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Grants will also be available for up to 300 small businesses devastated by the economic shutdown.
Kim Bartmann said she is working to pay her employees what they're owed.
Ordinance would apply to minors, involve fines.
Bartmann responded by saying she is doing everything she can to secure funding to pay her employees what they're due.
Event organizers say they're moving ahead with plans for 2021.
The $3.25 million fund will provide grants to low-income families and small businesses.
Some workers are exhausting their sick time to avoid getting exposed at work.
Staffers reported at 1 p.m., and students are scheduled to return Monday.
It's not yet known when talks will resume. The district's preparing seven sites for use by elementary students from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. beginning Thursday, according to Superintendent Joe Gothard.
The City Council could approve the ordinance in early April.
On the City Council and with Public Works, she didn't shrink from challenges.
A proposed ordinance would limit tenant screenings and require landlords to tell the city before they sell a property.
The teachers union shared the plan with members before informational picketing Wednesday; superintendent "extremely disappointed" by union's latest move.
A long-awaited staffing study called for more than 100 new hires, including 78 officers.
Negotiations are set to resume on Feb. 28.
Lawsuit said police did not provide an interpreter.
It's still unclear whether the overhaul will happen this year.
The opening of Como Zoo's new seal and sea lion exhibit, originally planned for late 2019, has been delayed, possibly until the end of…
John Rupp vows city hasn't heard last of him after judge rules against his restaurant space.
The employee-led effort to support new moms is part of office renovation.
Council members want more feedback on a proposal to turn a traffic lane into a greenway.
A lawsuit against the secretary of state says state law violates the Voting Rights Act.
Council members say city can't afford to lose medical services at St. Joe's, Bethesda.
Council members agreed they want a sales tax, but some said they're not ready to ask for state support.
The Families First program will help low-income families avoid frequent moves.
Supporters and opponents of organized trash collection in St. Paul fundraised and spent almost identical amounts, but opponents sank most of their money into legal costs.
New guidelines on a federal law complicate enforcement of wage theft, other abuses.
Money would go to street repair, affordable housing.
St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter sat down with the Star Tribune on Dec. 17 to reflect on his second year in office.
The earliest Teamsters Local 320 members could walk off the job would be Tuesday.
Metro Transit reminded riders to call 911 if they need police or EMS help.
A native of Ukraine who survived a World War II labor camp, Iwanok is remembered as a woman of deep faith, generosity and grit.
Nelsie Yang, 24, the first Hmong woman to serve, is also council's youngest.
Many leaders in Minnesota have endorsed the senator, citing her policy proposals and her track record.
City Council President Amy Brendmoen wants the department to soften its approach, especially for first-time offenders.
Valerie Jensen, a local diversity and inclusion consultant and adjunct professor at Mitchell Hamline School of Law, will start Jan. 6.
The demonstration called attention to new laws protecting workers in cities and statewide.
The council votes 4-3 in favor of a more than $620 million budget with $1.7 million in extra public safety spending .
Gateway Ramp money will help St. Paul libraries fill shelves while seeking permanent fund.
Tax increment financing will pay for parks and infrastructure on the site.
City Council expected to approve mayor's supplemental proposal as part of budget.
Minneapolis also is upgrading its parking meters as part of a legal settlement.
In St. Paul, leaders debate whether ShotSpotter technology is a useful tool or an unproven sales pitch.
Madison Equities faces allegations that it did not pay workers for overtime hours.
The mayor outlined a wide-ranging proposal that would use a "community-first" approach to confront what he calls a public health crisis. Police Chief Todd Axtell did not attend the presentation.
The mayor will give a budget presentation to the City Council on Wednesday.
Students urged move over founder's racist views.
But preliminary property bills could change after city councils set budgets.
Nelsie Yang was the first candidate to enter the Sixth Ward race in 2018 — when she was 23. In the time since, her ability to raise funds and build a supporter network has been more on par with incumbents than with other challengers.
Ranked-choice count puts first Hmong woman on St. Paul City Council
A large field of candidates for City Council also helped draw residents to the polls, officials said, but hundreds of voters cast ballots on the trash question alone.
For the only open seat, Nelsie Yang, 24, was poised to become St. Paul's youngest council member and first Hmong woman to serve on the council.
All council seats up for election amid trash controversy, shootings.
The Minnesota Court of Appeals reversed a Hennepin County court and said more evidence is needed to make a decision about the ramp's future.
He was recognized for his prolific work as a writer, his keen eye as an editor and publisher, and his generosity as a teacher.
The candidates are split on what has become the most contentious issue of the election: whether to jettison the city's year-old program for trash collection.
St. Paul mayor looking at augmenting budget in response to shootings.
Streetscapes grow more barren across the state as ash borer chews through canopy, city budgets
Court says St. Paul must honor five-year contract.
Under proposed St. Paul ordinance, retailers could lose license for selling to customers under 21.
The campaign played the song at the president's Target Center appearance after it promised a year ago to stop playing Prince's music at rallies, the estate said.
The visit came a day before both Trump and Vice President Mike Pence were scheduled to visit the Twin Cities.
The party's central committee endorsed a "yes" vote on the November trash referendum.
In Minneapolis, a man was found in the street downtown. About an hour later, St. Paul had its latest fatal shooting for September.
Police believe some of the drugs used may have been mixed with a hazardous substance, such as fentanyl.
It will mark his fourth visit in 16 months to Minnesota after repeatedly pledging to pour energy and resources into flipping the state in 2020.
The hack appears to be limited to the mayor's e-mail account, and does not include the rest of the City Hall network.
Council members hope they won't have to raise taxes nearly that high, if voters approve trash collection.
Appointee runs after pledging not to; colleagues want him to resign.
An uptick in fatal shootings comes as city leaders decide whether to cut police officer positions.
Some are rallying behind the increased citywide police presence announced by the mayor and chief.
Todd Axtell described the killings as "one of the most violent nights I have witnessed in my career."
Per capita spending has dropped, and St. Paul is now below average for the seven-county metro. At the same time, the libraries are providing more services — the 2020 budget includes money for a full-time social worker, citywide reading program and Wi-Fi hot spots.
Some say the bumpy rollout means it's time for a change at City Hall.
Work by four artists will be displayed at City Hall.