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The ants are gone. The painted goddess images have been freshened up. And Thursday night, to the accompaniment of a pianist and a belly dancer,…
As the state's largest private university takes the first steps in a major expansion, its neighbors in St. Paul hope for relief from traffic and housing woes.
The clip appears to show a Muslim student trying to punch a boy who pulled on her hijab, but it's just a "play fight," a district spokesman said Saturday.
St. Paul city officials expected 2016 total revenue to be $2 million, of which $200,000 went to the city in rent. But winter is another story.
Young people grappling with mental illness discover new worlds and hidden photographic talent.
Pop-up events aim to bring vitality to Green Line Central Station.
While some have questions over housing density, many like green space, trails in city's proposal.
Announced in 2015, Viking River Cruises' arrival on the Mississippi is not yet known.
Corner property owners say fees unfair; city examining system.
The staff is dedicated to telling the stories of its surrounding community.
Preparing for Super Bowl, St. Paul Airport seeks to broaden its appeal.
In a lawsuit filed this week, the mother challenged emancipation of her teen and is seeking a court order stopping continued medical treatment.
City planners sketched out early ideas for variety of trails, housing and transportation.
The most contentious race in Washington County was in the Stillwater School District, where the election for three seats became a referendum on whether to…
The Knight Foundation funds nine projects that promote growth and civic engagement.
Mary Diaz didn’t just greet her new neighbors. She brought them a cooked turkey. She didn’t just tell stories. Her friends recall her deep, raspy,…
The exhibit of works by those with mental illness runs through Saturday.
Cabinet-size exhibit space in St. Paul seeks to spread support for the arts.
FrogLab aims to bring frogs back to area they once called home.
Memories of a once-thriving black St. Paul community live on through Rondo Commemorative Plaza.
Other groups will continue projects launched with a $1 million grant.
It is among 27 winners awarded funding to stage arts events in St. Paul.
St. Paul's Mr. Halloween fears for his masterpiece.
An ancient game gets a new home in St. Paul as parks strive to adapt to changing needs.
Advocates make case for Wakan Tipi at St. Paul nature sanctuary.
Leaders say the public space in St. Paul will play a pivotal role as a community catalyst.
A feasibility study will be finished in mid-November.
Using a little red van and some creativity, Pop Up Meeting ensures more people in St. Paul are heard.
Halloween Capital of the World to be site of holiday stamp event Thursday.
Forget the box. Amtrak has new baggage-car racks on most all routes.
The Friendly Front Yards Project encourages neighbors to step from the back yard to the front yard and become more neighborly.
Festival aims to raise money for brightening building's interior.
Festival showed off the possibilities of new project in St. Paul along the Mississippi.
Hend Al-Mansour's art will move to a nearby gallery — if the carpenter ants can be eradicated.
Mayor Chris Coleman challenges the state to "follow our lead."
The bikes help grab attention, but it's the product that delivers, the partners say.
One family's Grand Oak Opry concert series draws crowds, deepens community ties.
St. Paul Ballet's Grand Avenue studio, which for nearly 50 years was under the Andahazy Dance Studio name, is closing. The building's owners have decided to retire and do something else with the property.
Jill Boldenow has years of experience in the St. Paul and university library systems.
The structure dating to the 1800s survives thanks to a $500,000 forgivable loan from the city's Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Corcoran, 94, of Minneapolis, died July 24, but the lessons she taught — challenging her students to challenge research and conventional belief and to become critical thinkers — continue on in the many students she influenced, a former student said.
Volunteers at The Landing aim to help abandoned parrots "be birds again."
Grants help theater group Danger Boat Productions bring comedic art into lives of everyday people.
After more than a year of streaming online, Frogtown Community Radio is making the leap to the airwaves. With the raising of its radio tower…
Third annual event expected to draw more than 15,000.
From local protests to the White House, the way officers do their jobs is the topic of high-profile and often heated conversation.
The Friendly Front Lawns Project won funding from Knight Cities Challenge.
An oddball attraction is the latest hip addition to the St. Paul neighborood.
It wasn't an easy job, the Rev. Joseph Weiss admitted, blending what had been two Summit Avenue parishes into one.The Church of St. Luke had…
Residents have come to center from 67 countries, many fleeing violence.
But some St. Paul neighbors fear a new theater — with a liquor license — may bring problems.
So far, motorists don't seem to be getting the message: A day after a woman on foot was hit and killed, another woman was struck and injured.
"When you walk in with a box of doughnuts, people are shocked … and happy."
After five years of fundraising, a parent-led effort to transform the school grounds is about to start.
St. Paul's urban farm and park enters its second year with plans to harvest food for thousands.
The ZAP patrol looks for underage drinking in rental housing around five private St. Paul colleges. "We're the party patrol, the wet blanket squad."
The former warehouse that has housed artists' studios since 1977 has been sold for redevelopment. The city and the nonprofit Artspace are helping displaced artists find new space nearby.
Last community breakfast is planned as a new shelter for homeless rises in her place.
There was much to be proud of for this self-made man who built his business from its humble start with a borrowed pickup truck to become Eden Prairie Trashtronics, the city's first citywide garbage hauler, with 12 trucks and 12,000 customers.
Aaron Dysart joins nonprofit that puts projects in public places.
The St. Paul museum will help inspire the next generation, officials say.
The public gathering space will help efforts to add green space along the light-rail Green Line.
Some are concerned about impact on city if team fails.
The contest challenged innovators in 26 locales.
To the frantic manager of a Coon Rapids Burger King Friday night, the choice was act fast or face disaster. Problem was, it was all a hoax.
The Children's Defense Fund awarded six scholarships.
City's oldest municipal building could be torn down for new hotel.
Dozens of well-known attractions throughout the Twin Cities are turning to what they call "signature experiences" — value-added, immersive, hands-on activities meant to attract groups looking for more than your average tour.
"My friends told me to take it easy," Mitch McDonald said. "The players didn't want me to. They wanted me to be there."
The study comes as $14.5 million is sought from the state for a seal and sea lion habitat.
The St. Anthony Park gem moved a few feet away from the space it had occupied since 1972 into a smaller, less expensive lower-level shop.
A year after filing bankruptcy and months after selling part of its headquarters to the Minnesota Historical Society, the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis…
St. Paul contract would add professionals, pay for a new student behavior program.
All-night bargaining session produces tentative pact; pay and safety top issues.
The 20,000-seat translucent stadium evoking images of flowing blue water and twinkling stars would cost $150 million, team officials said.
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