Emma Nelson | Star Tribune
Reporter | Minneapolis

Emma Nelson is a graduate of the University of Minnesota's School of Journalism and Mass Communication. During her senior year, she worked as managing editor at the Minnesota Daily, the U's award-winning student newspaper. As a student reporter at the Star Tribune, she previously covered Minneapolis.

St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter's inauguration week cost $205,000

Donations are still being sought to cover remaining expenses of $36,000.

St. Paul City Council sets out to tackle homelessness

With an emergency shelter set to close, the City Council is working with Ramsey County and other partners on longer-term solutions.

Air quality at St. Paul industrial site needs work, study finds

Study finds elevated levels of dust, lead and arsenic around St. Paul's Southport Industrial District.

Minnesota writer Cheri Register, who told stories with far-reaching resonance, dies at 72

The two-time Minnesota Book Award winner created a body of writing that resonated widely while maintaining a deep connection to family and place.

Rep. Lesch seeks dismissal of St. Paul city attorney's defamation lawsuit

An attorney for Rep. John Lesch said he was acting in his capacity as a legislator when he questioned Lyndsey Olson's hiring.

St. Paul council member pleads not guilty in voting case

Dai Thao's attorney, Joe Dixon, said there was no interpreter available at the polling place on the day Thao took the woman to vote. "We contend that his conduct was lawful," Dixon said.

Thao still faces charges of attempting to manipulate voters

Allegation came during Dai Thao's mayoral bid; hearing is on Tuesday.

New organization aims to boost downtown St. Paul

Downtown Alliance to highlight vitality of city, neighborhoods, region.

Development of shuttered golf course could transform St. Paul neighborhood

Plan for closed golf course includes housing, restaurants, trails and community center.

St. Paul City Council hears first report on minimum wage hike

The nonpartisan Citizens League presented the summary of hundreds of comments on the proposed citywide minimum wage increase.