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3 hrs ago | TwinCities
A St. Paul man convicted of accidentally shooting and killing a friend in St. Paul Park will avoid prison time if he behaves. Washington County district court chief judge John Hoffman issued a sentence of 57 months in prison, but stayed the sentence for 10 years.
3 hrs ago | TwinCities
A St. Paul man convicted of raping a child in Washington State 21 years ago faces new charges of possession of child pornography, including sexual photos of a child allegedly sent by the child's mother in outstate Minnesota, according to a criminal complaint filed Monday in Ramsey County District Court. Jason Paul Gladitsch, 43, has been charged with six counts of child pornography possession.
3 hrs ago | TwinCities
Homeowners from St. Anthony Park's homier residential streets to the north consider the restaurant and taproom a fitting addition to the area, which has sometimes struggled to balance the needs of residents and industry. The St. Anthony Park Community Foundation's 15th anniversary celebration marks a coming of age of sorts for both the organization -- the first and only one of its kind in the metro -- and a number of related planning efforts.
7 hrs ago | TwinCities
More than half the tenured faculty members of the University of St. Thomas theology department have sent an open letter to Archbishop John Nienstedt insisting the "pastoral state of the archdiocese is not sustainable" without significant changes. "The people of God rightly expect bishops to be good stewards of the Lord's household," said the letter, sent to Nienstedt on Friday and distributed publicly Monday morning.
9 hrs ago | Book TV
Book TV visits St. Paul, Minnesota, to interview several of the city's authors and tour its literary sites.
14 hrs ago | Star Tribune
Ever since the traffic light debuted a century ago - it turned 100 years old in August - motorists have been waiting impatiently at red lights. But what if that became a thing of the past? St. Paul inventor Nick Musachio has an idea to keep drivers moving.
Abda Nebi, 19, poses with some of his tools he uses for electronics projects at Leonardo's Basement in St. Paul on Friday, Sept. 12, 2014.
When Bill Lorimer's doctor diagnosed him with a kidney stone in May, the Minnesota retiree and part-time resident of Marathon in the Florida Keys went to his local hospital for diagnostic scans of his pelvis and abdomen. A few weeks later, Lorimer received a bill in the mail from Fishermen's Community Hospital, showing the charge for the CT scan: $9,165.21.
In 1979, there was a historic tie. The scenario may not repeat this year, but what if it did? Here's how it played out then.
Minnesota retirees Bob and Diane Hall decided to move to Ecuador after disliking the heat of Nevada and Arizona. After Bob and Diane Hall of St. Paul retired in 2008, they, like so many other Minnesotans, moved to the Southwest.
Among ceremonial duties, the task is made even better, Mayor Chris Coleman told us, when he's helping open a project "I had nothing to do with." The public sector -- that is, various arms of government, using taxpayer money -- has put together a good mix of public investments to leverage private investment, "and it's working," St. Paul Port Authority President Louis Jambois said.
This afternoon, Sunday, we will welcome 2,000 neighbors to a half-mile-long table on Victoria Street in Frogtown for a healthy, locally grown meal. Our dinner table conversation will illuminate our places in the urban food system and our ideal of healthy food access for Frogtown, Summit-University and other St. Paul neighborhoods.
Supporters of Bee Vue describe him as a turn-around artist providing homes for those in need. His critics, though, say those homes are often unfit to live in.
If you have Czech or Slovak roots and want to learn how to start your genealogy research, the Czechoslovak Genealogical Society International http://www.cgsi.org is offering the option of remote attendance at their 2014 Fall Symposium, to be held Friday and Saturday, October 24-25, 2014, at various locations in St. Paul, Minnesota. There are eight different webinars to choose from .
St. Paul builders or property owners soon will be required to alert neighboring residents before construction begins, and construction debris containing asbestos no longer can be stored in a container intended for recyclable material and nonhazardous waste. St. Paul City Council member Chris Tolbert, who represents the Highland Park and Macalester-Groveland areas, said builders are tearing down homes in his ward and replacing them with higher-end properties.
Terry, left, and Dan Furlong have owned and operated Furlong's Liquor on the border of Oakdale and North St. Paul since 1987, photographed on Wednesday, September 3, 2014. While many small-business owners complain about burdensome government regulations, Terry Furlong welcomes them.
Based on what he tells family, women he's courting and even a judge, Derek Alldred has had a lot jobs. But at least one lie caught up with him last month, when he pleaded guilty in Ramsey County to swindling the St. Paul Hotel out of roughly $2,000.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 03:21 pm
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