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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.
Volunteers are renovating a St. Paul airport hangar into a classroom for aviation students.
Rebecca Noecker wants to stick to the original plan to expand Pedro Park, keeping a promise to a neighborhood woefully short of green space.
Benches, signage and kiosks help make key trail even more user-friendly.
Critics of city's plan aim to collect 2,500 signatures but may need more.
Gage, 92, died Oct. 5 after a period of declining health, said Deborah Gage. Yet, "he kept his wits right up until the end."
The change would have hit local restaurants hard, council members said.
Winter Carnival officials announced Wednesday that the group working to build the ice palace for the 2018 festival has canceled the project. Ice Cold Events "reached a point where they could not guarantee enough financial support to cover costs to allow the project to move forward," according to a statement from the Winter Carnival.
Researchers hope to learn what kind of man-made housing attracts bees.
Greater transparency and a fair shake for every resident guide Thao's priorities.
Outspoken opponent of stadium subsidies pushes education, infrastructure instead.
Kosmoski, 44, died unexpectedly Aug. 5 in Seattle, stricken by pancreatitis while visiting his sister.
Mayoral hopeful also has $97,000 in cash on hand.
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