Native American Paintings Get Hard Look Amid Capitol RepairsA group of lawmakers and experts guiding the state Capitol's renovation is discussing how to overhaul the building's art collection that some believe unfairly depicts Native Americans.
Twin Cities Recognize Indigenous People’s DayIn most cities around the country, Monday was Columbus Day. But in Minneapolis and St. Paul, as well as a few other cities, it was Indigenous People’s Day.
Residents, Businesses Protest Parking Meters On Grand AvenueBusiness owners and residents along St. Paul's popular Grand Avenue say they want city leaders to leave the area alone. Several weeks ago, Mayor Chris Coleman proposed a plan within his budget that would install parking meters along the busy shopping strip.
Protesters Call On Gov. Dayton To Defund Planned ParenthoodAnother rally was held Sunday, calling on Governor Mark Dayton to investigate and defund Planned Parenthood. Groups from both sides of the debate were outside the Planned Parenthood on Vandalia Street in St. Paul.
Twin Cities Recognize Native Americans On Columbus Day More cities are recognizing Native Americans on Columbus Day this year as they revive a movement to change the name of the holiday to celebrate the history and contributions of indigenous cultures around the country.
St. Paul Firefighters Hold Live Demonstrations For Fire Prevention WeekHours after putting out the flames of a recycling plant fire, St. Paul firefighters are trying to keep others from igniting. Saturday marks the end of Fire Prevention Week.
Minnesota Rare Beer Festival To Hit St. Paul In 2016Next year, The Minnesota History Center is hosting the "Northern Lights Beer Festival." It's a one day event that highlights rare specialty beers from across the country, and it's happening in March.
Lowertown Shines During St. Paul Art CrawlThe St. Paul Art Crawl is back again this weekend. The St. Paul Art Collective has been putting this event on since 1991. It features more than 300 artists at 28 buildings, and around 20,000 people check it out each year.
60 Firefighters Battle St. Paul Recycling Plant FireSt. Paul firefighters spent hours battling flames at a recycling plant early Saturday morning. Crews were called to the 500 block of Channel Road at about 11:30 p.m. Friday for a two-alarm fire at Northern Metal Recycling.
Section Of I-94 In St. Paul Closing For The WeekendA section of Interstate 94 in St. Paul will be closed this weekend for construction starting at 10 p.m. Friday night, according to MnDOT.
Despite Fall Slowdown, State Keeps Adding To CoffersBudget officials say tax collections slowed in September but the state is still piling up extra money. The Department of Minnesota Management and Budget released its latest budget update Friday showing they brought in $136 million more than expected from July through September.
UCare To Drop Lawsuit Against State For Health ContractsA Minnesota health insurance company said Friday that it will drop its lawsuit against the state for not renewing its contracts to cover hundreds of thousands of low-income residents.