Community weighs in on organized trash collection in St. Paul

Community weighs in on organized trash collection in St. Paul

The city recently asked residents what they value when it comes to trash hauling. People responded en masse, a report released Wednesday shows.
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St. Paul baker, street minister team up to spread joy, one doughnut at a time

May 24
St. Paul baker, street minister team up to spread joy, one doughnut at a time
"When you walk in with a box of doughnuts, people are shocked … and happy."

Attorney: Archdiocese engaging in 'massive scheme' to defraud creditors

May 24
Attorney: Archdiocese engaging in 'massive scheme' to defraud creditors
Archbishop denies accusation, says Twin Cities Archdiocese has "cooperated fully" with bankruptcy court.
Minneapolis
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An intruder at the State Capitol pinned these threatening messages on handwritten signs to the clerk’s podium using this large knife, according to charges filed Wednesday.

Minnesota Capitol intruder left behind knife, threatening signs, charge says

A Minneapolis man is charged with burglary, accused of slipping through a closed construction zone to get into the House chambers.
Minneapolis
May 25
A groupf of men played basketball at dusk at Powderhorn Park in Minnea...

Minneapolis again named top-ranked big-city park system

St. Paul slips from a tie in 2015 to a close second among 100 cities.
South Metro
May 24
Traffic was moving normally after a crash killed two people on Snelling Ave. in St. Paul on Tuesday, May 24, 2016.

Four dead in three crashes on busy roads across the Twin Cities

They included a head-on crash in St. Paul, a rollover on the Mendota Bridge and a pedestrian trying to cross I-94 in Minneapolis.
East Metro
May 24

Ramsey County resumes referrals to Boys Totem Town

Boys Totem Town enforced several new changes, including the installation of more than 100 security cameras.
South Metro
May 24

ID'd: Fisherman who went in river in St. Paul, surfaced near Hastings

The angler had been missing for more than 2 weeks; body found with one leg missing.
St. Paul
May 24

2 killed in early morning crash on Snelling Ave. near fairgrounds

A driver attempting to pass another vehicle near the State Fairgrounds on Snelling Avenue in the early morning darkness Tuesday crossed the centerline and collided…
St. Paul
May 24

Minnesota United soccer mum after key stadium measure approved

The Legislature passed a key property tax exemption the team sought but Gov. Mark Dayton said he needs more time before signing bills after what he called a "disappointing'' conclusion to the session.
St. Paul
May 23
Sexual abuse survivor Jamie Heutmaker went through documents related t...

More than 800 sex abuse claims filed under Minnesota law

Law that lanced victims' pain and roiled Catholic Church hits deadline
St. Paul
May 23

St. Paul Central school grounds to get spruced up thanks to community effort

After five years of fundraising, a parent-led effort to transform the school grounds is about to start.
St. Paul
May 23

Lawmakers approve property tax break, liquor license for soccer stadium

A property tax exemption for the proposed St. Paul Major League Soccer stadium made it into final tax bill.
St. Paul
May 23

Woman waved by motorist to cross St. Paul street is hit by 2nd driver

The woman has severe head injuries that are life-threatening, according to police.
St. Paul
May 23

Boys on bike hit by car in St. Paul

Two boys riding on one bicycle in St. Paul were hit by a car Sunday, with one suffering critical injuries. The incident occurred about 6…
East Metro
May 23

North St. Paul teen found unresponsive, dies on prom night

After attending her prom, a North St. Paul high school senior was found unresponsive and later died at a hospital Saturday night, the school district…
St. Paul
May 22

Man critically injured in St. Paul bar shooting

Injured suspect called police and was arrested.
East Metro
May 22

St. Paul police body camera pilot program slated for August

The department will begin with 40 to 60 cameras in August and hopes to reach 400 in fall 2017.
St. Paul
May 22

Gallery: Saints win their home opener

Saints home opener.
St. Paul
May 21
The Tin Cup

Tin Cup caucus convenes at St. Paul watering hole

“I dare you to go talk to that dude in the hat,” the school bus lobbyist is telling me. We are sitting at Tin Cup’s…
St. Paul
May 20

Record-setting prison term for sex trafficker handed down in Ramsey County

Rashad R. Ivy received 58 years, effectively life.
Minneapolis
May 20

Housing for low-income artists predominantly serves white people, study says

Tax-subsidized affordable housing for artists is far less diverse than other housing complexes receiving federal low-income housing tax credits, according to researchers.
Books
May 20
Marisella Veiga

Cuban-American author revisits her childhood in 1960s Minnesota

Cuban-American author Marisella Veiga first tried to tell the story of her Minnesota childhood eight years ago. She wasn’t ready. Her upbringing in the 1960s…