Plan emerges for the O'Gara's site in St. Paul with apartments and smaller pub

Plan emerges for the O'Gara's site in St. Paul with apartments and smaller pub

Redevelopment to include 163 apartments and a co-working space.

St. Paul Council Member Dai Thao has court date set for Aug. 13

May 22
St. Paul City Council Member Dai Thao

U.S Citizenship and Immigration ceremony at Harding High School

May 22
New U.S. citizens were sworn in during a U.S Citizenship and Immigration ceremony at Harding High School, Tuesday.
Minneapolis
10:26am
Khadeja Woods played in the water with her daughter London Brooks, 2, at North Commons Park pool in Minneapolis in 2017.

Minneapolis and St. Paul rank as top two park systems in the country

This year's rankings took into account the number of restrooms and splashpads.
South Metro
May 21

Man charged in Scott County hit-and-run says he did it on purpose

Turns out the teen biker he hit was the wrong guy, driver allegedly tells cops.
East Metro
May 21

Mental illness defense wins acquittal for St. Paul man who killed girlfriend

Defendant will be transferred to St. Peter psychiatric hospital.
St. Paul
May 19
St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter’s State of the City address was followed by breakout sessions with community members Saturday.

Mayor Melvin Carter's 'State of Our City' urges St. Paulites to get involved

Flipping the traditional State of the City address, he hears from residents.
St. Paul
May 19
Nick Coleman with his wife, Laura Billings Coleman

Longtime Twin Cities columnist Nick Coleman dies at 67 after stroke

The former Star Tribune and Pioneer Press columnist suffered a stroke after returning from an Irish festival with his family.
St. Paul
May 18
Fallen chunk of concrete forced the closure of the RiverCentre parking ramp.

Funding push continues for deteriorating St. Paul parking ramp

Cost is the stopping point on RiverCentre repairs.
St. Paul
May 18
Regions Hospital in downtown St. Paul.

Smaller expansion at Regions Hospital moves forward

The St. Paul hospital wants lawmakers to approve the plan by Sunday.
St. Paul
May 18
Fallen chunk of concrete forced the closure of the RiverCentre parking ramp.

Falling concrete chunk closes RiverCentre parking ramp

The closure comes as city officials are pushing for $58 million in state money to rebuild the ramp.
St. Paul
May 17

St. Paul police investigating stun gun attacks

The suspects were wearing masks or obscured their faces with clothing.
Variety
May 17
Minnesota Museum of American Art pockets $325K grant

Minnesota Museum of American Art pockets $325K grant

A new grant helps the M prepare for its grand re-opening.
Minneapolis
May 17
A cyclist on the West River Parkway bike path rode beneath the Short Line bridge.

Thousands expected to pedal to the office for Twin Cities Bike to Work Day

The Friday event includes pit stops and downtown celebrations for cyclists.
St. Paul
May 17
Rice Park was dedicated as Saint Paul’s first public space when it was given to the city in 1849. Today the park will undergo major renovation. Mayo

Rice Park construction kicks off in downtown St. Paul

St. Paul leaders break ground on $2.42 million downtown makeover project that is expected to have the park closed until October.
Variety
May 17
Philando Castile honored in forthcoming group exhibition at Minneapolis Institute of Art

Philando Castile honored in forthcoming group exhibition at Minneapolis Institute of Art

Artists gather to remember what happened two years ago in Falcon Heights
Music
May 17
Daryl Hall performed in concert Wednesday night to a packed audience at the Xcel Center in St. Paul.

Hall & Oates struggled to ride soul train while Train was on the right track

Review: Daryl Hall's voice was off, but Train was on as they teamed up.
St. Paul
May 16

Dennis B. McGrath, public relations executive who connected with people, dies at 81

The 81-year-old showed an interest in people's lives, families and hobbies, friends said.
Music
May 16
Shania Twain early in her show Tuesday night at Xcel Energy Center.

'90s country queen Twain delivers most rewarding Twin Cities concert

Review: Shania Twain gave her best concert performance promoting her worst album.
St. Paul
May 16
Police Chief Todd Axtell, left, and officer Frank Judge pulled the woman to safety as officer Gao Vang moved in to assist.

St. Paul police chief, officer grab suicidal woman from bridge

A similar scenario unfolded on the same bridge last summer.
St. Paul
May 15
Tuesday’s announcement of Gold Cup action coming to Minnesota next year was made from under-construction Allianz Field.

Allianz Field set to be new soccer 'fortress' for USMNT

The CONCACAF Gold Cup, which takes place every two years, is coming to St. Paul in 2019. It's the region's top tournament, crowning the best national team from North America, Central America and the Caribbean.
St. Paul
May 15

St. Paul wants $58 million from state to replace RiverCentre ramp

House did not include the request in bonding bill.
St. Paul
May 15

24-hour watch at the Law Enforcement Memorial

A candlelight vigil ended a 24-hour watch by members of the Minnesota Law Enforcement Memorial Association on Tuesday at the Minnesota State Capitol.