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St. Paul Parks and Recreation closes pools, cancels youth leagues for summer

St. Paul Parks and Recreation closes pools, cancels youth leagues for summer

In St. Paul, tennis courts are gradually reopening, but the Como Regional Park and Highland Park aquatic centers will be closed for the entire summer, and summ [...] Read full article: St. Paul Parks and Recreation closes poo...→

St. Paul Parks and Recreation closes pools, cancels youth leagues for summer

St. Paul Parks and Recreation closes pools, cancels youth leagues for summer

In St. Paul, tennis courts are gradually reopening, but the Como Regional Park and Highland Park aquatic centers will be closed for the entire summer, and summ [...] Read full article: St. Paul Parks and Recreation closes poo...→

Saying goodbye to some of our favorite St. Paul eateries

Saying goodbye to some of our favorite St. Paul eateries

The announcement that Minnesota restaurants can resume dining service on Monday has been bittersweet. While dining will again be allowed, service will be restr [...] Read full article: Saying goodbye to some of our favorite S...→

St. Paul police rebut social media theory that officer instigated Minneapolis unrest

St. Paul police rebut social media theory that officer instigated Minneapolis unrest

The St. Paul Police Department pushed back Friday as social media posters accused one if its officers of instigating property damage as hundreds gathered to pr [...] Read full article: St. Paul police rebut social media theor...→

St. Paul Protests By The Numbers: 3,983 Incidents Involving SPPD, Hundreds Of Buildings Damaged, 7 Arrested

St. Paul Protests By The Numbers: 3,983 Incidents Involving SPPD, Hundreds Of Buildings Damaged, 7 Arrested

The city says that there were no serious injuries that they were aware of. Some officers suffered minor injuries during the hours and hours of unrest. Read full article: St. Paul Protests By The Numbers: 3,983 ...→

St. Paul mayor says more law enforcement help, possible curfew, should help stem tide of rioting

St. Paul mayor says more law enforcement help, possible curfew, should help stem tide of rioting

St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter on Friday called for more law enforcement help and a possible city-wide curfew to help quell the wave of destructive rioting. Duri [...] Read full article: St. Paul mayor says more law enforcement...→

‘Minneapolis And St. Paul Are On Fire’: Gov. Walz Says Order Must Be Restored As Twin Cities Enters 4th Day Of George Floyd Unrest

‘Minneapolis And St. Paul Are On Fire’: Gov. Walz Says Order Must Be Restored As Twin Cities Enters 4th Day Of George Floyd Unrest

After a third night of riots in the Twin Cities caused destruction in both Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz says "the world is watching" and o [...] Read full article: ‘Minneapolis And St. Paul Are On Fire’: ...→

George Floyd killing: More than 170 St. Paul businesses looted or damaged, dozens of fires set, police say

George Floyd killing: More than 170 St. Paul businesses looted or damaged, dozens of fires set, police say

What appeared to start as impromptu demonstrations for George Floyd, the man who died in Minneapolis police custody, turned into a day of scattered arson, loot [...] Read full article: George Floyd killing: More than 170 St. ...→

Mobile food distribution site near St. Pete Beach closes after helping restaurant workers

Mobile food distribution site near St. Pete Beach closes after helping restaurant workers

Thursday marked the final day for the mobile food distribution at St. Pete Beach City Hall. Feeding Tampa Bay said it helped restaurant workers and people in t [...] Read full article: Mobile food distribution site near St. P...→

Some Minneapolis, St. Paul Post Offices Temporarily Suspend Delivery, Retail Services

Some Minneapolis, St. Paul Post Offices Temporarily Suspend Delivery, Retail Services

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Out of an abundance of caution, the United States Postal Service announced Thursday that it’s temporarily suspending services at select Mi [...] Read full article: Some Minneapolis, St. Paul Post Offices ...→

St. Paul Police Report Unrest At Target Store In Midway Area

St. Paul Police Report Unrest At Target Store In Midway Area

St. Paul police responded to a large groups of people running inside the Midway Target on Thursday, attempting to overtake the store.  Read full article: St. Paul Police Report Unrest At Target ...→

Coronavirus Not Stopping Philadelphia Parks And Recreation From Launching Annual Playstreets Program This Summer

Coronavirus Not Stopping Philadelphia Parks And Recreation From Launching Annual Playstreets Program This Summer

We know it won't be a traditional summer in the city, but Philadelphia Parks and Recreation wants to make sure kids stay engaged and safe through its Playstree [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Not Stopping Philadelphia Pa...→

St. Paul Mayor Carter mandates masks in shops, city-owned buildings as of Monday

St. Paul Mayor Carter mandates masks in shops, city-owned buildings as of Monday

As of Monday, visitors to licensed St. Paul businesses and city facilities will be required to don a face mask. St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter on Wednesday annou [...] Read full article: St. Paul Mayor Carter mandates masks in ...→

Storms trigger brief tornado warning, ongoing flash flood watch in St. Paul

Storms trigger brief tornado warning, ongoing flash flood watch in St. Paul

Officials urged St. Paulites to be “weather aware” Tuesday night as severe weather rolled through the Twin Cities. A storm system was expected to dump up to tw [...] Read full article: Storms trigger brief tornado warning, on...→

St. Paul police identify man who died in Saturday homicide. No arrests as investigation continues.

St. Paul police identify man who died in Saturday homicide. No arrests as investigation continues.

St. Paul police identified the man who died in a homicide on the city’s West Side this weekend as Cary Schmidt. No arrests have been made in his death as the i [...] Read full article: St. Paul police identify man who died in...→

St. Paul author stunned by success of genre-jumping “CatNet”

St. Paul author stunned by success of genre-jumping “CatNet”

Naomi Kritzer was 4 when she discovered science fiction through the first “Star Wars” film. “I was grabbed by John Williams’ music, the lightsabers, the magic [...] Read full article: St. Paul author stunned by success of ge...→

Ground broken on North St. Paul housing project for homeless vets

Ground broken on North St. Paul housing project for homeless vets

Housing advocates broke ground this past week on a new home in North St. Paul to serve as transitional housing for homeless veterans and their families. Housin [...] Read full article: Ground broken on North St. Paul housing ...→

City of St. Paul orders four Laurel Avenue tree-swings taken down

City of St. Paul orders four Laurel Avenue tree-swings taken down

On St. Paul’s Laurel Avenue, the Arthur children have girded themselves for back-to-back acts of civil disobedience. If and when city forestry workers come for [...] Read full article: City of St. Paul orders four Laurel Aven...→

St. Paul small business owners, volunteers assess damage, prepare for worst while hoping for quiet night

St. Paul small business owners, volunteers assess damage, prepare for worst while hoping for quiet night

With plywood boards purchased and more donated by Penumbra Theatre, Tetra Constantino and five volunteers calmly but resolutely boarded up Elsa’s House of Slee [...] Read full article: St. Paul small business owners, voluntee...→

4 charged in separate rioting/looting incidents in St. Paul and Falcon Heights

4 charged in separate rioting/looting incidents in St. Paul and Falcon Heights

Charges have been filed against four people arrested in Falcon Heights and St. Paul involving separate incidents stemming from rioting and looting that followe [...] Read full article: 4 charged in separate rioting/looting in...→

St. Paul Farmers’ Market Lowertown to close for the weekend

St. Paul Farmers’ Market Lowertown to close for the weekend

The St. Paul Farmers’ Market in Lowertown announced it would close temporarily over the weekend following days of protests and looting that have occurred since [...] Read full article: St. Paul Farmers’ Market Lowertown to cl...→

St. Paul mayor says rage understandable but getting expressed in 'destructive' way

St. Paul mayor says rage understandable but getting expressed in 'destructive' way

St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter, whose city next to Minneapolis suffered extensive damage in Thursday night's unrest, said Friday that "rage is understandable" in [...] Read full article: St. Paul mayor says rage understandable ...→

'Not Our Officer': St. Paul PD Says Social Media Post Claiming One Of Its Officers Incited Mpls. Riots Is False

'Not Our Officer': St. Paul PD Says Social Media Post Claiming One Of Its Officers Incited Mpls. Riots Is False

St. Paul police are addressing a social media post that claims to identify one of its officers as a person seen breaking windows in Minneapolis. Read full article: 'Not Our Officer': St. Paul PD Says Soci...→

St. Paul: Police interview with stripper winds up in court

St. Paul: Police interview with stripper winds up in court

When two St. Paul police sergeants picked up 19-year-old dancer Jade Larson at an Inver Grove Heights strip club in September, they said they wanted to talk to [...] Read full article: St. Paul: Police interview with stripper...→

St. Paul police disperse looters as protests over George Floyd's death continue in Twin Cities

St. Paul police disperse looters as protests over George Floyd's death continue in Twin Cities

Demonstrations continued over the death of George Floyd in the Twin Cities Thursday, with protesters launching various objects at St. Paul police vehicles and [...] Read full article: St. Paul police disperse looters as prot...→

St. Paul police responding to large groups in Midway area, some trying to steal items from Target store

St. Paul police responding to large groups in Midway area, some trying to steal items from Target store

St. Paul police are responding to large groups of people in the Midway area, some of whom were trying to steal items from Target. Officers were called to the T [...] Read full article: St. Paul police responding to large grou...→

Contactless Recreation? Growing Number of North Texas Families Offering Backyard Pools for Rent

Contactless Recreation? Growing Number of North Texas Families Offering Backyard Pools for Rent

Since the pandemic, there’s been a growing number of homes in the DFW area offering up their own backyard pools as a safer option for families. Read full article: Contactless Recreation? Growing Number o...→

MN Supreme Court says state Rep. John Lesch is not immune from St. Paul city attorney’s defamation claim

MN Supreme Court says state Rep. John Lesch is not immune from St. Paul city attorney’s defamation claim

When state Rep. John Lesch wrote a letter marked “personal and confidential” to St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter criticizing his pick for city attorney, he stepped [...] Read full article: MN Supreme Court says state Rep. John Le...→

Shootings over 3 days in St. Paul leave 4 injured

Shootings over 3 days in St. Paul leave 4 injured

Police are investigating a series of shootings, which they say happened in unrelated incidents, that left four people injured in St. Paul over the Memorial Day [...] Read full article: Shootings over 3 days in St. Paul leave ...→

As coronavirus death toll nears 98,000, Americans pack beaches, parks, and pools on Memorial Day

As coronavirus death toll nears 98,000, Americans pack beaches, parks, and pools on Memorial Day

Florida beaches, many of which opened for the first time since they were closed in March for the COVID-19 pandemic, drew thousands of visitors on Saturday and [...] Read full article: As coronavirus death toll nears 98,000, ...→

St. Paul Man Fatally Stabbed, Wife Severely Attacked In Hayward; Son In Custody

St. Paul Man Fatally Stabbed, Wife Severely Attacked In Hayward; Son In Custody

A man is dead, his wife is hospitalized, and their son is in custody after an attack Saturday afternoon in western Wisconsin. Read full article: St. Paul Man Fatally Stabbed, Wife Sever...→

Stench persists in South St. Paul — and so does the conflict between the city and a longtime business

Stench persists in South St. Paul — and so does the conflict between the city and a longtime business

The state’s stay-at-home order forced Minnesotans outside for exercise and fresh air. In South St. Paul, sometimes that led to crinkled noses. With residents e [...] Read full article: Stench persists in South St. Paul — and ...→

St. Petersburg closes portion of Bayshore Drive so walkers, bikers can social distance

St. Petersburg closes portion of Bayshore Drive so walkers, bikers can social distance

A section of the Bayshore Drive in downtown St. Pete is closed to traffic in an effort to help people social distance. Read full article: St. Petersburg closes portion of Bayshor...→

100 residents, 61 staff infected with coronavirus at West St. Paul senior facility, but no public reports. Congregate care data still hard to find.

100 residents, 61 staff infected with coronavirus at West St. Paul senior facility, but no public reports. Congregate care data still hard to find.

On a Monday evening in mid-May, West St. Paul Mayor David Napier announced he had reached out to administrators and found that senior housing facilities in the [...] Read full article: 100 residents, 61 staff infected with co...→

After 15-year-old girl shot, wounded in head in St. Paul, police seek answers

After 15-year-old girl shot, wounded in head in St. Paul, police seek answers

A 15-year-old was hospitalized after she was recently shot in the head in St. Paul’s Payne-Phalen area and police said Monday they are investigating. In a case [...] Read full article: After 15-year-old girl shot, wounded in ...→

Fire Departments In Mpls. And St. Paul Stretched Thin As Businesses Con

Fire Departments In Mpls. And St. Paul Stretched Thin As Businesses Con

Fire departments in Minneapolis and St. Paul have been stretched thin over the past couple days, as they work to put out flames in both cities.  Read full article: Fire Departments In Mpls. And St. Paul S...→

Fires, looting overnight leave extensive damage along University Avenue in St. Paul, damage reported elsewhere in city

Fires, looting overnight leave extensive damage along University Avenue in St. Paul, damage reported elsewhere in city

After a night of looting and arson, the morning light revealed extensive damage to businesses and properties along St. Paul’s University Avenue in the Midway n [...] Read full article: Fires, looting overnight leave extensive...→

Man Shot Dead In St. Paul; No Apparent Connection To George Floyd Riots

Man Shot Dead In St. Paul; No Apparent Connection To George Floyd Riots

According to a department spokesperson, there’s nothing to indicate the shooting was related to the overnight unrest in the Twin Cities stemming from the death [...] Read full article: Man Shot Dead In St. Paul; No Apparent C...→

Minneapolis riots expand to St. Paul as police work to control protest

Minneapolis riots expand to St. Paul as police work to control protest

Anger over the death of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man in police custody, spread beyond Minneapolis on Thursday, with looting and fires set along a major [...] Read full article: Minneapolis riots expand to St. Paul as ...→

Video: St. Paul Protesters Smash Police Vehicles Outside Looted Target

Video: St. Paul Protesters Smash Police Vehicles Outside Looted Target

A group of protesters in St. Paul damaged local police vehicles outside a looted Target store on Thursday. Read full article: Video: St. Paul Protesters Smash Police ...→

Police: Dozens Looted Target Store in St. Paul, Minnesota

Police: Dozens Looted Target Store in St. Paul, Minnesota

St. Paul police responded to a group of alleged looters at the Midway Target on Thursday as protests spread over the death of George Floyd. Read full article: Police: Dozens Looted Target Store in St...→

St. Paul among several cities rushing to allow more areas for outdoor dining

St. Paul among several cities rushing to allow more areas for outdoor dining

Several metro-area cities are fast-tracking changes to rules so that restaurants and bars can create temporary patios by Monday, when they are allowed by the s [...] Read full article: St. Paul among several cities rushing to...→

The case for St. Paul as an NHL ‘hub city’

The case for St. Paul as an NHL ‘hub city’

The NHL is choosing hub cities to host two 12-team postseason tournaments when the season resumes this summer. On a shortlist of candidates, the Twin Cities ti [...] Read full article: The case for St. Paul as an NHL ‘hub cit...→

Union Depot in St. Paul replaces Train Days with online video

Union Depot in St. Paul replaces Train Days with online video

The Union Depot will replaced its Train Days festival with a six-part video mini-series online due to the coronavirus pandemic. “We had eleven thousand people [...] Read full article: Union Depot in St. Paul replaces Train D...→

CDC Issues Safety Guidelines For Pools, Water Parks, Hot Tubs

CDC Issues Safety Guidelines For Pools, Water Parks, Hot Tubs

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have released new guidelines for public pools and aquatic centers set to reopen this summer, urging employees an [...] Read full article: CDC Issues Safety Guidelines For Pools, ...→

St. Paul school board chairwoman, 31, remains critically ill from coronavirus

St. Paul school board chairwoman, 31, remains critically ill from coronavirus

St. Paul school board chairwoman Marny Xiong, 31, remains hospitalized in critical condition from complications of COVID-19, according to a Facebook post by he [...] Read full article: St. Paul school board chairwoman, 31, re...→

Deputy Mayor Jaime Tincher answers questions on the state of St. Paul amid the pandemic

Deputy Mayor Jaime Tincher answers questions on the state of St. Paul amid the pandemic

Since the early days of the pandemic, the city of St. Paul has closed nearly 20 miles of streets to vehicle traffic and refashioned them into pedestrian and bi [...] Read full article: Deputy Mayor Jaime Tincher answers quest...→

Saying goodbye to some of our favorite St. Paul eateries

Saying goodbye to some of our favorite St. Paul eateries

The announcement that Minnesota restaurants can resume dining service on Monday has been bittersweet. While dining will again be allowed, service will be restr [...] Read full article: Saying goodbye to some of our favorite S...→

100 residents, 61 staff infected with coronavirus at West St. Paul senior facility, but no public reports. Congregate care data still hard to find.

100 residents, 61 staff infected with coronavirus at West St. Paul senior facility, but no public reports. Congregate care data still hard to find.

On a Monday evening in mid-May, West St. Paul Mayor David Napier announced he had reached out to administrators and found that senior housing facilities in the [...] Read full article: 100 residents, 61 staff infected with co...→

4 charged in separate rioting/looting incidents in St. Paul and Falcon Heights

4 charged in separate rioting/looting incidents in St. Paul and Falcon Heights

Charges have been filed against four people arrested in Falcon Heights and St. Paul involving separate incidents stemming from rioting and looting that followe [...] Read full article: 4 charged in separate rioting/looting in...→

St. Paul Protests By The Numbers: 3,983 Incidents Involving SPPD, Hundreds Of Buildings Damaged, 7 Arrested

St. Paul Protests By The Numbers: 3,983 Incidents Involving SPPD, Hundreds Of Buildings Damaged, 7 Arrested

The city says that there were no serious injuries that they were aware of. Some officers suffered minor injuries during the hours and hours of unrest. Read full article: St. Paul Protests By The Numbers: 3,983 ...→

Fire Departments In Mpls. And St. Paul Stretched Thin As Businesses Con

Fire Departments In Mpls. And St. Paul Stretched Thin As Businesses Con

Fire departments in Minneapolis and St. Paul have been stretched thin over the past couple days, as they work to put out flames in both cities.  Read full article: Fire Departments In Mpls. And St. Paul S...→

‘Minneapolis And St. Paul Are On Fire’: Gov. Walz Says Order Must Be Restored As Twin Cities Enters 4th Day Of George Floyd Unrest

‘Minneapolis And St. Paul Are On Fire’: Gov. Walz Says Order Must Be Restored As Twin Cities Enters 4th Day Of George Floyd Unrest

After a third night of riots in the Twin Cities caused destruction in both Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz says "the world is watching" and o [...] Read full article: ‘Minneapolis And St. Paul Are On Fire’: ...→

Man Shot Dead In St. Paul; No Apparent Connection To George Floyd Riots

Man Shot Dead In St. Paul; No Apparent Connection To George Floyd Riots

According to a department spokesperson, there’s nothing to indicate the shooting was related to the overnight unrest in the Twin Cities stemming from the death [...] Read full article: Man Shot Dead In St. Paul; No Apparent C...→

'Not Our Officer': St. Paul PD Says Social Media Post Claiming One Of Its Officers Incited Mpls. Riots Is False

'Not Our Officer': St. Paul PD Says Social Media Post Claiming One Of Its Officers Incited Mpls. Riots Is False

St. Paul police are addressing a social media post that claims to identify one of its officers as a person seen breaking windows in Minneapolis. Read full article: 'Not Our Officer': St. Paul PD Says Soci...→

Mobile food distribution site near St. Pete Beach closes after helping restaurant workers

Mobile food distribution site near St. Pete Beach closes after helping restaurant workers

Thursday marked the final day for the mobile food distribution at St. Pete Beach City Hall. Feeding Tampa Bay said it helped restaurant workers and people in t [...] Read full article: Mobile food distribution site near St. P...→

Video: St. Paul Protesters Smash Police Vehicles Outside Looted Target

Video: St. Paul Protesters Smash Police Vehicles Outside Looted Target

A group of protesters in St. Paul damaged local police vehicles outside a looted Target store on Thursday. Read full article: Video: St. Paul Protesters Smash Police ...→

St. Paul police disperse looters as protests over George Floyd's death continue in Twin Cities

St. Paul police disperse looters as protests over George Floyd's death continue in Twin Cities

Demonstrations continued over the death of George Floyd in the Twin Cities Thursday, with protesters launching various objects at St. Paul police vehicles and [...] Read full article: St. Paul police disperse looters as prot...→

St. Paul Police Report Unrest At Target Store In Midway Area

St. Paul Police Report Unrest At Target Store In Midway Area

St. Paul police responded to a large groups of people running inside the Midway Target on Thursday, attempting to overtake the store.  Read full article: St. Paul Police Report Unrest At Target ...→

Contactless Recreation? Growing Number of North Texas Families Offering Backyard Pools for Rent

Contactless Recreation? Growing Number of North Texas Families Offering Backyard Pools for Rent

Since the pandemic, there’s been a growing number of homes in the DFW area offering up their own backyard pools as a safer option for families. Read full article: Contactless Recreation? Growing Number o...→

St. Paul Mayor Carter mandates masks in shops, city-owned buildings as of Monday

St. Paul Mayor Carter mandates masks in shops, city-owned buildings as of Monday

As of Monday, visitors to licensed St. Paul businesses and city facilities will be required to don a face mask. St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter on Wednesday annou [...] Read full article: St. Paul Mayor Carter mandates masks in ...→

The case for St. Paul as an NHL ‘hub city’

The case for St. Paul as an NHL ‘hub city’

The NHL is choosing hub cities to host two 12-team postseason tournaments when the season resumes this summer. On a shortlist of candidates, the Twin Cities ti [...] Read full article: The case for St. Paul as an NHL ‘hub cit...→

Shootings over 3 days in St. Paul leave 4 injured

Shootings over 3 days in St. Paul leave 4 injured

Police are investigating a series of shootings, which they say happened in unrelated incidents, that left four people injured in St. Paul over the Memorial Day [...] Read full article: Shootings over 3 days in St. Paul leave ...→

St. Paul police identify man who died in Saturday homicide. No arrests as investigation continues.

St. Paul police identify man who died in Saturday homicide. No arrests as investigation continues.

St. Paul police identified the man who died in a homicide on the city’s West Side this weekend as Cary Schmidt. No arrests have been made in his death as the i [...] Read full article: St. Paul police identify man who died in...→

CDC Issues Safety Guidelines For Pools, Water Parks, Hot Tubs

CDC Issues Safety Guidelines For Pools, Water Parks, Hot Tubs

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have released new guidelines for public pools and aquatic centers set to reopen this summer, urging employees an [...] Read full article: CDC Issues Safety Guidelines For Pools, ...→

St. Paul Man Fatally Stabbed, Wife Severely Attacked In Hayward; Son In Custody

St. Paul Man Fatally Stabbed, Wife Severely Attacked In Hayward; Son In Custody

A man is dead, his wife is hospitalized, and their son is in custody after an attack Saturday afternoon in western Wisconsin. Read full article: St. Paul Man Fatally Stabbed, Wife Sever...→

Ground broken on North St. Paul housing project for homeless vets

Ground broken on North St. Paul housing project for homeless vets

Housing advocates broke ground this past week on a new home in North St. Paul to serve as transitional housing for homeless veterans and their families. Housin [...] Read full article: Ground broken on North St. Paul housing ...→

St. Petersburg closes portion of Bayshore Drive so walkers, bikers can social distance

St. Petersburg closes portion of Bayshore Drive so walkers, bikers can social distance

A section of the Bayshore Drive in downtown St. Pete is closed to traffic in an effort to help people social distance. Read full article: St. Petersburg closes portion of Bayshor...→

St. Paul small business owners, volunteers assess damage, prepare for worst while hoping for quiet night

St. Paul small business owners, volunteers assess damage, prepare for worst while hoping for quiet night

With plywood boards purchased and more donated by Penumbra Theatre, Tetra Constantino and five volunteers calmly but resolutely boarded up Elsa’s House of Slee [...] Read full article: St. Paul small business owners, voluntee...→

St. Paul police rebut social media theory that officer instigated Minneapolis unrest

St. Paul police rebut social media theory that officer instigated Minneapolis unrest

The St. Paul Police Department pushed back Friday as social media posters accused one if its officers of instigating property damage as hundreds gathered to pr [...] Read full article: St. Paul police rebut social media theor...→

After 15-year-old girl shot, wounded in head in St. Paul, police seek answers

After 15-year-old girl shot, wounded in head in St. Paul, police seek answers

A 15-year-old was hospitalized after she was recently shot in the head in St. Paul’s Payne-Phalen area and police said Monday they are investigating. In a case [...] Read full article: After 15-year-old girl shot, wounded in ...→

St. Paul Farmers’ Market Lowertown to close for the weekend

St. Paul Farmers’ Market Lowertown to close for the weekend

The St. Paul Farmers’ Market in Lowertown announced it would close temporarily over the weekend following days of protests and looting that have occurred since [...] Read full article: St. Paul Farmers’ Market Lowertown to cl...→

St. Paul mayor says more law enforcement help, possible curfew, should help stem tide of rioting

St. Paul mayor says more law enforcement help, possible curfew, should help stem tide of rioting

St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter on Friday called for more law enforcement help and a possible city-wide curfew to help quell the wave of destructive rioting. Duri [...] Read full article: St. Paul mayor says more law enforcement...→

Fires, looting overnight leave extensive damage along University Avenue in St. Paul, damage reported elsewhere in city

Fires, looting overnight leave extensive damage along University Avenue in St. Paul, damage reported elsewhere in city

After a night of looting and arson, the morning light revealed extensive damage to businesses and properties along St. Paul’s University Avenue in the Midway n [...] Read full article: Fires, looting overnight leave extensive...→

St. Paul mayor says rage understandable but getting expressed in 'destructive' way

St. Paul mayor says rage understandable but getting expressed in 'destructive' way

St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter, whose city next to Minneapolis suffered extensive damage in Thursday night's unrest, said Friday that "rage is understandable" in [...] Read full article: St. Paul mayor says rage understandable ...→

George Floyd killing: More than 170 St. Paul businesses looted or damaged, dozens of fires set, police say

George Floyd killing: More than 170 St. Paul businesses looted or damaged, dozens of fires set, police say

What appeared to start as impromptu demonstrations for George Floyd, the man who died in Minneapolis police custody, turned into a day of scattered arson, loot [...] Read full article: George Floyd killing: More than 170 St. ...→

Minneapolis riots expand to St. Paul as police work to control protest

Minneapolis riots expand to St. Paul as police work to control protest

Anger over the death of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man in police custody, spread beyond Minneapolis on Thursday, with looting and fires set along a major [...] Read full article: Minneapolis riots expand to St. Paul as ...→

St. Paul: Police interview with stripper winds up in court

St. Paul: Police interview with stripper winds up in court

When two St. Paul police sergeants picked up 19-year-old dancer Jade Larson at an Inver Grove Heights strip club in September, they said they wanted to talk to [...] Read full article: St. Paul: Police interview with stripper...→

Some Minneapolis, St. Paul Post Offices Temporarily Suspend Delivery, Retail Services

Some Minneapolis, St. Paul Post Offices Temporarily Suspend Delivery, Retail Services

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Out of an abundance of caution, the United States Postal Service announced Thursday that it’s temporarily suspending services at select Mi [...] Read full article: Some Minneapolis, St. Paul Post Offices ...→

Police: Dozens Looted Target Store in St. Paul, Minnesota

Police: Dozens Looted Target Store in St. Paul, Minnesota

St. Paul police responded to a group of alleged looters at the Midway Target on Thursday as protests spread over the death of George Floyd. Read full article: Police: Dozens Looted Target Store in St...→

St. Paul police responding to large groups in Midway area, some trying to steal items from Target store

St. Paul police responding to large groups in Midway area, some trying to steal items from Target store

St. Paul police are responding to large groups of people in the Midway area, some of whom were trying to steal items from Target. Officers were called to the T [...] Read full article: St. Paul police responding to large grou...→

Coronavirus Not Stopping Philadelphia Parks And Recreation From Launching Annual Playstreets Program This Summer

Coronavirus Not Stopping Philadelphia Parks And Recreation From Launching Annual Playstreets Program This Summer

We know it won't be a traditional summer in the city, but Philadelphia Parks and Recreation wants to make sure kids stay engaged and safe through its Playstree [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Not Stopping Philadelphia Pa...→

St. Paul among several cities rushing to allow more areas for outdoor dining

St. Paul among several cities rushing to allow more areas for outdoor dining

Several metro-area cities are fast-tracking changes to rules so that restaurants and bars can create temporary patios by Monday, when they are allowed by the s [...] Read full article: St. Paul among several cities rushing to...→

MN Supreme Court says state Rep. John Lesch is not immune from St. Paul city attorney’s defamation claim

MN Supreme Court says state Rep. John Lesch is not immune from St. Paul city attorney’s defamation claim

When state Rep. John Lesch wrote a letter marked “personal and confidential” to St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter criticizing his pick for city attorney, he stepped [...] Read full article: MN Supreme Court says state Rep. John Le...→

Storms trigger brief tornado warning, ongoing flash flood watch in St. Paul

Storms trigger brief tornado warning, ongoing flash flood watch in St. Paul

Officials urged St. Paulites to be “weather aware” Tuesday night as severe weather rolled through the Twin Cities. A storm system was expected to dump up to tw [...] Read full article: Storms trigger brief tornado warning, on...→

Union Depot in St. Paul replaces Train Days with online video

Union Depot in St. Paul replaces Train Days with online video

The Union Depot will replaced its Train Days festival with a six-part video mini-series online due to the coronavirus pandemic. “We had eleven thousand people [...] Read full article: Union Depot in St. Paul replaces Train D...→

As coronavirus death toll nears 98,000, Americans pack beaches, parks, and pools on Memorial Day

As coronavirus death toll nears 98,000, Americans pack beaches, parks, and pools on Memorial Day

Florida beaches, many of which opened for the first time since they were closed in March for the COVID-19 pandemic, drew thousands of visitors on Saturday and [...] Read full article: As coronavirus death toll nears 98,000, ...→

St. Paul author stunned by success of genre-jumping “CatNet”

St. Paul author stunned by success of genre-jumping “CatNet”

Naomi Kritzer was 4 when she discovered science fiction through the first “Star Wars” film. “I was grabbed by John Williams’ music, the lightsabers, the magic [...] Read full article: St. Paul author stunned by success of ge...→

St. Paul school board chairwoman, 31, remains critically ill from coronavirus

St. Paul school board chairwoman, 31, remains critically ill from coronavirus

St. Paul school board chairwoman Marny Xiong, 31, remains hospitalized in critical condition from complications of COVID-19, according to a Facebook post by he [...] Read full article: St. Paul school board chairwoman, 31, re...→

Stench persists in South St. Paul — and so does the conflict between the city and a longtime business

Stench persists in South St. Paul — and so does the conflict between the city and a longtime business

The state’s stay-at-home order forced Minnesotans outside for exercise and fresh air. In South St. Paul, sometimes that led to crinkled noses. With residents e [...] Read full article: Stench persists in South St. Paul — and ...→

City of St. Paul orders four Laurel Avenue tree-swings taken down

City of St. Paul orders four Laurel Avenue tree-swings taken down

On St. Paul’s Laurel Avenue, the Arthur children have girded themselves for back-to-back acts of civil disobedience. If and when city forestry workers come for [...] Read full article: City of St. Paul orders four Laurel Aven...→

Deputy Mayor Jaime Tincher answers questions on the state of St. Paul amid the pandemic

Deputy Mayor Jaime Tincher answers questions on the state of St. Paul amid the pandemic

Since the early days of the pandemic, the city of St. Paul has closed nearly 20 miles of streets to vehicle traffic and refashioned them into pedestrian and bi [...] Read full article: Deputy Mayor Jaime Tincher answers quest...→

Saying goodbye to some of our favorite St. Paul eateries

Saying goodbye to some of our favorite St. Paul eateries

The announcement that Minnesota restaurants can resume dining service on Monday has been bittersweet. While dining will again be allowed, service will be restr [...] Read full article: Saying goodbye to some of our favorite S...→

St. Paul small business owners, volunteers assess damage, prepare for worst while hoping for quiet night

St. Paul small business owners, volunteers assess damage, prepare for worst while hoping for quiet night

With plywood boards purchased and more donated by Penumbra Theatre, Tetra Constantino and five volunteers calmly but resolutely boarded up Elsa’s House of Slee [...] Read full article: St. Paul small business owners, voluntee...→

100 residents, 61 staff infected with coronavirus at West St. Paul senior facility, but no public reports. Congregate care data still hard to find.

100 residents, 61 staff infected with coronavirus at West St. Paul senior facility, but no public reports. Congregate care data still hard to find.

On a Monday evening in mid-May, West St. Paul Mayor David Napier announced he had reached out to administrators and found that senior housing facilities in the [...] Read full article: 100 residents, 61 staff infected with co...→

St. Paul police rebut social media theory that officer instigated Minneapolis unrest

St. Paul police rebut social media theory that officer instigated Minneapolis unrest

The St. Paul Police Department pushed back Friday as social media posters accused one if its officers of instigating property damage as hundreds gathered to pr [...] Read full article: St. Paul police rebut social media theor...→

4 charged in separate rioting/looting incidents in St. Paul and Falcon Heights

4 charged in separate rioting/looting incidents in St. Paul and Falcon Heights

Charges have been filed against four people arrested in Falcon Heights and St. Paul involving separate incidents stemming from rioting and looting that followe [...] Read full article: 4 charged in separate rioting/looting in...→

After 15-year-old girl shot, wounded in head in St. Paul, police seek answers

After 15-year-old girl shot, wounded in head in St. Paul, police seek answers

A 15-year-old was hospitalized after she was recently shot in the head in St. Paul’s Payne-Phalen area and police said Monday they are investigating. In a case [...] Read full article: After 15-year-old girl shot, wounded in ...→

St. Paul Protests By The Numbers: 3,983 Incidents Involving SPPD, Hundreds Of Buildings Damaged, 7 Arrested

St. Paul Protests By The Numbers: 3,983 Incidents Involving SPPD, Hundreds Of Buildings Damaged, 7 Arrested

The city says that there were no serious injuries that they were aware of. Some officers suffered minor injuries during the hours and hours of unrest. Read full article: St. Paul Protests By The Numbers: 3,983 ...→

St. Paul Farmers’ Market Lowertown to close for the weekend

St. Paul Farmers’ Market Lowertown to close for the weekend

The St. Paul Farmers’ Market in Lowertown announced it would close temporarily over the weekend following days of protests and looting that have occurred since [...] Read full article: St. Paul Farmers’ Market Lowertown to cl...→

Fire Departments In Mpls. And St. Paul Stretched Thin As Businesses Con

Fire Departments In Mpls. And St. Paul Stretched Thin As Businesses Con

Fire departments in Minneapolis and St. Paul have been stretched thin over the past couple days, as they work to put out flames in both cities.  Read full article: Fire Departments In Mpls. And St. Paul S...→

St. Paul mayor says more law enforcement help, possible curfew, should help stem tide of rioting

St. Paul mayor says more law enforcement help, possible curfew, should help stem tide of rioting

St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter on Friday called for more law enforcement help and a possible city-wide curfew to help quell the wave of destructive rioting. Duri [...] Read full article: St. Paul mayor says more law enforcement...→

Fires, looting overnight leave extensive damage along University Avenue in St. Paul, damage reported elsewhere in city

Fires, looting overnight leave extensive damage along University Avenue in St. Paul, damage reported elsewhere in city

After a night of looting and arson, the morning light revealed extensive damage to businesses and properties along St. Paul’s University Avenue in the Midway n [...] Read full article: Fires, looting overnight leave extensive...→

‘Minneapolis And St. Paul Are On Fire’: Gov. Walz Says Order Must Be Restored As Twin Cities Enters 4th Day Of George Floyd Unrest

‘Minneapolis And St. Paul Are On Fire’: Gov. Walz Says Order Must Be Restored As Twin Cities Enters 4th Day Of George Floyd Unrest

After a third night of riots in the Twin Cities caused destruction in both Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz says "the world is watching" and o [...] Read full article: ‘Minneapolis And St. Paul Are On Fire’: ...→

St. Paul mayor says rage understandable but getting expressed in 'destructive' way

St. Paul mayor says rage understandable but getting expressed in 'destructive' way

St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter, whose city next to Minneapolis suffered extensive damage in Thursday night's unrest, said Friday that "rage is understandable" in [...] Read full article: St. Paul mayor says rage understandable ...→

Man Shot Dead In St. Paul; No Apparent Connection To George Floyd Riots

Man Shot Dead In St. Paul; No Apparent Connection To George Floyd Riots

According to a department spokesperson, there’s nothing to indicate the shooting was related to the overnight unrest in the Twin Cities stemming from the death [...] Read full article: Man Shot Dead In St. Paul; No Apparent C...→

George Floyd killing: More than 170 St. Paul businesses looted or damaged, dozens of fires set, police say

George Floyd killing: More than 170 St. Paul businesses looted or damaged, dozens of fires set, police say

What appeared to start as impromptu demonstrations for George Floyd, the man who died in Minneapolis police custody, turned into a day of scattered arson, loot [...] Read full article: George Floyd killing: More than 170 St. ...→

'Not Our Officer': St. Paul PD Says Social Media Post Claiming One Of Its Officers Incited Mpls. Riots Is False

'Not Our Officer': St. Paul PD Says Social Media Post Claiming One Of Its Officers Incited Mpls. Riots Is False

St. Paul police are addressing a social media post that claims to identify one of its officers as a person seen breaking windows in Minneapolis. Read full article: 'Not Our Officer': St. Paul PD Says Soci...→

Minneapolis riots expand to St. Paul as police work to control protest

Minneapolis riots expand to St. Paul as police work to control protest

Anger over the death of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man in police custody, spread beyond Minneapolis on Thursday, with looting and fires set along a major [...] Read full article: Minneapolis riots expand to St. Paul as ...→

Mobile food distribution site near St. Pete Beach closes after helping restaurant workers

Mobile food distribution site near St. Pete Beach closes after helping restaurant workers

Thursday marked the final day for the mobile food distribution at St. Pete Beach City Hall. Feeding Tampa Bay said it helped restaurant workers and people in t [...] Read full article: Mobile food distribution site near St. P...→

St. Paul: Police interview with stripper winds up in court

St. Paul: Police interview with stripper winds up in court

When two St. Paul police sergeants picked up 19-year-old dancer Jade Larson at an Inver Grove Heights strip club in September, they said they wanted to talk to [...] Read full article: St. Paul: Police interview with stripper...→

Video: St. Paul Protesters Smash Police Vehicles Outside Looted Target

Video: St. Paul Protesters Smash Police Vehicles Outside Looted Target

A group of protesters in St. Paul damaged local police vehicles outside a looted Target store on Thursday. Read full article: Video: St. Paul Protesters Smash Police ...→

Some Minneapolis, St. Paul Post Offices Temporarily Suspend Delivery, Retail Services

Some Minneapolis, St. Paul Post Offices Temporarily Suspend Delivery, Retail Services

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Out of an abundance of caution, the United States Postal Service announced Thursday that it’s temporarily suspending services at select Mi [...] Read full article: Some Minneapolis, St. Paul Post Offices ...→

St. Paul police disperse looters as protests over George Floyd's death continue in Twin Cities

St. Paul police disperse looters as protests over George Floyd's death continue in Twin Cities

Demonstrations continued over the death of George Floyd in the Twin Cities Thursday, with protesters launching various objects at St. Paul police vehicles and [...] Read full article: St. Paul police disperse looters as prot...→

Police: Dozens Looted Target Store in St. Paul, Minnesota

Police: Dozens Looted Target Store in St. Paul, Minnesota

St. Paul police responded to a group of alleged looters at the Midway Target on Thursday as protests spread over the death of George Floyd. Read full article: Police: Dozens Looted Target Store in St...→

St. Paul Police Report Unrest At Target Store In Midway Area

St. Paul Police Report Unrest At Target Store In Midway Area

St. Paul police responded to a large groups of people running inside the Midway Target on Thursday, attempting to overtake the store.  Read full article: St. Paul Police Report Unrest At Target ...→

St. Paul police responding to large groups in Midway area, some trying to steal items from Target store

St. Paul police responding to large groups in Midway area, some trying to steal items from Target store

St. Paul police are responding to large groups of people in the Midway area, some of whom were trying to steal items from Target. Officers were called to the T [...] Read full article: St. Paul police responding to large grou...→

Coronavirus Not Stopping Philadelphia Parks And Recreation From Launching Annual Playstreets Program This Summer

Coronavirus Not Stopping Philadelphia Parks And Recreation From Launching Annual Playstreets Program This Summer

We know it won't be a traditional summer in the city, but Philadelphia Parks and Recreation wants to make sure kids stay engaged and safe through its Playstree [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Not Stopping Philadelphia Pa...→

Contactless Recreation? Growing Number of North Texas Families Offering Backyard Pools for Rent

Contactless Recreation? Growing Number of North Texas Families Offering Backyard Pools for Rent

Since the pandemic, there’s been a growing number of homes in the DFW area offering up their own backyard pools as a safer option for families. Read full article: Contactless Recreation? Growing Number o...→

St. Paul among several cities rushing to allow more areas for outdoor dining

St. Paul among several cities rushing to allow more areas for outdoor dining

Several metro-area cities are fast-tracking changes to rules so that restaurants and bars can create temporary patios by Monday, when they are allowed by the s [...] Read full article: St. Paul among several cities rushing to...→

St. Paul Mayor Carter mandates masks in shops, city-owned buildings as of Monday

St. Paul Mayor Carter mandates masks in shops, city-owned buildings as of Monday

As of Monday, visitors to licensed St. Paul businesses and city facilities will be required to don a face mask. St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter on Wednesday annou [...] Read full article: St. Paul Mayor Carter mandates masks in ...→

MN Supreme Court says state Rep. John Lesch is not immune from St. Paul city attorney’s defamation claim

MN Supreme Court says state Rep. John Lesch is not immune from St. Paul city attorney’s defamation claim

When state Rep. John Lesch wrote a letter marked “personal and confidential” to St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter criticizing his pick for city attorney, he stepped [...] Read full article: MN Supreme Court says state Rep. John Le...→

The case for St. Paul as an NHL ‘hub city’

The case for St. Paul as an NHL ‘hub city’

The NHL is choosing hub cities to host two 12-team postseason tournaments when the season resumes this summer. On a shortlist of candidates, the Twin Cities ti [...] Read full article: The case for St. Paul as an NHL ‘hub cit...→

Storms trigger brief tornado warning, ongoing flash flood watch in St. Paul

Storms trigger brief tornado warning, ongoing flash flood watch in St. Paul

Officials urged St. Paulites to be “weather aware” Tuesday night as severe weather rolled through the Twin Cities. A storm system was expected to dump up to tw [...] Read full article: Storms trigger brief tornado warning, on...→

Shootings over 3 days in St. Paul leave 4 injured

Shootings over 3 days in St. Paul leave 4 injured

Police are investigating a series of shootings, which they say happened in unrelated incidents, that left four people injured in St. Paul over the Memorial Day [...] Read full article: Shootings over 3 days in St. Paul leave ...→

Union Depot in St. Paul replaces Train Days with online video

Union Depot in St. Paul replaces Train Days with online video

The Union Depot will replaced its Train Days festival with a six-part video mini-series online due to the coronavirus pandemic. “We had eleven thousand people [...] Read full article: Union Depot in St. Paul replaces Train D...→

St. Paul police identify man who died in Saturday homicide. No arrests as investigation continues.

St. Paul police identify man who died in Saturday homicide. No arrests as investigation continues.

St. Paul police identified the man who died in a homicide on the city’s West Side this weekend as Cary Schmidt. No arrests have been made in his death as the i [...] Read full article: St. Paul police identify man who died in...→

As coronavirus death toll nears 98,000, Americans pack beaches, parks, and pools on Memorial Day

As coronavirus death toll nears 98,000, Americans pack beaches, parks, and pools on Memorial Day

Florida beaches, many of which opened for the first time since they were closed in March for the COVID-19 pandemic, drew thousands of visitors on Saturday and [...] Read full article: As coronavirus death toll nears 98,000, ...→

CDC Issues Safety Guidelines For Pools, Water Parks, Hot Tubs

CDC Issues Safety Guidelines For Pools, Water Parks, Hot Tubs

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have released new guidelines for public pools and aquatic centers set to reopen this summer, urging employees an [...] Read full article: CDC Issues Safety Guidelines For Pools, ...→

St. Paul author stunned by success of genre-jumping “CatNet”

St. Paul author stunned by success of genre-jumping “CatNet”

Naomi Kritzer was 4 when she discovered science fiction through the first “Star Wars” film. “I was grabbed by John Williams’ music, the lightsabers, the magic [...] Read full article: St. Paul author stunned by success of ge...→

St. Paul Man Fatally Stabbed, Wife Severely Attacked In Hayward; Son In Custody

St. Paul Man Fatally Stabbed, Wife Severely Attacked In Hayward; Son In Custody

A man is dead, his wife is hospitalized, and their son is in custody after an attack Saturday afternoon in western Wisconsin. Read full article: St. Paul Man Fatally Stabbed, Wife Sever...→

St. Paul school board chairwoman, 31, remains critically ill from coronavirus

St. Paul school board chairwoman, 31, remains critically ill from coronavirus

St. Paul school board chairwoman Marny Xiong, 31, remains hospitalized in critical condition from complications of COVID-19, according to a Facebook post by he [...] Read full article: St. Paul school board chairwoman, 31, re...→

Ground broken on North St. Paul housing project for homeless vets

Ground broken on North St. Paul housing project for homeless vets

Housing advocates broke ground this past week on a new home in North St. Paul to serve as transitional housing for homeless veterans and their families. Housin [...] Read full article: Ground broken on North St. Paul housing ...→

Stench persists in South St. Paul — and so does the conflict between the city and a longtime business

Stench persists in South St. Paul — and so does the conflict between the city and a longtime business

The state’s stay-at-home order forced Minnesotans outside for exercise and fresh air. In South St. Paul, sometimes that led to crinkled noses. With residents e [...] Read full article: Stench persists in South St. Paul — and ...→

City of St. Paul orders four Laurel Avenue tree-swings taken down

City of St. Paul orders four Laurel Avenue tree-swings taken down

On St. Paul’s Laurel Avenue, the Arthur children have girded themselves for back-to-back acts of civil disobedience. If and when city forestry workers come for [...] Read full article: City of St. Paul orders four Laurel Aven...→

St. Petersburg closes portion of Bayshore Drive so walkers, bikers can social distance

St. Petersburg closes portion of Bayshore Drive so walkers, bikers can social distance

A section of the Bayshore Drive in downtown St. Pete is closed to traffic in an effort to help people social distance. Read full article: St. Petersburg closes portion of Bayshor...→

Deputy Mayor Jaime Tincher answers questions on the state of St. Paul amid the pandemic

Deputy Mayor Jaime Tincher answers questions on the state of St. Paul amid the pandemic

Since the early days of the pandemic, the city of St. Paul has closed nearly 20 miles of streets to vehicle traffic and refashioned them into pedestrian and bi [...] Read full article: Deputy Mayor Jaime Tincher answers quest...→