Innovation cabinet to host networking event

Newly formed group to host "Conversations of Innovation" Tuesday.

8 80 founder to visit school, park in St. Paul

February 13, 2017
Urban planner to hear how St. Paul is putting his principles into action.

St. Paul Frozen Film Festival to open Wednesday

January 31, 2017
Winter Carnival event to kick off during Cinco Night in Rice Park.
East Metro
July 30, 2017
Circus Juventas performed in Washington, D.C., earlier this summer at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival.

St. Paul's Circus Juventas adds award to starry summer

The accolades keep piling up for Circus Juventas, the circus school in St. Paul’s Highland Park that was recognized by the Smithsonian this summer. On…
East Metro
June 13, 2017
The life and times of a lifeguard at the busy Como Pool.

Heated opening day at Como Pool has some neighbors asking for more security

Police visits, rowdy youths bring calls for more security; city says staff did just fine.
East Metro
April 6, 2017
A behind-the-scenes look at the Minnesota History Center's new World War I exhibit, set to open Saturday in St. Paul and may become a traveling exhibi

New Minnesota History Center exhibit explores WWI's impact on America

The exhibit's developer called the war's impact on the U.S. "a push-pull phenomenon," ahead of the 100th anniversary of America's entry into it.
East Metro
March 31, 2017
A rendering of what city officials hope Hidden Falls can become as part of a new stormwater system. Source: St. Paul Department of Planning and Econom

St. Paul plan for Ford site could boost water flow over Hidden Falls

Planners want a stream to be a central part of a remade Ford site.
East Metro
March 3, 2017
Body cameras used by officers in the Woodbury Police Department are expected to arrive in a couple of weeks. Audio and video captured by the devices w

Woodbury police body cameras are almost ready to roll

The city is expecting the devices to arrive shortly, when a pilot program will be launched.
East Metro
January 24, 2017

St. Paul native pours time and energy into Frozen Film Festival

Joe Ruiz's passion for film and his hometown fuels a newer feature of St. Paul celebration.
January 13, 2017
Paula and Mark Jelinek are Wednesday night regulars at Como Dockside. They play cribbage before and after their dinner.

Como Dockside lures wintertime customers with games, movies

St. Paul city officials expected 2016 total revenue to be $2 million, of which $200,000 went to the city in rent. But winter is another story.
East Metro
December 21, 2016
Tiffany Kong who works nearby browned a smore, says "a garden would be beautiful. More greenery downtown would be nice."]Over the next several months,

St. Paul's Central Station area kicks off a year of pop-up events

Pop-up events aim to bring vitality to Green Line Central Station.
East Metro
December 4, 2016
Downtown St. Paul

Business property owners sue St. Paul over right of way assessments

Corner property owners say fees unfair; city examining system.
St. Paul
November 18, 2016

With season's first winter storm moving in, Ramsey County says "Get a Kit."

A car survival kit is recommended for winter driving in Minnesota.
East Metro
November 15, 2016
Site of the former Ford Assembly Plant in St. Paul.

St. Paul leaders share idyllic vision of future for Ford site

City planners sketched out early ideas for variety of trails, housing and transportation.
St. Paul
November 10, 2016

Want to rent the Harriet Island Pavilion?

Permit lottery for Wigington Pavilion scheduled for December 1.
East Metro
November 7, 2016
Can Can Wonderland, featuring an artist-designed 18-hole mini golf course, and programs to connect diverse residents, received $75,000 to increase vib

Knight Foundation gives $640,000 to St. Paul projects

The Knight Foundation funds nine projects that promote growth and civic engagement.
St. Paul
October 31, 2016

SPNN to show Hmong documentary

"The First Wave" chronicles the first Hmong pioneers to St. Paul.
East Metro
October 22, 2016
Workhorse Coffee Bar owner Shannon Forney is reflected in the glass of the Smallest Museum in St. Paul.

Tiny St. Paul museum is gaining larger audience

Cabinet-size exhibit space in St. Paul seeks to spread support for the arts.
St. Paul
October 17, 2016
A marimba band concert and pageant of the frogs celebrated the conclusion of FrogLab at the Hmongtown Marketplace mall Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016, in St.

Neighborhood volunteers call the frogs back to St. Paul's Frogtown

FrogLab aims to bring frogs back to area they once called home.
East Metro
October 3, 2016
Dan McGuiness led a tour through the Bruce Vento Nature Sanctuary in St. Paul where the Wakan Tipi Interpretive Center to honor the site’s American

At Vento nature sanctuary, a push for interpretive center

Advocates make case for Wakan Tipi at St. Paul nature sanctuary.
St. Paul
September 26, 2016
Pop Up Meeting truck, the two-year-old program and the brainchild of City Artist Amanda Lovelee, will be at its last event -- the year-end party for U

St. Paul brings discussion and treats to residents with Pop Up Meeting

Using a little red van and some creativity, Pop Up Meeting ensures more people in St. Paul are heard.
East Metro
September 23, 2016

Bowhunters to again help thin deer population in Ramsey County parks

Hunters will be in eight county parks in October and November.
East Metro
September 20, 2016
Passengers made their way off and onto the Amtrak at the Union Depot, Thursday, May 8, 2014 in St. Paul, MN. It is the first passenger train in more t

Amtrak announces easier bike storage for cyclists traveling by train

Forget the box. Amtrak has new baggage-car racks on most all routes.