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There was a lot in Mila Koumpilova's report, on our front page Thursday, about the remarkable Thao kids of St. Paul's Johnson High School, two of whom -- Justin and Jepheny -- are valedictorians, the next two of whom -- Josalyza and Jethro -- are in the running.
Just prior to being loaded into firetrucks and distributed to other stations, Lake Johanna Fire Department's 60 new airpacks were on display at the department's headquarters July 16. Engineer Bruce Carlson loads one of the department's new airpacks into a firetruck.
A Ham Lake man pleaded for mercy, blamed his lifelong history of swindling women on bipolar disorder and promised a judge that -- if she gave him probation -- he would never do it again.
A cop described it as one of the worst scenes he had witnessed in 15 years of police work: A woman slashed and stabbed in her St. Paul home, blood everywhere, and the victim's 5-year-old son a witness to it all.
After its first month of service, Metro Transit's new Green Line light rail line is exceeding ridership expectations - and opening new learning opportunities for its passengers.
A St. Paul man was being held Thursday at the Ramsey County jail on suspicion of murder of a woman who died this week.
Testimony began Monday, July 14, in the trial of Jacoby Kindred Sr., 61, who is accused of sexually abusing two young girls multiple times over the span of a decade.
Two of three solutions proposed for dwindling lake top $600 million and would change how many cities get their water.
Ramsey County plans to keep its property tax levy flat for the second year in a row.
Judge: Priest abuse accuser 'deserves his day in court' "Generally speaking, this case needs to be tried," the Minnesota judge said.
By Shoreview Mayor Sandy Martin's estimate, some 60 people showed up to play some pickleball and to watch the ribbon cutting ceremony at Bobby Theisen Park on July 9. The new pickleball courts in Bobby Theisen Park in Shoreview were at capacity as they were opened officially with a ribbon cutting ceremony.
The St. Paul City Council voted 6-0 at its July 9 meeting, following the hearing, to pursue a network of seven streetcar lines, and also to further study a proposed four-mile starter line that would stretch from West Seventh Street through downtown St. Paul and into the East Side via East Seventh Street.
'Bremer Foundation must clean up its act," the July 12 commentary that comes on the heels of a report by the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy, raises legitimate questions about the oversight of charitable trusts.
Updated: Fri Jul 25, 2014 05:50 am
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