St. Paul
May 6
St. Paul
May 6
The house at 735 Margaret St. in St. Paul’s Dayton’s Bluff historic district is a tax-forfeited property.

Job training program restores historic, tax-forfeited St. Paul home

Ramsey County partnered with Goodwill-Easter Seals Minnesota on tax-forfeited property in Dayton's Bluff.
Local
May 6
IRS headquarters in Washington.

15-month sentence for onetime temp agency owner who cheated feds out of $1M in taxes

The prosecution recommended going below sentencing guidelines and prevailed.
Inspired
May 6
Harry and Kathy Wisdom were both honored as “Hero of the Game” at CHS Field in St. Paul on Thursday, April 28. Kathy is decorated with a Bronze St

When Harry Met Kathy: Husband and wife score double honor as heroes of the game

When the St. Paul Saints approached the disabled veteran from Burnsville about being honored, he asked, "But what about my wife? She should be recognized too."
May 4

Star Wars 'May the 4th be With You'

A "May the 4th be With You" event was held on Wednesday, May 4, 2022 at Can Can Wonderland in St. Paul.
St. Paul
May 4
Residents of St. Anthony Park are balking at a Ramsey County plan to rebuild Cleveland Avenue — and cut down 160 trees.

Neighbors object to removing 160 trees along Cleveland Av.

Many in St. Paul's St. Anthony Park neighborhood are livid at Ramsey County's plans to soon start clearing 160 healthy trees along the project — some of them up to a century old.
St. Paul
May 4
A shooting death occurred at this scene Wednesday morning in St. Paul.

Man fatally shot before dawn in Frogtown neighborhood of St. Paul

There have been 15 homicides this year in St. Paul.
Coronavirus
May 4
Minnesota Health Commissioner Jan Malcolm, left, and Gov. Tim Walz received their second COVID-19 booster doses at St. Paul Corner Drug in St. Paul on

Gov. Walz, Malcolm receive second COVID-19 boosters

The governor and health commissioner promoted the shot for vulnerable populations as variants persist.
Eat & Drink
May 4
Black Sheep pizza will only be available on one side of the river.

Black Sheep pizza closes in St. Paul

Plus other openings, closings and restaurant news.
St. Paul
May 4
St. Paul Police Deputy Chief Jeremy Ellison, right, addressed the media Wednesday after he was introduced by Mayor Melvin Carter as interim chief of t

Jeremy Ellison named interim St. Paul police chief

Jeremy Ellison, who joined the department in 1999 and now serves as deputy chief, says he will not seek to fill the permanent role. "My main goal is stability," he said.
St. Paul
May 4
A man was shot to death on April 26 at this location.

Two men charged in fatal shooting during marijuana deal in St. Paul

One of the defendants implicates the other as the shooter, according to the charges.
Local
May 4
Folks took advantage of the good weather on Tuesday to enjoy the trails around Lake Phalen in St. Paul.

St. Paul parks rank No. 2 in the country; Minneapolis slips to 5th

Washington, D.C.'s formidable park system, which is brimming with sprawling federal parks, was No. 1 for the second consecutive year.
St. Paul
May 3
Street service worker Bradley Therres smooths asphalt over a pothole on Shepard Road.

St. Paul must stop assessing for street repairs, judge rules

Ramsey County district judge says charges to property owners for street maintenance work should be considered taxes, not fees.
Local
May 3
U.S. Attorney Andrew Luger spoke Tuesday about how law enforcement will be dealing with violent crime across the Twin Cities.

Minnesota's top federal prosecutor announces crackdown on carjackings, guns, gangs

Responding to the recent crime wave in the Twin Cities, Andy Luger said he will devote all criminal prosecutors in his office to violent crime cases.
St. Paul
May 3
Ramsey County Sheriff Bob Fletcher in 2019.

Fletcher sounds alarm on jail crowding, asks Ramsey County Board to help find solutions

Sheriff blames COVID courts backlog, number of mental illness cases for filling jail beds.
St. Paul
May 3
Nina’s owner June Berkowitz

Nina's owner seeks to build community at St. Paul shop

It's never been about coffee, June Berkowitz said, but bringing people together.
High Schools
May 3
Mike Randolph became the St. Thomas Academy boys’ hockey coach less than a year after he left Duluth East, where he had coached for 32 years.

Ex-Duluth E. hockey coach Randolph takes job at St. Thomas Academy

"I don't think I've been this excited in a long time," said Randolph, who coached at Duluth East for 32 years before resigning last year amid an investigation. "My phone has been going nuts. It's humbling."
St. Paul
May 1
Los Alegres Bailadores performed traditional Mexican folkloric dance on their float in the 2019 Cinco de Mayo parade in St. Paul. The festival is one

New rules, rising police costs force St. Paul festivals to fold

City leaders and police officials say they are trying to balance safety with community fun. They are also trying to not force taxpayers to supplement events.
Local
May 1
School districts across the state are grappling with increased prices and supply bottlenecks on everything from meals to fuel.

Minnesota school budgets sag under inflation, supply woes

From meals to transportation, district officials say they're bracing for long-term financial pain.
Local
April 30
Jozey, right, and Pauley the boston terriers are dressed for the rainy weather. Jozey’s nails match the rain poncho she’s wearing.

Thousands gather for rainy Walk for Animals at State Fairgrounds

Animal Humane Society's annual Walk for Animals event was held Saturday at the State Fairgrounds. The Walk is Animal Humane Society's largest fundraiser of the year. Thousands of animal lovers gathered for a festive day of live music, activities, food, vendors, and more!