Jon Collins Feature Archive

Five-month-old Genesis Xiong was found dead by police in February with bruises on her face, stomach and back. Her mother's boyfriend has been charged in her death. (04/22/2015)
Civia Cycles is recalling aluminum Civia fenders and all Civia Hyland bicycles equipped with the fenders sold between April 2008 through March 2013. (04/21/2015)
The report highlighted that Minnesota has kept its obesity rate below 26 percent since 2010, while states like Iowa and North Dakota have seen rates climb above 30 percent. (04/21/2015)
The state's program is set to launch July 1. Minnesota Medical Solutions and LeafLine Labs were chosen last year to manufacture medical marijuana products in pill or oil form. (04/21/2015)
This is the sixth time MPR News or its parent company, American Public Media, has won a Peabody Award. (04/20/2015)
It turns out that texting while driving isn't the only thing that distracts Minnesota drivers. (04/17/2015)
A growing number of aging Baby Boomers are struggling with prescription drug addiction. (04/16/2015)
The ruling lets a Rice County man withdraw a 2011 guilty plea made after police found cocaine he had given to his wife to hide. (04/16/2015)
About 150 workers and supporters rallied early Wednesday outside a McDonald's on Lake Street in Minneapolis. (04/15/2015)
Besides their standard tools, Hennepin County sheriff's deputies patrolling the streets of downtown Minneapolis this summer will be packing a box filled with oatmeal and other healthy foods. (04/09/2015)
A decade ago there were just five breweries in Minnesota. State officials are now projecting 111 by year's end. (04/07/2015)
Silva is one of 72 applicants for the job in a much bigger district. (04/07/2015)
The projects tally $86 million in improvements and include everything from new traffic lights to the rehabilitation of a historic bridge. (04/06/2015)
The jobs will be added this and next year at three Minnesota facilities. (04/06/2015)
Indiana's "religious freedom" law had prompted other states and cities to ban official travel. (04/03/2015)