Mayor Chris Coleman proposed a St. Paul budget that reduces spending by $1 million. A 1.9 percent increase in the tax levy would help offset the loss of state funding. Coleman's budget would fill seven vacancies in the police department and would add a lawyer to the city attorney's office.
MSHSL approves shot clock for Minnesota varsity basketball
Shot clocks will be required at all varsity games beginning in 2023-24.
Popcorn shop featured on 'The Late Show' has to close the next day
A county inspection after the national TV appearance found code violations.
Minnesotan infected with omicron was vaccinated, had booster shot
The Hennepin County man received his booster shot in early November.
Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Thursday, December 2
The latest in Minnesota.
2 people plead guilty in fatal Dakota County home invasion
Two others charged in the incident will go to trial next year.
25-year-old arrested after multi-city police chase in western suburbs
Police were called for a welfare check but learned it was a domestic violence incident.
After getting COVID, Harrison Smith still not considering vaccine
The Vikings safety says he doesn't plan on getting vaccinated.
Minnesota sheriff bashes MPD, 'disgusted' by officers' actions
The sheriff said he will no longer defend the Minneapolis Police Department.
More than 2 years after announcing, Duck Donuts finally opens at MOA
The grand opening of the new location took place Wednesday.
St. Paul is closing 6 schools amid declining enrollment
The board revised the plan after the school communities voiced concerns.
Coleman avoids protest at St. Paul budget speech with firefighter agreement
St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman has avoided a planned protest at the annual mayor's budget address Monday thanks to an agreement with the firefighter's union. Union officials were angry this week after Coleman announced he would decommission Rescue Squad 2 and leave only two rescue squads in the city. The squad will remain with the agreement, but have one less member.
MnSCU budget proposal would keep tuition hikes under five percent
Trustees of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system will consider a newly-proposed budget Tuesday. It would raise tuition at the two dozen state colleges by 3.7 percent and at the seven universities by 4.4 percent. Officials say shuffling will also allow the hiring of more teachers.
St. Paul schools chief seeks levy increase
St. Paul schools Superintendent Valeria Silva wants to ask voters for extra money in November. She proposes renewing an existing schools levy -- and raising it. A current levy has brought in about $30 million a year since 2006. The proposed raise would amount to an extra $65 a year on a $149,000 home, the median value in the district this year.
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