The Latest: Minnesota regulators reject attempt to stop line
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Latest on Minnesota regulators taking one of their final looks at planned Enbridge Line 3 replacement pipeline (all times local):
Minnesota regulators have rejected the latest attempt by environmental and tribal groups to stop Enbridge Energy’s ...
80-year-old man injured in St. Paul house explosion dies
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — An 80-year-old man injured in an explosion at his St. Paul home last month has died.
A spokeswoman for Regions Hospital in St. Paul tells the Star Tribune that ...
Ramsey County data breach might have affected hundreds
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The personal information of hundreds of Ramsey County social services clients might have been compromised after hackers gained access to the email accounts of dozens of county employees.
The social services department handles services such as chemical and mental ...
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Reeling and banged up, the Minnesota Wild were eager to get back on home ice. They took out their recent frustrations on the Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday night.
Matt Dumba continued his high-scoring start with two goals, Devan Dubnyk made 29 saves and the Wild ...
Men accused in mosque attack face federal trial in Minnesota
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Three members of an Illinois militia group accused of bombing a Minnesota mosque will have their federal cases consolidated for trial in Minnesota.
Michael Hari, Michael McWhorter and Joe Morris were
Shooting in St. Paul leaves 1 person dead, another injured
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — One person is dead and another injured after a shooting in St. Paul.
Police say officers responding to reports of multiple gunshots shortly after 9 p.m. Sunday found the two victims inside a vehicle.
The person who died was identified only as an adult male. The ...
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — University of Minnesota students and faculty are collaborating to develop an equitable culture in agricultural studies.
Fall 2018 enrollment statistics show that UMN’s College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences is roughly 85 percent white, compared ...
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Cities across Minnesota are turning to spraying a saltwater solution on roads to help keep them ice-free, with some saying it’s more environmentally responsible than spreading rock salt.
The Minnesota Department of Transportation has added brine sprayers to its fleet ...
Key congressman optimistic about passing farm bill soon
SOUTH ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A key congressional voice on agriculture, U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson of Minnesota, said Tuesday that he’s optimistic that lawmakers can pass a new farm bill next week after a delay caused by the break for the funeral of former President George H.W. ...
St. John’s-St. Thomas game moves to new MLS soccer stadium
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Small-school rivals St. John’s and St. Thomas will play their next game in St. Paul at Allianz Field, the soon-to-open soccer stadium for Minnesota United.
St. Thomas will move its home game on Oct. 19, 2019, to the new 19,400-capacity venue two miles about northeast ...
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Toronto Maple Leafs keep winning, and they’re adding another offensive player to the lineup.
Nazem Kadri broke a tie with 3:20 to play and Zach Hyman scored twice in Toronto’s 5-3 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Saturday night.
Hyman added an empty-net ...
St. Paul man recovers from 2017 Thanksgiving shooting
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The first bullets whizzed past Jason Gatrell’s foot and he jumped. Then, the St. Paul gas station clerk heard another gunshot — this time by his ear. He hit the ground.
He couldn’t get up. He couldn’t call out for help.
Blood was spurting from Gatrell’s neck ...
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1 year in jail, probation for fatally shooting friend
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A man who fatally shot his friend in St. Paul has been sentenced to jail time and probation.
A Ramsey County judge agreed to terms of a plea deal Wednesday and gave Joel Paulson one year in jail and 10 years of probation. Twenty-five-year-old Justin Finklea was ...
Officials rethinking 1930s murals at St. Paul City Hall
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Officials in St. Paul are rethinking murals from the 1930s lining the walls in the City Council chambers that the council president says reflect a “very white and very male” perspective.
City leaders and residents say the four murals have become outdated. The murals ...
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- Star TribuneSt. Paul City Council approves budget that expands police force, despite oppositionDecember 13, 2018
- Star TribuneMan shot dead Sunday in St. Paul was in gang-related party bus mayhem months agoDecember 13, 2018
- Star TribuneMan trapped in St. Paul house explosion dies weeks laterDecember 12, 2018
Man charged with crashing into gate at governor’s residence
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A motorist accused of crashing his SUV through the front gate of the Minnesota governor’s residence told paramedics he was tired of dealing with “all the electricity under his skin.”
Clinton Leonard Fouquette was charged Monday with making terroristic threats and ...
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Businesses assessing damage after St. Paul house explosion
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Businesses near a house explosion in St. Paul are just starting to assess the damage.
WCCO-TV reports that the effects of Friday’s blast are ...
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The day after city officials shut down a homeless camp near Cathedral Hill, St. Paul police officer Dean Koehnen is finding the campers again. It’s part of his job.
“We took half his stuff to storage,” he tells Bret Byfield, an outreach worker just about everyone on ...
House explosion in St. Paul injures 80-year-old man
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Authorities say a gas leak could be to blame for a house explosion that injured at least one person in St. Paul, but the investigation into the blast continues.
The explosion happened about 8:30 a.m. Friday, sending flames and debris into the air. An 80-year-old man ...
At least one injured in St. Paul House explosion
Driver not guilty of sexually assaulting special needs boy
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A former driver for a Twin Cities busing company has been found not guilty of sexually assaulting a 5-year-old child with special needs.
Fifty-five-year-old Charles Glover drove for a company that provides rides to children and the elderly. He was charged with ...
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton returned home Wednesday after an unexpectedly long hospitalization following back surgeries.
Dayton limped noticeably as he walked into the governor’s residence in St. Paul. In brief remarks to reporters, he said he was glad to be home, and was ...
Minnesota ex-military buildings to become affordable housing
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Historic buildings at the Fort Snelling Upper Post will become affordable housing with preference given to military veterans and their families under a deal signed Wednesday by Minnesota officials and a Plymouth-based company.
Officials of the Department of Natural ...
Managed fired in dine-and-dash case weighing company offer
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota restaurant manager who was fired after she refused to serve five black men believed to be repeat dine-and-dashers says she hasn’t decided whether she’ll accept the company’s offer to give her job back.
Chipotle offers manager job back in St. Paul dine-and-dash
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Chipotle said Monday that the company has offered a fired St. Paul restaurant manager her job back after receiving more information about an incident where employees refused to serve five black men and asked them to prove they could pay before taking their order.
The Latest: Chipotle offers St. Paul manager job back
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Latest on Chipotle firing a restaurant manager in dine and dash case (all times local):
Chipotle says the company has offered a St. Paul restaurant manager her job back after she was fired in a dine-and-dash case.
The company said in a ...
Weekend fire destroys two St. Paul businesses; no one hurt
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A weekend fire destroyed two businesses in St. Paul.
The building that burned Saturday night was home to Clean Cuts Barber Shop and Avenue Grocery.
No one was hurt. Two people who lived in an upstairs apartment were not home at the time.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Ramsey County medical examiner’s office says a University of St. Thomas student found dead in her dorm room last month died of respiratory distress.
An autopsy found that 19-year-old sophomore Katie Mullen of Andover, Minnesota, had asthma.
A roommate found ...
Retiring St. Paul officer’s last patrol had special partner
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — After patrolling St. Paul’s streets for 32 years, officer Jon Sherwood had a special request for his last day on the job. He asked officer Matt Jones to join him in his squad car.
They weren’t usually police partners, but their lives have been ...
Minnesota governor in Mayo, suffers post-surgery lung damage
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota’s governor says he suffered lung damage while recovering from back surgery, keeping him at the Mayo Clinic for more than a month.
Gov. Mark Dayton underwent two spinal fusion surgeries last ...
Governor’s residence Christmas tree harvested from forest
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota foresters have cut down the official state Christmas tree in the Nemadji State Forest.
Department of Natural Resources forester Jean Mouelle selected this year’s tree for the governor’s residence in St. Paul. Mouelle says the tree is more than 60 years old ...
Minnesota teacher suspended after 5-year-old wanders away
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A St. Paul kindergarten teacher will face a five-day unpaid suspension after one of her 5-year-old students was found wandering nearly a mile from the elementary school.
Como Elementary teacher Angela Birchland told investigators that the boy may have walked out of ...
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Police have cleared a homeless camp in St. Paul, ordering its inhabitants to leave the encampment where about two dozen people have lived since last spring.
Officers, social workers and volunteers helped pack up tents and other possessions Thursday near the Cathedral ...
Minnesota HS football player out of hospital after collapse
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Hill-Murray football player is out of the hospital after collapsing during a playoff game last month.
Senior lineman Zach Zarembinski was released from the hospital on Tuesday, according to his
Natural gas explosion hurts 2 at North Mankato truck shop
NORTH MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — A natural gas explosion has injured two workers at a truck service shop in North Mankato.
The explosion happened just before noon Wednesday at Allstate Peterbilt. North Mankato Police Chief Ross Gullickson says employees were working on a garbage truck when the ...
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota baby girl was born on Veterans Day — the 11th day of the 11th month — at 11:11 p.m.
Erin and Mike Potts of Hugo, Minnesota, welcomed their first child on Sunday, the 100th anniversary of the armistice that ended World War I. The girl was born at The ...
Election brings divided power back to Minnesota’s Capitol
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota voters’ choices in Tuesday’s election will give the state another Democratic governor and a Legislature split between Democrats and Republicans, the latest experiment with divided government in Minnesota that has produced mixed — and sometimes few — ...
St. Paul city council member cleared in ballot dispute
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A St. Paul city council member has been cleared of charges related to an incident when he helped a woman vote for him.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Joe Mauer is retiring after 15 major league seasons, six All-Star games, three Gold Glove awards, three batting titles and 2,123 career hits, all with his hometown Minnesota Twins.
“Thank you, Minnesota Twins, and thank you, fans, for making my career as special and ...
10-year-old Wisconsin girl detained in infant’s death
CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis. (AP) — Authorities say a 10-year-old girl has been detained in the death of an infant in northwestern Wisconsin.
Chippewa County Sheriff Jim Kowalczyk (koh-WAHL’-chek) says the girl is in juvenile custody.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Overshadowed by an open governor’s race and drowned out by the flood of ads in bare-knuckle congressional contests, control of Minnesota’s Legislature is also up for grabs in Tuesday’s election. But it’s not something that all voters will notice.
The battle for the ...
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Five-year-old Evan Moua sat wide-eyed and terrified in the dentist chair in St. Paul. His sister had come back from her appointment missing teeth and he was sure the same thing was about to happen to him.
Dr. Kou Vang entered the examination room of his Frogtown ...
Many Minnesota political races hinge on the suburbs
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — As Republicans tighten their hold on Greater Minnesota and Democrats solidify their base in the state’s urban areas, it’s suburbanites who occupy both the physical and political in-between-land.
In statewide and Congressional contests, and in the race to control the ...
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A competency hearing will be held for a 20-year-old Minneapolis woman who allegedly set fires on a college campus and tried to travel to Afghanistan to join al-Qaida.
Tnuza Jamal Hassan was arrested in January after authorities say she set fires on the St. Paul ...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Authorities are investigating the death of a University of St. Thomas student who fell from a 10th floor apartment in Minneapolis during a Halloween party.
Authorities were called to the Bridges Apartments near the University of Minnesota just before 1 a.m. Thursday. ...
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — One of three defendants charged with fatally beating a St. Paul woman last year has been ordered to be released.
Perrin Cooper Jr. reached a deal with prosecutors in exchange for his testimony against the two others charged in the death of 79-year-old Myong “Susie” ...
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A judge sentenced a man to 20 years in prison Tuesday for strangling an 81-year-old former “Ziegfeld Follies” dancer while burglarizing her St. Paul home more than 30 years ago.
Michael Withers, 60, was sentenced after pleading guilty to second-degree murder in a ...