Paul Levy

Reporter | North Metro
Phone: 612-673-4419
Paul Levy is a general assignment reporter for the north metro area, covering county government and community issues.

Recent content from Paul Levy

Metro Transit driver honored for impeccable 39 years

Jerry Olson was recognized by Metro Transit for having earned 25 Outstanding Operator Awards and 39 consecutive Safe Operator Awards; he’s the first to achieve the latter feat.

Updated: June 06, 2013, - 11:55 PM

Once homeless, a graduate finds hope

Once scared and without a roof over her head, a young woman rejoices over the high school diploma that had seemed only a dream.

Updated: June 01, 2013, - 10:29 PM

Somali community calls for outside probe of incident at Champlin Park

Questions are raised after phone videos show teacher tussling with a Somali student.

Updated: May 28, 2013, - 08:57 PM

Crowning achievement for Anoka's Swedish bakery

Owners of the Swedish Crown Bakery are opening a second shop that will ramp up the ‘bakery’ part of the name.

Updated: May 28, 2013, - 03:38 PM

Minnesota's sober high schools are faltering

Financial woes and erratic enrollment — factors that doomed other tuition-free Minnesota recovery schools that once served as national models — have claimed the last two schools in the Sobriety High School chain.

Updated: May 28, 2013, - 08:56 AM

Former Minneapolis police officer charged with more sex crimes

Former Minneapolis police officer Bradley Schnickel, accused of using social media to try to lure girls into sexual encounters, faces...

Updated: May 24, 2013, - 08:15 PM

St. Louis Park fourth-grader loved sports, mom’s cooking

St. Louis Park fourth-grader Mohamed Fofana recently was asked what he wanted to do when he became a man.Mohamed, 10,...

Updated: May 23, 2013, - 11:32 PM

Twin Cities students find all A’s aren’t automatic ticket to college of choice

Essays and activities can trump high grades and college board scores.

Updated: May 16, 2013, - 03:58 PM

More sex charges against ex-Minneapolis cop

Former Minneapolis officer Bradley Schnickel allegedly tried persuading seven more girls to have sexual encounters.

Updated: May 15, 2013, - 09:05 PM

In Anoka County, a tempest over 40 acres

Residents are worried about a DNR School Trust Lands proposal to clear-cut woodland in the Sandhill Crane Natural Area.

Updated: May 07, 2013, - 09:25 AM

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