A native of Scarsdale, N.Y., Shiffer previously worked at The News & Observer of Raleigh, N.C. He holds a bachelor’s degree in English from Wesleyan University in Connecticut.
As part of its reconstruction of the Crosstown/35W, MnDOT removed an old chain-link fence that once divided state right of way from the back yard of Henry and Jeannie Adams in south Minneapolis.
Updated: March 25, 2009, - 07:11 AM
A Hopkins couple without health insurance tried in vain to rein in expenses on a quick trip to the hospital.
Updated: March 21, 2009, - 10:35 PM
Lauren Strom complained about an understaffing violation at a Minneapolis day-care center where she worked. The center fired her.
Updated: March 14, 2009, - 10:30 PM
Planes using Crystal Airport don't fly over the eight white pines, but the Airports Commission insists that seven of them must go to meet rules.
Updated: March 01, 2009, - 09:39 AM
A Minnesota House bill would provide protected persons a 15-point bill of rights. A Senate bill is also planned.
Updated: February 17, 2009, - 09:59 PM
An Excelsior woman joined the growing ranks of Minnesotans who lose control of their finances to lightly regulated guardians.
Updated: February 16, 2009, - 01:46 PM
Last month, Andre Guirard of Plymouth got a letter thanking him for choosing ACN as his new telephone service provider. The problem was, he hadn't changed his phone service.
Updated: February 07, 2009, - 09:52 PM
Every time someone asks to see her wedding album, Isis Buchanan has to explain what went wrong. Yes, a photographer was there. But they have never seen the pictures.
Updated: January 24, 2009, - 10:42 PM
What began as a minor dispute between two households has mushroomed into a string of violence gripping a whole Minneapolis community in fear.
Updated: January 23, 2009, - 11:22 PM