Need a hammer? Borrow one from the new St. Paul Tool Library

Need a hammer? Borrow one from the new St. Paul Tool Library

Library members pay $55 a year to access thousands of tools.

Work on old Ramsey Co. sewer offers rare glimpse of underground rivers

March 25
Work on old Ramsey Co. sewer offers rare glimpse of underground rivers
New video of a century-old storm sewer system spotlights need for water quality.

St. Paul launches business awards program

March 24
St. Paul launches business awards program
East Metro
March 24

After Castile shooting, St. Anthony officials release goal, objectives for police study

Feds hope the review's outcomes are a blueprint for other small agencies.
Local
March 24

St. Paul's English language learners deserve better, critics say

Push for improvements coincides with state audit.
St. Paul
March 24

Revamped St. Paul apartments will be home to Saints players

An apartment building in St. Paul's Lowertown neighborhood will become the official home to the St. Paul Saints baseball team.
St. Paul
March 23

St. Paul names three outsiders as finalists for top schools job

Final choice expected in April after community meetings, site visits.
St. Paul
March 23

St. Paul Port Authority plans to partner with developer Irgens for site near soccer stadium

Port Authority officials will vote next week on a joint venture with Irgens and Minnesota United.
St. Paul
March 23
Gary Hornseth does not like these cooler LED lights on Griggs St. whic...

St. Paul asks residents to rate the glow of different LED streetlights

The city wants feedback before further expansion.
St. Paul
March 23

North Star Grand Prix bicycle race moves to St. Paul's Grand Avenue

The North Star Grand Prix had been held in the Lowertown area.
Minneapolis
March 23

Metro Transit's Green Line to shut down section for three days

The closure begins Friday night. Service resumes Monday.
St. Paul
March 23

Obituary: Dr. Gregory Gepner brought humor, kindness to his work

Rebecca Gepner remembers not paying much attention to the handsome boy in her German class. She’d just had her heart broken, and had decided to…
Minneapolis
March 23

St. Paul man gets 8 years for shooting victim in face at Minneapolis bus stop

A St. Paul man will spend the next eight years in prison for shooting a man in the face at a north Minneapolis bus stop…
St. Paul
March 23

Como Zoo adds new snow leopards with hope that cubs will follow

Zoo is part of program to increase the biodiversity of the big cats in the U.S.
St. Paul
March 22

Protesters at St. Paul council meeting demand response to fatal police shooting

Six advocacy groups signed a letter to the city with a list of demands.
East Metro
March 22
St. Paul Central High School principal Mary Mackbee stood as sung alon...

School-related burglary has high-profile victim: The principal

Theft was reported at service station linked to St. Paul's Central High.
West Metro
March 21

Minnesota boosts state grants for law enforcement to fight sex trafficking

Nearly $800,000 given out ahead of Super Bowl.
St. Paul
March 21

Businessman Tim Holden joins St. Paul mayor's race to "save the city"

Holden challenged Mayor Chris Coleman in 2013.
Minneapolis
March 21

Man found shot in Minneapolis house identified

The Hennepin County medical examiner's office has identified the man who was found shot in a Minneapolis home Friday as 24-year-old Kamani Kristopher Salaam Davis.…
State + Local
March 20
The upper Mississippi River between its headwaters in Itasca State Par...

Auditor asks: Did $761 million produce cleaner lakes and streams for Minnesota?

Auditor says state is just starting to track water quality improvements.
St. Paul
March 20

Obituary: Lee Smith, owned Lee and Dee's Barbecue in St. Paul

He was “Bubba” to family and “Mr. Lee” to others, but to legions of barbecue-loving diners in St. Paul, Lee Claudie Smith was the man…
St. Paul
March 18
A police investigator at the scene of a police involved shooting that...

Two officers identified in fatal St. Paul police shooting

Mikko Norman and Nathaniel Younce have been on the force for two years each.
St. Paul
March 18
Peter Laird had been vicar general of the Archdiocese of St. Paul-Minneapolis, the No. 2 position. Now he is no longer a priest.

Peter Laird, Archbishop Nienstedt's former top deputy, leaves priesthood

Laird, who resigned post in 2013 as clergy abuse controversy exploded, had urged Archbishop Nienstedt to resign.