WCCO's Mayoral Report Card For St. Paul Mayor Melvin CarterBoth Minneapolis and St. Paul's mayors are halfway through their first terms, so we thought it would be a good time to see if they're making the grade.
'We Will Never Stop Talking About Benny Williams': St. Paul Leaders Mourn Loss Of Officer-Turned Mayor's BodyguardThe St. Paul Police Department is mourning the loss of 59-year-old Officer Benny Williams, who passed away unexpectedly late Monday night.
St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter Jumps Out Of Plane To Announce Red Bull FlugtagSt. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter jumped out of a plane Tuesday to announce that a Red Bull event is returning to his city this year.
'I'm Staying Here & Fighting For Change': Racist Note Leads To 1,000-Strong Sit-In At University Of St. ThomasStudents at St. Paul’s University of St. Thomas are calling for change after a student woke up to racist message was written on his dorm room door. A crowd of more than 1,000 students, teachers and staff members gathered Thursday afternoon at Anderson Student Center for a sit-in to support freshman Kevyn Perkins, the recipient of the racist message. Several students of color spoke to a crowd dressed in white, a symbol of the mostly white student population.
Red Bull Crashed Ice Won’t Return To St. Paul In 2019Red Bull Crashed Ice, the spectacle that brought hundreds of thousands of gawkers to St. Paul for the last eight winters, will not return in 2019. Organizers announced Wednesday that the event will take place this winter in Japan and Finland, but the United States edition is moving to Boston’s Fenway Park in February.
St. Paul City Leaders Propose $15 Minimum Wage OrdinanceSt. Paul officials have announced a proposal to raise the city’s minimum wage to $15 an hour.
St. Paul Mayor Proposes Eliminating Library Late FeesThe mayor says late fines keep people from using the library because they eventually get blocked from checking out books.
St. Paul Seeks Feedback On Minimum Wage IncreaseMayor Melvin Carter and the St. Paul City Council held a listening session on Saturday morning at Metropolitan State University.
Friendship Garden Groundbreaking Held In St. PaulThe garden is meant to be a symbol of friendship with China.
St. Paul To Skip 4th Of July Fireworks Due To Budget ConcernsSt. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter decided not to put on a 4th of July fireworks show this year to save money.
St. Paul Mayor Denies Police Chief’s Call For More OfficersSt. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter has rejected the city’s police chief’s call to hire more police officers, saying he has “concerns” about the proposal.
St. Paul's RiverCentre Ramp Closes After Partial Ceiling CollapseSt. Paul officials are closing a parking ramp to check on its safety.
Twin Cities Mayors Help Launch Final Four Reading InitiativeThe Final Four is coming to Minneapolis in 2019, and the NCAA is pushing a statewide reading initiative.
St. Paul Schools Superintendent, Mayor Address Major Bus DelaysMayor Melvin Carter said the city rerouted plows to school zones and sent police officers to take some children home.
Reality Check: Secret Santas At Minneapolis City HallMinneapolis City Council members and the new mayor are ringing in the new year with a bang.