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JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: A story of guns and Carroll Shiff
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Minnesota's majestic trumpeter swans
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Paying homage to great Indigenous civil rights leaders, activists and scholars
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Why Black History Month?
PRIME TIME: Why keep an old high school letter jacket?
Art briefs for Sunday, Feb 19
PATT RALL COLUMN: Are the stars out tonight?
BHS Marching Band fundraising concert Feb. 28
Recital featuring BSU's Carlson set for Feb. 24
MATTHEW LIEDKE COLUMN: "La La Land" likely to sweep tech, musical categories on Oscar night
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: The time for melt and freeze, melt and freeze
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: 'The Little Man in the Orange Suit'
FISH TALES: Adrian Dunn
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Fishing continues to be spotty for most species
Outdoors notebook: Turn In Poachers to hold banquet in Bemidji
Gary and Patty Groslie
Column: Don't blame your pain on the weather
AstroBob: Ride the roller coaster to solar minimum
Swift: Do-it-yourself Dad may be least patient patient of all
Veeder: The new good 'ol days are on their way
Phillips: Dealing with difficult people easier with kindness
March 5, 2016
St. Paul therapist had sex with her teen client, helped him escape juvenile center, charges say
ST. PAUL -- New charges were filed Friday against a therapist at Boys Totem Town, accusing her of having sex with a teen who lived at the St....
March 5, 2016 - 2:21pm
March 1, 2016
‘Why Treaties Matter’ event about Ojibwe, Dakota treaties with U.S. government to be held in St. Paul
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Judicial Branch and the Minnesota Tribal Court State Court Forum will host an event highlighting how Dakota and Ojibwe treaties with the U.S. government impacted the lands and history of Minnesota and its people on March 18.The event runs noon to 1 p.m. in...
March 1, 2016 - 7:35pm
February 16, 2016
Oregon police arrest ex-St. Paul orchestra member with 100 pounds of pot
BLY, Ore. -- A 33-year-old man who was formerly a cellist with the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra was arrested Friday in Oregon, after the State...
February 16, 2016 - 8:36am
February 10, 2016
Coleman: Crashed Ice a go, despite protest
ST. PAUL -- St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman said Wednesday that Red Bull Crashed Ice will go on as planned this month, despite Black Lives Matter...
February 10, 2016 - 7:44pm
February 3, 2016
Body found in river in St. Paul identified as missing man
ST. PAUL -- The body found in the Mississippi River in St. Paul on Monday was that of a man reported missing in South St. Paul in November, the Ramsey County medical examiner’s office said Tuesday. South St. Paul police had sought the public’s help in November to find Andre Artzel...
February 3, 2016 - 2:07pm
January 13, 2016
Woman charged in Minneapolis motorcycle death
MINNEAPOLIS -- A St. Paul woman has been charged with criminal vehicular homicide after a crash in Minneapolis that killed a motorcyclist. Hannah Christie Weyh, 28, was charged Tuesday morning in Hennepin County. Her attorney, Tom Shiah, called the case “an unfortunate situation...
January 13, 2016 - 9:29am
January 5, 2016
St. Paul driver flees accident, falls to his death
ST. PAUL -- A 30-year-old St. Paul man was found dead Sunday after he apparently jumped a guardrail and fell 40 feet while running from a crash in St. Paul, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. St. Paul police found the man about 11 a.m. Sunday on the University of Minnesota transit...
January 5, 2016 - 10:37am
December 21, 2015
St. Paul driver held after passing school bus, hitting mom, boy
ST. PAUL -- A mother and her 3-year-old son were crossing a St. Paul road holding hands, the woman peering around a school bus that had stopped for them to make sure the coast was clear. They continued on, but police say a 23-year-old man drove around the bus and into the pedestrians...
December 21, 2015 - 9:53pm
December 11, 2015
Minneapolis man killed two in St. Paul in fit of jealousy, charges say
ST. PAUL -- A Minneapolis man killed his ex-girlfriend’s new boyfriend and another man in St. Paul because he was angry about their breakup and jealous of her new relationship, according to charges filed Friday. Prosecutors charged Jamaine Jamie Williams, 24, with two counts of...
December 11, 2015 - 10:34pm
Two killed, one hurt in St .Paul shootings
ST. PAUL -- A normally quiet St. Paul block was rocked by gunshots early Thursday, but responding officers had not even arrived to the scene when they saw a man lying on the sidewalk. He’d been shot multiple times and was in critical condition. Two and a half blocks away, other...
December 11, 2015 - 9:43am
October 8, 2015
New Vikings stadium space being booked
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Vikings stadium construction is 75 percent done and events already are on the calendar for the first few months after it...
October 8, 2015 - 11:16am
March 28, 2015
Twin Cities pizzeria sold pot, too, St. Paul police say
By Tad Vezner St. Paul Pioneer Press ST. PAUL -- A pizzeria run by a "sweet old lady" in St. Paul's Macalester-Groveland neighborhood was the target of criminal charges Friday, after its owner allegedly dealt in some very special ingredients. Police grew suspicious when...
March 28, 2015 - 3:48pm
January 14, 2015
St. Paul police kill man suspected of sending death threats
By Mara Gottfried St. Paul Pioneer Press ST. PAUL -- St. Paul police officers responding to a report of death threats early Wednesday shot and killed the suspect, police said. Police haven't released information about what led to the shooting. No officers were injured....
January 14, 2015 - 10:52am
June 9, 2014
Pioneer Editorial: Two bears, two outcomes
It was a tale of two cities this past weekend. Or, rather, two bears. On Friday, a bear that had wandered into Bemidji city limits during the morning hours was later tranquilized and relocated to a nearby park later in the day. On Saturday morning, a bear was shot and killed...
June 9, 2014 - 10:38pm
June 7, 2014
Police kill bear in Twin Cities suburb
WEST ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Police in West St. Paul shot and killed an injured black bear early Saturday. The bear was spotted in a residential area. Police Chief Manila Shaver said efforts to contain it in hopes of tranquilizing it were unsuccessful. He said a possible injury...
June 7, 2014 - 3:47pm