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A veteran Ramsey County Sheriff’s deputy allegedly threw his dog to the ground and struck it repeatedly.
On any given day on the third floor of St. Paul police headquarters, you are likely to read several incident reports detailing cases of…
State and local patrols will be out in force this weekend to combat boating under the influence.
St. Paul Police Explorers helped Pheng Xiong avoid gangs. Now he helps kids who are like he was in his younger days.
The St. Paul institution reaches the century mark with high hopes for the future.
A newspaper launched by a St. Paul man gives homeless people a voice, and needed income.
Shortly after delivering a homily about turning the other cheek, the Rev. Jim Schoenberger asked the 50 souls who had gathered Monday for noon mass…
In more than 40 years as a funeral director, E. Peter Vasey estimates he has prepared 5,000 bodies for burial or cremation. His work the…
A Ramsey County district judge sentenced Wilson, 28, to six years in prison for violating probation.
The incident occurred about 8:40 p.m. Tuesday at Grand and Fairview avenues.
Sheriffs of St. Croix and Polk counties praise assistance of ASPCA in making investigation possible.
Man, 18, allegedly met 2 girls online and coerced them to perform sex act.
Educator, 47, is on leave from Washington Tech Magnet School.
Ramsey County will spend $13 million to clear sites of old jail and West Publishing for new development in St. Paul.
The allure of living in downtown St. Paul is obvious to Rochester native Brianne Hamm. Great music venues, inviting restaurants, funky night spots, the Saints,…
A unique collaboration between the city’s library system and Parks and Rec has attracted hundreds of teens to its programs and high-tech labs.
The Saints minor league baseball team christened its shiny new Lowertown ballpark, CHS Field, with an exhibition game. It was a night to work out some kinks.
St. Paul police have arrested a 47-year-old man in connection with the death of his wife last week. Police were called to a home in…
Hives atop several urban buildings yield sweet success for entrepreneur
The interagency unit gets results for taking a coordinated approach to solving fires, authorities said.
The procedure is seldom done, and never before by St. Paul’s Jeremy Coy — until it counted.
St. Paul gang barred from this weekend’s Cinco de Mayo festival.
A temporary restraining order handed down Friday will keep Hit Squad away from the festivities.
Change has been dramatic in St. Paul’s middle schools the past 18 months. Perhaps nowhere has the strain been felt more than at Ramsey Middle School.
A trip to a Ramsey County ice rink on Saturday could save residents with arrest warrants some time in the cooler.From 9 a.m. to 7…
St. Paul officers, ministers and others seek to head off the crimes of summer.
While levels of new contaminant are not considered dangerous, city will use water from deeper wells.
Others involved have been interviewed, according to the Sheriff’s Office in Wis.
Last renovated in 2000, downtown pocket park needs polishing.
Federal agents and Somali leaders in the Twin Cities struggle to find answers to whether up to 20 young men may have returned to Somalia to fight or receive terrorist training.
A 40-acre solar array is the key cog to the development’s plan.
When Hill-Murray students discovered dozens of hungry Webster Elementary kids go home every Friday to empty cupboards and sparse refrigerators, it inspired most of the private Catholic school to organize an ongoing food drive.
It was one of several blazes spread by the gusty winds around the hot and dry Twin Cities on Wednesday.
A century ago, the dreams of an archbishop and his generous flock were realized in the first mass at the Cathedral of St. Paul.
Charged with murder and accused of robbing a bank while on the run, Lyle Hoffman attended a plea hearing before a Ramsey County District judge Friday afternoon.
In wake of hot-tempered dispute over liquor ordinances, one council member threatens to walk if mayor won’t resign.
The St. Paul bookstore is heading from a basement on Cathedral Hill to a new space, on street level, downtown.
On Wednesday, St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman is expected to flip a giant switch, officially turning on the lights at the Saints' CHS Field for the first time.
A summer Internet sensation raised millions, eliminating the waiting lists for all kinds of assistive devices designed to help people with ALS live more active lives.
Team officials toured the $63 million ballpark, which will be the site of 50 Saints games every summer as well as 100 other events each year.
Capital city could be a key stop along the Mississippi route.
In federal court, state Human Services chief Lucinda Jesson cites reforms in a system that is targeted in a lawsuit.
After a spate of incidents, business owners said an increased police presence has made a difference.
Wednesday's meeting kicked off a debate that will ultimately determine whether they are a worthwhile investment for the region.
A St. Paul effort to boost the academic success of children through early childhood scholarships and rental assistance has won a key supporter: Gov. Mark Dayton.
Community leaders ask hard questions about deaths of black suspects.
“His work was also about community and economic development,” daughter Robin Hickman said of the 79-year-old, who died last week.
Police said Lyle "Ty" Hoffman was arrested after he was spotted on foot looking at an Arby's drive-through menu in Shakopee. He was not armed at the time of the arrest and he did not resist or attempt to conceal his identity, police said.
Starting Saturday and running through May 10, the museum’s foremost experts — kids themselves — will help design a range of new exhibits.
This year the event merges Minnesota’s favorite frozen sport with support for our troops overseas.
The Minneapolis newspaper called her a “mail-order baby.” That’s because, unlike thousands of other children sent west to Minnesota and other Midwestern states from orphanages…
St. Paul Curling Club and two other area clubs will welcome about 400 other curlers to debut tourney.
The former principal of Woodbury’s East Ridge High School allegedly used school district funds to purchase iPads, gift cards, a personal membership to Sam’s Club and other items, according to complaints filed with his employer, documents released Tuesday show.
Shoppers lined the rails of the mall rotunda to watch the peaceful protest. Bloomington police said 25 people were arrested.
A Lowertown couple record life in the Twin Cities with pen and paper.
A bank mix-up briefly threatened the paychecks to thousands of workers, but after some surliness, the issue was mostly resolved.
He met President Jimmy Carter, became a national labor leader and spent decades as a Hennepin County social worker. But his deepest legacy may be the tens of thousands of lives he lifted.
The Minnesota resident’s songs of peace made her wildly popular in her native Somalia, but a threat to those fomenting chaos there. Elected to Somalia’s parliament, she became a target.
A St. Paul man convicted Tuesday of sex trafficking has been charged in Ramsey County with spitting on the prosecutor after a courtroom outburst following…
A fire left tiny St. Mark Lutheran Church unusable for months, but neighbors have rallied around the church.
Ler Htoo graduated from the St. Paul Police Academy on Thursday night, becoming what is believed to be the first police officer from Myanmar's Karen ethnic group in the United States.
With police sirens wailing and a sidecar full of gifts, Sgt. Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus helped St. Paul police spread early Christmas cheer.
The once-troubled St. Paul police Forensic Services Unit has won international accreditation, police officials announced Wednesday. The accreditation, from the ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board, “signifies…
Sexual assault suspect repeatedly ignored restraining orders.
Suburban St. Paul officials told Gov. Mark Dayton that communities across the state need money and training to prepare for the possible catastrophe of a train loaded with volatile oil exploding as it rumbles through Minnesota.
To many in his field of genetics, Pete Snustad was known as the co-author of “Principles of Genetics,” a primary college textbook used by tens…
A longtime program has helped match older orphans in Colombia with families in this state. A weeklong camp makes in-person introductions.
Robin Hickman’s career has taken her from City Hall to public TV to middle-school classrooms.
After all the ways he gave back to Stillwater over the years — as mayor, public works director, school board member — David “Choc” Junker’s…
In a massive operation, clients, many of them homeless, joined volunteers and staffers to gather, pack and carry out about 10,000 grocery bags filled with Thanksgiving dinner for five.
Robbers made off with about $300,000 in Rolex watches from a St. Paul jewelry store Sunday afternoon after smashing display cases with hammers while the…
The region’s first winter storm dropped only 2 to 3 inches of snow, but icy residential streets could still be a hazard.
Thanks to an ordinance for public art, St. Paul has beautified stop signs.
A pair of men wearing Halloween masks robbed a Little Canada bank as it opened around 7 a.m. Thursday, the FBI reported. The men forced…
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