Jon Collins Feature Archive

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)
Amy Senser can return home Monday after finishing a work release program, part of her sentence from a 2012 conviction tied to a high-profile hit and run death. (10/20/2014)
Apartments on the third and fourth floors were damaged and much of the building sustained smoke damage, officials said. (10/20/2014)
The man who initiated the fight was arrested and is in custody at the Ramsey County Jail. Police are investigating. (10/14/2014)
The lesson from Texas is that even one case of Ebola can have devastating consequences, Gov. Dayton and Sens. Klobuchar and Franken say. (10/13/2014)
A man was scratched on the hand by a cougar Thursday at the Como Zoo after he allegedly climbed on the outer railing of the animal's exhibit. (10/10/2014)