90,000-plus march in St. Paul with message for Trump

90,000-plus march in St. Paul with message for Trump

"We've come a long way, and we could lose it in a heartbeat," said one protester about the election of Donald Trump. Police say between 90,000 and 100,000 people attended the march.

Snelling busway gets strong start; don't count on extension soon

January 21
Snelling busway gets strong start; don't count on extension soon
Unlike the south metro's Red Line, at least so far, the A Line from south Minneapolis to Roseville is reporting solid ridership results.

Merriam Park neighborhood 'Goddess Tree' installed in St. Paul gallery

January 20
Merriam Park neighborhood 'Goddess Tree' installed in St. Paul gallery
St. Paul
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St. Paul seeks applicants for police review commission

The restructured group consists solely of civilians, no police officers.
Local
January 20

Enrollment slide continues in St. Paul

Issue to get increased attention in coming months.
St. Paul
January 20
“It’s almost universal that neighbors want the first shovel to be for student housing,” said neighbor Cathy Plessner. But, she said, it’s a complex issue.

St. Thomas' new facilities plan gets mixed reviews from neighbors

As the state's largest private university takes the first steps in a major expansion, its neighbors in St. Paul hope for relief from traffic and housing woes.
St. Paul
January 19

Near St. Paul's restored train depot, a new apartment rises

Oaks Union Depot will be area's first new residential construction in 5 years.
St. Paul
January 19

One shot on St. Paul street; area schools briefly locked down

One person was injured in a shooting Thursday morning in St. Paul that briefly resulted in the lockdown of several nearby schools, police said. The…
Local
January 19
The Cathedral of St. Paul is seen from the other side of the High Brid...

How should the improved High Bridge in St. Paul look? MnDOT is asking for opinions

The Minnesota Department of Transportation will put a new deck on the Smith Avenue High Bridge later this year, and in the process will upgrade it curb appeal.
Minneapolis
January 19

Activists gear up for anti-Trump marches in Twin Cities

Rallies and marches are planned in Twin Cities on Friday and Saturday.
St. Paul
January 18

St. Paul's new Herb Brooks statute

They worked a little overtime before unveiling the statue Wednesday night in downtown St. Paul.
East Metro
January 18

Ramsey County jail inmate sexually assaulted by fellow inmate, charges say

The assault suspect was in custody for allegedly fondling and propositioning other men.
West Metro
January 18

Loaded rifle, ammo stolen from squad of Ramsey Co. Sheriff's Office

The unmarked vehicle was parked in a St. Louis Park ramp at the time, police said.
East Metro
January 18

Evidence supports charges against officer in Castile shooting, prosecution argues

A judge will hear defense and prosecution arguments on Feb. 15, and is expected to decide that day whether the case proceeds.
St. Paul
January 17

St. Paul Port Authority prepares to lease property near soccer stadium site

On Tuesday, the Port's Credit Committee approved a plan to lease 15.6 acres from RK Midway, which owns much of the property, including the Midway Shopping Center, that makes up the 34.5-acre redevelopment area in the Snelling-Midway neighborhood.
Eat & Drink
January 17

For St. Paul's newest beermaker, Black Stack Brewing will be family affair

The brewery and taproom plans to debut next month.
Variety
January 17

St. Paul's Palace Theatre picks Atmosphere, Jayhawks for inaugural concerts March 10-11

The theater's bookers at First Ave gave the local hip-hop favorites the honor of rechristening the historic theater.
St. Paul
January 17
"It's a rough street, but it's such a beautiful street, too," said Dar's Double Scoop owner Kevin Barrett. "Every culture is here."

Residents are hoping investments revitalize St. Paul's Rice Street

Council Member Amy Brendmoen will launch a "10 for the North End" campaign this week, aimed at highlighting and generating $10 million worth of projects.
Variety
January 16

Price of admission to Minnesota State Fair is being increased

Admission to the 2017 Minnesota State Fair is being bumped up by a dollar.
St. Paul
January 16

Prison for woman with $500K in fake tax claims using 'exotic dancer,' other professions

St. Paul resident filled out forms for friends, adding deductions and jobs.
Minneapolis
January 15
Sen. David Osmek, R-Mound, was sworn in in 2013.

Some in Legislature reject sanctuary city concept

Minneapolis and St. Paul are both sanctuary cities, meaning leaders vow not to act as local immigration enforcers.
East Metro
January 15

Overall crime down in St. Paul last year, focus on guns in 2017

St. Paul police chief says gun violence is top priority; department will add officers to gang and gun unit.
West Metro
January 14

From St. Paul to Excelsior, more cities rely on conservancies to fund public parks

According to a 2015 report, nearly half the nation's top 100 cities now have conservancies that are often driven by financial need.