Housing advocates accuse Met Council of laxity in affordable housing

Housing advocates accuse Met Council of laxity in affordable housing

At issue is the 427-acre TCAAP megaproject in Arden Hills.

Century College names Millender as president

March 22
Changing history

Sensitivities over Indian issues delay renaming of Washington County lake

March 18
Sensitivities over Indian issues delay renaming of Washington County lake
A popular move to change the name of Halfbreed Lake in Washington County is being deferred so locals can seek consensus on a new name, with some residents calling for a moniker that takes account of the area's Indian heritage.
East Metro
March 22
St. Paul Central High School principal Mary Mackbee stood as sung alon...

School-related burglary has high-profile victim: The principal

Theft was reported at service station linked to St. Paul's Central High.
West Metro
March 21

Minnesota boosts state grants for law enforcement to fight sex trafficking

Nearly $800,000 given out ahead of Super Bowl.
East Metro
March 19

Minnesota is in 'very deep hole' when it comes to teachers of color

There are 629 Hispanic teachers across the state, making up just 1 percent of a total teaching workforce of 60,090.
East Metro
March 18

North/east metro police blotter, March 19

CHAMPLIN FEB. 21 Theft. A minivan was stolen from the 100 block of Curtis Road. FALCON HEIGHTS FEB. 17 Theft. A woman was booked for…
East Metro
March 18

North/east metro news briefs: Hy-Vee plans in Columbia Heights move ahead

Site plans for a closely watched Hy-Vee project are taking shape in Columbia Heights, and construction work at one of the project’s two sites could…
East Metro
March 17

First silver carp, the 'flying' invasive fish, is captured in St. Croix

The discovery was made Friday near Prescott, Wis.
East Metro
March 16

Driver runs W. Wis. stop sign, is fatally hit by Schwan's delivery van

The collision occurred at an intersection just south of I-94.
East Metro
March 15

Chief deputy Dan Starry to fill vacancy as Washington County sheriff

The Washington County Board on Tuesday named Dan Starry as sheriff. Starry has served as chief deputy under Bill Hutton, who announced last week that…
South Metro
March 15

Documentando el Odio: Comparte tu historia

No existen datos confiables sobre la naturaleza o prevalencia de crímenes e incidentes de odio. Por eso necesitamos tu ayuda.
South Metro
March 15

Documenting Hate: Tell us your story

There is no reliable national data on the nature or prevalence of hate crimes and bias incidents, so we need your help.
East Metro
March 14

Yanez defense asks prosecutors for evidence of bias, witness unreliability

Defense attorney Earl Gray said they are "covering all bases" by asking for the information.
East Metro
March 14

Roseville bans dog, cat sales at pet stores; first Minn. city to do so

Proponents of the ban said it was needed to protect consumers from unknowingly purchasing troubled animals reared in poor conditions.
East Metro
March 14
Cop-killer Timothy Eling is being paroled after serving 29 years on a...

Paroled killer of Oakdale police officer back in Minn. prison

Tim Eling's parole incited protest in 2011. Now lawmakers say they were right to question the decision.
East Metro
March 11
East Metro
March 11
Rich and Donna Berget have opted to purchase the Linwood Country Store & Pizza, meaning the big pizza chef is staying put.

Couple rallies to keep popular country store open in north metro area

After facing possible eviction, Rich and Donna Berget have decided to buy Linwood Country Store & Pizza.
East Metro
March 11

Northeast metro briefs: Ramsey County Board set to redo Depot cafe for up to $1M

Ramsey County commissioners last week took steps to spend as much as $1 million on a renovation of the restaurant space at Union Depot in…
East Metro
March 11

Northeast metro police blotter, March 12

BlaineFEB. 17Drunken driving. A 26-year-old man was arrested for drunken driving, property damage and possession of drug paraphernalia after he crashed into the playground at…
East Metro
March 10

St. Paul man sentenced for attack on victim celebrating 40th birthday

Eduardo Alberto Figueroa helped a bar owner quiet a loud group that later attacked him and his daughter.
East Metro
March 9
Ramsey County attorney John Choi announced that officer Jeronimo Yanez...

School safety task force in Ramsey County seeks community help

Group convened by County Attorney John Choi issued recommendations Thursday.
Music
March 8

New York's Knitting Factory to take the reins of Myth nightclub in Maplewood

The suburban Twin Cities mega-club will now be booked as a Knitting Factory venue.