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Robert Scholz had a passion for music, learning to play the piano as a child and developing his voice — a light and clear tenor…
In an effort to entice the sale of a troubled apartment complex, the city of Roseville is offering as much as $5 million in aid…
Police and mutual aid agencies have been training at old Sears site.
Land should be studied for evidence of American Indian life, report says.
Demonstrators would also not be allowed to carry items that can be used as weapons.
Using dredged material, islands will be created to develop natural habitat.
A group of landlords is suing the city of St. Paul, arguing a tenant protection ordinance set to take effect in March violates their constitutional…
Goal is to improve water quality and natural habitat at Lambert Creek in Vadnais Heights.
Council reinstates part of rental license to troubled complex amid $1M in repairs.
The lower speed limit on the "35E Parkway" stems from a battle that began decades ago.
The City Council voted to license short-term rentals and require minimum stays when the property owner does not live onsite.
Fishing tackle killing popular waterfowl.
About 7% of Maplewood's 13,000 emergency medical and police calls were mental health related
All 150 families had a newborn last year and suffered a financial hardship due to COVID.
Despite efforts to be fair, some historically underserved areas of the capital city still came out behind as $12.7 million in emergency funds were given out.
Campaign touts his 'unapologetic equity agenda.'
Fed up with wild parties and traffic, Roseville and other cities tighten rules on Airbnbs, VRBOs.
Police homicide and arson investigators remained at the scene to determine how the fire began.
The city also apologized for its role in institutional racism.
Minneapolis and Edina have already acted.
Commission would be created to look at options.
Chairwoman Toni Carter is the right one for these times, say Ramsey County colleagues.
St. Paul condo and townhouse owners looking to sell their units now must disclose their association's smoking policy to prospective buyers.The City Council unanimously passed…
The intent was to slow the spread of COVID-19. The result has been a surge in civic engagement, with unprecedented numbers of residents participating in…
Drive-through events at State Fairgrounds preserve carnival favorites.
After a year of surging homelessness, Ramsey County will invest nearly $9 million in affordable housing next year in an effort to stanch the flow…
After Joan Dressen learned her son was gay in the early 1980s, she immediately started looking for resources and support for her child and her…
Officials helped about three dozen people at Kellogg Park pack up their belongings and move Monday.
St. Paul leaders said Tuesday they will dismantle eight homeless encampments and relocate residents to shelters starting next week, citing the risk of fires and…
The Sisters of St. Joseph building would serve about 20 families with children.
The Community-First Public Safety Commission includes local leaders and residents.
Two council members raised concerns about police department funding.
St. Paul, along with two dozen other cities, will get a minimum of $500,000 to grow their programs. The People's Prosperity Guaranteed Income Pilot will provide monthly payments to 150 randomly selected families in four of St. Paul's lowest-income ZIP codes.
Accused of schemes involving work credit card, Paul Richard Scharf faces 16 felony counts.
Some residents want cuts to the department budget, others worry about crime.
They say thousands of Line 3 workers could spread the coronavirus.
St. Paul's Board of Zoning Appeals granted a developer six variances to build townhouses on a back lot.
Ski resort operators across the state say guests will notice some COVID-related changes, mostly to ensure social distancing while ticketing and during lessons.
It's a leader in reducing incarceration numbers.
Ramsey County judge rules the votes, though unlikely to affect outcomes, are to be tallied before certification.
Candidates to be notified, but officials doubt votes could change outcomes.
Ramsey County officials are considering opening another temporary homeless shelter, this one in a vacant dorm at Luther Seminary in St. Paul’s St. Anthony Park…
After mail thefts, Plymouth neighborhood adopts tool used by law enforcement.
Ramsey County officials said Wednesday that their election process went smoothly even though returns weren't released until 11:30 p.m., more than three hours after the…
Hennepin County voters on Tuesday reshaped the County Board, electing three new commissioners to seats vacated by longtime incumbents and reelecting the lone incumbent seeking…
Some neighbors want Totem Town site to be park; others want housing.
Leslie Antoine Kucera was a lifelong carpenter and a family man.The Circle Pines father of six was generous with his time and talents, helping family…
Ramsey County spent $727,000 this spring on law enforcement and staff overtime, hotel rooms for the homeless and other costs associated with civil unrest after…
"No weapons" signs posted after a father with an assault rifle walked his young son into a county ice arena.
Reducing cash bail must be balanced with public safety, Maplewood's police chief says.
Despite neighbors' concerns, plan to convert Bethesda Hospital is approved.
Neighbors have said they worry about increasing crime and drug activity.
Concerns about rising crime, declining property values and negative impacts on the surrounding neighborhood dominated a virtual community meeting of more than 230 people on Thursday night
Friends and family say she was also a fervent peace and social justice activist.
Ramsey County Manager Ryan O'Connor said the county has been in closed-door talks with Fairview for several weeks.
Law agencies were called to the Vadnais Heights ice arena on Sept. 26; weapons policies are now under review.
"What we hear from people all the time is they want to rent and they want the option for a maintenance-free lifestyle but they don't want the shared walls," said Maple Grove's Joe Hogeboom. "This really appeals to a lot of people."
They will examine the property for Dakota artifacts and history.
Journey Home Minnesota's Blake Huffman to repay $60K.
The defendant was one of nearly three dozen who have been sentenced for crimes connected to the sex trafficking of Thai women across the U.S.
Some low-risk suspects will be released without posting fee under plan.
O'Connor said he worries about those with fewer resources, less access.
The City Council has authorized a lawsuit if repairs are not made quickly to an apartment complex that had its rental license revoked.
The county and its partnering nonprofits have added nearly 200 homeless beds since last year, yet the number of people sleeping outdoors has grown.
Rounds played are up dramatically this summer at public courses across the Twin Cities as players flock to a sport that is naturally social distanced.
Public invited to give views on proposal to add islands; then County Board votes.
County leaders want to roll back earlier plans for a 4.5% levy increase, citing the impact of COVID and civil unrest.
Mayor says Kara Ries should have followed protocol before visiting a private development site in the city.
Local animal helpers nursed them back to life, and a Maplewood officer met the mastiff he rescued.
The four new pieces replace 1930s murals.
Charter school is nearing purchase of the 17 acres.
Dakota artists said they were left out of the process for installation.
Two Minnesota lawmakers contacted the Ramsey County Board on behalf of members of the Dakota community who said they felt "invisible" and unheard.
It is happening during the next four weekends at sites in St. Paul and Maplewood.
The state's stalled bonding bill is another complication as county leaders are seeking $40 million in state funding.