The U.S. Department of Agriculture has labeled large shares of St. Pauls' East Side as a 'food desert,' because many residents don't have easy access to a healthy food and fresh produce. Now, A doctor, a health care marketing representative and two moms are trying to drum up support for a possible solution: a member-owned grocery store. The Pioneer Press explores the idea.
Uvalde massacre: MN schools react with horror, increase security
A gunman killed 19 children and two adults in Texas Tuesday afternoon.
Ex-South St. Paul coach dies by suicide 2 days before sentencing
Matthew McCollister was to be sentenced for fraud in federal court on Wednesday.
Minnesota 'glampground' named one of 10 best in U.S.
In Nevis, Minnesota, campers can stay in a refurbished 1905 train car.
Two men charged over terrifying armed robbery at Newport apartment
They shot the woman who lives in the apartment in the abdomen, and put a gun to a man's head.
Minneapolis 2-year-old identified in suspicious death case
The cause of death has not yet been revealed due to an ongoing investigation.
Victim of wrong-way driver crash ID'd as Hutchinson 19-year-old
Three women, ages 19, 20 and 20, were in the vehicle struck by a wrong-way driver early Sunday morning.
FOX 9's Mary McGuire, KSTP's Brett Hoffland expecting baby
The couple announced they're expecting this winter.
Eli Hart killing: Police investigating multiple crime scenes
An announcement Tuesday confirmed potential crime scenes in Mound and Minnetrista.
Twin Cities mental health workers gather for 1-day strike
More than 400 mental health workers are participating in the unionized strike on Tuesday.
HAZMAT team at Bloomington hotel following chemical spill in pool
The fire department said two hotel employees are being evaluated by paramedics.
Big Brothers Big Sisters Twin Cities gets $6M of Mackenzie Scott donation
The donation is the largest the organization has ever seen from a single individual.
Minneapolis accused of backtracking on 24/7 bus lanes for Hennepin Ave.
The Minneapolis City Council is set to vote on Thursday.
Feds investigate possible food stamp fraud at St. Paul shelters
Authorities believe they have uncovered a scam in which a man bought food stamp cards at half their value from dozens of homeless-shelter residents in the St. Paul area and then redeemed them at two grocery stores, the Star Tribune reports.
Feds give Minnesota grants to more quickly pull contaminated foods
U.S. Food and Drug Administration has awarded the Minnesota Department of Agriculture $600,000 grant to help the department quickly trace contaminated food to grocery stores and other distribution points.
Feds give Minnesota money to more quickly pull contaminated food
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration grants of $600,000 over three years will help the Minnesota Department of Agriculture more quickly remove any contaminated food or recalled products from grocery stores and other distribution points, the Associated Press reports.
Cub Foods joins urban farming venture in St. Paul
J&J Distributing and New York-based BrightFarms have teamed up to build a new 38,000-square-foot hydroponic greenhouse in St. Paul. It is expected to generate more than 350,000 pounds of fresh produce a year, employ six people and create 50 jobs during construction. Stillwater-based Cub Foods says the locally grown food will arrive on its store shelves this fall.
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