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Shane Clifton died Monday after collapsing at his fire station.
More than a year after the Green Line made its inaugural run, new and renovated green spaces and public places around University Avenue are gaining momentum.
Updates will include innovation center and new spaces for meetings.
The yet-to-be-named female is the sixth calf born to Clover, and the 19th giraffe born at the zoo since the early 1990s, Como officials said. She already stands 5 feet 8 inches, and weighs 135 pounds.
Most said they lost customers over the time of construction, but most also say they remain optimistic about growth in the five years ahead.
As the City Council lent its support, the Port Authority is looking to clear the way for a stadium through a lease agreement with the Met Council.
Police say Todd L. Tennin is “a risk to public safety.”
The popular St. Paul summer kickoff will include Saturday as well as Sunday next year, organizers said.
Sponsors are confident the council will back a tax exemption for Midway stadium site.
The “recognition project” would honor a longtime public servant who retired in 2002.
Firm pledged to vet candidates for “areas of concern” in 2012.
Four St. Paul City Council members will face challengers in the fall election, as the period to file for office this year in Ramsey County…
Chris Coleman is proposing a 1.9 percent property tax levy increase for 2016 to help fund his $546 million budget.
MLS president and deputy commissioner Mark Abbott and other MLS officials plan to arrive in St. Paul on Tuesday and meet with Mayor Chris Coleman about the site’s potential.
County officials recommended a $641 million budget for 2016, a spending increase of 2.9 percent.
John Doe 153 charges that he was used for child pornography.
7 City Council seats and 4 school board seats are up for election this year.
Public Record Media uses freedom of information laws to pry internal documents out of government offices.
Counties are so short-staffed that even handling 911 calls is a struggle.
The city's interest in a soccer stadium dates back well before it was publicly revealed. Minneapolis leaders met with team officials Friday.
Documents show that Pentagon officials were unhappy with local criticism of the training exercise.
Years of grass-roots efforts and support from the city are paying off.
Chris Coleman hopes to persuade MLS officials to consider using a Midway location for new stadium.
St. Paul joins a growing list of Minnesota cities taking advantage of a new state law that permits Sunday sale of the 64-ounce refillable jugs.
Neither St. Paul nor Minneapolis officials seemed especially energized Thursday by the news that Major League Soccer was going to explore possible stadium sites in St. Paul.
Ramsey County Board chairman Jim McDonough says he wants to hold the Boy Scouts accountable for abuse he suffered in the 1960s and '70s.
“The shame is no longer mine,” Ramsey County Board Chairman Jim McDonough said.
The city plans to buy 87,000 recycling carts by 2017; funds will reduce cost to residents.
Tests on five dogs that exhibited breathing problems at a St. Paul animal shelter indicate that none has canine flu, prompting shelter officials to resume…
The council approved less controversial bike lanes on Front Avenue and Lexington Parkway
Companies on Cleveland, Lexington and Front in St. Paul fear loss of street parking.
The deputy, who retired as an investigator earlier this year, has not been charged.
Board approves $15 million project in downtown St. Paul.
A boy was still hospitalized Tuesday after firefighters rescued him and his brother, years after alarm was raised about Princeton Place.
Advocates, city officials trying to encourage species to nest in area where it was once plentiful.
Port Authority and city plan to team up on an $18 million project, with indoor firing range, at former office-warehouse site.
It’s Minneapolis’ third time at the top, and St. Paul hit No. 1 in its first year of eligibility. At a news conference today, leaders of both cities will meet near their border.
A musician who performed in the Twin Cities and Los Angeles, Kyle Fletcher fell into a coma after suffering a heart attack. He was to play the Cabooze on Wednesday.
Met Council figures show that St. Paul’s population grew by 14,573 from 2010 to 2014, setting a pace that likely has pushed the city over the 300,000 mark by now.
CHS Field will include solar and water systems and an aggressive recycling program.
Sustainable technology paired with educational website sets the district apart, officials said.
In the rare event, they gathered to talk about the city they love and kick off the St. Paul Foundation’s 75th anniversary celebration.
One proposal, in the Senate, would use a $10 license tab surcharge to provide funds for large and small cities.
A new six-month study makes it clear once and for all that parking squeezes in downtown St. Paul amount to a problem of convenience, not supply and demand.
New home will be designed for son with disabilities.
It was hard enough to think that such a thing could happen in St. Croix Falls, but it was impossible to believe “it could happen to such a good human being" as Peter Kelly, one friend said.
The mayor, speaking at the Ordway Center’s new concert hall, declared 2016 the Year of Music in St. Paul.
Others with more experience applied, but Mayor Chris Coleman said former Samuel Clark was best choice.
Superintendent’s term would go through 2018, but critics are vocal.
Instead of the red brick retro-style ballpark that some had hoped for, architect Julie Snow delivered a sleek low-slung structure of black concrete and steel with cedar accents that offers wide views of the Farmers Market, Lowertown and the city skyline beyond.
Starting Wednesday, motorists who take Kellogg Boulevard and a couple of adjoining routes through downtown St. Paul will have to find other routes for the…
Could winter hats for new residents make St. Paul more welcoming? One of four grants went to artist to find out.
Two people were killed when their small plane crashed shortly after taking off Friday evening from an airport in Pine River, Minn. The names of…
Authorities had not yet identified the cause of the fire, which started in the unit of the man who died.
The year’s relatively mild winter allowed a timely start to the barge season.
City’s new bicycle plan was unanimously approved Wednesday.
Several St. Paul public schools locked their doors as a precaution Thursday after shots were reported fired shortly before noon on Selby Avenue in the…
The 10-year deal should be approved on Wednesday.
Result likely means the fall election will feature all three DFL First Ward candidates.
St. Paul DFL Party leaders are hoping that Saturday’s First Ward convention at Central High School will be about endorsing a City Council candidate, rather…
After mourning a newborn gorilla in the fall, Como Zoo is celebrating its latest arrival.
The first gorilla born at the zoo died shortly after birth last fall.
The St. Paul City Council opted to open up part of a popular regional park where two children died.
The deal, worth $800K to the Market House Condominium Association, comes without convenient parking alternatives.
St. Paul mayor rejects City Council proposal on police body cameras, residency incentives for police
St. Paul’s mayor said police are already studying their use.
The City Council also appointed former Police Chief Finney to fill a Seventh Ward vacancy.
The former police chief will fill out the remaining 10 months of Council President Kathy Lantry’s unexpired term.
After plumbing repairs, it could be on the market in March.
The group of 2,000, which was critical of Gov. Mark Dayton, tried unsuccessfully to get onto Interstate 94 before peacefully heading back to University Avenue for a march to the State Capitol.
The ex-mayor has a new home, time to work and play, and memories of running St. Paul
A couple of summers back, I asked each of St. Paul’s City Council members to take me on a tour of their ward —…
St. Paul police will develop pilot programs to use body-worn cameras and create financial incentives to encourage more officers to live in the city, under…
Macalester College to purchase the structure; owner writes she and husband were harassed.
Residency incentives and body cameras are discussed.
Sport will be limited to classes on public property or soon-to-be-built range at Pig’s Eye Park.