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.

Prospects for 2021 Minnesota State Fair are encouraging

A drop in COVID-19 cases and rising vaccination rates have sparked optimism.

Brooklyn Center renaming, revamping its summer celebration

Instead of a weekend party, the city will hold smaller events throughout the spring and summer.

Teen killed in Stearns County crash

The crash happened Monday morning on Hwy. 15 north of Kimball.

In a first, Twin Cities Auto Show will be outdoors

The outdoor event will take place May 15 to 23.

2 injured in south Minneapolis house fire

The cause of the fire has not been determined.

Plans to address Hwy. 10 bottlenecks in Ramsey take shape

Anoka County and the city of Ramsey want to remove traffic signals at two intersections along Hwy. 10 and replace them with grade-separated interchanges to…

Metro Transit eyes Central Avenue for next BRT line

The F Line through NE. Mpls. and beyond could be running by 2030.

Catalytic converters at center of a Twin Cities crime wave

Police say there is little they can do to prevent the thefts and that it's tough to catch crooks unless they are caught in the act. It's also frustrating and expensive for victims.

Need to renew Minnesota driver's license or ID? DVS will open Saturdays

Extensions for those with expired credentials end March 31.

Citing 'safety risk,' crews remove ice sculpture from St. Paul neighborhood

Officials say the sculpture was unsafe and the artist did not secure a permit.