Tim Post Feature Archive

A new study released by the University of Minnesota found that families in districts with four-day school weeks take shorter vacations. (04/16/2012)
A St. Paul high school is remembering a student they describe as someone extraordinary, who died in a freak accident Thursday night. (04/13/2012)
A state expert on addiction says Minnesota needs to do a better job of monitoring prescription drug abuse, which is being blamed for an increase in heroin overdose deaths. Officials say the number of heroin-related deaths in three metro-area counties nearly tripled last year. (04/13/2012)
St. Paul city officials on Thursday opened two electric car charging stations, the first of their kind in the state to use solar power. (04/12/2012)
A fire that burned 1,600 acres of forest and grassland in north central Minnesota is now completely contained. (04/11/2012)
State officials are warning people not to eat dried "uneviscerated" fish after 1,500 pounds of the product was embargoed at specialty wholesalers and markets in the Twin Cities. (04/11/2012)
Doctors at Children's Hospital and Clinics of Minnesota are working to raise the body temperature of an 8-year-old boy who survived a plunge into a frigid northern Minnesota lake on Friday. (The Daily Circuit, 04/10/2012)
About 50 protestors with the Occupy movement converged on Mayor R.T. Rybak's city hall office on Monday. (04/09/2012)
A mother who takes her toddler to a home day care in Brooklyn Park discovered three adults shot to death inside the home early Monday morning, according to police. (04/09/2012)
Crews from five area fire departments, the Department of Natural Resources and Wadena County have fought the fire since it started Sunday. (04/09/2012)
Gov. Mark Dayton has vetoed a GOP effort to pay back some of the money the state has borrowed from schools in recent years. (04/05/2012)
A central Minnesota student was recently disciplined for something she posted online. The school district is now being sued for allegedly violating her right to free speech. (04/04/2012)
Minnesota lawmakers are considering a bill that would give school districts the choice to start the academic year before Labor Day, a measure that has sparked a perennial debate over whether an early school start hurts tourism. (03/26/2012)
How to prevent bullying — even how to define bullying — is the job laid out for Gov. Mark Dayton's task force to investigate the scope of the problem in Minnesota. (03/20/2012)
The federal grant money will be used to develop new programs for existing charter schools based on the successes at Minnesota's highest-performing charters. (03/09/2012)