Ashley Weed, owner of Jandrich Floral Shop in St. Paul, isn't sold on the idea of a W. 7th streetcar.

Streetcar plan for St. Paul's West 7th has some business owners fearing losses

Public officials prefer it to bus rapid transit for busy St. Paul corridor.

St. Paul City Council candidate posts marital conflict on campaign blog

July 14
David Martinez.
Restraining order describes his struggle with depression.

Rondo Commemorative Plaza dedication

July 14
Officials held a grand opening for the Rondo Commemorative Plaza Saturday, July 14, 2018 in St. Paul, Minn.
St. Paul
July 16
David Martinez

Candidate's behavior, arrest shake up quiet St. Paul City Council race

He denies posting seminude photo of his wife on his website.
East Metro
July 16
Brett Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump's nominee to the Supreme Court, went to a meeting with Sen. Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) in the Russell Sena

After U.S. Supreme Court nomination, attention turns back to Kavanaugh's U speech

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's remarks made little impact at the time, but are being scrutinized as authorities investigate President Trump's ties with Russia.
St. Paul
July 16
This is an undated photo of a portrait of U.S. President James Monroe.

St. Paul enters debate about renaming schools

The national movement to erase the names of historic figures from buildings and places for sins related to race has reached St. Paul — this time with a U.S. president at the center of the debate.
Music
July 15
Harry Chalmiers, former president of McNally Smith College of Music, has spent the past few months transforming the former St. Paul’s Episcopal Chur

With new arts center, former McNally Smith president hopes to rebuild 'what we all lost'

School's former president hopes a new arts center in St. Paul re-connects teachers and students for creative endeavors.
East Metro
July 14

Ramsey County Board signs new manager to two-year contract

Ryan O'Connor will begin July 30. He is replacing Julie Kleinschmidt, who is retiring.
St. Paul
July 13
An officer does a demonstration with a dog.

Former St. Paul Chief Finney to lead audit of city's K-9 unit

He said further dog bites could cause public unrest.
East Metro
July 13
FILE- In this March 16, 2018, file photo, Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon discusses election security issues in his office in St. Paul, Minn.

Minnesota secretary of state must hand over voter data, judge rules

Ramsey County judge sided with group claiming widespread voter fraud.
St. Paul
July 13
St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter, shown at Johnson High School after giving his first State of the City address.

St. Paul City Hall grapples with hiring — and keeping — women and people of color

Data reveal persistent challenges in closing race and gender gaps.
East Metro
July 13

Pedestrian ID'd in fatal hit-and-run crash on I-694 in Vadnais Heights

The St. Paul woman was struck in the eastbound lanes of the freeway near Edgerton Street about 2:40 a.m.
St. Paul
July 13

Judge: No class-action status for ex-NHLer concussion case

The federal judge overseeing the NHL concussion case has denied class-action status for the former players suing the league over head injuries.
West Metro
July 13
After mowing a lawn in St. Paul, Rodney Smith mowed his third lawn of the day in his 48th state, Thursday in Hopkins. The home belonged to a single wo

Man mowing lawns for people in need in every state arrives in Minnesota

Rodney Smith Jr. stopped in northeast Minneapolis, Bloomington and St. Paul on Thursday as part of his nationwide good-deed tour.
East Metro
July 12
Brandon Stevenson walks into the Minnesota Lottery state office in Roseville to validate his ticket and claim his $1 million in winnings.

St. Paul college student claims $1M Powerball prize on ticket bought by app

Brandon Stevenson, 20, is the first big winner in Minnesota to buy a state lottery ticket online.
St. Paul
July 12
St. Paul parking enforcement officer Joe Hakeem wrote tickets for scofflaws Wednesday near Regions Hospital.

St. Paul residents hoping new parking plan comes with beefed-up enforcement

Residents also hope new permit rules might make parking more simple.
East Metro
July 12
Sheriff Jack Serier

Probe into Ramsey County sheriff's residency closes; no law violated

The BCA looked into the matter when Vadnais Heights Mayor Bob Fletcher filed a complaint with St. Paul police.
Eat & Drink
July 12
Summit Brewing celebrates new taproom all weekend with limited-edition beers

Summit Brewing celebrates new taproom all weekend with limited-edition beers

The pioneering St. Paul brewery debuts a much grander taproom, dubbed the Summit Ratskeller.
Variety
July 12
Sonny Sawansuk took his shot while Grace Schwab awaited her turn. The two are a part of the North Star Croquet Association in St. Paul.

St. Paul croquet club is a hit with flapper dresses, 'cutthroat' competition

The summer sport has its followers in St. Paul thanks to these enthusiasts who dress up and play ball.
East Metro
July 11
Debris covers Wabasha Street in St. Paul in May after breaking off from the bluff at the end of April.

State disaster dollars to help Ramsey County clean up St. Paul landslide

The money will help Ramsey County pay for $1.1 million of damages caused by an April landslide that knocked out parts of Wabasha Street.
St. Paul
July 11
Sophie Konewko and Megan Albers took two Bird scooters for a ride through downtown Minneapolis.

St. Paul in standoff with company over electric scooters

Bird Rides Inc. dropped the scooters into the Twin Cities without official permission this week, and Minneapolis and St. Paul scrambled to react. St. Paul wants them gone until they can figure out how to regulate them.
St. Paul
July 11
David Martinez

St. Paul City Council candidate banned from Target Field for a year

David Martinez, 38, was detained at the stadium after swearing and lunging at a security guard.
Eat & Drink
July 11
Reborn version of St. Paul's first brewery opening in former Strip Club restaurant

Reborn version of St. Paul's first brewery opening in former Strip Club restaurant

When it debuts in mid-September, Yoerg Brewing Co. will feature house-brewed beers and a "fun, everyday" menu.