The rains of June 19 still haunt Christine Anderson. The deluge began by wending its way through the cracks of her four-bedroom home at the corner of Stryker Avenue and Winona Street in St. Paul. Inch by inch, her basement filled. Water pushed its way through the laundry room. In minutes it flowed ... More >>
A federal judge has green-lighted a lawsuit brought by Occupy protesters against law enforcement agencies that allegedly gave them pot as part of officers' Drug Recognition Expert training.The ruling means the case is headed toward a trial that could reveal where officers got the pot they alleg ... More >>
Early on the morning of February 23, 16-year-old Anna Hurd's body was found in Hillside Park in Maplewood. She had been stabbed to death. After days of investigating, authorities late last week arrested Anna's boyfriend, 17-year-old Anthony Mitchell, in connection with her murder.SEE ALSO: Suicide c ... More >>
After a career in some of the best kitchens in the Twin Cities and one famous restaurant closure, chef Jim Christiansen has landed behind the burners at Union in downtown Minneapolis. Yesterday, in part 1 of our chat with Christiansen, we discussed his time learning from the greatest chefs aro ... More >>
SEE ALSO:-- Mike Parry says Governor Dayton is a drug addict, pops "15 or 16 pills" during meetings [VIDEO]-- Mike Parry falsely claims Faribault Daily News' endorsement; gets scolded by editor-- Mike Parry polling behind "Neither" two weeks before 1st District GOP primaryMike Parry has built some H ... More >>
SEE ALSO: New U of M anti-binge drinking poster: "Drink, drank, drunk, dead."In what may be the area's first known codeine cocktail death, Pauviera Linson, a 14-year-old St. Paul girl, was found dead Monday morning, hours after she drank so-called "purple drank" or "dirty Sprite" at a Burnsville bir ... More >>
Bob Fletcher foe left files detailing his struggle for justice
Joy SummersChef Jamie Malone takes the lead at Sea ChangeIt was recently announced that the chef de cuisine title at Sea Change, the sustainable seafood restaurant at the Guthrie, would be handed over to an insider, Jamie Malone. After flying in chefs from around the country to try out, Sea Chang ... More >>
Accused of practicing medicine without a license, he says he only prescribed good nutrition
Andy SchmittA VFW post commander defends his right to wet Sundays.After a long, dramatic City Council meeting last night, North St. Paul bar owners and patrons emerged with mixed feelings. The town's watering holes are still being threatened with closure on Sundays due to the rediscovery of ... More >>
Neumann'sThe main drag in North St. Paul is home to most of the town's bars, including the Polar Lounge, the American Legion, and Neumann's, which opened its doors in 1887 and is the longest continually running bar in Minnesota. It may sound sleepy, but right now, the bar community is in an ... More >>
army.milMembers of the 103rd ESC receiving their combat patches last year.Sgt. Jamie Engelbretson had been back from Iraq for less than 24 hours when she got the bad news today: because of the looming government shut-down, her next paycheck will likely be cut in half. The next paycheck may ... More >>
Crittenden died trying to defend the man's estranged wife and himself against a suspect who lunged at them with a burning towel.
The towing company found an urn with a man's remains inside an unwanted car, but couldn't seem to find a single soul who actually wanted the man's cremated ashes back. Until the Pioneer Press ran the story.
September 12th, 2007
Ramsey County Sheriff Bob Fletcher and former St. Paul Police Chief Bill Finney both have long and proud histories in St. Paul policing circles—and reputations for political heavy-handedness. Observers say they're alike in many ways. Is that why the
Tonight we're gonna party Maplewood-style
A 71-year-old sportswriter refuses to give up his sources
With fans like the Front Porch Swingin' Liquor Pigs has, who needs enemies?
"Neighborhood schools" are coming to Minneapolis packaged with talk of responsibility and community empowerment. But the bottom line is that the age of integrating public schools is over.