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Kate Beane is executive director of the Minnesota Museum of American Art and board chair of the Lower Phalen Creek Project.
The city will pay $84K to preserve the stone cottage.
A fan since 1998, Mark Solis has stuck with his team through decades of ups and downs.
City Council member said she'll seek HRA funds to move the stone cottage.
St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter signed an executive order, sparking a push for a temporary restraining order.
The St. Paul Chamber of Commerce is providing behind-the-scenes help.
The $75 million donation comes at a time when the Catholic university is trying to build its reputation outside the Twin Cities and is relying, in part, on athletics to do that.
Flava Cafe and Coffee continues University and Dale's transformation.
Up to a dozen volunteers will help pick the stories the course site tells.
Wolfie Browender has covered less than half of the city in 10 years — but is confident he'll finish.
Stolen art project was years in the making, focusing on people's experiences with water.
Libraries are expanding their role, from social workers to helping homeless patrons. But some say staff are stretched too thin.
The city must persuade state lawmakers, then voters, that it's the best way to fund roads and parks.
The increase would raise estimated $984 million in revenue over 20 years.
The chief oozes Old St. Paul. But before he agreed to become chief, he insisted on a new culture.
The studio at the corner of Snelling and Selby avenues has empowered and strengthened women for decades.
In the new book "Man Overboard!" Dr. Craig Bowron takes a light-hearted look at a serious topic.
Company tradition began in 1962 with "Noel" in front and trees on building sides.
Meet the priest who loves history — but doesn't want to treat the Cathedral of St. Paul like a museum
The Rev. John Ubel insists the cathedral's doors stay open daily to keep it welcoming to all.
Historic stone house still in danger, preservationists fear.
Nigerian-born Geno Okok says he used St. Paul Winter Carnival history to understand its icy legend.
Phil Esten brings D-1 experience to his alma mater.
The 50-foot-tree spent decades growing in a Maplewood yard.
A cop, social worker and private investigator walk into a coffeehouse ... meet St. Paul's 'Wild' Bill
Bill Johnson calls himself a coffeehouse "Sayer of Sooth."
It's dark in the mornings when Lanise Hunter heads to classes at Minneapolis' Patrick Henry High School. Dark, and scary too, when she returns home…
After four years of trying to buy the lot next door, owner Wes Burdine has big plans for the outdoor space.
Safety tests show no contamination to drinking water after tank lost pressure this past weekend.
Frogtown Green started in 2009 to help transform a former Wilder campus into a park and garden. The work now is to green the whole neighborhood.
Rue, a 50-plus-pound pig, caused quite a stir Thursday after escaping and roaming Grand Avenue.
Mai Vang abruptly lost her hearing, and started selling egg rolls to cover medical expenses.
Religion and rebels feature prominently in the tale, which begins at Fort Snelling.
Officials released details of the 1.5-mile promenade that will weave in new scenic overlooks from downtown.
Architect James Garrett Jr.'s award-winning firm has taken on projects from light rail stations to the River Learning Center.
Preservationists want to save the existing Hamline Midway building, but officials say a new facility is needed.
Proponents say a separated trail is needed for safety; opponents worry it would ruin the character of the historic mansion-lined avenue.
Preservationists hope new discoveries about the building's history can save it.
Meet Bill Lindeke. He knows dive bars, promotes cycling and, oh yeah — believes St. Paul is the better Twin
St. Paul writer and lecturer focuses on life in the Twin Cities.
As the number of players declines because of COVID and concussion fears, the few city recreation centers still fielding a team must play in suburban leagues.
Co-owners keep the chairs full at Minnesota's oldest continuous barber shop.
The owner says it's damaged; critics say he wants room on his patio for more tables.
Developer says planned 50-foot building meets St. Paul zoning requirements.
Ananya Chatterjea strives to promote social justice through the power of dance.
The St. Paul project aims to connect visitors to the riverfront.
Hillcrest, the former St. Paul golf course, has been rezoned for housing and light industrial manufacturing.
Andrea Hinderaker leads St. Paul's Homeless Assistance Response Team.
Enthusiasts from across the globe gathered in Bloomington this week.
Affordable housing is hard to find. These St. Paul community organizers are taking matters into their own hands
In one of the city's poorest neighborhoods, activists are forming a collective to spur affordable housing development.
The blocks-long stormwater collection stream running through the site looks recreational. But it actually has an engineering purpose.
As the St. Paul Port Authority's new president and CEO, Todd Hurley is now at the center of some of the capital city's highest-profile developments.
Angie Wiese heads department tackling everything from building inspections to animal control to administration of new rent control measures.
Jodie Carroll joined the department at age 44 and said helping people in times of distress is "a blessing."
Amy Gage has served as a liaison between students and the community surrounding the St. Paul campus.
Tom Barrett has gotten signatures from Richard Nixon, Charles Schulz, Apollo 11 astronauts and many more.
'This is not your old St. Paul': Meet the development director who wants to change who gets to build
Nicolle Goodman said she wants to remove obstacles to development in underserved communities.
Libraries are no longer just repositories of books, the mayor said. They are community hubs for learning and services.
Longtime St. Paul reporter has devoted years to honoring newspaper history — and the Hamline Church Dining Hall — at the fair.
The university dropped plans for a hockey arena at Highland Bridge, but still wants baseball and softball fields.
St. Paul's oldest cemetery holds the remains of early Minnesota. But superintendent Bobby Schoenrock said the city's newer arrivals — Hmong families — have breathed new life into the old grounds.
When Allianz Field opened in 2019, it created quite the buzz in St. Paul and in its surrounding neighborhood, too. And, as it turned out, plenty of angst. It was no different just before kickoff for the Major League Soccer All-Star Game.
Top races on the ballot include congressional seats, statewide offices and legislative primaries. There's also a special election in the First Congressional District in southern Minnesota.
Molly Lunaris said the city has built strong relationships with pet foster groups.
Neighbors are hoping to transform the tired 50-year-old park into a newly bustling space, relevant to the neighborhood's increasingly diverse population.
Bloomington Police Chief Booker Hodges said the shooting was an "isolated incident" involving a dispute between two groups of people. He said police believe only one person fired the shots and there were no indications anyone was injured.
The cause of the fire and the circumstances of the man's death are being investigated.
Nearly 200 Minnesota communities were expected to participate.
Colin Anderson's passion is building community through shared meals and a vegan food shelf.
Simon Taghioff challenged street assessments and won. Now, he's working to make his adopted city more vibrant.
The weeklong camp will introduce students to jobs from water rescue to firefighting to air ambulance.
Head of the Great River Passage Conservancy seeks to get city to embrace the river that spawned it.
After half a century, House of Clocks on the far East Side is still trying to hold back time.
Andy Rodriguez was first hired by parks and rec as a 15-year-old in 2000. Now, he leads the department.
The ban extends to parks, offices, corrections facilities and parking lots.
In a way, Mickey's Diner mirrors the rest of downtown St. Paul: recovering, but slowly and in some cases pivoting in a new direction.
Once incarcerated, Prince Corbett's work fighting bias and promoting equity just got a boost from the Bush Foundation.
After two years of COVID cancellations, Minnesotans eager to resume 'normal' July 4th fun this weekend
Most of the usual holiday festivities are back on this year.