Last year, St. Paul and Minneapolis neighbors examined models of the Riverview Corridor, from downtown St. Paul to the Minneapolis-St. Paul Internatio

St. Paul leaders feel left out of transit expansion

Transit advocates say it's no accident that St. Paul has fallen behind, citing choices made.

St. Paul man sues city over organized trash collection

May 25
Trash haulers wind their way through an alley in the Mac-Groveland neighborhood of St. Paul.
The lawsuit says the system's pricing policy violates state law.

No charges in fatal St. Paul crash between bus, bicyclist

May 25
According to St. Paul Police the school bus belonging to First Student was transporting students from St. Paul Ramsey Middle School when it struck and
Two witnesses told investigators that the bus driver had the right of way when the collision occurred, a St. Paul police spokesman said.
Pets
May 27
There were plenty of smells everywhere for four-legged baseball finds to find at CHS Field in St. Paul.

It's a bark in the park for hundreds of dogs attending St. Paul Saints game

The minor league team put its diamond in the ruff and welcomed pooches on a warm holiday weekend night.
North Metro
May 25
Will Grahek, who grew up in Centerville and graduated from Centennial High School, was shot and killed in Duluth in 2017.

Duluth siblings sentenced in death of St. Paul police sergeant's son

Noah Duane Baker, 20, was sentenced to 30 years in prison for killing UMD student William Grahek.
Eat & Drink
May 24
Preparing a cocktail at Tattersall Distilling in Minneapolis.

Minnesota is home to 'America's coolest drinking city' says new WSJ magazine

Five bars in Minneapolis and St. Paul -- considered one city in the rankings -- get a spotlight in the gushing article.
St. Paul
May 24

St. Paul considers charging fees for changes to historic properties

City might charge up to $500 for major changes such as demolition.
St. Paul
May 24
The Mother Baby Center at United and Children’s -St. Paul is the latest in the construction boom of mother/baby centers in the Twin Cities.

Architects, designers collaborate with local medical executives on new buildings

The boomlet of mother/baby centers in Twin Cities illustrates the new ideas.
St. Paul
May 24

Rhoda R. Gilman, historian and Green Party activist, dies at 91

She was tasked with helping refresh Minnesota's history curriculum for schoolchildren in the 1980s.
St. Paul
May 24

Just Listed: President named for St. Paul Downtown Alliance

Joe Spencer, the former director of arts and culture for the city of St. Paul, has been named the president of the newly formed St.…
St. Paul
May 24

Woman critically hurt after being hit by light-rail trains in St. Paul

She was trying to cross University Avenue at Snelling Avenue in St. Paul against the stoplight, a Metro Transit spokesman said.
Minneapolis
May 23
Sisters Kathryn and Eleanor Piersma played the outdoor xylophone at Martin Luther King Park in south Minneapolis. Katheryn, left, is 11 and Eleanor is

Minneapolis and St. Paul rank as top two park systems in the country

This year's rankings took into account the number of restrooms and splashpads.
St. Paul
May 23

Asbestos removal underway at St. Paul school

Work at Adams Spanish Immersion is expected to run through June 11.
St. Paul
May 22
Plan emerges for the O'Gara's site in St. Paul with apartments and smaller pub

Plan emerges for the O'Gara's site in St. Paul with apartments and smaller pub

Redevelopment to include 163 apartments and a co-working space.
St. Paul
May 22

U.S Citizenship and Immigration ceremony at Harding High School

New U.S. citizens were sworn in during a U.S Citizenship and Immigration ceremony at Harding High School, Tuesday.
St. Paul
May 22
St. Paul City Council Member Dai Thao

St. Paul Council Member Dai Thao has court date set for Aug. 13

St. Paul City Council Member Dai Thao will return to court later this summer on charges that he illegally assisted a voter while running…
South Metro
May 21

Man charged in Scott County hit-and-run says he did it on purpose

Turns out the teen biker he hit was the wrong guy, driver allegedly tells cops.
East Metro
May 21

Mental illness defense wins acquittal for St. Paul man who killed girlfriend

Defendant will be transferred to St. Peter psychiatric hospital.
St. Paul
May 19
St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter’s State of the City address was followed by breakout sessions with community members Saturday.

Mayor Melvin Carter's 'State of Our City' urges St. Paulites to get involved

Flipping the traditional State of the City address, he hears from residents.
St. Paul
May 19
Nick Coleman with his wife, Laura Billings Coleman

Longtime Twin Cities columnist Nick Coleman dies at 67 after stroke

The former Star Tribune and Pioneer Press columnist suffered a stroke after returning from an Irish festival with his family.
St. Paul
May 18
Fallen chunk of concrete forced the closure of the RiverCentre parking ramp.

Funding push continues for deteriorating St. Paul parking ramp

Cost is the stopping point on RiverCentre repairs.
St. Paul
May 18
Regions Hospital in downtown St. Paul.

Smaller expansion at Regions Hospital moves forward

The St. Paul hospital wants lawmakers to approve the plan by Sunday.
St. Paul
May 18
Fallen chunk of concrete forced the closure of the RiverCentre parking ramp.

Falling concrete chunk closes RiverCentre parking ramp

The closure comes as city officials are pushing for $58 million in state money to rebuild the ramp.