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Minnesota moose herd stable but still down
North Dakota considers creating Department of Environmental Quality
Multiple searches, tips fail to find missing northern Minnesota 13-year-old
Minnesota police sergeant loses job, put on probation for sex with 17-year-old
Catch and release returning to Mille Lacs for open water season
Prep Basketball: 'Jays wrap up Camden championship
Junior Hockey: 3 WarHawks in top prospect tournament
Wild score 12 seconds into overtime to beat Kings
Girls Basketball: Small stature, big talent
Trade energizes Wild as they aim for playoffs
New London Little Theatre Review: 'Opal's Million Dollar Duck' is genuine
'9 to 5' one for the ages -- even in Willmar: Musical on Barn stage through Feb. 26
Mary Tyler Moore has died at the age of 80
Golden Globe Awards: 'La La Land' Breaks Record for Most Win
Streaming overtakes U.S. digital music sales for first time: Nielsen
'Fire & Ice': Diamond Edge figure skating show is Saturday, Sunday in Willmar
Around our region published Feb. 22
Many Americans unaware of important heart health numbers: survey
Slow cooker recipes for easy meals on weeknights
Training can help surgeons tell patients best and worse scenarios
Melvin Clarence Woltjer
Marvin C. Woehler
Grace E. Peterson
Pinke: Find ways to wage peace
OPINION: Property rights measure would have been positive move for ND agriculture
Column: What's a family farm?
Column: The power of noticing can save lives
AstroBob: Can you see the Russian landers, rovers on the moon? Yes!
June 14, 2016
St. Paul cop named officer of year
ST. PAUL — A St. Paul police veteran was named the Minnesota Police and Peace Officer’s Association’s “officer of the year” this week. Sayareth Toy Vixayvong has served as a St. Paul police officer for 15 years. He was on the FBI Safe Streets Task Force for five years, working...
June 14, 2016 - 11:31pm
June 8, 2016
Charges: Fake cop tried to beat traffic
ST. PAUL -- A Falcon Heights man was cited for impersonating an officer after he drove onto the shoulder of Interstate 94 to avoid traffic — including a member of the Minnesota State Patrol. The trooper noticed 40-year-old Steven Esty’s 2013 GMC Yukon through his rear-view mirror...
June 8, 2016 - 5:30am
June 6, 2016
Man sentenced in gang-related shooting death
ST. PAUL -- A North St. Paul man was sentenced Friday to more than 13 years in prison for the fatal March shooting of a St. Paul teen on University Avenue. The gang-related killing was St. Paul’s first homicide of 2016. Rayshon Tyresemalik Brooks, 20, said he was in an SUV near...
June 6, 2016 - 5:30am
June 1, 2016
Dispute over man led woman to set rival on fire, charges say
MAPLEWOOD -- A dispute with a romantic rival led a woman to throw gasoline on another and set her on fire in a St. Paul apartment, prosecutors said. Laurel Lee Sykes, 32, of Maplewood was charged Wednesday in Ramsey County District Court with first-degree assault. The 28-year-old...
June 1, 2016 - 7:46pm
May 27, 2016
Man killed in shootout with St. Paul police ID’d
ST. PAUL -- Officials have identified a man who was shot and killed by St. Paul police after he allegedly fired at them Thursday afternoon on...
May 27, 2016 - 8:39pm
St. Paul police fatally shoot man they say fired at officers
ST. PAUL -- St. Paul police say a man fired at officers Thursday afternoon and police shot back, killing the man. No officers were injured during...
May 27, 2016 - 5:30am
May 14, 2016
Bernard Hebda takes the reins of the beleaguered Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis
ST. PAUL -- As Bernard Hebda assumed the seat of the archbishop of St. Paul and Minneapolis on Friday, the applause in the cavernous Cathedral...
May 14, 2016 - 5:30am
May 13, 2016
Ruh-roh! Stolen Mystery Machine crashes into Minnesota home
(Updated 9:40 p.m. May 13) Zoinks! A van painted to look like the Mystery Machine van from “Scooby-Doo” crashed into a home in St. Paul,...
May 13, 2016 - 2:40pm
May 12, 2016
Cops: Minnesota murder suspect winked at them
ST. PAUL -- When police first arrived at the apartment in St. Paul’s Lowertown early Saturday morning, officers smelled fresh gunpowder and...
May 12, 2016 - 5:30am
May 8, 2016
Jail inmates with mental health needs
By Marino Eccher and Elizabeth Mohr St. Paul Pioneer Press ST. PAUL — Tim Leslie still remembers the house on Victoria and Selby where he’d regularly respond to calls as a patrol officer from a resident who was convinced there was something landing on the roof. There wasn’t,...
May 8, 2016 - 11:02pm
May 5, 2016
Student hospitalized after being hit by school bus
ST. PAUL — A child is in critical condition after being struck by a school bus in St. Paul Thursday morning, police said. The incident happened around 7:15 a.m. at the intersection of Maryland Avenue and Dale Street, St. Paul police spokesman Steve Linders said. The student was...
May 5, 2016 - 9:55pm
Mother of 5-year-old girl found naked, bloody at Minnesota bus stop wants answers
ST. PAUL -- The attack on a little girl in St. Paul this week has community members asking what they can do to help. People who have never met...
May 5, 2016 - 8:27am
May 4, 2016
Johnson High in St. Paul plans to remodel for stalls with floor-to-ceiling walls
ST. PAUL -- St. Paul Public Schools is taking a novel approach to the debate over who gets access to which restrooms. One year after making a policy change that granted transgender students and staff access to whichever restrooms and locker rooms they prefer, the district is preparing...
May 4, 2016 - 5:30am
May 3, 2016
5-year-old Minnesota girl found naked and bloody at bus stop
A school bus driver found a 5-year-old girl crying, with her face bloodied, and naked from the waist down in St. Paul on Monday, and police are...
May 3, 2016 - 4:26pm
May 2, 2016
Woman accused of trying to bring drugs into jail appears in court
OLIVIA — A woman who attempted to take cocaine, methamphetamine, a hypodermic needle and two cans of beer into the Renville County Jail using...
May 2, 2016 - 10:00pm