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The woman died at 3513 Hennepin Av. in Minneapolis, a release said.
At least 30 Minnesotans were killed in domestic violence-related homicides last year. The intensifying violence followed national and global trends during the pandemic.
More than 100 people attended a rally at the State Capitol.
The U.S. Supreme Court decision on Texas' 6-week ban means more patients will travel to Minnesota for care.
Even as life returns to normal, financial and logistical hurdles remain.
Crews responded Sunday evening after reports of a male struggling to swim in the pond at Loring Park.
Forum invites the community to join efforts for low-emission vehicles in districts' fleets.
It is the latest in a series of steps toward police changes that the City Council started taking after George Floyd's killing.
Como plan part of St. Paul's effort to bring city buildings to carbon neutrality by 2030
The panel will study how city staff could respond to low-priority 911 calls.
As many as six projects are eligible for $20K to $50K.
City Council likely to back commission that will reimagine public safety.
In St. Paul, many residents have to band together to hire plow drivers during the winter.
High school youth will partner with city officials to lobby for funding.
A St. Paul fire station in the West 7th neighborhood is slated to become a day shelter for people experiencing homelessness.Fire Station 51, at 296…
St. Paul's Ayd Mill Road will reopen to the public on Saturday, complete with a new trail and a lower speed limit.The 1.5-mile stretch of…
The company says that it's regularly updating safety protocols and that a drop in business forced layoffs.
Volume spurred higher rate, which is still lower than it was some years.
Move allows St. Paul to incentivize development around stadium.
The St. Paul neighborhood's renaissance is threatened, but owners are determined to hang in there.
St. Paul is using $3.5 million in federal CARES Act money to provide cash assistance to small businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, with a…
The two were among 61 Minnesota elected officials supporting the Democratic presidential candidate.
Gerone Hamilton has overseen the department's community relations since 2015.
Ramsey County Manager Ryan O'Connor said the county has been in closed-door talks with Fairview for several weeks.
A community benefit fund has helped shops and offices near Allianz Field survive.
A fixture in the Twin Cities music and theater scene for decades, Theisen was a passionate and accomplished pianist, composer and educator.
Budget cuts will mean delaying planting new trees until 2022.
Chief Todd Axtell said 2021 budget cuts will mean canceling the police academy.
The City Council voted unanimously Wednesday to allocate more than $290,000.
Business property owners could start paying into the Improvement District as soon as January.
Hope for site deemed unsafe is to move people indoors as some 117 sites remain.
Mayor Melvin Carter said the guaranteed income program passes muster.
St. Paul residents could see shorter recreation center hours, fewer aquatics and youth sports programs and reduced ice rink maintenance in 2021, as the Parks…
The incident Friday followed an alleged carjacking, according to the Sheriff's Office.
18-month experiment tests guaranteed income.
Proposed budget cuts in 2021 will mean reduced hours systemwide.
Mayor Melvin Carter says the pilot program would provide $500 a month for 18 months.
Mayor Melvin Carter is proposing widespread cuts to avoid raising the property tax levy.
Officials haven't yet notified occupants but say they'll be given time to move.
As violence in St. Paul eclipses last year's pace, some council members impatient for action, information.
He leaves Park Square Theatre to head St. Paul Parks Conservancy.
About 330 businesses sustained damage during the riots in May.
An emergency cash assistance program for families and businesses that lost income as a result of COVID-19 drew nearly 5,300 applications from families, less than a quarter of whom got a check.
Visitors with masks and reservations can visit the zoo starting Wednesday.
The proposed cut would mean eliminating jobs, Chief Todd Axtell said.
Crisis at Powderhorn Park spurs changes at homeless sites across Minneapolis.
Six-figure salary comes as budget shortfalls loom.
He was not wearing a seat belt, was ejected from the vehicle and suffered fatal injuries, the State Patrol said.
Some fear speculators will snap up vacant buildings and empty lots to gentrify University Avenue.
Business leaders say the added cost compounds COVID-19 losses.
Some St. Paul businesses that won lottery for COVID-19 grants fell victim to looters
St. Paul police chief pushes back on idea of dismantling department.
The council heard unanimous support for the ban from advocates, mental health professionals and a survivor of conversion therapy.
Mayor Melvin Carter has been pulled into a national conversation on policing and race. But he hasn't yet faced the pressure of his Minneapolis counterpart to dismantle the city's police department.
St. Paul’s downtown booster group is asking commercial property owners to pay for neighborhood ambassadors, a new public safety communications center and other amenities, the…
Those cited for property damage and other offenses may be offered alternatives to traditional prosecution.
Council members say they want to continue to invest in community-first public safety.
To Edie Stodola, it wasn’t organic food — it was just food. It grew on the farm where she was raised and in the gardens…
Looting and fires were reported on University Avenue in the Midway district. An East Side shopping mall also was hit.
Facility would be in one of the city's poorest neighborhoods.
The St. Paul city attorney's lawsuit against Rep. John Lesch will head back to district court.
St. Paul will require people to wear face masks inside businesses and city buildings beginning June 1, and may penalize those who don't comply.Mayor Melvin…
Employees delivered a list of demands to Barbette restaurant on Wednesday.
Contracts and invoices obtained through public records requests show a county-by-county patchwork of efforts to find and pay for lodging, transportation, food and other services for hundreds of unsheltered people in the seven-county metro, all within a matter of weeks.
Former St. Paul juvenile correction facility will be reopened if other beds fill.
After liquidating a brewery in Faribault, Travis Temke plans to open in a historic firehouse St. Paul's West 7th area.
St. Paul is reducing business licensing fees, waiving vehicle towing charges and delaying street assessments until 2021 in an effort to provide financial relief to businesses and residents during the COVID-19 pandemic.
It's a win for St. Paul City Council Member Dai Thao, who challenged a state law after facing criminal charges.
The $7.5 million project is expected to be complete by the end of the year.
More than 5,200 families and 2,100 businesses applied for Bridge Fund grants between April 8 and April 19.
The changes reduce the risk of picking up germs while waiting to cross city intersections.
Port Authority applies for $2 million in grants to clean up contaminated soil.
In normal times, Colette Johnson spent her days at downtown St. Paul’s Central Library answering the reference phone line and helping patrons use the library…
Residents fret about big assessments that will finance the projects.
The Ramsey County Board is expected to take action next week on a similar proposal.