James Walsh | Star Tribune
Reporter | St. Paul and St. Paul Neighborhoods

James Walsh covers news in St. Paul and its neighborhoods.


Developer pledges to not build '10-story buildings' at Ford plant site in St. Paul

It was among 10 things that Ryan Cos. said it won't do at the site, and the vow drew applause.


St. Paul begins delivering new garbage carts

The bins will be required for new collection system.


German-immersion school board votes to raze old St. Paul church for new addition

Twin Cities German Immersion School officials say building the addition is the most cost-effective move for their growing school.


St. Paul considers adding more nightlife on University Avenue

With Allianz Field rising, St. Paul weighs new districts zoned for clubs and bars in the area.


Area in St. Paul around Green Line's Central Station to get another infusion of fun

Officials hope ongoing events will drive negative activity from vacant block.


Streetcar plan for St. Paul's West 7th has some business owners fearing losses

Public officials prefer it to bus rapid transit for busy St. Paul corridor.


St. Paul residents hoping new parking plan comes with beefed-up enforcement

Residents also hope new permit rules might make parking more simple.


Barbara Carlson, talk radio host, politician and bon vivant, dies

In the end, the return of lung cancer she thought she'd beaten four years ago finally did what political opponents and the people she skewered on her radio show never could: Silence "Babs."


Federal judge blocks St. Paul from imposing conditions on church-based homeless shelter

Neighbors' complaints led St. Paul to restrict church-based Listening House.


Some in St. Paul's Frogtown worry it's gentrifying

The last housing crisis left many properties vacant and in disrepair. Crime remains a major concern. But Frogtown is changing fast. As housing costs rise, residents worry they'll get priced out.