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

"A St. Paul native, Walsh lives in St. Paul with his wife and two cats. He has two adult children. He graduated from the College of St. Thomas, where he was named the top journalism graduate by the Society of Professional Journalists, before beginning his career with stops at the Mankato Free Press and the Rochester Post-Bulletin. Walsh has covered local government, local schools, local and federal courts and even spent some time writing about farming and medical technology. A former college football player and semi-pro coach, he enjoys reading history and following the Vikings, Gophers and Tommies.

Second petition by St. Paul garbage collection opponents calls for a citywide vote

Advocates want a referendum on the two-week-old garbage collection service.

St. Paul Council will repeal one trash ordinance, but system remains

St. Paul drops one organized trash pickup ordinance in answer to critics' petition.

Former St. Paul human rights director accused police of sabotaging oversight

St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter joins Police Chief Todd Axtell in denying Jessica Kingston's allegations.

Plans for Ford site excite, encourage neighboring businesses in St. Paul

St. Paul's biggest redevelopment opportunity in generations comes with new housing density, too.

Ryan Cos. announces plans for an urban village at St. Paul's Ford site

Sweeping vision was arrived at following community listening sessions over the past several months and a lot of work, officials say.

St. Paul Winter Carnival moving to temporary home at Kellogg Mall Park

The carnival is slated to return to Rice Park in 2020

New era for St. Paul garbage: Some good, some bad, some confusion

As a new organized trash collection system begins in St. Paul, some are still working out the details.

FBI agent on Wetterling case to hold news conference in Minneapolis on Tuesday

Ex-FBI agent will answer sheriff's harsh critique of kidnapping investigation.

St. Paul trash plan opponents deliver nearly 6,000 signatures

The petition drive will not head off the city's new trash collection system before it begins Monday.

Traffic questions dominate meeting about development at former Ford site

Ryan Cos. hosted the third public meeting about its upcoming development in St. Paul.