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The council votes 4-3 in favor of a more than $620 million budget with $1.7 million in extra public safety spending .
Gateway Ramp money will help St. Paul libraries fill shelves while seeking permanent fund.
Tax increment financing will pay for parks and infrastructure on the site.
City Council expected to approve mayor's supplemental proposal as part of budget.
Minneapolis also is upgrading its parking meters as part of a legal settlement.
In St. Paul, leaders debate whether ShotSpotter technology is a useful tool or an unproven sales pitch.
Madison Equities faces allegations that it did not pay workers for overtime hours.
The mayor outlined a wide-ranging proposal that would use a "community-first" approach to confront what he calls a public health crisis. Police Chief Todd Axtell did not attend the presentation.
The mayor will give a budget presentation to the City Council on Wednesday.
Students urged move over founder's racist views.
But preliminary property bills could change after city councils set budgets.
Nelsie Yang was the first candidate to enter the Sixth Ward race in 2018 — when she was 23. In the time since, her ability to raise funds and build a supporter network has been more on par with incumbents than with other challengers.
Ranked-choice count puts first Hmong woman on St. Paul City Council
A large field of candidates for City Council also helped draw residents to the polls, officials said, but hundreds of voters cast ballots on the trash question alone.
For the only open seat, Nelsie Yang, 24, was poised to become St. Paul's youngest council member and first Hmong woman to serve on the council.
All council seats up for election amid trash controversy, shootings.
The Minnesota Court of Appeals reversed a Hennepin County court and said more evidence is needed to make a decision about the ramp's future.
He was recognized for his prolific work as a writer, his keen eye as an editor and publisher, and his generosity as a teacher.
The candidates are split on what has become the most contentious issue of the election: whether to jettison the city's year-old program for trash collection.
St. Paul mayor looking at augmenting budget in response to shootings.
Streetscapes grow more barren across the state as ash borer chews through canopy, city budgets
Court says St. Paul must honor five-year contract.
Under proposed St. Paul ordinance, retailers could lose license for selling to customers under 21.
The campaign played the song at the president's Target Center appearance after it promised a year ago to stop playing Prince's music at rallies, the estate said.
The visit came a day before both Trump and Vice President Mike Pence were scheduled to visit the Twin Cities.
The party's central committee endorsed a "yes" vote on the November trash referendum.
In Minneapolis, a man was found in the street downtown. About an hour later, St. Paul had its latest fatal shooting for September.
Police believe some of the drugs used may have been mixed with a hazardous substance, such as fentanyl.
It will mark his fourth visit in 16 months to Minnesota after repeatedly pledging to pour energy and resources into flipping the state in 2020.
The hack appears to be limited to the mayor's e-mail account, and does not include the rest of the City Hall network.
Council members hope they won't have to raise taxes nearly that high, if voters approve trash collection.
Appointee runs after pledging not to; colleagues want him to resign.
An uptick in fatal shootings comes as city leaders decide whether to cut police officer positions.
Some are rallying behind the increased citywide police presence announced by the mayor and chief.
Todd Axtell described the killings as "one of the most violent nights I have witnessed in my career."
Per capita spending has dropped, and St. Paul is now below average for the seven-county metro. At the same time, the libraries are providing more services — the 2020 budget includes money for a full-time social worker, citywide reading program and Wi-Fi hot spots.
Some say the bumpy rollout means it's time for a change at City Hall.
Work by four artists will be displayed at City Hall.
Chief Todd Axtell said officers are stretched thin responding to an increasing number of 911 calls.
Under the mayor's 2020 budget proposal, about $230,000 would shift.
Council members asked if efficiencies could be found to avoid rec center fee.
As the cost of running a city rises, so too must property taxes, city leaders say — despite billions of dollars in new development in the core of the Twin Cities.
He is remembered for the compassion he brought to his work and to everyday life.
Popular St. Paul programs have always been free.
Mayor Melvin Carter says amount in proposed 2020 budget is still not enough.
Another 10 filed for the four seats on the school board on the ballot in November.
Council members said they need long-term plan for street maintenance.
Twin Cities residents counter tragic national news with local camaraderie
The report comes as Mayor Melvin Carter prepares to give his 2020 budget address. His 2019 public works budget included nearly $26 million for street maintenance, up from about $18 million in 2018.
The federal grant request describes violent crime in neighborhoods near the Green Line.
The nonprofit has focused on supporting new development and improving the experience of visiting downtown.
Corrie will serve as an associate vice president and economics professor.
Port Authority will redevelop former Hillcrest golf club site.
The department has filed hundreds of reports related to Checkerbar, owned by a former officer, since it opened a decade ago.
The city's human rights department would be responsible for the bulk of the enforcement and education work.
But because survey responses aren't considered formal complaints, they don't trigger investigations by police. Nor are they shared with the civilian oversight panel .
St. Paul Council member asks for compassion over old remarks against gays.
They said the NAACP and community members must ask for changes to police oversight in St. Paul.
The City Council approved the 2040 Comprehensive Plan unanimously.
Tou Cha's lawyer says the Ramsey County Attorney's Office should have told him a probe of the five St. Paul officers was happening as he was negotiating a plea deal for his client.
The meeting comes days after the Star Tribune reported that the hospital continued to sedate people with ketamine and collect data for a study months after hospital leaders said they would halt their research.
Axtell criticized for discussing details of officer firings
St. Paul Police Chief Todd Axtell declined to go into specifics about the incident, citing data privacy laws. He called it "an ugly day in our department's history."
St. Paul Port Authority seeks to issue $10M in bonds to buy Hillcrest.
A recently released report by the St. Paul misconduct investigators identifies serious problems.
Three people have now resigned from the group.
In a letter, they outlined concerns about Mayor Melvin Carter's leadership and support of their work.
A member of the Meskwaki Nation, Keahna is remembered as a talented fancy dancer and a man who earned the regard of those who knew him.
Benjamin Smith says the city didn't inform him of his right to paid sick days.
Study found mercury from fungicides in the soil at the former East Side course.
TripAdvisor has hundreds of rental listings but no permit as the city requires.
Sympathetic City Council members say the city needs to do more to ensure compliance
The interim council member was removed from a public safety work group.
Praise and outrage follow interim City Council member's pursuit of seat.
Once, they knew all their customers. Now, Ken Berquist & Son Disposal has been folded into Houston-based Waste Management.