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.


Donations to destroyed businesses on Minneapolis' Lake Street surpass $2.5M

Neighborhood council will also make donation to the family of George Floyd


Two murder charges for suspect who fatally shot man in St. Paul

James Cannon died after the Friday morning shooting on Otto Street


Early morning fire damages north Minneapolis strip mall

It was not clear whether the fire was related to the weekend unrest.


Man dies of drug overdose in Mankato apartment

Two were hospitalized after taking counterfeit painkillers.


MnDOT might let bars, restaurants use state roads for outdoor dining

The agency has gained approval from the federal government.


Authorities find body of missing canoeist in BWCA

Two others in the canoe that overturned Wednesday swam to safety.


Woman dies after being found on Bloomington street

The woman who died may have been assaulted, police said.


Watertown giving households $60 economic stimulus checks

"Chamber Checks" can be used at local businesses, to pay city bills or given to charity.


All lanes on I-94 in northwest metro open for Memorial Day travel

Expect light traffic; gas prices will be at their lowest levels since 2003.


Minnesota begins rescheduling 13,000 road tests canceled by COVID

Starting Tuesday, the Minnesota Department of Vehicle Services plans to give 300 tests a day to catch up on the growing backlog.