The city of St. Paul is hoping the private sector will have new ideas improving one of its most basic public services: snow plowing.
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A Minneapolis City Council panel is recommending the city scrap a long-standing requirement that bars and restaurants have designated men’s and women’s restrooms. Read more →
An electrical problem is causing delays on the Green Line this afternoon, Metro Transit officials said. The agency is replacing train service with buses between the Downtown East and Raymond Avenue light rail stops. The problem is a broken pantograph, which connects the train to the overhead power lines, according to Metro Transit spokesman Bruce Read more →
Second baby zebra born at Como Zoo
A Como Zoo zebra named Thelma gave birth to a baby boy over the weekend. Zookeepers found him Sunday morning when they arrived at work. Read more →
The folks at World Street Kitchen want you to track down the graffiti tagger BUMR. Badly. And they’re offering a once-in-a-lifetime reward. URGENT: Please help us identify this vandal. Reward, A LIFE TIME OF BURRITOS. (This is not a joke) pic.twitter.com/N956zGwk4J — World Street Kitchen (@eatwsk1) September 5, 2014 “We really want to get this Read more →
In April, the city of St. Paul identified the “Terrible 20″ — 20 miles of streets badly in need of repair. Five months later, 11 of these roads are getting some love. Read more →
The shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri nearly two weeks ago has sparked larger conversations about how often police use lethal force and when it is necessary. A report published earlier this year by the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension shows how often law enforcement officers used their guns Read more →
New lynx kittens introduced at the Minnesota Zoo
The Minnesota Zoo will introduce four new Canada lynx kittens today. The kittens were born in May, but the zoo says they’ve been nursing, growing and bonding with their mom. Read more →
Is former Sheriff Bob Fletcher making a comeback?
Former Ramsey County Sheriff Bob Fletcher will be back on the ballot this fall — but not to be the county’s top cop.
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Hey Pepsi, the Stone Arch Bridge is not in St. Paul
Pepsi’s pitching its vitamin water to St. Paul with a picture of the Minneapolis Stone Arch Bridge? Come on. Read more →