I-694 construction: Gridlock on Day 1, with worse to come
Motorists on Interstate 694 can anticipate more traffic similar to Tuesday's. Above is westbound traffic as viewed from the NE.
IGH receiving new facilities at Swing Bridge Park
The Inver Grove Heights City Council gave its blessing to the latest improvements at the newly-christened Swing Bridge Park last week, bringing the total investment in the renovated park to more than $5 million.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
South St. Paul: Applications due this week for citywide garage sale
The city is accepting applications from residents through Friday. The cost to participate is $14, with all proceeds benefiting community programming.
SSP officer arrested in Rosemount
A longtime South St. Paul police officer was arrested in Rosemount last week on suspicion of driving under the influence and fleeing from police in his car.
For St. Paul, Edina house explosions, 2 gas suppliers fined
In the first case, a home at 2014 Villard Ave. in St. Paul burned to the ground after a sewer contractor accidentally ruptured a gas line that ran through a sewer line.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
South St. Paul officer charged with DWI while off duty
The off-duty South St. Paul police sergeant who allegedly drove drunk and fled Rosemount police this week had a blood-alcohol level twice the legal limit when he struck mailboxes and gas pumps before an officer rammed his SUV to stop it, according to criminal charges filed Friday.
S. St. Paul Police Sergeant Charged With DWI, Fleeing Cop
A South St. Paul Police sergeant was charged Friday with two counts of fourth-degree driving while impaired, one count of criminal damage to property and one count of fleeing a peace officer after a run in with Rosemount Police earlier this week.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
South St. Paul voters will see $9.9M parks funding measure on ballot next year
South St. Paul voters will head back to the ballot booth in February, this time for a proposed $9.9 million bond referendum for park improvements and upgrades to the city's ice arena.
Dakota County: Top high school graduates 2013
Austin Bernier, right, gets a high-five from Grant Amelse as the graduates wait for the commencement ceremony to begin at the South St. Paul High School 2013 Graduation at Ettinger Field in South St, Paul, Thursday, June 6, 2013.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
South St. Paul Officer Arrested on Suspected DWI
A South St. Paul police officer has been arrested on suspected drunken driving and fleeing a peace officer in a motor vehicle.
Sat Jun 08, 2013
3 Girl Scouts honored for butterfly garden at Lawshe Park in South St. Paul
Three Girl Scouts from South St. Paul earned their Bronze Award last week by creating a colorful butterfly garden at Lawshe Park.
Mon Jun 03, 2013
Pipestone County Star
Donald D. Hillquist, 75, Huntley, died Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at St. Lukes Lutheran.
Sun Jun 02, 2013
Dakota County: Body of man pulled from Mississippi River
The body of a man was removed from the Mississippi River on Sunday night, the Dakota County sheriff's office said.
Sat Jun 01, 2013
South-metro news briefs: Burnsville seeks bids on 3,800 hydrant nozzles
The St. Paul Farmers market will return to South St. Paul starting July 3. The market will be open from 3-6 p.m. on Wednesdays.
Thu May 30, 2013
Police Looking For 2 Suspects In Armed Robbery
Police in the southeast Twin Cities metro are looking for two suspects after a man was threatened with a knife Thursday morning in a robbery.
Tue May 28, 2013
Cities vow to treat bump in state aid as windfall, not a 'new normal'
Nearly $2.4 million in additional aid is expected to flow to eight south-metro communities after the Minnesota Legislature agreed to bump up taxes and spending.
Sat May 25, 2013
Inside track: Sanimax plans to build biogas plant in South St. Paul
The electricity would be used in the nearby Sanimax plant. The biogas production would take place in an enclosed building with negative pressure to reduce odor, Ostrenga said.
Fri May 24, 2013
Superintendent Names New Principals at Five Schools
Five Minneapolis schools will have new principals for the next school year. Minneapolis Public Schools superintendent Dr.
Minnesota Public Radio
The stuff we throw away
There are are more glamorous ways to get out of town -- the summer cabin, for example -- but probably none as fascinating as Judy and Elmer Gilow, owners of a Winona company who are culling through the mysteries of Duluth this week.
Eagan woman looks to highlight work of her sculptor grandfather
She said his work can be seen on and inside buildings and churches across the Twin Cities, including the Cathedral of St.