St Paul Mayor Melvin Carter began to present a $1.5 million supplemental public safety budget proposal to the City Council in November.

Divided St. Paul City Council adopts 2020 budget with $9 million property tax bump

The council votes 4-3 in favor of a more than $620 million budget with $1.7 million in extra public safety spending .

Teen pleads guilty in friend's accidental shooting in St. Paul

December 12
Da'Qwan Jones-Morris was killed as his friends played with a stolen gun.

Virgin of Guadalupe Day celebrated in St. Paul

December 12
Virgin of Guadalupe Day, a national holiday in Mexico that marks an appearance of the Virgin Mary was celebrated at Our Lady of Guadalupe in St. Paul Thursday night. The holiday commemorates when the Virgin Mary was said to appear before Juan Diego on a hill near Mexico City in 1531. The archbishop of Mexico City then built a shrine to her on that hill, where on December 12, the faithful flock there and leave roses to pay homage to her.
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A thief made off with a package from the doorstep of a St. Paul home Thursday and left behind something unusual: a thank-you note. Photo provided by S

Package thief leaves thank-you note behind in St. Paul

Police called the move unbelievable.
St. Paul
December 11
John Robert Capers, 65, is charged second-degree murder in connection with the 1992 death of Annette Seymour.

DNA evidence leads to charges in woman's 1992 St. Paul stabbing death

John Robert Capers is suspected of killing Annette Seymour.
St. Paul
December 11

Cass County crash victim was St. Paul man

A man killed early Saturday in a one-vehicle crash in Cass County was identified Wednesday as Larry Duffney, 60, of St. Paul. The crash occurred…
Minneapolis
December 11
Metro Transit cops Tommy Eam and Erika Hatle detained a Green Line rider who had been acting erratically Tuesday.

Teens arrested, charged in violent assaults on Twin Cities light-rail trains

Metro Transit police used surveillance video to track down the suspects, who could be charged as adults.
St. Paul
December 10
Ice and snow were packed in the parking areas along Edgerton Street in St. Paul on Tuesday.

St. Paul asks about plowing streets: 'Why not more towing?' Math is the answer

Clearing St. Paul's car-filled streets during snow emergencies is a lot harder than simply towing more cars, officials say.
East Metro
December 9
East Metro
December 9
The 2020 St. Paul Winter Carnival souvenir buttons

2020 Winter Carnival souvenir buttons are unveiled

St. Paul's 134th annual embrace of winter runs from Jan. 23 to Feb. 2.
St. Paul
December 9

Police ID woman run over and killed in St. Paul

Authorities on Monday identified the woman who was run over and killed last week in St. Paul. Michelle L. English, 51, of St. Paul, was…
St. Paul
December 8
Concordia University student Halle Martin looked for a book at the Rondo Community Library in St. Paul on Jan. 7, 2019.

After cutting library fines, St. Paul uses ramp sale to bolster collection

Gateway Ramp money will help St. Paul libraries fill shelves while seeking permanent fund.
West Metro
December 7
Mayor Melvin Carter of St. Paul, left, and Jim Hovland of Edina.

Mayors Melvin Carter of St. Paul, Jim Hovland of Edina are named to national Climate Mayors committee

They are joining 22 other mayors from across the country committed to battling global warming.
East Metro
December 7

Ramsey County uses tax-forfeited property for affordable housing

Ramsey County effort has created about 110 more affordable homes and apartments since 2013.
St. Paul
December 7
Bethesda will no longer accept patients from other hospital systems except in emergencies, said James Hereford, chief executive of Fairview Health.

Fairview Health will shrink Bethesda Hospital in St. Paul by half

Parent organization Fairview Health is responding to a budget deficit and larger doubts about long-term care hospitals.
St. Paul
December 6
A woman was killed Thursday evening when she was hit by a vehicle in St. Paul near the intersection of E. Larpenteur Avenue and N. Manton Street just

Woman struck, killed by vehicle in St. Paul

She was hit near the intersection of E. Larpenteur Avenue and N. Manton Street just after 5 p.m., police said.
St. Paul
December 5
St. Paul Public Schools Superintendent Joe Gothard

St. Paul teacher contract talks headed to mediation

Union leads push for another round of private negotiations.
Variety
December 5
Kate Nordstrum

Looking to expand, Minnesota's Great Northern winter fest hires a music innovator

Liquid Music founder Kate Nordstrum will lead an expansion of the Twin Cities midwinter festival.
St. Paul
December 5
A piece of equipment at work in November on the Ford site, which is set for development including affordable housing, parks and other infrastructure o

St. Paul approves $53 million in tax incentives for Ford site

Tax increment financing will pay for parks and infrastructure on the site.
East Metro
December 5
Gideon Erhabor

Bethel responds after ex-athlete charged with raping 3 students last year

Two of his victims were assaulted after passing out at house parties, according to the charges.
St. Paul
December 4
Resident Shataye, who asked that her last name not be used to protect her privacy, is excited and grateful to have stable housing at Mino Oski Ain Dah

New St. Paul housing facility is first of its kind for homeless Native American youths in Minn.

Native American young people are disproportionately affected by homelessness.
St. Paul
December 4
On Wednesday, the St. Paul City Council will consider a measure to increase towing charges.

Get ready to pay more if your car is towed during a snow emergency in St. Paul

The St. Paul City Council approved a rate increase at Wednesday's meeting.
St. Paul
December 4
Theresa Plaunt brought her sons Owen, 7, Austin, 5, and her nephew Gavin Neilser, 5 to the Science Museum of Minnesota.

Science Museum of Minnesota gets anonymous $1 million gift

The donation is the largest of its kind and can be used for the museum's operations, not a specific program.