A city council panel voted Monday to negotiate an agreement with CenturyLink, which wants to offer cable service to parts of the city as an alternative to Comcast.
If you find yourself in the back of a police squad car in Minneapolis, chances are you're black. If you're the one who dialed 911, it's far more likely you're white.
Despite a costly recycling system overhaul, St. Paul's recycling rate has dropped slightly. It may not rise until the city invests in new carts a couple of years from now.
After spending $1 million to create a simpler recycling program that allows residents to put all their recyclables into one bin, the city saw a slight drop in recycling collections.
The city is paying Comcast more than $2 million to replace a free network service that is too slow. The city also will pay Comcast $400,000 a year to provide network service.
A police sergeant says city officials tried to kill an investigation that might have embarrassed the mayor. When he objected, he says, he was demoted.
When a rail car carrying crude oil explodes local responders are unlikely to have what they need to extinguish the flames.
A trip of a few miles can cost thousands, but the fees represent much more than car fare.
The nonprofit Lakes and Parks Alliance of Minneapolis argues in the suit that appropriate environmental review hasn't been conducted on the route through the project's Kenilworth Corridor, a popular recreation area.
More than 400 St. Paul employees will get a 1 percent raise because the Department of Veterans Affairs found some of the city's hiring practices violated state law.
A 24-year-old man shot by St. Paul police outside a University Avenue apartment building in January was armed and had used the weapon to threaten his ex-girlfriend in the past, according to 911 transcripts.
The park board will go along with plans for a train bridge crossing the channel between Cedar Lake and Lake of the Isles. The project still faces another legal hurdle.
Comcast disputed the city's allegations but agreed to the settlement as part of a larger deal that lets it provide cable TV service in St. Paul for another 10 years.
The city says it will reopen a Lilydale Regional Park trail this summer and let school groups use one of four fossil sites in the fall. The landslide site remains closed.
Officers harshly criticized department officials last year when they got the chance to comment anonymously about the department. Police officials say morale is better now.