Peter Cox Feature Archive

The Minneapolis Veterans Home is getting a new 100-bed skilled care nursing facility on its campus, after securing $38 million in federal funds. (05/28/2015)
Police continue to investigate why a U.S. airman shot two employees, one fatally, before turning the gun on himself at a Walmart Supercenter Tuesday. (05/27/2015)
The DFL-led Minnesota Senate approved a bipartisan bill that would make it possible for unauthorized immigrants to get driver's licenses, but it got stuck in the GOP-controlled House. (05/26/2015)
A sellout crowd packed into the 7,200-seat stadium, and the Saints put on a show, complete with wacky announcers and a pig mascot. (05/22/2015)
For 23 years, Chuck and Hope Lea, both 87, have tended to bluebird nest boxes in hopes of rebuilding the songbird's population in the St. Croix Valley. (05/18/2015)
Many demonstrators came up to Taye Clinton Thursday to tell him he was a hero. (05/15/2015)
The Minnesota Zoo will be the only public viewing area for the endangered monk seal outside of Hawaii. (05/13/2015)
Workers at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport would earn at least $10 an hour under a recommended policy change. Officials estimate 2,800 employees could be affected. (05/12/2015)
St. Paul officials gave the all-clear for people to return to their homes after a contractor hit a 2 inch gas line at Warwick and Randolph streets. (05/11/2015)
Christopher Besser will be charged Tuesday with killing Blake Besser and Todd Besser, a 16-year veteran of the Elk River Police Department, authorities said. (05/10/2015)
Police said they don't believe the crime was random. The man has not been identified. (05/10/2015)
The Chicago Blackhawks advanced to the Western Conference finals with a 4-3 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Thursday night for a four-game sweep. (05/07/2015)
Anoka County ranks in the top fifth nationally in a new study as a place where children have a better shot to scale the income ladder. (05/07/2015)
Brandon Wren died of a gunshot wound to the neck at his home late Sunday night. (05/05/2015)
Amy Hewett-Olatunde teaches students at LEAP High School in St. Paul, which enrolls students who are new arrivals to the U.S. and are not native English speakers. (05/03/2015)