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.


Losing students, St. Paul aims for a middle school revival

Investments include a new school in Woodbury.


St. Paul rec centers to lend a hand as school hours change

A free after-school program for students in grades 1 through 5 is being expanded.


Robbinsdale schools superintendent aims to ease discontent

Superintendent Carlton Jenkins had hoped he and his critics could "move on."


St. Paul school board renames school that honored slave-owning president

Linwood Monroe Arts Plus to drop name of President James Monroe.


Monroe High alumni fight the proposed renaming of St. Paul's Linwood Monroe Arts Plus

St. Paul arts school plans to drop name of slave-owning president.


Children's Hospitals, nurses reach 3-year agreement

Teams representing the nurses and the hospitals met for 21 hours and agreed to address issues that included raises and the cost of health insurance.


As some St. Paul schools get fresh face, rising costs delay others

Rising costs led to outside review, too.


St. Paul's Central High to have interim leader in 2019-20

Two searches to replace Mary Mackbee have failed to produce the "right candidate," the superintendent wrote in a message to families.


For second time in two months, student brings loaded gun to St. Paul elementary school

An 8-year-old girl at John A. Johnson Achievement Plus Elementary found the gun when she looked into her backpack, police said.


Red Rock Central superintendent hospitalized after crash

Bruce Olson, 64 and nearing retirement, suffered a spinal cord injury, family says.