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Ramsey County crews have started work on more than $51 million in road construction and maintenance projects for the upcoming 2020 season — and the…
The $10.7 million project will reduce overlap, while a third site will remain.
Development of the last parcel riles advocates for its outdoor sanctuary.
Hennepin, Ramsey, Anoka and Dakota counties all took steps to cancel face-to-face public services.
Officials worked with neighborhood residents to design a bridge that meets modern needs and reflects the area's values and history.
A culturally specific group home, designed for black teenage boys tangled in the juvenile justice and child protection systems, will open this spring in St.…
City officials proposed a partnership with the nonprofit to build affordable housing.
Failure of mediation means that the county's suit will resume to break its power-sharing agreement with the city.
The County Board approved the new naming policy that includes an exception mechanism.
City Council President Amy Brendmoen said she's hopeful St. Paul and the suburbs can negotiate a new agreement.
City cites "disproportionate burden" in fighting fires in suburbs.
The third annual report examines the race and gender of drivers, why they were stopped and the outcomes.
Commissioners decided that more discussion and research was needed before they were willing to approve such a ban.
There are no plans to change current names under the proposed policy, officials said. But names would be reevaluated if the facility undergoes major renovation, or if a name "comes into disrepute."
The works are intended to honor Larry Cohen, former mayor and judge.
Ramsey County Board to vote on sale of Vadnais Sports Center's naming rights
Representatives from Augusta Development and MWF Properties have shared their vision with a seemingly receptive Mounds View City Council.
Upgrades at Pike Lake Apartments raise concern along with the rent.
$33.5 million fund will be used to keep rents lower.
Arthur “Art” Sloth spent his career nurturing and educating children as a teacher and then principal for three decades in Minneapolis Public Schools. In retirement,…
Task force proposes a destination brewery or distillery for city parcel.
A training session Friday in downtown St. Paul will discuss their preliminary findings and mass shooting prevention strategies.
Popular massive display made of icicles fused with water spray is ready to be unveiled.
The county with the largest percentage of foreign-born residents said it will continue to welcome refugees.
Ramsey County forgoes fines on kids' books
The county hopes to use it between periods at big hockey games and in a parade for the 40th anniversary of the "Miracle on Ice" Olympic hockey win.
Designed specifically for businesses and corporate site selectors, RamseyCountyMeansBusiness.com includes an interactive map of nearly 60 available properties.
Roundabouts, redevelopment are in the works for outdated Ramsey County interchange.
The Ramsey County Board, expressing a mix of emotions, voted unanimously Tuesday to raise the property tax levy by 4.75% in 2020 — the first…
Correctional officers at the Ramsey County jail started wearing body cameras Tuesday, recording interactions with inmates and members of the public.Deputy sheriffs in court security…
An attorney for the concert venue called the conditions, including regular meetings with police, unconstitutional.
Instead of replacing a chief, the council will vote on whether to hire Roseville to administrate services.
Ramsey County effort has created about 110 more affordable homes and apartments since 2013.
New funds would be directed at affordable housing, redevelopment.
The exhibit, a solstice celebration of light and shadows, starts on Black Friday.
Karen and Jerry Wahl, a retired Scandia couple, have crisscrossed Minnesota for two years delivering blood to hospitals and clinics as Red Cross volunteers.They signed…
City says it has found unsafe, unsanitary conditions in every apartment and common space inspected.
Lakeshore homeowners push back, question plan.
Minnesota researchers gather facts and dispel myths with the creation of a "Mass Shooter Database"
A diverse group of artists that includes many with Native American and Latino ties was chosen by a community task force organized by the Ramsey County Historical Society.
The sentence came despite requests from both the prosecutor and victim for an 81-month prison term.
He was president of the Minnesota Chiefs of Police Association as well as the first chairman of the gun-control group Citizens for a Safer Minnesota.
Voters across the Twin Cities arrived at the polls at sunrise on Tuesday morning to cast ballots on a variety of local races including school referendums, City Council and county commission seats.
Kaskaid Hospitality asks Ramsey County to let nonprofit take over.
The suburbs are among those increasing oversight of landlords as cities such as Minneapolis pivot their focus to renter protection.
Installations also laud former St. Paul Mayor Larry Cohen's championing of immigrants.
The consultants from PFM spent months sifting through the county's finances, examining all the ways that people entangled in the criminal justice system are asked to pay.
With vaping injuries on the rise, DEA expands its Rx collection event.
The four-year battle is ending in a strong power-washing outside Maharaja's.
Ten lakes in the county are now infested with the invasive mussel.
Great River Passage Conservancy raises funds to launch three projects.
Pence says Trump's economic policies have helped small businesses like Safety Signs.
The confidential list of 1,500 accused of misconduct was part of a civil case settled in 2014.
Seven years after the Union Depot’s pricey renovation, Ramsey County leaders say the building’s $243 million restoration continues to be a wise investment, both for…
Prosecutors hope to expunge records of some low-level offenders.
Housing, grocery store and other changes transform County Road 10 corridor.
About 50 new drivers practiced their skills before the snow flies.
It's among 10 jurisdictions across U.S. investigating how to tackle the problem.
Move means county can move forward on plans to develop housing.
It came after a heightened number of police calls that led the City Council to step in.
A data forensics firm found more people were affected than originally announced.
New heritage park will feature restored 1896 farmhouse and 1920s gas station
Some are rallying behind the increased citywide police presence announced by the mayor and chief.
Residents want state financial aid for cities while maintaining a small-town style of governance.
Work by four artists will be displayed at City Hall.
Proposed $62.6M budget includes funding for four cops, three firefighters.
The shallow lake in St. Paul's remote southeast corner could get habitat restoration, but the public wants to know more.
Tou Cha pleaded guilty Wednesday to third-degree assault for an attack on June 17, 2018, captured on a police squad-car dash camera.
The number of calls involving mental illness have more than doubled to 12,000 a year in a decade's time.
County commissioners, St. Paul's mayor, staffers and men who'd spent time there as youths gathered at the 72-acre campus to eulogize the place.
Two win a spot on Ramsey County's fall ballot while the Anoka County filing period ends.
Residents have conserved 10 million gallons of water in three years, part of a growing group of cities that have adopted an environmental ethos.
Minnesota law doesn't clearly define ages or milestones a child must reach to be left alone, leaving counties to rely on guidelines laid out by the Minnesota Department of Human Services.
TCAAP site development has emerged as a key issue in the race.
The Ramsey County judge didn't make a decision Tuesday on releasing the files.