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$33.5 million fund will be used to keep rents lower.
Arthur “Art” Sloth spent his career nurturing and educating children as a teacher and then principal for three decades in Minneapolis Public Schools. In retirement,…
Task force proposes a destination brewery or distillery for city parcel.
A training session Friday in downtown St. Paul will discuss their preliminary findings and mass shooting prevention strategies.
Popular massive display made of icicles fused with water spray is ready to be unveiled.
The county with the largest percentage of foreign-born residents said it will continue to welcome refugees.
Ramsey County forgoes fines on kids' books
The county hopes to use it between periods at big hockey games and in a parade for the 40th anniversary of the "Miracle on Ice" Olympic hockey win.
Designed specifically for businesses and corporate site selectors, RamseyCountyMeansBusiness.com includes an interactive map of nearly 60 available properties.
Roundabouts, redevelopment are in the works for outdated Ramsey County interchange.
The Ramsey County Board, expressing a mix of emotions, voted unanimously Tuesday to raise the property tax levy by 4.75% in 2020 — the first…
Correctional officers at the Ramsey County jail started wearing body cameras Tuesday, recording interactions with inmates and members of the public.Deputy sheriffs in court security…
An attorney for the concert venue called the conditions, including regular meetings with police, unconstitutional.
Instead of replacing a chief, the council will vote on whether to hire Roseville to administrate services.
Ramsey County effort has created about 110 more affordable homes and apartments since 2013.
New funds would be directed at affordable housing, redevelopment.
The exhibit, a solstice celebration of light and shadows, starts on Black Friday.
Karen and Jerry Wahl, a retired Scandia couple, have crisscrossed Minnesota for two years delivering blood to hospitals and clinics as Red Cross volunteers.They signed…
City says it has found unsafe, unsanitary conditions in every apartment and common space inspected.
Lakeshore homeowners push back, question plan.
Minnesota researchers gather facts and dispel myths with the creation of a "Mass Shooter Database"
A diverse group of artists that includes many with Native American and Latino ties was chosen by a community task force organized by the Ramsey County Historical Society.
The sentence came despite requests from both the prosecutor and victim for an 81-month prison term.
He was president of the Minnesota Chiefs of Police Association as well as the first chairman of the gun-control group Citizens for a Safer Minnesota.
Voters across the Twin Cities arrived at the polls at sunrise on Tuesday morning to cast ballots on a variety of local races including school referendums, City Council and county commission seats.
Kaskaid Hospitality asks Ramsey County to let nonprofit take over.
The suburbs are among those increasing oversight of landlords as cities such as Minneapolis pivot their focus to renter protection.
Installations also laud former St. Paul Mayor Larry Cohen's championing of immigrants.
The consultants from PFM spent months sifting through the county's finances, examining all the ways that people entangled in the criminal justice system are asked to pay.
With vaping injuries on the rise, DEA expands its Rx collection event.
The four-year battle is ending in a strong power-washing outside Maharaja's.
Ten lakes in the county are now infested with the invasive mussel.
Great River Passage Conservancy raises funds to launch three projects.
Pence says Trump's economic policies have helped small businesses like Safety Signs.
The confidential list of 1,500 accused of misconduct was part of a civil case settled in 2014.
Seven years after the Union Depot’s pricey renovation, Ramsey County leaders say the building’s $243 million restoration continues to be a wise investment, both for…
Prosecutors hope to expunge records of some low-level offenders.
Housing, grocery store and other changes transform County Road 10 corridor.
About 50 new drivers practiced their skills before the snow flies.
It's among 10 jurisdictions across U.S. investigating how to tackle the problem.
Move means county can move forward on plans to develop housing.
It came after a heightened number of police calls that led the City Council to step in.
A data forensics firm found more people were affected than originally announced.
New heritage park will feature restored 1896 farmhouse and 1920s gas station
Some are rallying behind the increased citywide police presence announced by the mayor and chief.
Residents want state financial aid for cities while maintaining a small-town style of governance.
Work by four artists will be displayed at City Hall.
Proposed $62.6M budget includes funding for four cops, three firefighters.
The shallow lake in St. Paul's remote southeast corner could get habitat restoration, but the public wants to know more.
Tou Cha pleaded guilty Wednesday to third-degree assault for an attack on June 17, 2018, captured on a police squad-car dash camera.
The number of calls involving mental illness have more than doubled to 12,000 a year in a decade's time.
County commissioners, St. Paul's mayor, staffers and men who'd spent time there as youths gathered at the 72-acre campus to eulogize the place.
Two win a spot on Ramsey County's fall ballot while the Anoka County filing period ends.
Residents have conserved 10 million gallons of water in three years, part of a growing group of cities that have adopted an environmental ethos.
Minnesota law doesn't clearly define ages or milestones a child must reach to be left alone, leaving counties to rely on guidelines laid out by the Minnesota Department of Human Services.
TCAAP site development has emerged as a key issue in the race.
The Ramsey County judge didn't make a decision Tuesday on releasing the files.
The county will host a series of public meetings to review the proposal.
Some issue fines and citations while others take a softer approach.
Volunteers fan out after dark, listening for the distinctive croaks, chirps and ribbits of nine species of frogs and toads living in the Twin Cities.
A teen employee reported being raped by a supervisor. Two other supervisors failed to act.
The Minnesota Court of Appeals restores a sergeant's lawsuit against New Brighton.
Riversedge, a dramatic $788 million redevelopment that would include a hotel, luxury housing, retail and office space in four towers, would dramatically change the downtown skyline
Journey Home defaulted on mortgages; properties look unkempt, abandoned.
The new team is reaching out to frequent 911 callers who exhibit symptoms of mental illness and their families.
Ramsey County's largest park could transform into a regional destination.
It's sponsoring meals at nonprofits and schools, hosting free cooking demonstrations and distributing hundreds of meal kits — 6,100 so far.
More than 1,000 people marched and chanted down Lake Street in south Minneapolis on Sunday afternoon demanding an end to federal immigration raids and policies…
Ramsey County's Safe Space will likely be ready in August and provide 64 beds year-round.
Several candidates say the TCAAP dispute with Arden Hills drew them into the race.
Navy's newest near-shore combat ship was built in northern Wisconsin.
Jerome G. "Jerry" Arnold served as Minnesota's U.S. attorney under two presidents, prosecuting not just drug dealers and bank robbers but savings and loan executives…
Weeklong academy offers free instruction on everything from investigations and defensive tactics, to de-escalation and firearms use.
Counties cutting lanes on busy streets to protect drivers and pedestrians.
Ramsey County joins Dallas and Nashville in rethinking the impact of its penalties.