St. Paul
November 6
Macalester College President Suzanne M. Rivera says the school will reimburse students arrested while participating in civil disobedience who can't af

Macalester will reimburse students fined for civil disobedience

Macalester College president says reimbursing fines for protesters is "equity issue."
East Metro
November 6
An elementary school named for Justice Alan Page is under construction in Maplewood. In this photo, Page high-fived students in 2017 at Justice Page M

New Maplewood school to be named after retired Justice Alan Page

New elementary will be second school named for retired justice.
St. Paul
November 6

Drive-by shooting in St. Paul leaves man dead

Police don't believe the shooting was random.
East Metro
November 6

St. Paul man dies in high-speed rollover accident near Hudson, Wis.

A motorist from St. Paul has been identified as the man who died in a high-speed rollover crash last week a few miles east of…
St. Paul
November 5
Roger Lee Voss III

Charges: Man said he feared for his life, fatally shot alleged drug dealer in St. Paul

Roger Lee Voss III was charged with second-degree murder and illegal possession of a firearm.
East Metro
November 5
A rally was held ahead of an Aug. 24 school board meeting at Sandburg Education Center in Anoka by members of Anoka-Hennepin Education Minnesota.

Lawsuit alleges Anoka-Hennepin School District subsidizes union activities

They say taxpayer money is used for political work.
St. Paul
November 5
The new bike trail on Ayd Mill Road, south of the Grand Avenue overpass.

Updated Ayd Mill Road to reopen Saturday with new trail, lower speed limit

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…
East Metro
November 4
Jim Vue was elected to a full term on the St. Paul school board Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020.

Jim Vue wins in St. Paul school board race

Jim Vue, who has been serving as a St. Paul school board member on an interim basis, won the race Tuesday to fill the seat…
St. Paul
November 4

One dead in evening St. Paul shooting

The shooting occurred at around 10 p.m. in the 2200 block of W. 7th St., police said.
West Metro
November 3

Minneapolis man charged with murder in Crystal shooting

Maricio Mata-Thelen, 26, of St. Paul, died from a gunshot wound to his neck. He was killed in Crystal.
St. Paul
November 3
Trash haulers made their way through an alley in the Mac-Groveland neighborhood of St. Paul.

More trash means higher rates for St. Paul residents

Volume spurred higher rate, which is still lower than it was some years.
St. Paul
November 3
When the pandemic closed the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory to the public, penguins from the nearby Como Zoo strolled the Sunken Garden with their keep

Brooks: If you need a break from politics, remember the penguins!

At the Como Park Zoo, someone is piloting a remote-controlled shark around a tank for no other reason than to make a penguin happy.
St. Paul
November 3

Man missing from St. Paul group home found safe

Napoleon Alvarado was found Tuesday, St. Paul police said.
Coronavirus
November 2
St. Paul educators and supporters converged with their Minneapolis counterparts in Minneapolis off the Lake Street-Marshall Bridge for a rally in late

St. Paul teachers, district negotiate in pandemic as Mpls. teachers fume

They're working on plan for next stage of reopening on Jan. 19, at the earliest.
St. Paul
November 2
Monday's fatal incident occurred at Advanced Disposal, a garbage collection service just east of Como and Western avenues in the Frogtown neighborhood

Worker fatally pinned by front-end loader at recycling center in St. Paul's Frogtown neighborhood

The man was opening the back doors to a truck at the time, police said.
State + Local
November 2
Todd Gallagher prepares mail-in ballot envelopes including an "I voted" sticker in Minneapolis in July. Absentee ballots are being requested at a reco

An election like no other: Tracking Minnesota's early voting

With nearly 2 million absentee votes already accepted, Minnesotans are trending well ahead of previous election early voting.
Minneapolis
November 1

Charges: Man illegally armed when shot by own gun during St. Paul police pat-down

He apparently was pushed against squad car when the gun went off, according to the criminal complaint.
Duluth
October 31
Minneapolis Elections and Voter Services staff prepared mail-in ballot envelopes, including an "I voted" sticker. Because of COVID-19, Minnesota is wa

What happens to your Minnesota absentee ballot after you mail it?

Minnesota has seen a surge of interest in absentee ballots for the Nov. 3 election, as more voters opt to vote early or by mail in light of the coronavirus pandemic.
St. Paul
October 29
St. Paul tees up tax incentives for development around Allianz Field

St. Paul tees up tax incentives for development around Allianz Field

Move allows St. Paul to incentivize development around stadium.
Coronavirus
October 28
The members of Anoka-Hennepin Education Minnesota held a rally ahead of an August school board meeting at Sandburg Education Center in Anoka.

Minnesota teachers at 'breaking point' over pandemic stress

Teachers across Minnesota are frazzled trying to navigate pandemic-related combinations of in-person and online instruction — so much so that nearly one-third responding to a recent statewide survey said they were thinking of quitting.