St. Paul City Council Candidates Talk Crime, Housing And ClimateVoters in St. Paul will go to the polls in five days. In addition to the referendum on trash, they'll also be voting for City Council. In Ward Four, incumbent Mitra Nelson is being challenged by Chris Holbrook and Tarrence Robertson.
Local Officials Look To Conversion Therapy BanMinneapolis and St. Paul officials announced new proposed city ordinances that would ban conversion therapy for minors in the Twin Cities Friday.
Minnesota Official Urged To Resign For Anti-Gay PostsA St. Paul City Council member is being urged to resign for past anti-gay posts on Facebook.
Former St. Paul Church At Center Of Historic Preservation DebateThe Twin Cities German Immersion School bought the former St Andrew's Catholic Church on Como Avenue several years ago, but the school's construction plan to tear down the church is striking a nerve with community members.
Former Minnesota Candidate Sentenced For Posting Nude PhotoA former City Council candidate in St. Paul who pleaded guilty to posting a topless picture of his estranged wife to his campaign website has been sentenced to probation.
St. Paul Considers Banning Pet Stores From Selling Animals From Breeding FacilitiesSt. Paul City Council members are considering a new ordinance that would ban pet stores from selling animals from so-called puppy and kitten mills. Just last month, about 200 dogs were rescued from an overcrowded breeding facility near the Minnesota-Iowa border. An investigation revealed the animals were living in dilapidated kennels with no access to clean water.
St. Paul Will Raise Minimum Wage To $15 An HourWhile most workers like the idea of a raise, there are still some questions about what it will do to those employees who depend on tips.
St. Paul City Council Member Dai Thao Cleared In Ballot DisputeA St. Paul city council member has been cleared of charges related to an incident when he helped a woman vote for him. The Pioneer Press reports that the verdict written by a Ramsey County District Court judge found that Dai Thao translated for a Hmong woman with the "full knowledge" of election judges and it wasn't until after the ballot was cast that he was told he could not help the voter in any way.
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.
Minimum Wage, Tip Credit Debate Heats Up In St. PaulThere are two options: Pay people $15 an hour on top of their tips, or implement a tip credit.
St. Paul To Share Results Of Minimum Wage StudyThe St. Paul City Council will share results of a study on the minimum wage Wednesday night, and will ask for public’s input.
St. Paul City Council Candidate Arrested Again For Violating Protection OrderDavid Martinez, who was arrested on Thursday, also admitted to recently taking a firearms course which required him to possess a firearm, and police deemed the course a violation of the protection order and issued a second citation.
St. Paul Council Candidate Arrested For Possible Revenge PornDavid Martinez was arrested early Monday for felony non-consensual dissemination of private sexual images.
Police Begin St. Paul City Council Candidate InvestigationPolice are investigating a city council candidate after a semi-nude photo of a woman, believed to be his wife, was posted to his campaign website.
St. Paul City Council Approves Proposal For Highland Park Ford SiteThe city council approved the master proposal for the old Ford plant in Highland Park with a 5-2 vote.