IT'S BEEN A tumultuous year at St. Paul City Hall. The mayor switched political parties midstream and went on a downtown-development spree, and the City Council was busy playing musical chairs. One Council member moved to the Ramsey County Board of Commissioners, leaving her aide to fill in, while another made a bid in the mayoral primary and lost her party's endorsement for both the mayoral race and her Council seat. Two more members, including Council President Dave... More >>>