St. Paul city leaders consider steps to tighten skyway security

St. Paul city leaders consider steps to tighten skyway security

The city is considering a reduction in the hours skyways are open.

Religious pen pals meet for the first time

May 24
Fifth-graders at Saint Mark's School (a Catholic school) and Al-Amal School (a Muslim school) have been pen pals, in an effort by both private schools to create understanding between religions.

Getting serious about a playground: St. Paul family seeks to turn sorrow into joy

May 24
Getting serious about a playground: St. Paul family seeks to turn sorrow into joy
A daughter's unexplained death becomes a catalyst for a playground.
St. Paul
May 24

St. Paul community event Thursday seeks to build momentum for Midway-area park

Area students and residents pushed for the park near Skyline Towers.
South Metro
May 24

Our changing region: See how the Twin Cities has changed in 50 years

The Twin Cities has changed dramatically since the founding of the Met Council 50 years ago.
St. Paul
May 23

St. Paul-based Summit Brewing to stop distribution in 6 states

The state's second-largest brewery said it wants to focus on its core market in the Upper Midwest.
Minneapolis
May 23

Minneapolis parks named tops in the nation, and St. Paul comes in second

It's Minneapolis' fifth year at No. 1 in the Trust for Public Land ranking of the 100 large city park systems.
St. Paul
May 23

Patrol looking for man who shot at another driver on I-35E in St. Paul

The shooting occurred about 2 a.m. near University Avenue
St. Paul
May 23

Vulnerable teen missing since Saturday has been found safe

The 15-year-old girl was last seen Saturday at a St. Paul women's shelter.
Minneapolis
May 23

Minnesota mother's lawsuit against child's gender transition is dismissed

A federal judge in St. Paul rejected the argument that her parental rights were violated.
East Metro
May 23

Maplewood priest cleared of sexual misconduct is dismissed from church

Mark Huberty was tried before jurors in 2014 on one count each of fourth and fifth-degree criminal sexual conduct for allegedly starting a sexual relationship with a married woman he had been counseling.
Minneapolis
May 23

State budget deal could end measure that would block local workplace rules

Republicans are expected to send the preemption measure to Gov. Mark Dayton as an individual bill, and Dayton would veto it.
St. Paul
May 21

Car hits tree in St. Paul; driver dead, passenger badly hurt

A motorist was killed and a passenger badly hurt in a single-vehicle crash early Sunday near a park in St. Paul, authorities said.
East Metro
May 21

St. Paul schools taking less sexist view of student dress codes

New policy for St. Paul schools says rules can be in place, but no one gender can be targeted.
St. Paul
May 20

National Park Service kayak rental expanding to St. Paul and beyond

Paddle Share program eases access to the river.
Movies
May 20

Retired St. Thomas professor celebrated for role in famous Czech film

Before Winston Chrislock taught history, he acted in "Riders in the Sky."
St. Paul
May 19

State lawmaker robbed at gunpoint near Grand Avenue in St. Paul

Rep. Dennis Smith, Maple Grove Republican, lost his wallet and cellphone but was not injured.
St. Paul
May 19

Weekend traffic: Test project begins on Maryland Avenue in St. Paul

Ramsey County crews began removing striping along Maryland Avenue between Greenbrier Street and Johnson Parkway in St. Paul, marking the start of a test of a new configuration that will reduce the road from two lanes in each direction to one with a center turn lane.
St. Paul
May 18

Judge laments $15M in legal fees in Twin Cities archdiocese bankruptcy

The victims, not lawyers, should benefit, Judge Robert Kressel said, adding "it bothers me so much."
St. Paul
May 18

St. Paul man sentenced in Indian Mounds Park killing

Rayvion T. Brooks was among a group of rival gang members who argued at the park, leading to gunfire that killed Bobby D. Collins in April 2016.
St. Paul
May 18

Construction worker injured when struck by equipment in St. Paul

A construction worker was seriously hurt Wednesday when he was struck by a Bobcat front-end loader in St. Paul. Chester C. Mcswain, 30, of Minneapolis,…
St. Paul
May 18
From left, cello instructor Anna Vazquez, violin instructor Ewa Bujak,...

St. Kate's music, theater students protest demise of arts degrees

Arts aficionados at St. Catherine University in St. Paul are staging a performance protest Thursday over the slashing of music and theater programs, which the Catholic liberal arts school announced a few weeks ago.
St. Paul
May 18

Lowertown landlord demands St. Paul 'step up' skyway safety efforts

The city will allow a landlord to temporarily continue locking her building early.