The day after the pizza place burned, smoke still hung in the air as residents lamented the loss of a neighborhood fixture.
Updated: January 26, 2013, - 04:59 PM
The fire involved a building near 54th Street and Lyndale Avenue S. that houses Diamond Lake Rental and Beek's Pizza.
Updated: January 24, 2013, - 11:19 PM
About once a year I scold someone in a neighborhood I don't live in because they don't want something that wouldn't affect me at all. About time for another. This time the location is Dinkytown, the compact community by the U of M's East Bank, but the issue is the same everywhere: development vs. the residents.
Updated: January 24, 2013, - 11:04 PM
Just so we're clear: If you take the lights down before I do, you're a holiday kill-joy. If you take them down later, you're lazy.
Updated: January 19, 2013, - 03:49 PM
The American Lung Association has given Minnesota a failing grade on its efforts to fight smoking.
Updated: January 18, 2013, - 03:56 PM
Let me get this straight, newcomers think. You people drive a big truck on the ice, drag out a house, cut holes in the floor and turn on a heater. So you can fish?
Updated: January 12, 2013, - 06:10 PM
The annual New York Mills Think-Off, a Minnesota tradition that settles thorny philosophical issues by a town-hall vote, has announced its next topic: Is it better to stick to principles, or compromise?
Updated: January 10, 2013, - 09:00 PM
Visited the scene of the Great Water Main Break of 2013 a day after the deluge, and aside from the blocked-off streets you couldn't tell anything had happened.
Updated: January 05, 2013, - 04:00 PM
The deal to keep Macy's in St. Paul expired on Dec. 31 at 11:59:59 p.m., and no doubt the company agonized over what to do next.
Updated: January 03, 2013, - 07:36 PM