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.

In St. Paul City Council race, Mitra Jalali Nelson attracts donors from outside the city

DFL aide to U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison leads fundraising.

St. Paul wants a cap on businesses allowed to sell cigarettes

Proposal is part of effort to reduce tobacco sales.

St. Paul seeks to simplify hodgepodge of parking rules

A proposed ordinance would apply single set of rules wherever residential parking permits are required.

St. Paul City Council approves U visa ordinance to help immigrant crime victims

The law is intended to support immigrants who have been the victims of crimes.

Fight is on for safer biking on Summit Avenue

Riders, neighbors especially want to improve the busy intersection with Snelling.

Attorney for St. Paul Council Member Dai Thao asks for case to be dismissed

Dai Thao did not knowingly break the law, and the case against him violates federal law, his attorney said.

St. Paul Fourth Ward City Council race reflects a changing DFL

Shirley Erstad and Mitra Nelson are front-runners for the seat, which is open for the first time in 10 years.

St. Paul asks building owners to cut energy use this summer

The city is working with building owners to track and reduce energy use.

Hwy. 13 in Lilydale reopens after mudslide

A faulty irrigation system on a private property was blamed for the slide.

Rosanne Fox, sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet, dies at 93

The people who came to the church door knew to ask for Sister Rosanne. Over the 34 years she worked at St. Olaf Catholic Church…