Karen Zamora | Star Tribune
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Karen Zamora is a Southern California native who joined the paper in 2014 after graduating from Texas State University in San Marcos. Previously, Zamora interned in the Star Tribune's features department, at the San Antonio Express-News and with NPR's "All Things Considered."


Passengers help deliver baby born on city bus in St. Paul

Frightened mother cried out for help, and passengers rushed to her aid.


Two die in separate water incidents in Washington County

A scuba diver has been identified; a boater also died.


Scuba diver who was struggling in lake near Stillwater is found dead

The Washington County Sheriff's Office responded to a report in May Township just before 8 p.m. that a diver was having difficulty in the water.


Revamped south beach opens at Cedar Lake in Minneapolis

The improvements included a restroom, a foot-wash station, benches and bike racks.


'You can't manufacture charm': Excelsior residents fight onslaught of development

While some fight to protect the old, others promote the new.


Mpls. Park Board, developers at odds over access to parkland

The Park Board has hit back against what it says is a unique list of requests by developers to encroach on parkland, with many projects seeking access to the park system's 50 miles of parkways.


Webber Pool in north Minneapolis is open again

It has been closed more times this summer than it has been open.


Webber Pool in north Minneapolis is open again

Testing showed all the water safe, so the pool should remain open this weekend.


Minneapolis Park Board votes to reduce pumping at Hiawatha Golf Course

Reduced water pumping could shrink 18-hole Hiawatha golf course to 9 holes.


Future of Hiawatha Golf Course likely not as an 18-hole course

Minneapolis Park Board to weigh continuing pumping, other options.