James Walsh

Reporter | St. Paul and Ramsey County
Phone: 651-925-5041
James Walsh covers news in St. Paul and Ramsey County.

Recent content from James Walsh

Lyle 'Ty' Hoffman pleads guilty to ex-partner's shooting death

Charged with murder and accused of robbing a bank while on the run, Lyle Hoffman attended a plea hearing before a Ramsey County District judge Friday afternoon.

Updated: January 23, 2015, - 09:27 PM

Ty Hoffman's arrest after monthlong manhunt brings relief

Police said Lyle "Ty" Hoffman was arrested after he was spotted on foot looking at an Arby's drive-through menu in Shakopee. He was not armed at the time of the arrest and he did not resist or attempt to conceal his identity, police said.

Updated: January 23, 2015, - 06:04 PM

$28 million Children's Museum expansion seeks to free imaginations

Starting Saturday and running through May 10, the museum’s foremost experts — kids themselves — will help design a range of new exhibits.

Updated: January 20, 2015, - 12:57 PM

St. Paul Downtown Airport preps for Hockey Day

This year the event merges Minnesota’s favorite frozen sport with support for our troops overseas.

Updated: January 14, 2015, - 08:34 PM

Obituary: Dorothy C. Smith rode west on the Orphan Train

The Minneapolis newspaper called her a “mail-order baby.” That’s because, unlike thousands of other children sent west to Minnesota and...

Updated: January 10, 2015, - 09:41 PM

Local curlers have high hopes for inaugural Big Spiel

St. Paul Curling Club and two other area clubs will welcome about 400 other curlers to debut tourney.

Updated: January 07, 2015, - 10:47 PM

Complaints allege inappropriate buying by ex-East Ridge principal

The former principal of Woodbury’s East Ridge High School allegedly used school district funds to purchase iPads, gift cards, a personal membership to Sam’s Club and other items, according to complaints filed with his employer, documents released Tuesday show.

Updated: January 07, 2015, - 06:17 AM

Life captured in sketch pads

A Lowertown couple record life in the Twin Cities with pen and paper.

Updated: January 05, 2015, - 08:46 PM

St. Paul schools repair payroll glitch

A bank mix-up briefly threatened the paychecks to thousands of workers, but after some surliness, the issue was mostly resolved.

Updated: December 27, 2014, - 07:36 AM

Vy Van Pham, 83: Selfless advocate for many a refugee

He met President Jimmy Carter, became a national labor leader and spent decades as a Hennepin County social worker. But his deepest legacy may be the tens of thousands of lives he lifted.

Updated: December 26, 2014, - 04:48 PM

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