St. Paul To Unveil Design Plan For River BalconySt. Paul may soon have another great view along the Mississippi River. On Thursday, the city shared new designs for the River Balcony project. The project intends to introduce a one-and-a-half-mile elevated pedestrian path that would stretch from the Science Museum of Minnesota all the way to Union Depot.
Impaired Driver Hits City Bus, Which Hits School In DT St. PaulA Metro Transit bus was struck by a car Saturday morning in downtown St. Paul, causing the bus to hit a school building. Metro Transit officials say the accident happened at about 7 a.m. at the corner of West 7th and Robert streets.
Senate Democrats Sign Lease For Downtown St. Paul OfficeMinnesota state senators have found some new digs in downtown St. Paul. Senate Democrats and staffers will move into a temporary office space in the UBS Tower in late May as construction consumes the Capitol. They'll stay there until a new senate office building opens early next year.
Ecolab Buys 17-Story Building To Serve As HeadquartersEcolab Inc. announced Friday it is purchasing a 17-story office building in downtown St. Paul, Minnesota, and will consolidate its local staff and operations there by the end of 2018. Ecolab is a cleaning, food safety and pest-control services company that has had operations in St. Paul since its founding in 1923.
With The Wild Away, Fans Fill Downtown St. Paul For 1st Playoff GameFive-hundred-sixty-two miles separate the Minnesota Wild from their fans. But in downtown St. Paul Thursday, playoff excitement still had that home-ice feel. "This is where you go," St. Paul resident Linda Eichinger said. "Hockey fans, we're together and we're going to celebrate them no matter if they're in town or away."
'Gutter Block Goon' Gang Members Charged In St. Paul AssaultsSeven men were each charged Tuesday for their roles in three gang-related assaults over the span of two days in downtown St. Paul in January. The Ramsey County Attorney's office says the defendants are all members of the Gutter Block Goon gang, and all are charged with two counts each of third- and fourth-degree riot, both of which are considered crimes committed for the benefit of a gang.
New Concert Hall Set To Open At St. Paul's Ordway CenterDowntown St. Paul's new concert hall opens Sunday at Ordway Center for the Performing Arts. A free community open house will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. to launch "Rock the Ordway," a three-week music celebration. Gov. Mark Dayton and St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman are scheduled to attend the ribbon cutting.
WCCO Viewers' Choice For Best Italian Food In MinnesotaCossetta Alimentari is a downtown St. Paul institution. It's three sprawling floors of Italian breads, cheeses, pastries, pizza and -- of course -- pasta! But if you want to know the story of Cossetta, the writing is on the wall.
Suspect Held In St. Paul Skyway AssaultA man is now in custody in connection with a brutal attack inside a St. Paul skyway last week. St. Paul police arrested 28-year-old Michael J. Jackson in connection with the assaults. Victim Tom Klein says he was walking with friends through the Bremer Tower skyway when his 59-year-old friend and co-worker jumped on his back as a joke.
2 Men Injured In St. Paul Skyway AssaultA St. Paul man says he and a friend were attacked as they walked through the downtown St. Paul skyway last week. Tom Klein's tooth punctured his cheek in the attack, and his 59-year-old friend and co-worker -- who uses a cane -- suffered a broken wrist.
Man, 44, Charged In Downtown St. Paul Bank RobberyA 44-year-old St. Paul man faces a charge accusing him of robbing a Wells Fargo bank in downtown St. Paul Monday. According to the Dakota County Attorney's Office, Brian Jerome Pawlak is charged with second-degree aggravated robbery in connection to the Jan. 12 incident.
St. Paul's RiverCentre Hosts Land O'Lakes Kennel Club Dog ShowWCCO is going to the dogs. This weekend is the Land O'Lakes Kennel Club Dog Show at the St. Paul RiverCentre.