St. Paul
November 18, 2017
In Frogtown, Joshua Broyles and his mother, Linda, talked about the death of John Broyles near the spot where he grew up playing.

How to combat St. Paul violence? Neighbors take differing views

It's been a tough year in Frogtown and along Rice Street in the city's North End, neighboring St. Paul neighborhoods grappling with a dramatic increase in gunshots and shootings.
St. Paul
November 18, 2017
Courtesy of St. Paul Winter Carnival; One of four buttons.

St. Paul Winter Carnival buttons' look for 2018 unveiled

Button sales constitute the largest fundraiser for the St. Paul Festival & Heritage Foundation, which manages and produces the carnival.
St. Paul
November 18, 2017

Woman dies in house fire off W. Seventh in St. Paul

It was the second fire-related death in St. Paul in 2017.
St. Paul
November 18, 2017

1900s Romanian immigrant lifted the lid on St. Paul's wretched poverty

Although Carol Aronovici's time in St. Paul lasted less than three years, he left a distinctive stamp on the capital city.
TV & Media
November 17, 2017
Macalester grad comes up short in 'Jeopardy' Tournament of Champions

Macalester grad comes up short in 'Jeopardy' Tournament of Champions

Austin Rogers finishes third in two-day finals.
Super Bowl LII
November 17, 2017
Met Council member Gary Cunningham

Met Council member questions exclusive LRT use by Super Bowl ticket holders

Met Council's Gary Cunningham says "game-day pass" idea not properly vetted.
TV & Media
November 16, 2017
Macalester College grad Austin Rogers' reign on Jeopardy ended Thursday, Oct. 12, after 12 episodes and $411,000 in winnings. Pictured with host Alex

Quirky Macalester grad who went viral on 'Jeopardy' now in Tournament of Champions finals

Austin Rogers is back to his winning ways on the popular TV game show.
Minneapolis
November 16, 2017
Maddy Morehouse, right, could not have attended the University of St. Thomas without the scholarship she earned.

St. Thomas gets record $50 million gift from grateful alum

GHR Foundation's gift is the largest ever given to a Minnesota college or university for scholarships.
Super Bowl LII
November 16, 2017
The light rail filled up after a Luke Bryan concert at US Bank Stadium in August 2016.

Metro Transit: Free bus rides on LRT routes during Super Bowl

Metro Transit on Wednesday said it will offer free rides for Blue and Green Line passengers who will be put on replacement buses on Super Bowl Sunday as portions of the light-rail lines will be restricted exclusively for fans heading to the game.
St. Paul
November 15, 2017
Rendering of the Minnesota United soccer stadium in St. Paul.

St. Paul OKs $4 million more for improvements at soccer stadium site

Money will be used for streets, novel stormwater system and shared park.
Minneapolis
November 14, 2017
Stephanie Marrs, left, and Kris Fettig held hands as they made their way around the rink at Winter Skate near Rice Park in 2014.

Downtown ice skating rinks open this week in Minneapolis, St. Paul

St. Paul will celebrate with a grand opening Saturday.
South Metro
November 14, 2017
Residents have reported a man exposing himself to others near Lake Nokomis, pictured, and in other nearby neighborhoods of south Minneapolis, includin

Did Minneapolis park police finally catch 'Periwinkle Perv'?

An Eagan man was arrested and charged with indecent exposure.
East Metro
November 14, 2017
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Members of Appetite for Change, which began operations in 2012, are part of a community-based effort to build health

North Minneapolis' Appetite for Change and other organizations win Bush Prize

Appetite for Change was given $471K as it works for a better North Side.
St. Paul
November 13, 2017
Como Zoo’s newborn gorilla, Nyati, bonds with her mother, Alice.

The votes are in: Como Zoo's baby gorilla has a name

Nyati was the winning vote-getter of 3 choices.
East Metro
November 13, 2017

Teen struck by vehicle in St. Paul in critical condition

A 14-year-old boy is in critical condition after being hit by a vehicle in St. Paul Sunday evening. The collision occurred about 7:21 p.m. at…
St. Paul
November 11, 2017
“My hope is to help to lead us to look at St. Paul in a different way,” St. Paul Mayor-elect Melvin Carter said.

Melvin Carter offers big vision for St. Paul with win in mayor's race

Carter already knows where he wants St. Paul to be in 2021.
Minneapolis
November 11, 2017

2017 Twin Cities elections

Following the mayoral and council elections in the Twin Cities.
St. Paul
November 10, 2017
Como Dockside, shown in September 2015.

St. Paul's Como Dockside eatery to close

Challenge of attracting diners during winter was too much, owner says.
St. Paul
November 9, 2017

St. Paul woman killed for helping wife leave husband, charges say

Paw Boh Htoo, 29, of St. Paul, died of a single stab wound to the heart.
West Metro
November 9, 2017

Public weighs in on streetcar proposal from St. Paul to MSP Airport

Idea delights some and worries some others.