Falcon Heights residents demand change after Castile shooting

Falcon Heights residents demand change after Castile shooting

At listening session, the City Council heard pleas for a new approach to policing.

St. Anthony residents demand change from City Council

July 27
St. Anthony residents demand change from City Council
Dozens of residents packed Tuesday's City Council meeting to force a conversation about race relations after one of the city's officers killed Philando Castile during a traffic stop in neighboring Falcon Heights.

Interim chief is a calm and steady hand for St. Paul schools

July 25
Interim chief is a calm and steady hand for St. Paul schools
Roseville superintendent left retirement to help his neighboring district heal.
South Metro
July 28

CTIB: The little-known board that influences Twin Cities transit

The board is fractured by possible defections and criticism that call into question the metro area's blueprint for transit — and how to fund it.
East Metro
July 23

Falcon Heights, reeling from shooting, hopes for positive change

Suburb finds itself at the center of national debate over race relations and policing.
East Metro
July 23

North/east metro police blotter, July 24

Afton JUNE 20 Traffic violation. A driver was cited for passing on the shoulder on Manning Avenue at 22nd Street. The driver, whose registration was…
East Metro
July 23

North/east metro briefs: Proposed third lane on I-35W in Ramsey County marching forward

Key decisions are being made on the proposed addition of a third lane on Interstate 35W between Roseville and Lino Lakes. Arden Hills will hold…
East Metro
July 22

Lauderdale man charged with shooting at 5 Somali men heading to prayers

Anthony Sawina, of Lauderdale, was charged with five counts of second-degree assault and is being held in Hennepin County jail in lieu of $750,000 bail, authorities said.
East Metro
July 22

Body of missing man, 26, recovered from St. Croix River

Andrew Remley's body was pulled from the churning water south of Rock Island on Friday afternoon.
East Metro
July 22

Lake Elmo threatens to sue 3M over unusable city well

The company denies it's at fault, and the city acknowledges polluted well was never put in use.
East Metro
July 21

Officer who shot Castile helped book him in jail after 2011 stop

Officer Jeronimo Yanez was also one of the two officers assigned to work the July 2 armed robbery of a Lauderdale convenience store.
East Metro
July 21

Readers pour out their concern for Woodbury nanny

Every so often we write a story that instantly fuels reader emotions, inspiring an outpouring of public concern. Such was the case with our recent…
Health
July 21

3 heroin deaths, 1 dealer: 'She sold it to them knowing it was bad'

Beverly Burrell is in jail, charged with three counts of murder, but the men's mothers are saddled with heartache.
Blogs
July 21
“This is big, big statement,” 3M CEO Inge Thulin said. “This is incredible. It’s fantastic. When you look at Google and Apple and the others, we left them in the dust.”

3M opens new Design Center in Maplewood

3M opens new design center at headquarters that is meant to spur creativity and collaboration
Eat & Drink
July 20

Minnesota State Fair adds bathrooms friendly to transgenders

Fair officials also are creating five "Selfie Spots," photo-taking locations that offer "iconic images" as backdrops.
East Metro
July 19

Lake Elmo disputes over gag order, spreadsheets endure

The City Council sparred over a gag order and number discrepancies.
East Metro
July 19
Minn. Gov. Mark Dayton speaks to protesters demonstrating the police s...

It's past time to pick up a copy of '21st Century Policing'

Shortly after Gov. Mark Dayton found out that a metro area police officer shot Philando Castile during a traffic stop, he did what Minneapolis Mayor…
East Metro
July 19

Washington County stops bookings of Historic Courthouse weddings

County officials cite excessive wear and tear on the 146-year-old Stillwater landmark for the moratorium on new bookings.
Variety
July 18
FILE - In this July 27, 2011 file photo, Dunkin' Donuts products are d...

2 suburbs in race to have 1st Dunkin' Donuts in Twin Cities in many years

Roseville joins New Hope as sites for the national chain's first metro franchises in years.
East Metro
July 18

North/east metro briefs: Sheriff, state launch sex crimes internet task force

Washington CountySheriff, state work together on sex crimesThe Washington County Sheriff's Office will continue to work with the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension on the…
East Metro
July 18

Rosedale mall protest scrapped as security ramps up

The mall "has already started to shut itself down," Black Lives Matter St. Paul said in a Facebook post.
East Metro
July 16
Valerie Castile, Philando Castile's mother, white hat, and Allysza Cas...

Rondo Days honors Castile on what would have been birthday

St. Paul festival takes on somber tone in wake of police shooting that sparked nationwide protests.
East Metro
July 16

Unsafe conditions halt search for 26-year-old who fell into St. Croix

The search for a 26-year-old man who fell into the St. Croix River will resume Sunday after Saturday's search on high, swift water proved futile and unsafe.