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Governor candidates speak at AFSCME forum

DULUTH Six DFL candidates for governor all vowed Friday to support union rights, public pensions and make sure everybody gets a fair shake at the AFSCME Council 5 convention. The event was held before hundreds of delegates, alternates and guests and streamed live online. The candidates included: Saint Paul Mayor Chris Coleman Rep. Tina Liebling (District 26A, […]

Fans and Lynx rock the barn anew, this time in celebration

For the second night in a row, the Lynx and their fans rocked the Barn on Thursday — this time celebrating their national championship. On Wednesday, the Lynx beat the Los Angeles Sparks 85-76 to win Game 5 of the WNBA Finals at Williams Arena before a screaming, ecstatic crowd of 14,632 fans. The victory […]

Speaking of Home: Saint Paul Skyways become Immigrant Portrait Gallery

“The goals of empowering new Americans, supporting diversity, and teaching tolerance are all critical to the long-term health of our city.”—Chris Coleman, mayor of Saint Paul How do our cities demonstrate a “welcome” to immigrants and refugees? The kind of welcome that makes them feel at home? Can public art play a role in that […]

Gubernatorial debates to focus on health care

The Minnesota Medical Association, along with the Zumbro Valley Medical Society, will host two gubernatorial candidate forums Oct. 17 and Oct. 23 in Rochester focusing on Minnesota health care. DFL gubernatorial candidates will gather 7 to 8 p.m. Oct. 17 in the Heintz Center Commons of Rochester Community and Technical College, 1926 Collegeview Road East. […]

Angie Craig Launches Campaign for Congress

Burnsville, MN – Angie Craig stood in front of a packed room at the Diamondhead Education Center in Burnsville and announced that she is challenging Jason Lewis in Minnesota’s Second Congressional District. Craig was joined by gubernatorial candidates, state legislators, labor leaders, and community advocates as she announced her run. “I’m proud to launch my […]

St. Paul aims to ease property tax sticker shock

Raise your city’s tax levy by 23.9 percent and there are bound to be consequences. For St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman, the proposal means a likelihood of having to face homeowners bristling over eye-popping numbers on property-tax statements arriving in November — but an opportunity, too, to explain that things are not as bad as […]

St. Paul Mayor Praises Ford-site master plan, signs ordinance to get project going

Hailing it as “one of the greatest visions of anywhere in the world,” St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman signed an ordinance adopting the sweeping master plan and zoning layout for the former Ford Motor Co. Twin Cities Assembly Plant property in Highland Park on Thursday, Sept. 28. Ford, which shuttered the nearly century-old automotive factory […]

Saint Paul City Council Approves Ford Site Zoning Realm Master Plan

SAINT PAUL – The Saint Paul City Council voted 5-2 to approve the Ford Site redevelopment’s Zoning and Public Realm Master Plan. The plan has now been forwarded to Mayor Chris Coleman for final review and adoption by the City to guide future development on the site. The Ford Site encompasses 135 acres of land situated along […]