St. Paul high schools to start later but not until 2019-20 school year

St. Paul high schools to start later but not until 2019-20 school year

The delay is to allow more time to explore ways to ease parental concerns.

St. Paul man sues police after detainment in wake of Philando Castile protest

October 17
St. Paul man sues police after detainment in wake of Philando Castile protest
Osha Joseph vomited and complained about the heat during his hourlong arrest.

St. Paul taking gentler approach toward business regulation

October 17
St. Paul taking gentler approach toward business regulation
Some city leaders are growing cautious about new regulations and their effect on business owners.
Data Drop
October 17

Golf courses give way to new housing amid demand for land

More than 900 acres of golf courses have been redeveloped across the metro.
Minneapolis
October 17

Minneapolis & St. Paul 2017 elections

Following the mayoral and council elections in the Twin Cities.
Data Drop
October 16

Explore how land use has changed in the Twin Cities metro area

Met Council data illustrates how the region has changed after the recession.
St. Paul
October 14

St. Paul carpenter believes tiny house is a Swede Hollow survivor

Something about the boarded-up old house on St. Paul's East Side intrigued carpenter Cliff Carey. A 36-year resident of the Dayton's Bluff neighborhood north of downtown, he couldn't help but wonder about the second and smaller structure on the city-owned lot at 656 Bush Av.
East Metro
October 14

Philando Castile fundraising campaign clears St. Paul school lunch debts

J.J. Hill Montessori Magnet in St. Paul where Castile worked received $10,000
St. Paul
October 14

St. Paul fire chief disciplined for 'intimidation,' retaliating against subordinate

The case is one of five workplace conduct complaints against Chief Tim Butler.
St. Paul
October 13
Jordan and Crystal Frank-Shannon and their daughter Ivy posed for a ph...

Advisory committee recommends streetcar for W. 7th Street transit

Riverview line would connect downtown St. Paul with MSP Airport, MOA.
Variety
October 12

Russ Ringsak, longtime truck driver for 'Prairie Home Companion,' dies at 81

Garrison Keillor introduced Russ Ringsak to audiences as "our truck driver."
Music
October 12

'Prairie Home' host Chris Thile promises more great music, better jokes

It seems the changes have clicked with younger listeners, convincing St. Paul-based American Public Media to distribute another round.
St. Paul
October 12

St. Paul votes down move to eco-friendly food containers

The change would have hit local restaurants hard, council members said.
East Metro
October 12

Regions Hospital sued four years after sending stillborn baby out with dirty laundry

Regions Hospital sent the stillborn boy out with the laundry in 2013.
East Metro
October 11

St. Paul Winter Carnival cancels plans for ice palace in 2018

Winter Carnival officials announced Wednesday that the group working to build the ice palace for the 2018 festival has canceled the project. Ice Cold Events "reached a point where they could not guarantee enough financial support to cover costs to allow the project to move forward," according to a statement from the Winter Carnival.
St. Paul
October 11

A new bee 'sky rise' in Como Park offers home for pollinators

Researchers hope to learn what kind of man-made housing attracts bees.
St. Paul
October 10
St. Paul
October 9

Most St. Paul mayoral candidates seek more safety, amenities downtown

Most say that population growth requires greater safety, more amenities.
St. Paul
October 9

Candidate Pat Harris says he would add police if elected mayor of St. Paul

St. Paul mayoral candidate also pushing for more prosecution of gun crimes.
Minneapolis
October 7

Ranked-choice voting alters calculus in Mpls., St. Paul races

Voters in both cities are no longer limited to one choice, and that's changed the tactics candidates are employing. Some are hesitant to criticize others for fear of alienating their supporters.
St. Paul
October 7

BCA identifies two St. Paul officers involved in shooting death

The two are on leave after killing a 28-year-old man during a domestic dispute.
St. Paul
October 6
St. Paul Police and the Minnesota BCA investigate an officer involved...

St. Paul man killed by police had history of attacking girlfriend

Phumee Lee was convicted in 2013 of attacking the woman who called police on him Thursday.
St. Paul
October 6

St. Paul mayoral candidate Dai Thao promises to fight inequality

Greater transparency and a fair shake for every resident guide Thao's priorities.