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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…
Couple work to transform an old St. Paul movie house into a live performance space.
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.
Shopping center tenants worry about future next to soccer stadium development.
The members of the last American Legion Post hall standing in St. Paul knew that, to draw a younger crowd of vets, they needed a…
The man was gone when police arrived.
Low-power, volunteer-run station mixes music, news and commentary.
A final piece of property needed for a new 5-acre park near the Green Line in St. Paul’s Midway neighborhood has been purchased, officials with…
Skyline Tower residents among beneficiaries.
Paul Savage was one of those people any organization counts itself lucky to have. The person who helps keep everything running, who solves problems, who…
Minnesota United is open to encouraging fans to use transit to get to new field.
Most of the winter event activities will be in Rice Park.
The James J. Hill Center has altered its media but continues as a business library and resource for modern would-be giants of industry.
Vikings fans br-r-r-race for an arctic, retro-style playoff game that conjures warm memories
For 35 years at the Worthington Daily Globe, Ray Crippen directed the news and wrote about his hometown with a gentle joy, humor and respect,…
Between 9 p.m. Tuesday and 8 a.m. Wednesday, Minneapolis impounded 670 cars. During that same period, 476 cars were towed in St. Paul.
A three-judge panel of the Minnesota Court of Appeals threw out the conviction of a Minnesota man who refused to submit to a urine test after he was stopped by police on suspicion of drunken driving.
Mel Duncan and Craig Waldron were sitting at a table in front of one of the massive windows at Como Dockside on Christmas Eve, discussing…
Results show residents mostly pleased with service, though expectations are high.
Survey of mayors looks at links between homelessness and hunger in 22 cities.
A 16-year-old St. Paul boy pleaded guilty Friday in juvenile court to injuring a Central High School teacher and an assistant principal in a case…
Street repairs and police and fire staffing levels among top priorities.
Suspensions were up nearly 60 percent, from 639 to 1,115, with more than three-quarters of the students being black.
By a 6-1 vote, the council told the outspoken presidential candidate who leads the Republican field that they "condemn" his "anti-Muslim, anti-refugee and anti-immigrant speech."
The judge said he could reduce the sentence if Norman Bachman helps police find the body of his wife, whom the Anoka man killed almost 20 years ago.
Third man critically hurt in St. Paul shootings.
Police had both crime scenes cordoned off as daybreak approached.
The assault last week of a beloved teacher at St. Paul Central has shocked parents, galvanized the union, rattled administrators and is raising troubling questions about student discipline and safety.
Construction will begin in 2016 on the $120 million St. Paul soccer facility.
Teachers union files request for mediation that could precede strike declaration.
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