1. Dreams of four-lane cruising

MnDOT updates the work on the expansion of U.S. 14 between Dodge Center and Owatonna, the last remaining two-lane stretch between Rochester and Mankato, on Wednesday.

2 . Waiting for broadband service

Expanding broadband internet service in rural areas has become a focal point for providers and government officials. On Wednesday, we look at who needs service and why.

3. Making it off the grid

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Inspired by the recent cold-weather disaster in Texas, one Rochester couple turned off power from the utility company and tried to live off the power generated by their rooftop solar panels. We'll check on their experiment on Tuesday.

4. 26 businesses gone

It's been 50 years since Rochester's biggest commercial fire ravaged the Miracle Mile shopping center, and it took 40 firefighters and 5,000 gallons of water a minute to put it out. Learn more from history columnist Thomas Weber in Tuesday's Life section.

5. Keeping Shannon's spirit alive

A decade after Shannon O'Hara was diagnosed with a brainstem glioma tumor and nine years after she passed away at the age of 13 after a courageous battle, her family is carrying on her legacy as strongly as ever. The Shannon O'Hara Foundation continues to give back to high school athletes in Rochester, in Shannon's name. This year, the Foundation is giving more than it ever has. Sports has the details Saturday.