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

Old-time major league siblings called Washington County home

Long before the Twins came to Minnesota, this pair of Washington County siblings made it to the majors.

Updated: March 27, 2015, - 10:34 PM

St. Paul attorney guilty of laundering drug money through law firm

St. Paul-based lawyer was convicted of conspiring with his brother-in-law to launder proceeds from drug sales.

Updated: March 10, 2015, - 06:01 AM

The County Line: How Washington County came to be in Minnesota

Put it this way: If not for the fickle finger of historical fate, Minnesota Vikings fans in Washington County could...

Updated: January 09, 2015, - 07:02 PM

Arts briefs: Masquers Theatre sets stage for 'Forbidden Broadway'

Tickets are now on sale for “Forbidden Broadway,” a cabaret revue sharply spoofing show tunes, characters and plots of contemporary...

Updated: December 26, 2014, - 11:58 PM

Arts briefs: Entries sought from young aspiring writers

The deadline is approaching for high school students to enter original works in WriteNow!, the annual high school writing contest...

Updated: December 19, 2014, - 10:41 PM

Swedish-language newspapers archived online

Archival project, begun in 2008, is to be completed by late 2015.

Updated: December 14, 2014, - 08:19 PM

Arts briefs: Valee de Croix Chorus names interim director

Scott Perau has accepted a contract as interim director of the Vallee de Croix Chorus, the award-winning group of singers...

Updated: December 12, 2014, - 11:05 PM

East metro beat: New biography captures Ignatius O'Shaughnessy's life of giving back

On a chilly day in 1902, Ignatius Aloysius O’Shaughnessy was, quite literally, at a crossroads.It had been a rough couple...

Updated: December 11, 2014, - 06:26 PM

Former Bayport developer convicted of fraud, tax evasion

Bayport businessman guilty on all 3 counts.

Updated: December 02, 2014, - 09:00 PM

Deal reached in suit over White Bear Lake's disappearing water

The dramatically receding water level has alarmed homeowners and affected property values. The agreement will seek to limit use of well water that drew down lake levels.

Updated: December 01, 2014, - 09:38 PM

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