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

State, local election ballots set in Washington County

Two Washington County Board seats are in contention this fall, and several cities will have new mayors and other leaders.

Updated: August 16, 2014, - 02:00 PM

New Brighton, Army trying to resolve clash over water treatment

New Brighton says the military is reneging on paying for groundwater treatment from a former ammunition plant.

Updated: August 10, 2014, - 08:46 PM

Initial Washington County budget plan: 3.5% levy increase

The average homeowner would pay $43 more in county property taxes per year under the preliminary proposal.

Updated: August 09, 2014, - 03:00 PM

Woodbury teen pleads guilty in designer-drug death of 17-year-old girl

The Woodbury 19-year-old helped sell a designer drug that killed a 17-year-old girl.

Updated: August 09, 2014, - 06:40 AM

State Patrol seeks help with clues in Oak Park Heights hit-and-run death

The Minnesota State Patrol is asking the public for help in finding the driver of a vehicle involved in a...

Updated: August 07, 2014, - 04:25 PM

Big river, big trouble: Dredges work OT to open Mississippi River

Over the past several weeks, a 52-member crew from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has been feverishly battling the clock and Mother Nature to clear the river of silt deposited by this year’s relentless floodwaters.

Updated: August 05, 2014, - 09:12 AM

Plans for State Farm campus shift to fast track

Woodbury has waited for eight years to see a rebirth at the abandoned site at a busy intersection. With City...

Updated: July 26, 2014, - 02:00 PM

Route set for Gateway Corridor transit line

The bus rapid-transit line would start at Woodbury’s eastern edge and run west along Interstate 94 and end at St. Paul’s Union Depot.

Updated: July 25, 2014, - 10:49 PM

Mayfly's adult life is fleeting but very eventful

On the five-point Johnson Scale, Sunday night’s spectacularly freakish mayfly emergence and hatch along much of the Upper Mississippi was a doozy, rating a 4.5.

Updated: July 24, 2014, - 05:52 PM

$600 million solutions on table for thirsty White Bear Lake

Two of three solutions proposed for dwindling lake top $600 million and would shift how many cities get their water.

Updated: July 24, 2014, - 05:48 AM

Result Per Page


Connect with twitterConnect with facebookConnect with Google+Connect with PinterestConnect with PinterestConnect with RssfeedConnect with email newsletters