Cody Nelson

Minnesota Public Radio

Cody Nelson is a contributing reporter for MPR, a fourth-year journalism student at the University of Minnesota and editor-in-chief at the Minnesota Daily.

Cody Nelson Feature Archive

The group organizing the trip, Asamblea de Derechos Civiles (Assembly for Civil Rights), will make a stop at a detention center in the nation's capitol. They hope to bring attention to recent decisions by Hennepin and Ramsey counties to stop complying with federal detainer requests. (06/16/2014)
Changes to the bus route's fare structures are to help bring them in line with Metro Transit's fees so riders will eventually be able to ride both the bus and the train with one payment. (06/01/2014)
Construction of a dam on the Minnesota River near where it intersects with the Pomme de Terre created the 4,500-acre Marsh Lake in the 1930s. Now, it faces high turbidity, among other issues. (05/23/2014)
A St. Paul man and woman have been charged with felony sex trafficking for forcing a 15-year-old girl to work as a prostitute. (12/12/2013)
Lakeville North High School started classes Thursday with a moment of silence to honor a classmate who died Wednesday when her car slid into an oncoming SUV. (12/05/2013)
The last of what used to be 13 movie houses in north Minneapolis may soon undergo a multi-million dollar expansion and renovation project. (11/20/2013)
The downtown Minneapolis Central Library sees up to 400 homeless visitors on any given day and word is spreading that the library has services that can help those who need it. Now, those programs are getting a financial boost. (11/16/2013)
The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension has identified the remains of a Minneapolis woman who disappeared 20 years ago, opening up the investigation in a decades-old homicide case. (11/08/2013)
Organizers from USA Triathlon expect the event to bring as many as 1,200 athletes to the city for the July 19 race. (11/03/2013)
Most candidates on the periphery of the Minneapolis mayoral race don't think they'll actually become the next mayor. But for some with more serious platforms, it's about bringing attention to an issue. (11/01/2013)
Minneapolis mayoral candidate Stephanie Woodruff has seen both sides of the economic divide. She has been a high-level corporate executive and a victim of the foreclosure crisis. (10/24/2013)
With 35 candidates on the ballot, there has been no shortage of press conferences in the Minneapolis mayor's race. But none compares to Cam Winton's. (10/24/2013)
Don Samuels might have been a Jamaican gospel music star. Instead, his improbable path led him to the Minneapolis mayor's race. (10/23/2013)
Betsy Hodges enjoys balancing the billion-dollar Minneapolis city budget. And as chair of the City Council's Ways and Means/Budget Committee for the past four years, she's had plenty of practice. (10/23/2013)
It's been more than 40 years since Dan Cohen held elected office, but he's one of the eight leading candidates to replace outgoing Mayor R.T. Rybak. (10/22/2013)