Jon Collins Feature Archive

Minneapolis Public Schools has declared a moratorium on suspending its youngest students for non-violent behavior. (09/05/2014)
The "Fight for $15" campaign has spread across the country in recent years. It's the first time that workers in Minnesota have officially joined in. (09/04/2014)
All seven vehicles used by the department to respond to medical emergencies will be stocked with Narcan, a drug that can reverse opiate overdoses. (09/04/2014)
Storm clusters will also take aim at Minnesota's Arrowhead and northern Wisconsin Thursday afternoon. (09/04/2014)
Late night incident is the first armed robbery of a vendor in Minnesota State Fair history. (09/03/2014)
The project still needs final approval from the City Council and city Planning Commission. (09/03/2014)
In a statement released Saturday, union president Dave Titus said he stands behind the officers involved. (08/31/2014)
Administrators at St. Cloud State University are instituting a "flexible hiring freeze" in an attempt to stabilize the school's finances. (08/30/2014)
A motorcyclist who crashed in St. Francis earlier this week has died. (08/30/2014)
The results of the BCA's investigation will be turned over to the Anoka County Attorney's office for consideration. (08/30/2014)
St. Paul Police Chief Tom Smith said officers responded to frantic 911 calls about a man acting violently. (08/28/2014)
Abu-Huraira Islamic Center proposed a mosque at the old Medtronic headquarters in St. Anthony at 3055 Old Highway 8. The City Council voted 4-1 in June 2012 not to issue a conditional use permit for the mosque, citing appropriate land use. (08/27/2014)
The viral fundraising campaign that's clogging up social media with videos of people pouring a bucket of ice water over their head is also bringing tens of millions of dollars to organizations that combat the debilitating disease. (08/27/2014)
The Thrill Day theme continued through much of the 1930s and 1940s with stunts like a man setting himself on fire and diving into a pool, or acrobats performing on the wings of planes. (08/26/2014)
Angela Dawn Jackson, 37, is being held on $500,000 bail at Hennepin County Jail. (08/26/2014)