven Corners Gateway Site is proposed to replace an existing parking lot located across the street from the Xcel Energy Center and near a center for homeless services. (10/22/2014)
The city has also reduced the amount of trash sent to the incinerator by 16 percent or 13,511 tons. (10/21/2014)
The accident occurred near the junction with Interstate 494 shortly after 6 a.m. The northbound lanes of the highway were closed as crews cleaned up. (10/21/2014)