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.


With oil painting, Max the Cat to be enshrined in Macalester College library

A California artist and fan will create the artwork.


Homeowner arrested after fatally shooting intruder in north Mpls.

Police learned later that the homeowner and the victim were acquaintances and that the invasion was not random.


Woman killed in head-on crash in northeast Minnesota

A driver crossed the centerline and hit Melissa Kalinoski on Hwy. 2 near Brookston.


Police pursuit in north metro ends with 2 crashes, 3 arrested

A Crystal squad car crashed while pursuing the suspects, but no one was seriously hurt.


Weekend brings closure of Hwy. 7 in Victoria, few other disruptions

But next month will start with both directions of I-35W closed between Hwy. 62 and I-94 in Minneapolis.


Car part reveals make of vehicle in fatal hit-and-run near St. Cloud

Authorities are searching for the driver in the predawn crash on Hwy. 23 that left a bicyclist dead.


Pro wrestling legend Road Warrior Animal dies at age 60

Joe Laurinaitis was raised in Minnesota and was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2011.


Minnesota Lottery sales hit record for third straight year

Minnesota Lottery ticket and scratch-off games have set sales records for the third straight year, state lottery officials said Wednesday.Sales totaled $668.6 million during fiscal…


Two riding on motorcycle killed in rear-end crash in Pine County

A teenage driver rear-ended a motorcycle on a rural east-central Minnesota highway Sunday afternoon, killing both people on the bike.Jerry McDowell, 66, and Sharon McDowell,…


Turning right on red? Stop or yield first — or face a fine

One Drive reader said he's seen an increase in lawless driving during the pandemic, with motorists running red lights on right turns among the most frequent transgressions.