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But the B-52 Burgers and Brew co-owner was thrust in front of multiple lenses on St. Patrick's Day, as the crew for the Travel Channel's "Food Paradise" show took over the Inver Grove Heights restaurant, capturing his burgers deemed worthy of national attention.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Cash Infusion: $500,000 distributed to Minnesota Food Shelves
With kids out of school and families busy with summer plans, July is traditionally a tough time for food bank shelves as demand rises and donations fall.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Nininger open house to feature plans for regional trail
Construction will begin this fall on a new 4.3-mile section of the Mississippi River Regional Trail through Spring Lake Park Reserve.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Piece of St. Paul beer history
Once common in the city thanks to an influx of German immigrants in the mid-19th century, German lager saloons were a social gathering point that served a little taste of the homeland.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Idled workers offered help after Dakota Premium Foods halts production
Dakota Premium Foods in South St. Paul recently halted production at the beef processing facility.
South St. Paul cries foul on odors
South St. Paul's smelliness is partially attributed to the meat packing industry that settled there.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Tue Jul 08, 2014
South school briefs: Friendly Hills has new principal
Friendly Hills Middle School will be led by a new principal next year, though some may find his face familiar.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
City reminds residents of sprinkling ban
As summer approaches, many property owners water their lawn to keep it looking green and healthy.
Mary Helen Sperl cuts a head of romaine lettuce from the small farm next to her West St. Paul home July 1. Along with produce, she was selling basil, flowers and tomato and pepper plants.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
Briefs: South St. Paul Sings is first step in statewide vocal competition
The South St. Paul Mayor's Youth Task Force and the South St. Paul Public Library are hosting a vocal competition at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the library, 106 Third Av.
Minnesota's citizen scientists gather, record data to help researchers
In the name of science, Minnesotans are counting loons at the lake cabin, listening for frogs and peering at milkweed for monarch caterpillars.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Four finalists named for open bench spot in Dakota County
Four finalists have been named to fill the current vacancy in Minnesota's 1st Judicial District.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
South St. Paul Beef Plant Temporarily Closing, 300 Jobs Affected
These days, you won't find any cattle inside Dakota Premium Foods in South St. Paul, and that's the problem.
South St. Paul meat plant temporarily shuts down for lack of cattle
South St. Paul's last remaining beef-packing plant, Dakota Premium Foods, is temporarily shutting down due to the "extremely short supply of cattle," it announced Wednesday.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Cook St. Paul sprinkles diner standards with Korean spice
It's unlikely that you'll ever hear a hungry diner say "let's go to Cook St. Paul for Korean food."
Mon Jun 30, 2014
South St. Paul Man Charged with Assault after Child Found Unresponsive
A 21-year-old South St. Paul man is facing charges after prosecutors say he critically injured his girlfriend's 15-month-old son.
Sat Jun 28, 2014
Former Catholic church will serve growing Islamic population in St. Paul
The Church of St. John parish was a home to East Side Catholics since 1886. But a dwindling congregation prompted its closure in 2013.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
Cone Zone Report: Busy Weekend for East Metro Construction
The east metro is full of traffic hotspots this weekend, so it will be a good idea to plan alternate routes and extra time.
Minnesota DNR warns paddlers about rushing rivers
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is warning paddlers to think twice about putting a canoe or kayak into rushing rivers which are running higher and faster than usual.