Anthony Lonetree | Star Tribune
Reporter | St. Paul education

Anthony Lonetree has been covering St. Paul Public Schools and general K-12 issues for the Star Tribune since 2012-13. He began work in the paper's St. Paul bureau in 1987 and was the City Hall reporter for five years before moving to various education, public safety and suburban beats.

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.


Property taxes climbing, but needs are many, activists say

Many residents applaud investments, but new hikes raise concerns, too.


St. Paul's student numbers on the decline

Drop in students for 2018-19 comes despite well-publicized campaign.


Osseo transgender student alleges harassment over bathroom use

Video posted online shows door to stall being opened by adults outside.


'Laser Week' light shows planned at St. Paul's Como Planetarium

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Rondo-area preschoolers draw inspiration from guest artists.


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St. Paul schools plan is part of a settlement with parents of Karen students.


St. Paul Public Schools has plan to better engage with parents

District has a plan it says will help parents' feedback be handled better.


Twin Cities metro districts win in high-stakes school levy votes

The message was direct, “Vote Yes for Kids,” and on Tuesday, the people of Minneapolis and St. Paul delivered for their school districts. Voters backed…


Costs eyed as St. Paul superintendent builds his leadership team

Creation of two new jobs, rewriting of a third, comes as levy vote approaches.