St. Paul

The Sears in St.Paul
Steve Simpson
October 15, 2018 - 11:02 am
A longtime Twin Cities Sears store is among those targeted to close as part of their bankruptcy filing. The 187 thousand square foot St. Paul store on Rice Street is far from its heyday when it opened over 50 years ago in 1963. It is now one of 142 unprofitable stores that the company plans to...
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Sloane Martin
October 11, 2018 - 5:42 am
Red Bull Crashed Ice will not be returning to St. Paul, next year. Organizers of the extreme skating event where competitors skate down a narrow and steep course, announced yesterday that they'll make stops in Japan and Finland, but the United States edition is moving to Boston’s Fenway Park in...
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Ryan Companies
Sloane Martin
October 11, 2018 - 5:32 am
A local developer has unveiled plans for the former Ford Site in St. Paul's Highland Park neighborhood. What Ryan Companies officials call an example of "mixed-income development," the plans for the 122-acre site include a diverse mix of 4,000 units, including options for seniors and affordable...
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October 09, 2018 - 6:18 am
A maintenance worker found a badly decomposed body in a St. Paul drainage ditch and police are now trying to identify who it is. The body was found near Randolph Avenue and West Seventh Street about 4:30 p.m. Monday. "The body may have been there a long time," said St. Paul police spokesman Steve...
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(Photo by Jerry Holt/Minneapolis Star Tribune/TNS/Sipa USA)
September 05, 2018 - 3:42 pm
St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter recently proposed eliminating library late fees as part of the city budget. The plan, if approved by the City Council, would forgive more than $25 million in total fees dating back to 2009. Carter joined WCCO Radio's Blois Olson on Wento discuss the idea. "We want more...
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Police Sirens
August 13, 2018 - 5:23 am
The tenth reported homicide in Saint Paul is a man who was found shot to death on the east side yesterday afternoon. The man's name is not released, and there are no arrests. "We need anyone who has information about this case to please call us," said St. Paul police sergeant Mike Ernster. "Tell us...
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