St. Paul mayoral candidates draw cash from donors outside the city

St. Paul mayoral candidates draw cash from donors outside the city

Star Tribune analysis shows which candidates are favored in different St. Paul neighborhoods and what communities outside St. Paul — and outside Minnesota — are financially fueling the race.
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Amid refugee debate, St. Cloud OKs 'welcoming' resolution

October 23
Amid refugee debate, St. Cloud OKs 'welcoming' resolution
After one St. Cloud city leader proposed a moratorium on refugee resettlement, the City Council instead passed a resolution Monday to support being a "just and welcoming community."
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It's a girl! Como Zoo goes bananas over birth of gorilla

October 23
It's a girl! Como Zoo goes bananas over birth of gorilla
Como Zoo announces newborn gorilla. Mom and daughter are doing fine.
Minneapolis
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St. Paul Police and the Minnesota BCA investigate an officer involved...

Violent 5-day stretch: 17 shot, 2 fatally, in Mpls. and St. Paul

Tally includes two homicides in St. Paul. Police in both cities have no indication any of the shootings are connected.
West Metro
October 23
Former Minnesota Viking Randy Moss, far left, joined hands with the te...

Eden Prairie, home of Vikings for 36 years, gives team a final skol

Eden Prairie bid an official farewell Monday to the Minnesota Vikings, the team that has called the city its off-field home for 36 years.
Local
October 23

Minnesota Vikings offer first look of new Eagan practice facility and HQ

Vikings owner Zygi Wilf says massive new HQ is "as exciting as they come."
Local
October 23

Tevlin: Untruths fan flames of fear in St. Cloud

"It's extremely embarrassing to be in the news for this," said Natalie Ringsmuth, director of #UniteCloud, a nonprofit that seeks to ease racial, religious and cultural tensions in St. Cloud.
Local
October 23

Death in northern Minnesota senior home linked to neglect

Report: Senior home did not keep catheter clean.
West Metro
October 23

Worker at Massage Envy in Edina charged with sex assault

A worker at Massage Envy in Edina has been charged with sexual assault after one of his clients accused him of touching her under her…
Local
October 23

Police pursuit ends in Plymouth with three ejected from stolen vehicle

Three people riding in a stolen vehicle were ejected when the driver crashed while fleeing police Monday morning in Plymouth, the State Patrol said.Troopers surrounded…
Minneapolis
October 23

Mpls. agency to pay $400K for cheating 92 nursing staffers of OT pay

U.S. Labor Department said work hours were improperly logged for two years.
Minneapolis
October 23

Motorcyclist killed in Minneapolis crash is ID'd as father of 4

Authorities have identified the motorcyclist who crashed and died last week in Minneapolis.Bart P. Leuer, 44, of Buffalo, Minn., was killed in the late-night wreck,…
Local
October 23

Hwy. 110 in Mendota Heights will be renamed Hwy. 62

The east-west route in the south metro will now have a single name for the entire route instead of three different names.
Guide to best of Minnesota biking trails
Special report Guide to best of Minnesota biking trails
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More than 1,500 miles of bike trails line railroad beds and cross public lands.
East Metro
October 23

Bruce Bacon, farming and local food pioneer, dies at 76

Local food writer Beth Dooley was attending a meeting on food and nutrition in St. Paul schools about 20 years ago when a burly, bearded…
South Metro
October 23

MPCA fines egg facility for release of fecal bacteria, other contaminants

State says Le Sueur plant endangered groundwater with tainted discharges.
Minneapolis
October 23

Case dismissed against woman removed topless from Minnesota United game

A criminal complaint has been dismissed against a woman attending a Minnesota United soccer game who was hauled out of TCF Stadium topless by police…
Local
October 23
December 30, 1990 Washington or bust Sen.-elect Paul Wellstone, grou...

15 years after his death, Paul Wellstone remains unforgettable

Those who knew and worked with the senator remember their first impressions of him.
Super Bowl LII
October 23

Timberlake to play Super Bowl halftime show at U.S. Bank Stadium

"I want to take the opportunity to put together a performance that unifies. And at some point have everyone shaking their booties," Justin Timberlake said.
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October 23
Bike riders navigated rush-hour traffic, construction and the Marshall Avenue hill in St. Paul. City leaders in St. Paul and Minneapolis are building a bike-lane network like never before.

Spread of Twin Cities bike lanes excites as well as angers many

Growing network in Minneapolis and St. Paul frustrates critics; supporters say cars can't always be king.
Local
October 23

At Vikings game, rally against police violence draws boos, raised fingers

Organizer said idea was to raise awareness about police-involved shootings.
Local
October 23

Sex abuse allegations mount against former Minn. probation officer

Dennis Bresnahan, 54, is also at the center of a lawsuit filed against the federal government by three women who each describe a pattern of alleged unwanted advances while he served as their probation officer, including one who says Bresnahan pressured her into oral sex.
St. Paul
October 23
St. Paul Superintendent Joe Gothard made his way past members of the St. Paul teachers union before Tuesday's school board meeting.

Tensions high as Mpls., St. Paul begin teacher contract talks

Budget strife is sure to complicate teacher contract talks in Minneapolis and St. Paul, where teachers are pushing for pay increases and district officials are stressing how tight their finances are.
Local
October 23

Memorial held for Bloomington father killed in Somalia terror attack

Bloomington man killed in the Somalia bombing is honored at a memorial service at his mosque.