Pastor envisions youth shelter in old West St. Paul bank building

Pastor envisions youth shelter in old West St. Paul bank building

He looks to turn vacant West St. Paul building into youth homeless shelter.

Man gets more than 13 years for death of Danielle Jelinek

June 24
Man gets more than 13 years for death of Danielle Jelinek
Aaron Schnagl claimed at his sentencing Friday morning that he didn't receive a fair trial.

Tired of waiting at busiest stoplights? Someone's gauging your pain

June 24
Tired of waiting at busiest stoplights? Someone's gauging your pain
Inventory of major roads with stoppages is meant to create priorities for future spending as money becomes available.
East Metro
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Ramsey County attorney launches safe-schools task force

Group to review causes of violence in the schools and recommend solutions.
East Metro
June 28

Man pleads guilty to prostituting Forest Lake girl

Damon DiMartino agreed to full sentence of 20 years in prison. His plea ended a jury trial about to begin.
Variety
June 27

With hundreds of openings, State Fair stages first jobs event

More than 600 positions will be available, but be ready to work all 12 days of the fair, up to 12 hours a day.
East Metro
June 27

Twin Cities woman dead after SUV hits power pole in W. Wisconsin

"A possible medical issue" is being investigated as having a role in the crash, authorities said.
East Metro
June 24

North/east metro briefs: Woodbury offers freebies to cut down on water usage

Woodbury’s campaign to cut down on water waste by irrigation is moving to homeowners. The city is partnering with the Minnesota Technical Assistance Program (MnTAP)…
East Metro
June 24

North/east metro police blotter, June 26

ANDOVERMAY 18Theft. A wallet was stolen from a cart while the victim was shopping at Wal-Mart, 1851 Bunker Lake Blvd. NW.MAY 20Theft. An unattended bike…
East Metro
June 24

Judge will weigh arguments in dispute over Stillwater bond referendum

Parent says district misled voters in 2015, but district says vote to close schools was a separate action.
East Metro
June 23

Mondale sides with St. Croix River in U.S. Supreme Court private property case

Former VP, environmental groups say family's sale of lot would harm river.
East Metro
June 22
St. Paul schools superintendent Valeria Silva speaks to the media duri...

Valeria Silva's buyout may be pricey, but St. Paul observer sees reasons

Some defend, others question $787,500 deal to part ways with superintendent.
Local
June 22

MnDOT response to curb illegal lane changes in I-694 work zone in Shoreview: More barriers

Disobedient motorists are forcing the Minnesota Department of Transportation to bring out more concrete barriers to keep drivers on westbound I-694 from making illegal lane changes in a construction zone in Shoreview.
East Metro
June 22

Man killed in Washington County crash identified

Washington County authorities have released the name of a man who was killed in a crash Monday in May Township. Donald Louis Goral, 86, of…
East Metro
June 21

Man injured in Roseville shooting

Roseville police are looking for suspects in connection with a shooting Monday evening that left one man injured. Calls came in about 7:45 p.m. about…
East Metro
June 18

At Ramsey County Library, summer reading program pushes kids beyond the books

Ramsey County Library focuses on digital tools and hands-on activities for young visitors.
East Metro
June 17

Roseville poll shows 99 percent of residents have high quality of life

RosevilleIn city survey, 99 percent report high quality of lifeSo much for your stereotypically troubled inner-ring suburb.In a new community survey, 99 percent of Roseville…
East Metro
June 15

Maplewood man accused of stealing from Hmong elders in fraud scheme

Seng Xiong allegedly told his victims he was helping set up a new homeland in which they'd be reunited with friends and family.
East Metro
June 14

Disputed St. Croix River land parcel not 'buildable,' U.S. Supreme Court filing says

St. Croix County opposes sale of parcel in family's Supreme Court fight.
East Metro
June 12

Couple on motorcycle crashes on I-35; 1 dead, 1 injured

The wreck occurred near the Forest Lake exit, according to the State Patrol.
East Metro
June 10

North/east metro police blotter, June 12

BETHEL MAY 8 Theft. Electronics were stolen from a locked camper in the 23600 block of University Avenue NE. DELLWOOD MAY 10 Suspicious activity. A…
East Metro
June 10

North/east news briefs: Roseville City Council incumbents draw a challenge

Two City Council members seeking re-election this year in Roseville are facing a challenge from the head of the city’s Human Rights Commission. Wayne Groff,…
East Metro
June 10

Tensions running high on New Brighton City Council

A council member was censured and removed from her committees at a recent meeting.