Tim Harlow | Star Tribune
Reporter | Traffic and transportation

Tim Harlow covers traffic and transportation issues in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area, and likes to get out of the office, even during rush hour. Harlow also covers general assignment and breaking news and weather. 

Harlow previously spent four years covering Washington County news and writing about family events and festivals. He is a resident of Robbinsdale and earned a communications degree from Concordia College in Moorhead, Minn., and a masters degree in communications from Bethel University. In his free time, he likes playing sand and indoor volleyball.

Expand Hwy. 610 in Maple Grove? Not just yet

When the Minnesota Department of Transportation completed the final segment of Hwy. 610 through Maple Grove two years ago, the agency built a ramp for…

Another snowy day gets followed by yet another cold night, then sun

After getting hit six of 12 days in February, near-record snowfall will take a breather Wednesday

Blustery cycle delivering more snow to Minnesota today, later in week

Blustery cycle looks to continue for the next seven to 10 days.

Fatal crash ignites push for change at Scott County intersection

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Help wanted: State Patrol seeks nontraditional applicants to fill growing need for troopers

Minnesota State Patrol beefing up its troops with nontraditional candidates

Ahead of cold wave, St. Paul, Mpls. call off school for today

Thursday's snowstorm made for slow and dangerous travel in much of the state. Next up: The cold along with increasing winds.

A record 38M passengers passed through MSP last year

The airport also set a record in 2018 for the most passengers screened at TSA checkpoints in one day.

But wait, there's more: 3-6 inches of snow expected in Twin Cities

A steady, and sometimes heavy snowfall, will continue through most of Thursday before tapering by the evening, Up to 12 inches is forecast for north central and northwestern Minnesota.

That was only Round 1: More snow coming tonight, lasting until Thursday

MnDOT warned drivers and walkers that icy spots persist as the metro area gets 4 to 6 inches of snow by Wednesday night.

1 dead, 1 badly burned after Dakota County house explodes

The explosion, which leveled the house in Hampton Township around 6:15 a.m., could be heard as far away as Hastings and Farmington.