Jim Anderson

Staff Writer | East Metro
Phone: 612-673-7199
Jim is from Sunrise, Minn., but has lived most of his life in St. Paul. He’s been a reporter, columnist and copy editor at several dailies, including the St. Paul Dispatch and Pioneer Press, Red Wing Republican Eagle, Mankato Free Press, Eau Claire (Wis.) Leader-Telegram and the St. Petersburg Times. He worked two years as a reporter in the Star Tribune’s East Metro Bureau.

Recent content from Jim Anderson

Bosnian native living in Forest Lake may be tied to 3 slayings

Zdenko Jakisa, facing deportation, is accused of immigration fraud and of hiding war crimes in 1990s.

Updated: October 21, 2014, - 10:40 PM

Stillwater faces pivotal mayor's race

Read more about communities around the metro area at startribune.com/local.City leadership in Washington County will undergo substantial change this Election...

Updated: October 20, 2014, - 04:58 PM

Elections focus on local issues, economy

Candidates across the county are focused on finding ways to attract development and jobs and expand tax bases in the...

Updated: October 18, 2014, - 02:00 PM

Key Washington County cities could see turnover at mayor

With incumbents stepping down, at least a half-dozen communities will have new mayors. Elsewhere, several officeholders face challengers.

Updated: October 17, 2014, - 11:02 PM

Woodbury farm's sale makes way for development

It’s a familiar story in Woodbury and the county’s other growing communities: Vestiges of rural life making way for the suburbs.

Updated: October 11, 2014, - 06:24 PM

Whole Foods grocery store to anchor Woodbury's State Farm site

The store would be the latest in a growing list of grocery shopping options added in recent years.

Updated: October 04, 2014, - 02:00 PM

Solar farm in the works in Denmark Township

The 40-acre site in Denmark Township is part of a proposed network of sites.

Updated: October 03, 2014, - 06:23 PM

Arts briefs: Stillwater's 30th annual Fine Art & Music Festival set

The 30th annual Fall Colors Fine Art & Music Festival takes place from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, and...

Updated: September 26, 2014, - 11:30 PM

Railroad steams ahead with St. Paul rail yard expansion

City concerns on noise, wetlands and more get bypassed as Canadian Pacific Railway takes its case to the U.S. Surface Transportation Board.

Updated: September 19, 2014, - 05:11 AM

June 7: St. Paul rail yard expansion plan met with opposition

Congestion, noise, impact on the wetlands being filled in among concerns of St. Paul residents.

Updated: September 18, 2014, - 09:28 PM

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