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Lifelong learning was more than a pleasant pursuit for the 26-year professor of religion at St. Olaf College.
Monthly Ramsey County events encourage repair, not disposal.
County officials spent $17 million to get five acres of downtown riverfront ready for development.
No money in city budget to remove ugly remnants of ash borer infestation.
Motorists have struck 54 pedestrians so far this year and 188 last year, city officials said.
But it calls allegations by second person "without merit."
The exhibit's developer called the war's impact on the U.S. "a push-pull phenomenon," ahead of the 100th anniversary of America's entry into it.
Planners want a stream to be a central part of a remade Ford site.
New video of a century-old storm sewer system spotlights need for water quality.
Library members pay $55 a year to access thousands of tools.
The North Star Grand Prix had been held in the Lowertown area.
Zoo is part of program to increase the biodiversity of the big cats in the U.S.
It began as an effort to help a handful of children, but now Project Zawadi also helps teachers.
The small gatherings follow years of public discussion in auditoriums and meeting rooms.
The online neighborhood gathering place reflects a growing passion among people across the country to better connect to their past.
The city is expecting the devices to arrive shortly, when a pilot program will be launched.
Members of the youth circus will perform on the National Mall this summer.
Questions ranged from being stopped by police to whether racism is in the past.
A $100,000 grant from the Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee Legacy Fund will build in St. Paul the state's first permanent sepak takraw courts.
Several elements of the program are expected to begin this summer.
St. Paul and recycling officials say they are working to smooth out kinks.
An estimated 250,000 people are expected to attend the festival in St. Paul.
Joe Ruiz's passion for film and his hometown fuels a newer feature of St. Paul celebration.
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.
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