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Public officials prefer it to bus rapid transit for busy St. Paul corridor.
Residents also hope new permit rules might make parking more simple.
In the end, the return of lung cancer she thought she'd beaten four years ago finally did what political opponents and the people she skewered on her radio show never could: Silence "Babs."
Neighbors' complaints led St. Paul to restrict church-based Listening House.
The last housing crisis left many properties vacant and in disrepair. Crime remains a major concern. But Frogtown is changing fast. As housing costs rise, residents worry they'll get priced out.
The owner of the historic mansion agreed to keep his parties and his business separate.
Now that Ryan Cos. has emerged as the developer of the former Ford plant site in St. Paul, the company with a reputation for…
The Minneapolis-based company announced Monday that it will work with the city of St Paul on a development plan. It's the latest step toward transforming the 122-acre parcel in the Highland Park neighborhood into a high-density urban village.
There were times, Linda Irgens admits, when it wasn’t easy being “the sensitive daughter” of a former Marine Corps Lt. Col. who expected his children…
The St. Paul City Council put off a decision about his license until later this month.
Wabasha Street is still closed because of rock slide.
Plan for Snelling Avenue housing development divides neighborhood.
New Ramsey County Mend-It Clinic seeks to repair clothing — and mend self-esteem.
The clinics inspired others to follow suit, and some are now taking clothing for repair.
St. Paul engineers say the bluff must be stabilized before road is reopened.
Wakan Tipi visitor center would explain history of holy site for the Dakota.
Sanctuary, which recently moved to Forest Lake, tries to pair stranded parrots with suitable new owners.
The former Star Tribune and Pioneer Press columnist suffered a stroke after returning from an Irish festival with his family.
Despite $1 million theft, members stay loyal and Minnesota's oldest golf club stays solvent, officials say.
The party was third violation of the Dearing Mansion's permit to operate as a B&B.
Tight rules keep interest down, but changes may be coming.
The St. Paul Riverfront Corporation, a catalyst for such projects as the $27 million transformation of Harriet Island, will cease operations July 31.
The St. Paul City Council on Wednesday met in closed session to discuss the lawsuit filed against it by a drop-in center for homeless and…
The Washington County Historical Society is hoping that folks in Forest Lake may be able to identify hundreds of photos.
A forgivable city loan will help historic Grandview get needed renovations.
Council Member Samantha Henningson withdrew the proposal, saying she was choosing "people over houses."
Struggle between owners, neighbors in historic Merriam Park falls to city.
Austin, whose award-winning career spanned Southeast Asia to Oregon, died March 29 at a hospice in Phoenix.
St. Paul City Council to weigh a nine-month moratorium on demolitions.
Nonprofit says daily cap on visitors at its Dayton's Bluff facility is illegal.
After much discussion about goings-on at Dearing site, zoning panel votes to delay permit decision.
Officials with the Twin Cities German Immersion School say repairs to the 1927 building would be too expensive.
If you were surprised to see a child of old Rondo rise up and capture the mayor's office in St. Paul, then you've never met Melvin Carter.
Grand Old Day, St. Paul's unofficial opening day of summer, is seeking vendors for the 2018 festival.
Ramsey County sheriff's officials use coffee to cement ties with new constituents in Falcon Heights.
A longed-for oasis of green in St. Paul's Midway neighborhood, it could open within the next year.
Each will receive up to $100,000 over the next 12 to 24 months to pursue learning opportunities to become more effective leaders.
Owner, developer answer many questions, including "why," as they shift focus to rebuilding.
The owner of the Dearing Mansion said it was a private party, but city officials say New Year's Eve bash wasn't the first violation.
Graduates gain skills that help them make impact.
Kyle Coglitore lost that right after city inspectors found nine people living in a house that was supposed to have only four student residents.
For a group of six friends, the pull of Norway was strong, and an off-season fall trip exceeded their loftiest expectations.
St. Paul's Gordon Parks High School celebrates a decade of helping students resume path to graduation
The 10th anniversary brings a weeklong celebration of events.
Neighbor complaints about litter and loitering led to City Council call to limit visitors.
O'Gara's has been open since 1941, and "Peanuts" creator Charles Schulz once lived above it.
The Hope Dental Clinic and its cadre of volunteer dentists, hygienists, assistants and students serving the poor and uninsured since 1965, has a new facility in the Dayton's Bluff neighborhood.
Mounds View City Council to take key vote to allow shooting in first step to allow indoor range.
License revoked; shootings sealed fate of El Alamo.
The cartoon characters in the new Frogtown Small Area Plan, a new 125-page graphic novel created by area artist Mychal Batson, are designed to blow the dust off of area planning documents.
Spring Cafe will be the third food vendor to occupy the lakeside pavilion since 2015.
Years of planning came to fruition in downtown Minneapolis today. Hours before game time, fans in green and blue jerseys took to the streets, their excitement palpable despite the frigid temps. Between the cold and Saturday snow, an estimated 125,000 out-of-town visitors are getting an immersive Bold North experience.
Saturday's almost-constant snowfall and today's expected frigid cold certainly has given an estimated 125,000 out-of-town visitors to downtown Minneapolis a fully immersive Bold North experience as officials and fans prepared for the Big Game at 5:30 p.m. at U.S. Bank Stadium.
Ramsey County agency moving to Midway site.
Fans show colors (including purple) at opening celebration.
A partnership with an animal rescue sanctuary is helping reduce stress at Washington County jail.
A gleaming palace of ice will once again lord over the St. Paul Winter Carnival. Climbing to a height of 70 feet, the 2018 palace…
People don't often get a chance to pursue a childhood passion for an entire lifetime, but when the folks of the YMCA's Camp Menogyn in…
Thanks to the financial commitment of St. Paul-based Ecolab, it's also likely to meet its $800,000 fundraising goal.
But along with hope of a Super Bowl title comes the knowledge that, even after decades of disappointment, gut-wrenching fear is never far away.
How do you transplant renowned dioramas to a new museum? Carefully, the University of Minnesota finds.
The palace will include 5,000 blocks of ice cut from Green Lake in Spicer, Minn.
Officials still urge caution after five people have died already this winter in Minnesota falling through ice that remains unpredictable.
Donors step up to enable plan for seven-story, $800,000 winter monument in Rice Park.
Council Member Jane Prince said she knows new conditions on Listening House please no one.
Newly revealed hand-painted signs prompted a local historian started digging.
More discussions are scheduled for 2018.
Supporters of the Wakan Tipi Center project hope it can included in the next state bonding bill.
St. Paul will hold an open house at 6 p.m. Monday to talk about Como facility.
It's been a tough year in Frogtown and along Rice Street in the city's North End, neighboring St. Paul neighborhoods grappling with a dramatic increase in gunshots and shootings.
Appetite for Change was given $471K as it works for a better North Side.
Challenge of attracting diners during winter was too much, owner says.
St. Paul City Council instead opts to turn annex into an office development.
Organized collection is expected to begin in 2018.
Election officials estimate that 43 percent of the registered voters turned out at the polls, up from 33 percent four years ago.
Now they just need the weather this winter to cooperate.
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