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Christina Muedeking heard the knock at the door about 8 o’clock Tuesday night. At first, she said, the young man in the jeans and sweatshirt…
To legions of Edina, Minnesota and USA hockey players, coaches and fans, Robert John “Bob” O’Connor was known simply as “O’C,” a walking encyclopedia of…
Amy Brown, who helped the department raise money and update practices, has served 5 chiefs.
It was a little past 2 p.m. Saturday and Tyree Drakeford was pulling a double shift at Keys Cafe & Bakery in downtown St. Paul.…
Site moves closer to redevelopment, removal from Superfund list.
City Council members add competitor in market that had belonged to Comcast.
She edged further ahead of second-place finisher Tobolt in the Monday ballot count.
The longest-serving volunteer officer works busy events, helps direct lost motorists and is just an all-around nice fellow.
Police and school staff members on Friday recovered two weapons — an unloaded gun and a knife — at or near St. Paul Central High…
The car ran over Antoinette Elizabeth Boxer without slowing down and dragged her 20 feet, police say. She died Wednesday at Regions Hospital.
After months of pursuit, St. Paul landed a Major League Soccer franchise Friday. The team will play at an 18,000-seat stadium to be built in the Midway neighborhood.
St. Paul gets official word that Major League Soccer is coming to the Midway, according to a Chamber of Commerce e-mail.
Mayor Chris Coleman repeatedly attempted to defend the plan despite often being shouted down.
Police couldn’t corral the animal after it escaped from the fairgrounds.
Officials break ground on project that will replace St. Paul’s Dorothy Day Center.
The project will add space, galleries, a climbing structure and a cafe — all in the name of play.
Frogtown has never had much in the way of parks or green space. Now, crops will sprout.
Pedestrian balcony would link area to downtown.
St. Paul police are reviewing an arrest of a 15-year-old boy who was taken into custody after he said that police disrespected his mother.
Kicking out the old cafe cost St. Paul $800,000, but the city is getting that back — and then some.
It was hard to tell who was more excited by the start of school: the 71-year-old principal for more than two decades or her 500 incoming ninth-graders.
Opponents cited parking concerns, but supporters said it was important to address mental health needs.
Delays have pushed a hearing on the issue until Wednesday, to the dismay of advocates.
Ex-Mayor Jim Scheibel’s efforts to place a Minnesota sculpture in Nagasaki’s Peace Park honored by Japanese visitors.
On Thursday, the broadcast antenna went up. Soon the FM signal will be transmitted throughout the East Side. WEQY is almost on the…
She is one tough rowing coach, her young charges say. But she gets results – and she cares.
Prosecutors to seek 40-year sentence for Dimitri D. Harrell, who shot Samirria White in the face.
Mayor Chris Coleman has been aggressive in his pursuit of Major League Soccer. Now it’s up to the team and league.
Pro soccer president Abbott meets mayor, tours property.
Train-loving Twin Cities volunteers add entertainment and information about the Mississippi River area to riders on the rails.
Mark Abbott will meet Tuesday with Mayor Chris Coleman.
A 21-year-old White Bear Lake man on Friday was charged with second-degree murder following an altercation between the defendant’s brother and a friend of their…
Maple Oaks was closed after a state inspection.
Four people were killed when a single-engine plane crashed in a field in Alden Township, Wis., about 50 miles northeast of Minneapolis. Three were killed when a plane went down about 10 miles northeast of Pipestone.
St. Paul officials and Minnesota United leaders have broader development plans for site.
Investigative files corroborate police officers’ statements in shooting.
Rob Zink, whose sons have autism, is a leader in helping police colleagues to assess, react.
New leader has a deep history in health care.
Mall and museum officials announced Wednesday that they will open a “pop-up” play space in 4,400 square feet of storefront on the north side of the mall’s third level, making the museum’s galleries and play spaces available to millions of mall visitors.
The relationship between the suspect and the victim apparently had been a rocky one, according to police.
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.