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

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


After 322 police visits, parking lot gun battle, El Alamo bar is shut down by St. Paul council

License revoked; shootings sealed fate of El Alamo.


Graphic artist turns Frogtown plan into comic book

The cartoon characters in the new Frogtown Small Area Plan, a new 125-page graphic novel created by area artist Mychal Batson, are designed to blow the dust off of area planning documents.


New restaurant coming to Como Lakeside Pavilion in St. Paul

Spring Cafe will be the third food vendor to occupy the lakeside pavilion since 2015.


After pomp and drama, it's game time

Years of planning came to fruition in downtown Minneapolis today. Hours before game time, fans in green and blue jerseys took to the streets, their excitement palpable despite the frigid temps. Between the cold and Saturday snow, an estimated 125,000 out-of-town visitors are getting an immersive Bold North experience.


Cue the snow globe, Super Sunday is here

Saturday's almost-constant snowfall and today's expected frigid cold certainly has given an estimated 125,000 out-of-town visitors to downtown Minneapolis a fully immersive Bold North experience as officials and fans prepared for the Big Game at 5:30 p.m. at U.S. Bank Stadium.


Watershed district moving to eco-friendly headquarters in Midway area

Ramsey County agency moving to Midway site.


Brady among top draws at Xcel Energy Center event for fans to see Super Bowl foes

Fans show colors (including purple) at opening celebration.


Therapy dogs are regular visitors to the Washington County jail

A partnership with an animal rescue sanctuary is helping reduce stress at Washington County jail.


See St. Paul's 70-foot-tall ice palace being built block by block

A gleaming palace of ice will once again lord over the St. Paul Winter Carnival. Climbing to a height of 70 feet, the 2018 palace…


Robert 'Skip' Wilke, YMCA camping champion, dies at 79

People don't often get a chance to pursue a childhood passion for an entire lifetime, but when the folks of the YMCA's Camp Menogyn in…