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The Children's Minnesota health system launched a new program Wednesday to address health disparities among Minnesota families. The Collective for Community Health will work with…
Finally, some say, there is recognition of what they have recognized for decades.
Many travelers still chose to keep their noses and mouths covered, as recommended by the CDC.
Launched last month, it will lead the state Department of Public Health's equity initiatives and solicit community input on those efforts.
They say they face a double standard when legally carrying their weapons.
Residents in and around the western Minnesota city have rolled out the red carpet for a family that fled Chernihiv, a city close to the Russian border that faced severe damage.
The director of the newly minted St. Paul Office of Neighborhood Safety stepped into her new role aiming to expand community-first safety initiatives.Brooke Blakey, a…
In an interview Thursday, Hennepin Healthcare leaders said they're implementing new training to change the organization's culture. "We wish there was a playbook," said the CEO.
Some employees say the response will test leadership's commitment to change, following a series of incidents that have exacerbated racial tensions inside the hospital system.
St. Thomas is continuing to explore other options for its athletics program, beginning with an ice hockey arena, after the country club's board turned down the $61.4 million offer.
The first stakeholder meeting on the policy that will impact St. Paul in the spring was held Tuesday.
The Tommies are in search of a site for an ice hockey facility befitting their Division I classification and have inquired about the availability of the golf course, the oldest country club in Minnesota.
The committee includes renters, landlords, homeowners and policy experts.
Homeowners experiencing hard times receive up to $35,000 in aid.
The young performers have shown up early to school to practice three days a week.
Didómi hopes capture some of the reusable water bottle market while helping thousands globally.
The Lancaster, Ky., native was a veteran journalist who spent years as a reporter and editor in multiple states, and as a mentor to young Black journalists.
Cyclists would have an off-highway route along the Mississippi River Trail for the first time.
The Parkway Apartments will include 60 units of deeply affordable and Section 8 eligible housing.
The Royal Family of the 136th St. Paul Winter Carnival was crowned Friday night.
She is seeking the open seat held by longtime Commissioner Toni Carter.
Starting Wednesday, the cities are requiring businesses seat only customers who are vaccinated or can show a negative COVID test taken within 72 hours.
Anyone who has one not attached to a vehicle will have to provide proof of purchase.
Going forward, the agency is studying whether to install additional barriers to collect contaminants.
The site, part of an important heron flyway, was used as a dump for years.
The Star Tribune answers some of the most commonly asked testing questions from Minnesotans about at-home COVID testing.
Device must be attached to vehicle or proof of ownership needed. Council vote set Jan. 19.
The only Black-owned bookstore in Minnesota will open a brick-and-mortar location next year in St. Paul's Midway neighborhood, with the help of a $100,000 grant…
Parks and Recreation Director Mike Hahm and Department of Safety and Inspections Director Ricardo Cervantes plan to leave the city at the end of February.
The U.S. Department of Transportation on Thursday announced a more than $4 million dollar grant for St. Paul to update one of its barge terminals…
St. Paul Camps Support started with supply drives at the beginning of the pandemic and has transformed into a mutual-aid fund.
The landlords asked for an award of more than $295,000 in attorneys' fees, an amount that the court found too lofty.
St. Paul and Ramsey County officials plan to spend $74.5 million in federal American Rescue Plan funding on new housing affordable for the area's poorest…
Since the incident at Prior Lake High School, students from other Minnesota schools and activists have shared stories of racist bullying they've faced at school.
Three branches have not been renovated in more than 30 years and are in need of technology updates and more spaces for patrons to learn and play.
Three St. Paul cultural malls have been awarded $300,000 each through a state grant program for businesses struggling as a result of the ongoing COVID-19…
Dubbed as Minnesota's "tiny mom," a St. Paul woman and her twin daughters have become TikTok sensations.
The fatal stabbing left leaders with more questions than answers as the city tries to combat an increase in crime that is being mirrored across the country.
Hundreds of people representing vastly different causes showed up for Biden's visit.
A Minneapolis Public Schools kindergarten educator has been named the 2021-22 Education Support Professional of the Year by Education Minnesota. Tequila Laramee, an associate educator…
Harold the tom turkey will retire to a hobby farm in Paynesville.
Students and activists have been protesting since earlier this month, when a video showing two Prior Lake students using a racial slur to harass a Black student went viral.
The building on Payne Av. will include deeply affordable units.
A precinct-by-precinct look at how the rent control vote highlights the differences in race, income and housing in the capital city.
The change to code will allow for smaller facilities in areas zoned as business districts.
The group seeks damages and the suspension of services at Freedom House until safety standards are raised.
Tuesday's results were a bit of a surprise.
Mayor Melvin Carter has indicated that he plans to sign them into law.
Supporters say these initiatives will create stability for tenants in a tight rental market. St. Paul's measure will cap rent hikes at 3%, and Minneapolis' allows city leaders to begin crafting a policy.
A recent spree of carjackings over several hours adds to the city's toll. Minneapolis is one of a slew of cities where the incidents have been on the rise in recent months, the crimes largely committed by juveniles.
Voters will decide the policy's fate next week.
The proposed ordinance would set a $10 minimum for a pack of cigarettes.
The campaign for rent control in St. Paul raised about $213,000.
Even if school board officials vote to close the elementary school, the rec center will stay open through its lease.
Highwood Hills reopened in 2019 but could shutter with elementary school.
Lt. Gov. Flanagan says it will create understanding about Indigenous peoples.
St. Paul residents will vote on an ordinance that would limit rent increases to 3% a year.
Lee's grandparents commissioned the mural to honor the Olympian.
Landlords say measures would strain housing market, limiting or discouraging new construction and investments in existing properties.
The St. Paul Port Authority will close on Nov. 30.
He knew making a living as a poet would be tough, and he went on to become a public servant and longtime employee of the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development.
A man placed two dozen posters inscribed with hate speech on campus.
Will proposal help tenants or discourage new units?
Restrictions that limited outdoor watering in St. Paul and surrounding communities will lift Friday after recent rainfall restored Mississippi River flows.St. Paul Regional Water Services…
The National Weather Service said at least three tornadoes touched down in the south metro; a child camping with her family in Mankato was killed by a falling tree.
A worker used a four-wheel Bobcat utility vehicle to break down a tent and realized someone was still inside during the removal process.
St. Paul's Hmong Cultural Center was covered with white spray paint, weeks before its museum was set to open to the public.
Districts across the state are facing bus driver shortages.
National and local nonprofits are asking for funds and time.
The COVID-19 pandemic and rain likely affected attendance.
Demonstrators called on Gov. Tim Walz and President Joe Biden to halt construction on the oil pipeline.
City planners OK allowing the shelters in business districts, neighborhoods.
They raise money to clear way for successors as diseased ashes fall.
The city has already asked residents to water their lawns on alternating days.
The tree near the playground fell during weekend storms.