St. Paul questions partnership with Ramsey County to help job seekers

St. Paul questions partnership with Ramsey County to help job seekers

City ponders how Ramsey County alliance can better serve its citizens.

Judge finds that Cottage Grove golf course owner sexually harassed employees

August 22
Incidents occurred at Mississippi Dunes, where women were groped and a bar manager was fired, order says.

Oakdale man killed after apparently walking in front of tanker truck on I-494 in Woodbury

August 22
South Metro
August 20

Armed man shot by south metro Verizon store clerk was on probation for theft

A second suspect remains on the run, police said. Another person was wounded during the late-morning gunfire.
Home & Garden
August 19

Pergola on steroids allows year-round outdoor living in Lake Elmo

A porch in Lake Elmo is transformed into a year-round family gathering spot with a flexible indoor-outdoor room for all seasons.
East Metro
August 19

Hiccups are weighing on Arden Hills' Rice Creek Commons project

Leaders remain hopeful that solar energy for the 427-acre Rice Creek Commons 'can still happen.'
East Metro
August 18

North/East metro police blotter, Aug. 20

ANDOVER JULY 23 Theft. A 2013 Ford F-150 was stolen from a driveway in the 13600 block of Orchid Street NW. The keys had been…
East Metro
August 18

North/East metro news briefs: New Brighton survey voices strong support for police body cameras

There’s strong support in New Brighton for police wearing body cameras, according to a new survey. Results of an online poll released last week to…
South Metro
August 17

Personal info revealed for thousands of east metro students in mass e-mail

Back-to-school e-mail in east metro errantly sent with private information.
Eat & Drink
August 16

Joe's Crab Shack in Roseville among many in U.S. now closed

Parent company is in the midst of bankruptcy proceedings.
East Metro
August 16

Columbia Heights restaurant owner indicted on federal forced-labor charge

The owner of Royal Orchid allegedly promised to help a teenager from the Dominican Republic get a U.S. education, then forced him to work less than $1 an hour.
Celebrities
August 16

Ex-radio host Dubay charged with punching, knocking out woman's tooth

The former sports talk personality went on Facebook and said he is being "wrongfully accused."
East Metro
August 16

Suspect in Woodbury gun theft surrenders when mother intervenes

Kevron Bivens holed up in a Lake Elmo mobile home park after he allegedly stole a gun from a Cabela's store
East Metro
August 16
Maplewood-based 3M Co. is on the hunt for office space in downtown St. Paul, according to people who work with properties the company is considering.

3M looking for office space in downtown St. Paul

The Maplewood company has a small number of people working in Lowertown.
East Metro
August 15

No charges against Coon Rapids officer who shot fleeing gunman

The officer had reason to believe the suspect would have shot at him, according to prosecutors.
East Metro
August 15

K-9 testing

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives held the National Odor Recognition Testing (NORT) and certification at the Boston Scientific campus in Arden Hills for numerous explosive-detection canine teams throughout Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, Illinois and Canada Tuesday,
East Metro
August 15

Man arrested after gun theft in Woodbury, standoff with police

The man dressed as a woman to evade capture; he had stolen a gun from Cabela's, officials said.
East Metro
August 15
Valerie Castile, mother of Philando Castile was hugged by a supporter...

Valerie Castile awarded entire settlement in son's death

One of Philando Castile's half brothers wrote the court praising her work with a foundation for victims of gun violence.
East Metro
August 14

Maplewood man pleads guilty to threatening his parents and beating his mother with a hammer

David Edward Williams Jr. beat his mother with a hammer, complaint says.
East Metro
August 14

6 arrested in roving fights in St. Paul

Up to 200 youths fought outside a rec center and at several intersections.
East Metro
August 14

Washington County's proposed tax hike is biggest in years

New construction in the east metro county could ease homeowners' burden of 6.9% property tax increase.
East Metro
August 13

Wis. patrol: St. Paul man going nearly 100, with 3 kids in vehicle and drunk

He was stopped about 7:30 a.m. near Baldwin in St. Croix County.
East Metro
August 12
An aerial photo of Woodbury Drive: Woodbury charges developers a “major roadway assessment” fee to help cover road improvements outside of a subdivision.

Legal fight over Woodbury fees could echo across Twin Cities area

At issue is whether developers or taxpayers should bear the brunt of road projects that are needed to accommodate growth but are located outside of a new subdivision. "This is a landmark case," the executive director of the Builders Association of the Twin Cities says.