The Ramsey County Medical Examiner has identified the body of a man found last Sunday in Wisconsin’s Apple River. The Somerset Police Department says 29-year-old Kevin Rhines, of St. Paul, was found in the river near Village Park.
We have been having an incredible spring with so many opportunities to get outside and enjoy the weather. Minnesota’s bike share program — Nice Ride — continues to expand, offering up a chance for anyone to hit the many miles of trails our state has.
The Como Zoo is celebrating Earth Day this weekend with “Party for the Planet!” It’s a day of activities focusing on fun and creative ways to save energy, money and Mother Earth.
Once was not enough for Garrison Keillor. He’s going back to Macalester College this summer for another anniversary celebration of “A Prairie Home Companion.” Keillor will bring his radio show to the St. Paul college for a special 41st anniversary live broadcast on the Fourth of July.
Ecolab 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.
Republicans in the Minnesota House have carved out space in their budget to improve internet service in greater Minnesota.
Five-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.”
A St. Paul man was sentenced Thursday to 19 years in prison for trying to kill a romantic rival in a drive-by-shooting last summer. The Dakota Attorney’s office says 36-year-old Jorge Roman Vasquez was convicted of one count each of first-degree attempted murder, second-degree attempted murder via drive-by-shooting, second-degree assault and being a felon in possession of a firearm.
Police are searching for a man who allegedly shot at his ex-girlfriend’s car in St. Paul Tuesday night, narrowly missing the woman’s infant daughter. St. Paul Police say the incident happened at about 7 p.m. near Wilder Playground in the area of Case Avenue and Jessie Street.
Minnesota’s newest nominee for a federal judgeship would be moving over from the state’s Supreme Court. President Barack Obama on Wednesday selected Justice Wilhelmina Wright for a U.S. District Court opening in Minnesota. That appointment is subject to U.S. Senate confirmation.
The Minnesota Wild know its first-round opponent in the Stanley Cup Playoffs, the St. Louis Blues, well. Do they know themselves well enough? That’s the job of leadership and in the case of the Wild, its captain is Mikko Koivu.
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton dropped in on the kids at Expo Elementary School in St. Paul Tuesday, where he said he wants Minnesota to lead the nation in Pre-K for every family.
The Minnesota Wild were flailing three months ago, when a potential remedy for their problems was located in the desert. Devan Dubnyk was so eager to help he took a cross-country red-eye flight to meet them.
Minnesota Wild left wing Matt Cooke has an injury that has clouded his availability for Game 1 of the first-round playoff series against the St. Louis Blues. Cooke did not practice Tuesday, due to what Wild coach Mike Yeo would only describe as “discomfort.”
Minnesota lawmakers are on the verge of ordering a study on potential health effects from the rubber pellets found in synthetic athletic fields. A House environment budget bill contains $50,000 for the study on crumb rubber.
Looking for somewhere to watch the Minnesota Wild to take on the St. Louis Blues Thursday in the first game of the Stanley Cup Playoffs? Look no further than the home of the Wild.
An 84-year-old hunter who asked Minnesota lawmakers for help bagging another deer may get his wish. A provision tucked in House Republicans’ budget bill for environmental and natural resource agencies would allow hunters 84 and older to kill a doe without a permit.
For the last century, the Cathedral of St. Paul has shone like a jewel atop the skyline. One-hundred-years ago this weekend, the official dedication took place. But the Cathedral has continued to change and grow since then.
Parts of two major freeways are closed this weekend, complicating travel for motorists in the Twin Cities. Interstate 94 in St. Paul is closed in both directions between Highway 280 and Interstate 35E so that Xcel Energy crews can relocate power lines in the area. The posted detour routes motorists onto Highway 36.
There’s a possible climate change at the Minnesota State Capitol. Top lawmakers will meet next week with the owners of Minnesota’s new Major League Soccer franchise to discuss public funding for a stadium in Minneapolis.
After landing an upcoming Super Bowl and a Final Four, Minnesota is ready to push for its next big event: the 2023 World’s Fair. Organizers are preparing their bid for an event they hope will lure millions of tourists to see the latest in global technology and culture in the Twin Cities area.
Though she made it to the final four candidates, the superintendent of St. Paul Public Schools says she is withdrawing from consideration for a job in Florida. Valeria Silva was one of 72 to apply for a superintendent job in Palm Beach County, Florida.
Rochester would get a reprieve under a House Republican’s bill to cut state payments to Minnesota’s largest cities. GOP lawmakers have long taken issue with big local government aid to Minneapolis, St. Paul, Duluth and Rochester.
You’ve worked hard all year, now is the time to splurge.
A Twin Cities high school student has a big — and remarkable — decision to make. Munira Khalif, a senior at Mounds Park Academy in St. Paul, was accepted into all eight Ivy League schools. She’s one of only two students in the nation to accomplish that this year.