Art Hughes Feature Archive

Tim Dolan cleared a significant hurdle Wednesday toward becoming Minneapolis' next police chief. (09/27/2006)
The historic property known as Camp Coldwater near Fort Snelling could be turned over to new owners. The U.S. Department of the Interior is finalizing the parameters for selling the land. (09/25/2006)
Military veterans shed camo and life threatening situations when they return to Minnesota, but they often face hurdles when they head back to school. (09/18/2006)
New University of Minnesota freshmen are being encouraged to graduate in four years. U of M President Robert Bruininks delivered a pep talk to the incoming class of 2010, designed to motivate them to stay focused on their studies. (09/06/2006)
The first day of the new school year was also the first day of operation for the state's only Chinese immersion school. The Yinghua Academy charter school in St. Paul opened its doors to kindergarten through third grade students. (09/05/2006)
Minnesota ranks among the lowest in the nation for people living below federal poverty standards, according to information released Tuesday by the U.S. Census. (08/29/2006)
Minneapolis police arrested a 20-year-old man Tuesday in connection with the weekend shooting death of a pizza delivery man. The violence continued Tuesday morning when three men forced their way into the same house where the weekend shooting happened. The shootings are reminders of a spike in violent crime in the troubled neighborhoods in north Minneapolis. (08/08/2006)
A new law designed to give consumers more tools to protect their own personal information takes effect on Tuesday. (08/01/2006)
Oromo immigrants in Minnesota hope revelations of human rights violations will help their families and friends in Ethiopia. (07/26/2006)
The new on-campus Gopher football stadium is opening lines of communication between the University of Minnesota and neighborhood groups. (07/21/2006)
Borrowers of federally-backed college loans can save money if they consolidate their loans before interest rates jump. (06/29/2006)
New proof of citizenship rules are set to start July 1 for Medicaid recipients. Many people worry the strict requirements will push many eligible people off the program. (06/15/2006)
In Minnesota, almost half of incoming freshmen find their writing skills are not up to the college level. One plan tries to put students on the path to success earlier. (06/08/2006)
Not since the Vietnam War have Americans been so aware of the need to care for veterans and their families. One result is that the University of Minnesota is dusting off a forgotten benefit for veterans' children. (05/26/2006)
The University of Minnesota has announced a top academic from Columbia University will head the U of M's newly organized College of Education and Human Development. (05/18/2006)