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

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


St. Paul votes down move to eco-friendly food containers

The change would have hit local restaurants hard, council members said.


St. Paul Winter Carnival cancels plans for ice palace in 2018

Winter Carnival officials announced Wednesday that the group working to build the ice palace for the 2018 festival has canceled the project. Ice Cold Events "reached a point where they could not guarantee enough financial support to cover costs to allow the project to move forward," according to a statement from the Winter Carnival.


A new bee 'sky rise' in Como Park offers home for pollinators

Researchers hope to learn what kind of man-made housing attracts bees.


St. Paul mayoral candidate Dai Thao promises to fight inequality

Greater transparency and a fair shake for every resident guide Thao's priorities.


St. Paul mayoral candidate Tom Goldstein pushes greater financial accountability

Outspoken opponent of stadium subsidies pushes education, infrastructure instead.


Jed Stephen 'Kos' Kosmoski, who worked with St. Paul college baseball, hockey teams, dies at 44

Kosmoski, 44, died unexpectedly Aug. 5 in Seattle, stricken by pancreatitis while visiting his sister.


Dai Thao raises more than $171,000 in run for St. Paul mayor

Mayoral hopeful also has $97,000 in cash on hand.


New St. Paul skyway photo project explores 'home' for 58 immigrants

Immigrants who settled in Minnesota are featured in St. Paul art installation.


St. Paul shrinks building heights in proposed Ford site development plan

Opponents to the plan say the change does little to ease their concerns.


Proposed changes for St. Paul skyways prompt safety, accessibility concerns

Building owners want to see earlier closing times, while others say skyways are needed for accessibility.