St. Paul School District invites public to 'get to know' SROs

St. Paul School District invites public to 'get to know' SROs

Officers respond to questions, pose for photos on district's website.

Colleges' crackdown on sex assaults provokes questions of fairness

September 24
As schools crack down on campus assaults, lawsuits ask: Where are rights of the accused?

Albert Bellson was Minnesota's mandolin maestro

September 24
St. Paul
September 23

Arrest made in early morning fatal stabbing in St. Paul apartment building

The victim was found early Friday morning near his apartment. The stabbing is St. Paul's 13th homicide this year.
Music
September 23

Minnesota Orchestra and Joshua Bell dazzle with season-opening concert

REVIEW: Joshua Bell and Minnesota Orchestra make Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto sound new again.
Local
September 23

Bowhunters to again help thin deer population in Ramsey County parks

Hunters will be in eight county parks in October and November.
St. Paul
September 22

St. Paul mayor vetoes City Council's proposed tax levy

City Council wanted bigger budget increase than mayor had proposed.
South Metro
September 22

Lakeville man charged with murder in disappearance of east metro woman

The suspect allegedly told two people that he ran over Michelle Newell.
St. Paul
September 22

Mass for students in St. Paul

Archbishop Bernard Hebda celebrates Mass of the Holy Spirit 2016 at CHS Field in St. Paul on Thursday, September 22, 2016. The mass included 12,000 catholic school students and staff from 79 local Catholic schools in the Archdiocese and over 60 priests and deacons. The celebration also had live music from the local band Sonar.
St. Paul
September 22

Minnesota plans to power Capitol with solar, wind energy

Agreement between state and Xcel Energy calls for 33 percent of the complex to be wind, solar powered.
Music
September 22

St. Paul Chamber Orchestra adds Francisco Fullana on principal violin

Fullana will split his duties with Kyu-Young Kim, the orchestra's artistic director and other principal violinist.
St. Paul
September 22

Lawyer fees reach $11 million for Twin Cities archdiocese

The spending, revealed in the archdiocese's monthly financial reports filed in U.S. Bankruptcy Court, offers a rare view of the financial operations of the archdiocese
Minneapolis
September 21

St. Paul City Council weighs largest tax increase since recession

A plan for a maximum property-tax increase of 8.6 percent faces a likely veto.
St. Paul
September 21

St. Paul police chief wants more officers, new forensics expert

Budget plan includes new officers to focus on light rail corridor, downtown.
St. Paul
September 21

St. Paul Port Authority is poised to step into soccer stadium land deal

A section of the Midway Shopping Center sits right where the United Major League Soccer stadium is supposed to end up.
Minneapolis
September 21
The city of Wabasha, Minn., lies beyond a massive algae bloom among the backwaters of the Mississippi River in late August.

Tiny bits of plastics, fiber are building up in the Mississippi River

Levels of ag pollutants have fallen, but "microplastics,'' an environmental threat worldwide, are rising.
St. Paul
September 21

Charges dropped in St. Paul bus driver's molestation case

Criminal charges have been dropped against a bus driver formerly accused of inappropriately touching a special needs boy. The Ramsey County attorney’s office dismissed the…
St. Paul
September 21

St. Paul unveils new emergency alert system for residents

St. Paul police are rolling out a new emergency alert system that will notify residents via text message, phone call or e-mail. “The alert system…
St. Paul
September 21

Man drove into gate at governor's residence, cried and disrobed, charges say

A St. Paul man rammed his car into the front gate of the governor's residence Monday night before breaking down into tears and stripping to…
St. Paul
September 21
Site of the former Ford Assembly Plant in St. Paul.

Architects, designers urged to get creative with St. Paul's Ford plant site

Teams from around the globe submit visions for the property. On Wednesday, a panel of local jurors will select the winner.
West Metro
September 20

Taxpayers in Hennepin, Ramsey counties can brace for a rate hike next year

Leaders in the state's most populous counties get their first look at 2017 budgets.
St. Paul
September 20

School-climate improvement efforts still a work in progress in St. Paul

Report on summer task force study raises new questions, expectations.
St. Paul
September 20

Charge: Man reaches for girl, 8, in St. Paul store changing room

A razor blade, treats and condoms were within the man's reach when he went after the girl, according to the felony complaint.