St. Paul

The capital and second-most populous city in Minnesota, it is the county seat of Ramsey County, the smallest and most densely populated county in the state.

St. Paul
August 29

Downtown St. Paul library to close this fall for renovations

Updates will include innovation center and new spaces for meetings.
East Metro
August 27

Como Zoo's new baby giraffe already stands at 5-foot-8

The yet-to-be-named female is the sixth calf born to Clover, and the 19th giraffe born at the zoo since the early 1990s, Como officials said. She already stands 5 feet 8 inches, and weighs 135 pounds.
East Metro
August 27
The Green Line runs from Target Field to near the new Saints' ballpark in St. Paul's Lowertown neighborhood.

Most Green Line biz lost customers but growth expected, survey finds

Most said they lost customers over the time of construction, but most also say they remain optimistic about growth in the five years ahead.
St. Paul
August 26
Minnesota United owner Bill McGuire looked around CHS Field in St. Pau...

St. Paul advances pro soccer plan

As the City Council lent its support, the Port Authority is looking to clear the way for a stadium through a lease agreement with the Met Council.
East Metro
August 21
At 40th annual Grand Old Day in St. Paul, the largest one-day festival...

St. Paul's Grand Old Day expands to two days in 2016

The popular St. Paul summer kickoff will include Saturday as well as Sunday next year, organizers said.
St. Paul
August 20

St. Paul City Council to weigh in on soccer stadium

Sponsors are confident the council will back a tax exemption for Midway stadium site.
St. Paul
August 20

Free lunch is coming to all St. Paul public schools

School district will expand year-old pilot program and provide more free meals in 2015-16.
St. Paul
August 19
Minnesota Boat Club rowing coach Miriam Baer, 72, shouted out directions to rowers through a megaphone during practice last week.

St. Paul rowing coach Miriam Baer has spent years molding champions

She is one tough rowing coach, her young charges say. But she gets results – and she cares.
East Metro
August 18

Ramsey County earmarks funding for Larry Cohen tribute

The “recognition project” would honor a longtime public servant who retired in 2002.
East Metro
August 16

Aerial photo honoring Cecil the lion to be taken Saturday in St. Paul

An aerial photo honoring Cecil, the popular African lion killed last month on a trophy hunt by a Bloomington dentist, is being organized for Saturday…
Minneapolis
August 15
Mike Opat

Hennepin ready to work with United owner on soccer stadium

Commissioner Mike Opat says Minnesota United owner Bill McGuire must decide where he wants a team to play: Minneapolis or St. Paul.
St. Paul
August 12

Four challenge for seats on St. Paul City Council

Four St. Paul City Council members will face challengers in the fall election, as the period to file for office this year in Ramsey County…
St. Paul
August 11
St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman talks to M.K. Nguyen, holding her 2-month-old son Stokely Phan-Quang, and Maurice Hodges, top right, both residents of the Frogtown neighborhood in St. Paul, after giving his 2016 budget address to the City Council at the Wellstone Center in St. Paul on Tuesday.

St. Paul mayor proposes market-based plan to help downtown parking

Chris Coleman is proposing a 1.9 percent property tax levy increase for 2016 to help fund his $546 million budget.
East Metro
August 11

As MLS officials visit St. Paul, division remains on potential stadium site

MLS president and deputy commissioner Mark Abbott and other MLS officials plan to arrive in St. Paul on Tuesday and meet with Mayor Chris Coleman about the site’s potential.
August 10

School districts should get the word out about PSEO, report says

9 out of 10 lack updated material on high schoolers earning college credit.
East Metro
August 8
St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman

Pro soccer officials plan St. Paul visit to chat up new stadium

Mark Abbott will meet Tuesday with Mayor Chris Coleman.
St. Paul
August 6

No longer a St. Paul teacher, Aaron Benner to run for school board seat

Aaron Benner, who has resigned from the district, has challenged the district’s discipline policies regarding black students.
St. Paul
August 6

Cathedral of St. Paul invites neighbors to celebrate its centennial

The banners are easy to spot as you head east on Selby Avenue from Western Avenue. Hanging from each lamp post along the street, they…
South Metro
August 5

Teen killed on St. Paul river bluff implicated in robbery earlier that day

Lavauntai Broadbent robbed a man at an East Side bus stop hours before the robbery attempt that ended with his death, charges say.
St. Paul
July 28

St. Paul candidates line up to file for office

7 City Council seats and 4 school board seats are up for election this year.
St. Paul
July 23

St. Paul nonprofit that dug into military training records is driven by need to know

Public Record Media uses freedom of information laws to pry internal documents out of government offices.
St. Paul
July 22

House teardowns, complaints draw City Council's attention in St. Paul

City Council sets size limits on new housing in Highland Park, Macalester-Groveland areas in response to residents’ complaints.
Music
July 22

4th Street's name may be a-changin' in St. Paul to honor Bob Dylan

On Wednesday, the St. Paul City Council will vote to tag E. 4th Street east of CHS Field as “Positively 4th Street,” the name of one of Bob Dylan’s biggest hits.
St. Paul
July 20

Arson thought to be cause of St. Paul apartment fire

A fire that broke out Monday afternoon in a St. Paul apartment building likely was the result of arson involving an emotionally disturbed person, police…
Minneapolis
July 16

Biking groups focus on racial equality in cycling at Minneapolis meeting

Minneapolis is hosting the clubs for yearly meeting.