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.


St. Paul students aim to put teeth into ethnic studies

Nationally, the curriculum has been shown to improve grades and attendance.


St. Paul schools prepare to change start times in the fall

District officials work to ease parental concerns.


Push on at Capitol to help English language newcomers

The education of students learning to grasp the English language is getting fresh attention at the State Capitol — in no small part because of the fiscal pressures being placed on school districts facing budget shortfalls to cover ELL services.


Ex-teacher to fight St. Paul district's move to toss retaliation lawsuit

Aaron Benner sued St. Paul schools alleging retaliation.


Minn. youth program uses 'elite' sport of squash to open doors

Beyond Walls, operating out of the University of Minnesota's Recreation and Wellness Center, looks to sharpen skills and academics.


Ramsey County's big data plans come under fire as profiling

St. Paul mayor, superintendent join in ordering "pause" on new joint powers board.


Perpich Arts High School offers new dorm fees deal to boost enrollment

The enrollment incentive would ease costs for teens outside the metro.


Daniel Connell, craft beer expert who ran marathons, dies at 35

Daniel Connell ran nine marathons, and after each one he vowed to never do it again."It's just too much," the Rev. Jerry Fehn quoted him…


St. Paul schools move again to have former teacher's lawsuit tossed

Ex-teacher critical of board claims retaliation after series of investigations.


St. Paul Superintendent Joe Gothard details strategic plan for school district

Middle schools to be an area of focus, he has said.