Minnesota United owner looked at 30 stadium sites, had 3 finalists

Minnesota United owner looked at 30 stadium sites, had 3 finalists

Bill McGuire told a St. Paul group of community leaders that they “will like” the kind of potential development being discussed in conjunction with construction of the 18,500-seat stadium.

Science Museum ends legal fight over leaky building

September 4
Science Museum ends legal fight over leaky building
The Science Museum of Minnesota conceded defeat Friday in its legal fight with a design firm over persistent and costly water damage to the $100 million building that is one of the state's top tourist attractions.

Final chapter: Head of St. Paul libraries is retiring

September 3
Final chapter: Head of St. Paul libraries is retiring
Kit Hadley has been director since 2009. She held the same post earlier in Minneapolis.
East Metro
September 4

Judge rejects UCare bid to halt sign-ups as insurer seeks new contract

A Ramsey County judge on Thursday declined to issue an injunction that could have kept UCare as an insurer for thousands of low-income Minnesotans receiving…
East Metro
September 3

St. Paul man critical after being shot breaking up robbery attempt

A 30-year-old St. Paul man is hospitalized in critical condition after being shot Wednesday night while trying to break up a robbery along University Avenue,…
St. Paul
September 3
Chancery office of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis in St. Paul.

Parish leaders can view abuse claims, judge rules in archdiocese bankruptcy

Victims’ attorneys fear confidentiality violations of private information.
Minneapolis
September 3
“It is premature to draw any conclusions,” Hennepin County Commissioner Mike Opat said about an MLS soccer stadium going to St. Paul instead of Minneapolis. “These things tend to have five lives.”

Minneapolis isn't giving up on soccer stadium in line for St. Paul

Some in city pledge to continue the pursuit despite stinging news of a possible deal across the river.
TV & Media
September 3

St. Paul native works his magic, makes 'America's Got Talent' finals

A longtime magician and comedian from the Twin Cities hopes to pull a victory out of his hat now that he’s advanced to the finals of NBC’s “America’s Got Talent” competition.
South Metro
September 3

Archdiocese removes second priest accused of abuse in a week

The Rev. Joseph Gallatin is the second priest in the past week to be disciplined, a pace considered “extraordinary” by some victim advocates.
Local
September 3

More details on Metro Transit police incident involving autistic teen in St. Paul

Metro Transit police released reports detailing the attempted arrest of an autistic teenager whose mother said was injured.
Minneapolis
September 3
The former home of the MTC bus barn is on part of the parcel proposed...

Major League Soccer team owners close in on stadium deal for St. Paul

St. Paul appears to be the choice of Minnesota United team officials as home for a new Major League Soccer team and $150 million stadium, sources told the Star Tribune.
East Metro
September 2
T. Eugene Thompson, an attorney convicted in the1963 "murder-for-hire"...

T. Eugene Thompson, attorney who hired hit man to kill his wife, dies

Carol Thompson's murder and her husband's trial captured national attention and the case was said to have been an inspiration for the move "Fargo."
Local
September 2

Funeral arrangements made for St. Paul firefighter who collapsed at station

Shane Clifton will be laid to rest at Fort Snelling National Cemetery.
Local
September 2

'MEA break' returns after 17 years of never really going away

If you can't beat 'em, join 'em. Education Minnesota is bowing to popular usage and rebranding its annual fall teacher conference as the "Minnesota Educator Academy."
St. Paul
September 1

Black Lives Matter protesters head to governor's residence

About 50 voiced anger over his remarks about march to State Fair.
St. Paul
September 1

Mother: Metro Transit police injured autistic son in St. Paul

The mother of an autistic teenager said Tuesday that Metro Transit officers used force and injured her son while trying to arrest him. “They totally…
St. Paul
September 1

Out of sight odds: St. Paul retiree snags 2nd big lottery prize this year

Jeffrey Bock won $100,000 in Sunday’s drawing; in January, a scratch-off ticket yielded a $20,000 prize.
East Metro
September 1

New trial sought in New Brighton murder case

Neal Zumberge’s attorney said in a motion that the court made two errors that should compel a new trial.
St. Paul
September 1

St. Paul firefighter remembered fondly by those who knew him best

Shane Clifton died Monday after collapsing at his fire station while exercising.
Local
September 1

Minn. schools narrowing achievement gap as Mpls., St. Paul fall behind

Nearly two-thirds of Minnesota schools are making significant progress in closing achievement gaps in reading and math, according to new data released by the Minnesota Department of Education.
St. Paul
August 31

St. Paul firefighter collapses, dies

A St. Paul firefighter died of cardiac arrest Monday after he collapsed while on duty.Shane Clifton, a 38-year-old firefighter and paramedic, was working at Fire…
St. Paul
August 31

Black Lives Matter St. Paul to protest outside governor's mansion

Black Lives Matter St. Paul plans to rally outside the governor’s residence on Tuesday to protest Gov. Mark Dayton’s remarks about the group’s weekend march…
East Metro
August 31
Black Lives Matter protesters chanted at the front gate of the Minnesota State Fair on Saturday.

Police union official calls chant at Saturday march 'disgusting'

A video posted on Twitter that showed protesters who appear to be in the front of the march and can be heard shouting, “Pigs in a blanket, fry ‘em like bacon!”

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