St. Paul has more residents serving in the National Guard than any other Minnesota city, and more troops from St. Paul have died in Iraq and Afghanistan than from anywhere else in the state, the Pioneer Press reports. Now the city is joining about 50 other municipalities in the Pentagon-backed Yellow Ribbon Network -- a lifeline for military families feeling isolated or abandoned in their communities.
Winter weather advisory issued as Saturday snow arrives
Not huge totals expected, but any snow will likely impact travel.
Report: Ryan Poles is Vikings' 'top choice' for general manager
Poles was one of two finalists revealed on Friday.
Willis carries shorthanded Gophers to beat Rutgers
The senior scored a career-high 32 points to end a four-game losing streak.
Charges: St. Paul man had sexual contact 'multiple times' with 12-year-old girl
Marcus Steichen, 21, is charged with first-degree criminal sexual conduct.
Charges: Mom killed infant son just weeks after getting him back from foster care
The 10-month-old died in her care in Brooklyn Park last April.
Minnesota's 'frozen potato freeway' closure attracts plenty of comment
It was, let's face it, a very Minnesotan reason for a freeway closure.
U of M fraternity raises money for chef's knee surgery
The GoFundMe has raised around $1,700 of its $5,000 goal.
7 restaurant, bar groups sue Minneapolis over dining vaccine mandate
"Minneapolis bars and restaurants are being used as pawns..." the lawsuit said.
Woman fatally shot in St. Paul's North End neighborhood
It's the fourth homicide so far this year in St. Paul.
Hopkins suffers rare loss to No. 1 ranked Sidwell Friends
The Royals held their own in a battle of the nation's best.
First Lady visits Minnesota to hear from local military families and organizations
Michelle Obama held a round table discussion in St. Paul Friday to learn how Minnesota programs supporting veterans and their families can serve as a model for the entire nation. The First Lady was also here to speak at a Democratic fundraiser in Minneapolis.
Ex-St. Paul cop to get $665K in data breach case
Former St. Paul and Eden Prairie police officer Anne Rasmusson, who accused other officers across the metro of digging into her driver's license file for personal information, is likely to reap about $665,000 in settlements from Twin Cities municipalities, the Star Tribune 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.
Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity welcoming 900th family
Sen. Al Franken will attend the dedication in Woodbury Saturday. The city now has more than 50 Habitat homes, twice as many as any other suburb. St. Paul and Minneapolis each have more than 250 Habitat homes.
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