Mayor Melvin Carter won by a decisive margin in 2017.

St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter far outraises opponents

The mayor has raised more than $786,000 in his bid for a second term.

New life for old St. Joe's Hospital in St. Paul

October 26
A rendering of the Fairview Community Health and Wellness Hub slated to be developed on the site of St. Joseph’s Hospital in St. Paul.
Minnesota's oldest hospital in downtown St. Paul is being renovated to address local wellness needs, racial and socioeconomic health disparities.

'I will never forget this moment': U.S. soccer's Lloyd waves goodbye to the beautiful game

12:14am
USWNT forward Carli Lloyd waved to fans as she did a lap around the field after her final game Tuesday
In St. Paul on Tuesday night, Carli Lloyd played for her country one last time at age 39 and after a 17-year career that included two World Cups and two Olympic gold medals won.
Wild
12:10am
Wild forward Victor Rask (49) was a healthy scratch on Tuesday in Vancouver as the team changed its lineup for the first time since the start of the s

Pitlick steps in to make season debut as Wild changes lineup

The Wild was off to a 4-0 start before Sunday's loss to Nashville. Victor Rask was a healthy scratch Tuesday to make room for former Gophers standout Rem Pitlick.
Loons
October 26
Carli Lloyd laughed and pointed to defender Abby Dahlkemper during a drill at the start of practice Monday at Allianz Field in St. Paul.

'Iced-out Carli' Lloyd feels warmth in St. Paul for final career match

Soccer star Carli Lloyd says she's tried to play every game in her U.S. women's national team career like it is her last. Tonight at Allianz Field will really be the last.
TV & Media
October 26
Sasha Farber and Suni Lee on “Dancing With the Stars.”

Suni Lee barely survives elimination on 'Dancing With the Stars'

Minnesotan Libianca also advances on "The Voice."
Colleges
October 26

Ex-University of St. Thomas football player guilty of raping fellow student in dorm

Nicholas R. Schnack transferred to Drake and joined the football team there, but left that school once the charges were filed, his attorney said.
St. Paul
October 25

Eye on St. Paul Q&A: Joe Spencer, Downtown Alliance president

The Downtown Alliance president talks COVID, crime and the future of downtown.
Local
October 25
A quietly growing St. Paul program called ETHOS removes certain nonviolent misdemeanor cases from the courts system and routes them through a justice

St. Paul's ETHOS program offers nonviolent offenders an alternative to court

ETHOS program recently expanded to take on misdemeanor gun possession crimes.
Local
October 25
The board of Hmong College Prep Academy accepted Superintendent Christianna Hang’s resignation Monday, Oct. 25, after the St. Paul charter school lo

Hmong College Prep Academy board accepts superintendent's resignation

School lost $4.3 million in hedge fund investment.
East Metro
October 25
St. Paul School Board Chair Jeanelle Foster was recently diagnosed with COVID-19. (Submitted photo)

St. Paul school board chair diagnosed with COVID-19

St. Paul school board Chair Jeanelle Foster has been diagnosed with COVID-19 and is recovering at home after being hospitalized Friday, the district announced Monday.Foster,…
East Metro
October 24
Hmong College Prep Academy in St. Paul.  ] LEILA NAVIDI • leila.navidi@startribune.comBACKGROUND INFORMATION: Hmong College Prep Academy in St. Paul

St. Paul charter school superintendent to step down after $4.3M hedge fund loss

Move follows $4.3 million hedge fund investment loss.
Local
October 23
A crowd filled Mears Park for the Lowertown Blues Fest in 2015. Residents are exploring forming their own Residential Improvement District to boost af

As St. Paul's Lowertown grows, residents seek a bigger voice

They want an improvement district with a mission beyond businesses.
Local
October 23
Licensed clinical social worker Amber Ruth, left, took notes on a case as St. Paul Police officer Justin Tiffany drove them to their next call in 2018

Ramsey County starts planning for new teams of 911 responders

Ramsey County 911 operators could soon dispatch social and mental health workers, child welfare staff and even nonprofit employees to crisis calls, in one of…
St. Paul
October 22
St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter, seen in 2019, on Thursday rolled out one of the state’s most stringent COVID-19 vaccine policies.

St. Paul employee vaccine rule among strictest in the state

Employees must get shots by the end of the year, and there is no testing alternative. Union leaders have warned this could lead to staffing shortages.
Obituaries
October 21
Then St. Paul Schools Superintendent Curman Gaines, seen in 1998.

Curman Gaines, former St. Paul Public Schools superintendent, dies at 81

Curman Gaines wanted each student who attended a St. Paul public school to succeed no matter their race or socioeconomic background.Gaines, the first person of…
Local
October 20
Minnesota Retailers Association President Bruce Nustad and a group of industry representatives held a news conference in front of Tobasi Tobacco on Se

Retail groups, St. Paul businesses speak out against tobacco ordinance

The proposed ordinance would set a $10 minimum for a pack of cigarettes.
Wild
October 20
Fans cheered during the first period of Tuesday’s Wild home opener at the Xcel Energy Center.

Reusse: State's most loyal sports audience gets a brilliant return to hockey

Wild fans have to prove their loyalty a minimum of 41 times, with the largest share of those on cold, dark nights of winter here in our Frozen Wasteland. Yes, they're even better than Vikings fans.
Wild
October 20
Marcus Foligno (17) celebrated as the Wild bench emptied after its overtime win over Winnipeg on Tuesday.

Wild never stops challenging, stuns Jets 6-5 in OT to win home opener

The Wild rallied from four deficits and successfully challenged an apparent empty-net goal. Then, Joel Eriksson Ek scored with 59 seconds left to force overtime and added the game-winner for a hat trick.
Wild
October 19
Minnesota Wild fans crossed Seventh St. ahead of the home opener at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul on Tuesday.

Reusse: Resilience — for Wild, and St. Paul — marks home opener

Despite a nearby tragedy 10 days earlier, St. Paul and Xcel Energy Center were buzzing, and the home team won.
East Metro
October 19

Ramsey County considers fines for restaurant, other license violations

County is moving away from criminal penalties.
Local
October 19
The Sensible Housing Ballot Committee, headed by Cecil Smith, shown, of the Minnesota Multi Housing Association, said in a statement that over 90% of

Twin Cities rent control opponents raise nearly $4 million

The campaign for rent control in St. Paul raised about $213,000.
Local
October 19
On October 17, 2021, recreation leader Xue Xiong organizes the kids after they came in from playing outside. ]  The possible closure of Highwood Hills

St. Paul's Highwood Hills rec center will remain open through June 2024

Even if school board officials vote to close the elementary school, the rec center will stay open through its lease.