Unless the judge delays it, next week begins the televised trial of Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer charged killing George Floyd. His killing on Chicago Avenue still echoes across the country, and puts Chauvin and a metro police department on trial to tackle racism and u…
Neighbors near Third Street and Cook may have gotten their wish.
When it comes to space exploration, there are a lot of unknowns. For example: Does time pass at a different speed in space than on Earth? How does a gas planet stay in a spherical shape? And have there ever been life forms spotted on other planets or galaxies?
VADNAIS HEIGHTS — Visitors who arrive in the parking lots of Vadnais-Snail Lakes Regional Park may notice the “sea of broken glass” in the words of Mayor Heidi Gunderson—evidence of a darker underbelly to these beautiful outdoor spaces.
WHITE BEAR LAKE — Whether an apartment/parking ramp project at Third Street and Cook advances remains to be seen after neighbors gave the developer an earful at a meeting last week.
After six years of searching for a new address to relocate his chiropractic clinic, Dustin Carlson found the perfect building — Johnson-Peterson Funeral Home. It was a win-win for both parties.
Park Tool has been in the area since 1963. The family-owned business, which manufactures tools and repair equipment for the bicycle industry, is now located in Oakdale — but it didn’t start there. Its roots were in Maplewood before the company moved to Vadnais Heights, then Mahtomedi, before…
The COVID-19 pandemic has been a dark and challenging time for many families in the area, including the healthcare workers on the front lines of the crisis. But for one ICU nurse working at St. John’s Hospital in Maplewood, 2021 got started on a much brighter note.
The weather outside may be frightful, but organizers of a new event hope that the opportunity to track down unique ice sculptures will incentivize people to get out and about through the rest of February.
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) “could have and should have” taken actions before 2019 to properly regulate Water Gremlin, concluded a report issued last Thursday by the Office of the Legislative Auditor (OLA).
Long before Alan Page was on the road to NFL superstardom or a role as a valued public servant in Minnesota, he was an 8-year-old boy in Ohio aware of the barriers of system racism and segregation in the United States. He also was committed to overcoming them.
It takes grit to endure the cold of a frozen lake—but for Sunrise Park middle schoolers, it’s worth it for that flash of scales beneath the ice and the sense of accomplishment at hauling in your catch.
Plans for state tournaments, the first to be held since a year ago, were approved last week by the Minnesota State High School League’s Board of Directors.
Mahtomedi lost a duel of reigning state champions to Hill-Murray for the second time this season, 5-2, on Tuesday evening at Aldrich Arena.
The winter sports season, twice delayed by COVID-19 restrictions, will launch next week, albeit with most participants wearing masks, few spectators allowed and shorter seasons.
During a meeting of the Wild Mountain Ski Patrol in October of 2017, assistant director Matt Haberman noticed a preponderance of silver and white hair among the patrollers.
White Bear Lake and Mahtomedi intend to start winter sports practices on Monday, Jan. 4, the date designated by Gov. Tim Walz last week in his Executive Order regarding the state’s response to COVID-19. Winter sports include basketball, hockey, wrestling, alpine skiing, nordic skiing, gymnas…
Kyle Soderman appears on a billboard on Highway 494 near the airport, promoting the Lino Lakes native’s appearance on the current NBC Sports Channel show “World Chase Tag.”
The Centennial Cougars capped off the highly unusual 2020 season by picking up their second section playoff win in three nights, beating the Stillwater Ponies 27-14 on Friday evening in Stillwater.
Mahtomedi’s second-stringers handled most of the duties as the Zephyrs closed the troubled 2020 season with a 20-14 win over North St. Paul at home Friday evening.