James Walsh

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

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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

Saado Ali Warsame, 58: Daring voice of hope for Somalia

The Minnesota resident’s songs of peace made her wildly popular in her native Somalia, but a threat to those fomenting chaos there. Elected to Somalia’s parliament, she became a target.

Updated: December 26, 2014, - 04:47 PM

St. Paul man charged with spitting on prosecutor

A St. Paul man convicted Tuesday of sex trafficking has been charged in Ramsey County with spitting on the prosecutor...

Updated: December 24, 2014, - 10:23 PM

St. Paul neighborhood rallies around church

A fire left tiny St. Mark Lutheran Church unusable for months, but neighbors have rallied around the church.

Updated: December 24, 2014, - 10:21 PM

Dec. 20: Mall of America protest attracts thousands

Shoppers lined the rails of the mall rotunda to watch the peaceful protest. Bloomington police said 25 people were arrested.

Updated: December 20, 2014, - 10:22 PM

St. Paul swears in nation's first Karen police officer

Ler Htoo graduated from the St. Paul Police Academy on Thursday night, becoming what is believed to be the first police officer from Myanmar's Karen ethnic group in the United States.

Updated: December 19, 2014, - 09:42 AM

Santa and Mrs. Claus visit St. Paul children's hospitals

With police sirens wailing and a sidecar full of gifts, Sgt. Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus helped St. Paul police...

Updated: December 17, 2014, - 08:13 PM

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