Emma Nelson | Star Tribune
Reporter | Minneapolis

A St. Paul native, Nelson graduated from the University of Minnesota with a degree in journalism. She plays violin and acoustic guitar, and in college recorded an album that no-one is allowed to listen to. She lives in the Corcoran neighborhood of Minneapolis.


Mayor Melvin Carter joins rally for $15 minimum wage in St. Paul

The proposed ordinance was on the City Council agenda for the first time Wednesday.


Former St. Paul human rights director accused police of sabotaging oversight

St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter joins Police Chief Todd Axtell in denying Jessica Kingston's allegations.


St. Paul Mayor Carter proposes $15 minimum wage, including for tipped workers

The ordinance, which would cover all full-time workers, would be phased in over five to nine years.


St. Paul moves forward with office development, downtown park

Ackerberg Group to help fund St. Paul park, develop building next door.


Firehouse buyer in St. Paul defaulted on loan for Faribault brewery

He's now in line for St. Paul loan to buy old firehouse.


Taproom looks to resuscitate historic St. Paul firehouse

W. 7th area of St. Paul seeing development surge.


Judge denies Rep. John Lesch's motion to dismiss defamation suit

Judge Frank Magill said Lesch's arguments for dismissing St. Paul City Attorney Lyndsey Olson's case against him weren't sufficient.


St. Paul City Council sets maximum tax levy hike at 11.5% but says it will be lower

Mayor Melvin Carter asked for the jump in the property tax levy in his first budget.


Owner appeals after St. Paul closes Double Dragon Foods, condemns building after inspection

St. Paul inspectors found unsafe and unsanitary conditions.


St. Paul opens computer labs at recreation centers

The six "Rec Tech Labs" will offer computer skills classes and certifications.