St. Paul Saints

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2014

    10 Reasons St. Paul Is an Underrated Music City

    When you're trying to assert yourself as a premier Midwestern city that celebrates music, it's not ideal to have a shouting match with the folks just across the river. The case for Minneapolis's musical greatness is nothing new -- First Avenue, Prince, Paul Westerberg, etc. -- but don't count out ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2014

    Watch Bill Murray cover Bob Dylan's "Shelter From the Storm"

    Actor, St. Paul Saints part-owner, and cover artist Bill Murray gave Bob Dylan's "Shelter From the Storm" a shot in his latest film. As we reported recently, Murray met Dylan after the bard's performance at Midway Stadium in 1997, and the movie star returned to the ballpark for its final regular se ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2014

    Legal Marijuana Could Bring in $46 Million Annually for Minnesota, Study Says

    Marijuana sales would bring in roughly $45,950,063 in tax revenue annually for the state of Minnesota if pot were legalized, according to a study put together by NerdWallet.NerdWallet's methodology is rather impressive. Researcher Divya Raghavan used data from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health S ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2014

    The Replacements at Midway Stadium, 9/13/14

    The Replacements with The Hold Steady and Lucero Midway Stadium, St. Paul Satuday, September 13, 2014 Paul Westerberg comes into the store where I work sometimes. He gets his shopping done, dips out quietly, and then walks his dog back home. Some of the cashiers don't even recognize him, but the fi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2014

    St. Paul Saints won't say what CHS is paying for naming rights at new Lowertown ballpark

    It doesn't quite have the ring to it that Midway Stadium does, but at a news conference yesterday, it was announced that the new Lowertown home of the St. Paul Saints will be called CHS Field.Inver Grove Heights-based CHS isn't a sexy company, unless you're into livestock feed and crop nutrients. Bu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 4, 2014

    Summer Beer Dabbler heads to Midway Stadium this weekend

    Want to drink beer at Midway before Midway is no more? Here's your chance: The sixth annual Summer Beer Dabbler takes place on Saturday from 5 to 9 p.m. at Midway Stadium. The festival is a boozy doozy, with over 80 breweries, live music, food trucks, and, naturally, a baseball theme. And since the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2014

    Anti-LRT Woodbury guy has epic Obama-bashing Twitter account

    Steve Ellenwood, the "very active" Republican from Woodbury who organized Saturday's ill-fated anti-LRT protest, has some cogent reasons for opposing projects like the Green Line. We detailed them in this post.His reasons for opposing just about everything else associated with the Democratic party a ... More >>

  • News

    May 2, 2012

    Mike Veeck championing stadium for St. Paul Saints

    Team owner ready to move on from Midway

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2012

    New Saints ballpark highlights Governor's bonding proposal

    A rendering of the Saints' proposed Lowertown ballpark. The project is one of many in Gov. Dayton's $775 million bonding proposal.​It isn't $500 million for a new Vikings stadium, but today, Gov. Mark Dayton proposed a bonding bill that would allot $27 in public funds for a new St. Paul Saints bal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2011

    Dayton, GOP agree to end shutdown

    The shutdown ended not with a bang, but with a shrug.​After two weeks of gridlock and three hours locked in his office, Mark Dayton and Republican leaders emerged yesterday with a deal to end the state shutdown. The governor forced a tight grin as he stepped to the microphone, announcing the deal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2010

    Larry Craig airport bathroom sex still hilarious on the The Daily Show

    ​Remember the greatest moment in Minneapolis-St. Paul International airport history? Who doesn't?! In 2007, then-Sen. Larry Craig of Idaho was arrested in the airport after soliciting sex in the men's bathroom with the infamous wide stance and foot tap. He pled guilty hoping it would make the in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2009

    Want a Count von "Re"Count? Buy Saints ticket Saturday

    When we reported on the St. Paul Saints Count von "Re"Count weeks after the general election, we had some concerns that fans would care less about the Senate recount by the time the figurine was released at the May 23 game. We were wrong.

  • Blogs

    November 21, 2008

    St. Paul Saints present Count von "Re"Count

    Greetings! It is I, the Count. You are just in time to count ballots with me.

  • News

    March 28, 2007

    Decoding The Code

    Eagan author discusses "the unwritten rules of fighting and retaliation in the NHL"

  • News

    July 5, 2006

    The Spoiler

    Consultant and candidate Hutchinson won't "shock the world"—but will he tip the race for gov?

  • Columns

    July 6, 2005

    The Autograph Man

    What ever happened to Buddy Holly's fishing license?

  • News

    December 3, 2003

    Get in There and Pitch

    Pioneer Press falls behind on latest stadium push

  • Restaurants

    May 7, 2003

    Karlen's Karma

    An oral history of a single drink at ice cream haven Sebastian Joe's

  • News

    June 12, 2002

    The People's Skybox

    A few innings in the Metrodome's Rally Room

  • News

    November 28, 2001

    Twin Killing

    Is there any way to keep Major League Baseball in Minnesota? Well, for starters we could get a judge to classify Carl Pohlad as a vulnerable adult...

  • Books

    June 13, 2001

    House or Home Depot

    The city and neighborhood activists fight over a blighted corner in St. Paul

  • News

    January 10, 2001


    Some hailed firefighters Julie Tossey and Kathleen O'Connor as symbols of a new era in gender equality in St. Paul. But others--including their own union--wanted to see their dreams go up in smoke.

  • News

    June 30, 1999

    Love Stings

    Wings sprinkled with fairy dust. Free-falling sex. A bite that can kill. Meet Minnesota's favorite insect -- and the men who adore it.

  • News

    June 2, 1999

    Stay Hungry

    Surviving the book wars and outfoxing the wolves with the Hungry Mind's David Unowsky

  • News

    November 25, 1998

    Portrait of the Artist as a Killer

    The Art of Murder or How to Take a Friend's Life Without Really Trying. Acclaimed artist Carl Wesley, a.k.a. Inmate 198369, wrote the book.

  • Sports

    April 29, 1998

    A Horse by Any Other Name

    The betting favorite in the upcoming Run for the Roses is undefeated--and somewhat politically incorrect.

  • News

    August 14, 1996


    Twins manager Tom Kelly believes in the simple things: a hard day's work and a steady hand at the wheel.

  • News

    March 27, 1996

    A Life in Baseball

    At 83, Angelo Giuliani is a talking book of Minnesota baseball lore.