Local
September 28
R&R Cultivation employee Cassondra Wingard prepared packaged mushrooms for lids in the wholesale room Sept. 24 in Roseville.

Roseville mushroom grower is 'farm family' of the year

Urban mushroom farm receives University of Minnesota Extension agriculture honor
High Schools
September 27
Woodbury’s Gabby Mauder won the Woodbury Diving Invitational with an 11-dive score of 455.85 points, the state’s best of the season.

Prep athletes of the week: Mauder makes a splash at Woodbury Invitational

Woodbury sophomore Gabby Mauder won her school's diving invitational with an 11-dive score of 455.85 points, the state's best of the season.
East Metro
September 27
In this file photo, St. Paul Public Schools Superintendent Joe Gothard and St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter held a a joint news conference in 2018.  GLEN

St. Paul property taxes could rise sharply in 2022

Taxes on the city's $228,700 median-valued home could rise by $338, or 11%, under their respective tax-levy plans and other factors.
Local
September 26
The former Hillcrest golf course site in St. Paul’s northeast corner seen in April. As officials firm up plans to redevelop the 112-acre site to pro

Port Authority aims to bring Hillcrest jobs, housing together

Up to 1,000 jobs at site could be close to home.
East Metro
September 25

Twin Cities metro police blotter, Sept. 26

EDINAAUG. 21Drugs. A 29-year-old man was arrested for drug possession and possession of a firearm without a permit following a traffic stop at Hwy. 100…
East Metro
September 24
A leasing sign in front of an apartment in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (Carline Jean/South Florida Sun Sentinel/TNS) ORG XMIT: 27469164W

Roseville revokes another rental license

The city continues its clampdown on properties found to be unsafe.
Business
September 24
Rendering of the new Talamore Senior Living complex Ryan Cos. is building in Woodbury, to open in 2023.

Ryan Cos. breaks ground on $60M senior living center in Woodbury

The project is the 55th senior living complex Minneapolis-based Ryan has built.
East Metro
September 23
Monika Dipert filled her pot with bottled water to boil rice in her home in Andover, Minn., on Thursday, September 23, 2021. Dipert was shocked to lea

Contaminated drinking water found in Andover, Gem Lake

State officials are investigating the sources and scope of the leaks.
East Metro
September 23
Peace activist KG Wilson, wearing hat, released balloons last week near the spot where four people were found slain. Damone Presley Sr., the father of

Charges: Father of suspect helped in transporting bodies to Wisconsin field

The father told investigators he didn't know there were bodies in the SUV until hearing about the case on the news, according to the criminal complaint.
Local
September 22
Police and BCA vehicles near a broken piece of fencing at a home at an intersection in Mound View on Wednesday.

Suspect dead after confrontation with law enforcement in Mounds View

Man run over by police who had answered domestic violence call.
East Metro
September 22

Man charged in inmate's overdose death in Chisago County jail

Officials say a Scandia man is responsible for another man's death at the Chisago County jail.John Hofer, 37, of Scandia, was charged Tuesday with third-degree…
East Metro
September 21
This booking photo released by the Dunn County Sheriff’s Office on Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021 shows Antoine Darnique Suggs, 38.

Charges: Suspect in St. Paul quadruple murder said he 'snapped'

The bodies were found in an SUV hidden in a Wisconsin cornfield.
East Metro
September 21
Minnesota Dept. of Education Commissioner Heather Mueller spoke to the media during a news conference in May. AARON LAVINSKY • aaron.lavinsky@startr

Six Minnesota schools earn national 'Blue Ribbon' recognition

The schools were recognized for their overall academic performance or success in closing achievement gaps among student groups.
East Metro
September 17
Antoine D. Suggs, left, and Darren McWright

Second suspect in deaths of 4 found in Wisconsin cornfield arrested in Arizona

Antoine D. Suggs, who was seeing one of the shooting victims, surrendered to police on Friday.
Local
September 17
During distance learning last fall, Michael Schulze prepared several iPads to be deployed to students in the St. Paul district.

4 biggest Minnesota school districts have waiting lists for online learning

Uncertainties and risks associated with COVID-19 remain a major driver in parent and student interest.
East Metro
September 17
The Minnesota River in July 2020 at the Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge in Bloomington.  ] RENEE JONES SCHNEIDER renee.jones@startribune.com

Drought offers rare chance to study phosphorus pollution from Minnesota sewers

Stricter discharge limits have never been tested under low river conditions.
St. Paul
September 16
Jamie Rattanapamonsook visited with her daughter, Mercy, 8, while her son, Anson, 9, gathered chairs to build a fort as they finished eating in a back

St. Paul helping small restaurants recover from COVID, civil unrest

St. Paul's Restaurant Resiliency Program designed to help owners that lack the expertise to build an online business.
East Metro
September 16

Two found dead in West St. Paul garage

Police found two people dead in a garage in West St. Paul Thursday afternoon.Officers were called to the 120 block of W. Thompson Avenue after…
Local
September 16
Darren Lee McWright was arrested. Antoine Darnique Suggs is believed to be in the Twin Cities area.

St. Paul man arrested, another man sought in quadruple murder

Bodies were found Sunday in a western Wisconsin cornfield.
East Metro
September 15
Peace activist KG Wilson, wearing the hat, released balloons Wednesday near the spot where four people were found slain. Damone Presley, Sr., the fath

Vigil held for four found dead in Wis.

The Dunn County, Wis., Sheriff's Office didn't release any new information about the investigation. The father of one victim said he was bewildered as to why his daughter ended up in Wisconsin.