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

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


Forest Lake sanctuary is a lifeline for abandoned pet parrots

Sanctuary, which recently moved to Forest Lake, tries to pair stranded parrots with suitable new owners.


Longtime Twin Cities columnist Nick Coleman dies at 67 after stroke

The former Star Tribune and Pioneer Press columnist suffered a stroke after returning from an Irish festival with his family.


St. Paul's Town & Country Club thriving despite $1 million theft

Despite $1 million theft, members stay loyal and Minnesota's oldest golf club stays solvent, officials say.


St. Paul panel votes to revoke mansion's permit after New Year's Eve bash

The party was third violation of the Dearing Mansion's permit to operate as a B&B.


Granny flats slow to take off in St. Paul

Tight rules keep interest down, but changes may be coming.


Riverfront booster group in St. Paul ends 33-year run

The St. Paul Riverfront Corporation, a catalyst for such projects as the $27 million transformation of Harriet Island, will cease operations July 31.


St. Paul City Council holds closed session on Listening House lawsuit

The St. Paul City Council on Wednesday met in closed session to discuss the lawsuit filed against it by a drop-in center for homeless and…


Digging for Forest Lake family history? Historical society could use your help

The Washington County Historical Society is hoping that folks in Forest Lake may be able to identify hundreds of photos.


St. Paul's aging Grandview Theater closed until mid-May for renovation

A forgivable city loan will help historic Grandview get needed renovations.


St. Paul City Council won't vote on a moratorium on demolitions

Council Member Samantha Henningson withdrew the proposal, saying she was choosing "people over houses."