Anthony Lonetree | Star Tribune
Reporter | St. Paul education

A lifelong music fan, Lonetree wrote the first Replacements stories to be published in a daily newspaper (St. Paul Dispatch) and now makes in-store mixes for a Northeast Minneapolis vintage clothing store -- with top sound sources. He lives in Minneapolis with his wife, son and two dogs. He also has four daughters from an action-packed early life on St. Paul's East Side. He's a Ho-Chunk tribal member.


Metro school districts go to voters to right fiscal ships

Levies in Mpls., St. Paul and suburbs would boost taxes, steady district finances.


St. Paul's Asian community pushes for investment in its students

As the St. Paul School District makes its case this fall for an $18.6 million a year increase in voter-approved funding, advocates and former students…


Eugene Jax, social worker with a heart for justice, dies at 82

After retiring, he continued to strive to give voice to the homeless but later was slowed by ALS.


Forest Lake area principal getting national honor credits 'Wyoming Way'

Curtis Slater will be in Washington representing Minnesota as the state's 2018 "national distinguished principal."


St. Paul property taxes to climb for most, according to projections

But voters will have say on school district taxes.


Minnesota school districts grapple with discipline disparities

Action taken by state will shine light on schools' corrective strategies


Two St. Paul students win $7,500 grand prize in Unsung Heroes contest

In a surprise announcement, the 10th-graders collect $7,500 grand prize for website honoring "unsung hero."


St. Paul schools unveil 2019 property-tax plan

District requesting $475 per student; voters will have the final say in November.


Farmington High band, accused of playing politics, marches on

This year's field show, "Dystopia," initially featured 10-foot-high boards spelling out the word, "RESIST," but critics cried foul.


First day for most Minnesota school districts was a full one

Spruced-up school buildings and a visit from Gov. Mark Dayton among opening day highlights.