Last breakfast at Dorothy Day is planned as new shelter rises

Last breakfast at Dorothy Day is planned as new shelter rises

Last community breakfast is planned as a new shelter for homeless rises in her place.

Teenager in crosswalk hit by school bus in St. Paul

May 5
Teenager in crosswalk hit by school bus in St. Paul
15-year-old is in critical condition at Regions Hospital.

St. Catherine University names Becky Roloff its 11th president

May 4
St. Catherine University names Becky Roloff its 11th president
Academic outsider boasts business, nonprofit acumen.
East Metro
May 5

St. Paul man gets maximum prison term for violent Maplewood home invasion robbery

Judge Jennifer Frisch admonished Deandre Wims' lack of remorse for robbing and choking an elderly woman.
St. Paul
May 5

$500,000 grant will fund St. Paul police community outreach

The Otto Bremer Trust awarded $500,000 to the St. Paul Police Foundation to fund community programs.
St. Paul
May 5

First-grade teacher in St. Paul is hurt when student throws chair in class

A first-grade teacher at Cherokee Heights Elementary School in St. Paul was injured Wednesday when an agitated student flung a chair at the teacher, school…
St. Paul
May 4

Obituary: Bill Morrissey, hotelier and St. Paul promoter

From the beginning, Bill Morrissey was destined to work in the hospitality industry. He was born in Minneapolis and raised in Bloomington, where his first…
St. Paul
May 4

Bike lanes to be added along Cleveland Avenue in St. Paul

The Ramsey County Board rejected the city of St. Paul's plan to reduce the street's speed limit.
St. Paul
May 4
St. Paul Police Department public information coordinator Steven Linders spoke at a news conference in St. Paul about the assault of the girl.

St. Paul police investigate bus stop assault of 5-year-old girl

Police say the girl was discovered Monday bleeding from the nose and mouth.
St. Paul
May 4

Vietnam War era activists reconvene at Macalester College

  Forty-six years ago this month, the nation’s campuses erupted in a series of student strikes, the largest student uprising in American history. Triggering the…
Local
May 3

Levy-Pounds joins teacher tenure fight

Minneapolis NAACP president to serve as co-counsel in case challenging state tenure and dismissal laws.
St. Paul
May 3

St. Paul crosswalk safety event calls on drivers to yield to pedestrians

Police ticket drivers who fail to yield for pedestrians as Stop For Me campaign gets underway.
Local
May 3

Cretin Avenue bridge over I-94 will close Thursday

Drivers in St. Paul will have one less way to get across Interstate 94 when Cretin Avenue bridge closes on Thursday.
St. Paul
May 2

St. Thomas student faces long suspension but no charges in sex assault

He calls St. Thomas inquiry and suspension "rigged."
St. Paul
May 1

St. Paul imam finds himself at the center of a storm over law and faith

Allegations about Mohamud's conduct triggered a wave of legal turmoil in the case involving young Twin Cities Somali-Americans.
East Metro
May 1

St. Paul district considers school-choice review

As waiting lists at popular schools grow, district is working to retain kids closer to their homes.
East Metro
May 1

The Drive: Metro Transit adds new bus services to boost ridership

Last year, Metro Transit provided a record-setting 85.5 million rides, which on the surface sounds like good news. But a look at the data shows…
South Metro
May 1
U.S. Attorney Andrew M. Luger announced a federal indictment cha...

Unlicensed Twin Cities gun buyer pleads guilty; some were used in crimes

The St. Paul man bought 41 guns online. One was found at a drug crime scene in Bloomington.
St. Paul
May 1

St. Paul thinks big for downtown with plan for River Balcony

The city will debut a final master plan this month for the 1.5-mile overlook and pedestrian path, but major questions remain.
St. Paul
April 30

Missing boater sought after falling in Mississippi River in St. Paul

A search was underway Saturday for the body of a boater who went overboard while fishing overnight in the Mississippi River in St. Paul. Authorities…
Minneapolis
April 30

Cecil Newman went from porter to newspaper publisher

Cecil Newman’s old Woodstock typewriter rests in Tracey Williams-Dillard’s closet. His old notarizing stamp and timecard machine decorate her office at the Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder. And…
St. Paul
April 29
Sarah Wierstad was the group's first victim — killed when she interrupted a burglary at her St. Paul home and was shot to death.

First suspect sentenced in burglary, shooting death of St. Paul mother

Julie Zietlow, whose daughter Sarah Wierstad was killed last year, said the sentencing is part of her healing process.
East Metro
April 29

Ramsey County deputies awarded extra bump in pay

Sheriff's deputies in Ramsey County have been awarded a 10.3-percent pay hike over three years, after an arbitrator agreed that they've been slipping against their…