A city inspector took this photo of a vehicle parked on Rep. John Lesch’s property. He was cited in December for two vehicles being parked on an “

Cited for parking on grass, St. Paul legislator fights City Hall

DFL Rep. John Lesch appealed the vehicle abatement order at a hearing Tuesday.

Man dies after alley shooting near St. Paul's University Avenue

January 15
St. Paul police were on the scene of what the department is calling the city's first shooting homicide of the year in the alley behind Sunshine Grocer
There have been no arrests in the city's first homicide of the year.

St. Paul teen killed by wayward driver in Wisconsin was college rower, violinist

January 15
Henry Zietlow
Wintry weather may have played a role in the crash, according to authorities.
St. Paul
January 14
Minnesotans seen voting on Election Day 2018.

Appeals court deals setback to citizen push for even-year elections in St. Paul

Court upholds ruling that St. Paul petition fell short of required signatures.
East Metro
January 14

Second man charged in fight outside State Fair that left victim with brain damage

A second man has been charged with allegedly instigating a fight outside of the State Fair last summer that left one victim brain-damaged and another…
St. Paul
January 14
Dan Bostrom's exit from the St. Paul City Council has created the need for an interim council member.

Seven finalists seeking interim St. Paul City Council seat

St. Paul residents seeking to fill the Sixth Ward City Council seat recently vacated by Dan Bostrom will make their case at City Hall on…
East Metro
January 14

Man in coma after assault by teens outside Regions Hospital in St. Paul

A man is in a coma after being attacked by two juveniles outside Regions Hospital in St. Paul last month.Isaiah L. Coleman and Jeremiah Ward,…
East Metro
January 13
Newly sworn-in as Ramsey County district judges are Adam Yang, left, and P. Paul Yang.

Minnesota adds two new Hmong-American judges to the bench

Half of the country's judges of Hmong heritage are now serving in Ramsey County.
Minneapolis
January 12
Adam Garen, left, talked with Rabbi Adam Spilker during a weekly discussion of the Torah at Henson Efron law firm.

Minneapolis law firm's tradition honors a colleague and his faith

Tribute turns into unique interfaith Torah study.
St. Paul
January 11
St. Paul Chief Deputy Mary Nash, left, visited with owner of Sense of Style beauty salon Torih Michelle Holmes, right, customer Latesa Pye, center, an

St. Paul police officer recruitment effort goes to the beauty shop

There are no black female officers on the St. Paul police force for the first time in 43 years.
St. Paul
January 11

St. Paul residents call for more aggressive 2040 Comp Plan

Speakers at Friday's public hearing said they want more housing density and transit.
Inspired
January 11
Optometrist Dr. Meredith Walburg examines Denae Whitfield’s eyes at Harding High School. Whitfield is one of 2,500 St. Paul Public Schools students

Thousands of Twin Cities kids getting free vision screenings thanks to caring collaboration

ChildSight Minnesota and Phillips Eye Institute join forces to make sure that Twin Cities kids succeed.
St. Paul
January 10
Thursday’s hearing marks the third year that a Ramsey County judge Warner has reviewed biannual progress reports from the Archdiocese of St. Paul an

With one year to go, Twin Cities Archdiocese is meeting court-ordered child protection measures

Judge told archdiocese officials they also must plan for the end of court oversight next year.
Stage & Arts
January 10
“Red Lake Fishermen” by Ojibwe artist Patrick DesJarlait.

St. Paul museum tries to get a conversation started with its inaugural show

Inaugural show at Minnesota Museum of American Art offers "something for everybody."
St. Paul
January 10
Sheryl Williams, right, is named Klondike Kate 2019 as the other contestant Shelley Pabst stands next to her. There were only two contestants in this

Welch woman is named 2019's Klondike Kate ahead of Winter Carnival

A Klondike Kate has been chosen as part of the St. Paul Winter Carnival since 1971.
East Metro
January 9

Authorities await driver test results in crash that killed Roseville pedestrians

Roseville police called it a "complex case" and are waiting for multiple reports to come back.
East Metro
January 9
St. Paul police officers have elected a longtime union leader to serve as the organization’s president in the first contested race for the seat in n

Longtime second-in-command elected president of St. Paul Police Federation

Officer Paul Kuntz was elected president over challenger Sgt. Matt Koncar.
South Metro
January 9
A regional system provides enough dependable, clean water to farm shrimp in landlocked Luverne, Minn.

Dec. 27: With spigot open, southwestern Minnesota towns flourish

No longer just a pipe dream, far-sighted water system set up parched towns for growth.
East Metro
January 9
Alula, a security systems technology company, is moving its headquarters and about 120 employees from Hudson, Wis., to the Midway Innovation Center, a

Security tech company Alula moves from Wisconsin to St. Paul

It will bring 120 workers to its new office in St. Paul.
St. Paul
January 8
The Minnesota Supreme Court, shown in 2017, issued an order in mid-December asking the State Court Administrator’s Office to “develop and provide�

Minn. judges to be offered training in the science of eyewitness identification

While some see the move as a first step in the right direction, others say it doesn't go far enough.
East Metro
January 8
Colder Products Co., shown in 2002. The company wants to consolidate nearly 400 employees from three facilities around the St. Anthony Park neighborho

Roseville to offer $3 million in tax breaks to lure St. Paul manufacturer

St. Paul manufacturer wants to consolidate 388 workers at a new HQ.
East Metro
January 8
FILE - In this July 9, 2016 file photo, marchers block part of Interstate 94 in St. Paul, Minn., during a protest sparked by the recent police killing

Appeals Court overturns conviction of I-94 protester after Castile shooting

Bill to increase penalties for blocking freeways was vetoed last year.
St. Paul
January 7
Halle Martin, 22, a student at Concordia University, looked for a book at the Rondo Community Library in St. Paul on Monday afternoon.

St. Paul library late fees scrapped

Patrons in St. Paul no longer have to pay late fees, and the policy gets rave reviews.