Out of jail: St. Paul driver allegedly impaired, on phone when he killed runner

Out of jail: St. Paul driver allegedly impaired, on phone when he killed runner

The driver is an attorney and currently ethics chair for the Hennepin County Bar.

Long sentence for gunman who murdered 2 men at St. Paul motel

February 23
Long sentence for gunman who murdered 2 men at St. Paul motel
The shooter, one of three people convicted in the killings, was sentenced Thursday.

Training polar bears at Como Zoo

February 23
During training sessions at Como Zoo, zookeepers teach polar bears specific behaviors that help the staff monitor the bears' health and safety. The bears are taught to present their paws for inspection or to open their mouths to check on dental health.
West Metro
27 minutes ago

Twin Cities Muslims place large ad to support Jews affected by bomb threats

"Our prayers are with you and you have the support of our community."
East Metro
5:20pm

St. Paul driver who fatally hit runner is out of jail; charging decision months away

Authorities are awaiting toxicology tests on the motorists. Receiving results likely months away.
St. Paul
3:18pm

Debate over ranked-choice voting reignites in St. Paul

A Charter Commission member will propose Monday that St. Paul return to primaries.
St. Paul
February 22

St. Paul police ask for help solving spate of armed home invasion robberies

Authorities are alarmed at the timing and proximity of the robberies on the city's East Side.
St. Paul
February 22

Bush Foundation unveils plan to customize how students learn

The St. Paul-based foundation will devote most of the $7 million-plus it spends annually on education to the "School Design for Individualized Learning" initiative.
St. Paul
February 22

Driver who struck, killed St. Paul jogger appeared impaired, police say

The crash occurred at the intersection of Dayton Avenue and Mississippi River Boulevard.
St. Paul
February 22

3 accused in gang rape of girl in St. Paul apartment remain on the loose

Authorities went ahead and charged one of the men with first-degree criminal sexual conduct.
Variety
February 22

Palace Theatre amps up with Pixies, At the Drive-In, Old Crow Medicine Show

St. Paul's newly renovated venue has 15 shows on the books already, including the "Blonde on Blonde" performance by Old Crow.
St. Paul
February 21
True Cha right scored a point on Alex Wahhoo Wah during a game of sepa...

Super Bowl grant helps a different kind of 'football' in St. Paul

A $100,000 grant from the Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee Legacy Fund will build in St. Paul the state's first permanent sepak takraw courts.
St. Paul
February 20

St. Paul aims to attract more innovation and technology jobs

New Innovation Cabinet will recommend ways the city can attract more tech businesses.
St. Paul
February 20
St. Paul Police officers stood out front of The St. Paul Jewish Commun...

St. Paul Jewish Community Center reopened after bomb threat

Police said students in the building in the Highland Park neighborhood were moved to a nearby fire station while the building was cleared.
Local
February 20

Innovation cabinet to host networking event

Newly formed group to host "Conversations of Innovation" Tuesday.
St. Paul
February 19
Bob Andresen(cq), a tech staffer at Gordon Parks High School in St. Pa...

Metro libraries hesitate to lend internet hot spots

Take-home internet has extra costs, wait times.
TV & Media
February 19
"A Prairie Home Companion" host Chris Thile performed a during Saturd...

'Prairie Home Companion' to be back next fall with a 26-show season

Host Chris Thile made the announcement as Saturday's show opened.
Minneapolis
February 18
Representative Pat Garofalo listened as DFL members challenged his bil...

Capitol fight over workplace rules raises prospect of local right-to-work laws

Republicans say progressive cities setting wage, sick-leave laws has patchwork effect.
St. Paul
February 17

St. Paul man attacked by police K-9 sues officers involved

Frank Baker's injuries prompted an apology from Chief Todd Axtell.
St. Paul
February 17

St. Paul police chief stops domestic assault during his commute to work

The police chief got to do some hands-on crime fighting after he witnessed an assault on Friday.
St. Paul
February 17

Schafer: Creating jobs takes a lot of hard work

Not that long ago a chamber president like Matt Kramer of the St. Paul Area Chamber of Commerce would join with just about everybody else…
Eat & Drink
February 17
A large crowd of“Day Without Immigrants” participants filled much of the inside of the Minnesota State Capitol.

100-plus businesses shut down in solidarity with immigrants

The Twin Cities response, part of a one-day national boycott, attempted to show how vital newcomers are to the U.S. economy.
St. Paul
February 16

St. Paul police to lease space in former Macy's building downtown

The 15-year lease will cost the city about $5.7 million.