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St. Paul unleashes new weapon against invasive plants: goats

St. Paul will use goats over the next several months to eat away at invasive plants along the riverfront.

Thirty goats will be unleashed Monday afternoon.

Lost Twin Cities: Rare today, row houses were once a common sight here

The roomy homes of Warman Block were demolished in 1953.

Most of them fell into disrepair and were demolished before their unique structure gained appreciation.


Dreaming of taking a semi full of booze? First, make sure the trailer is attached

Surprisingly, alcohol was involved in the high-speed chase and crash near Menomonie, Wis.


St. Paul, Mpls. consider regulations on short-term rentals like Airbnb

The expected flood of visitors to Minnesota during next year's Super Bowl creates a deadline for cities to establish regulations.


Minnesota pioneers youth philanthropy program in U.S.

It gives teens the power to determine what projects are needed in their area.


Appeals Court: No venue change for officer Yanez in trial in Castile's killing

A district judge did not abuse his authority in issuing the first denial for a change of venue, the Court of Appeals ruled.


Charges: Ex-employee stole $160,000 from Hamline University

Reports cite the family's financial trouble as cause.


Gray Duck Tavern opening in St. Paul with Minnesotan name, international flavors

Chef Don Gonzalez will run the kitchen at the Madison Restaurant Group project.


Twin Cities businesses, community groups rally to fight off transit cuts

Chambers of commerce and transit advocates are rallying and spreading the word, which includes a campaign to reach out to suburban commuters.


In 150 words or less, what's a good arts idea for St. Paul?

Friday is the deadline for the annual Knight Arts Challenge, which offers dollars for projects that enrich the city.


Arguments mount over proposed venue change in officer's trial for Castile killing

The defense and prosecution continue to argue over change of venue in the Court of Appeals.


High demand causes new St. Paul vegan restaurant to close temporarily

J. Selby's closed down just days after opening due to food and staff shortage.


Tough choices ahead for St. Paul as school enrollment drops and new contract looms

Class sizes and dropping enrollment loom as sticking points between school board and teachers union.


Police hunt for suspect in Easter Sunday sex assault in downtown St. Paul ramp

The woman was sleeping on the sixth floor, having missed her curfew at a shelter, police said.


Driver killed when he struck tree in St. Paul during pursuit is ID'd

The driver has been convicted of several crimes and had two warrants out for his arrest at the time of the crash.


At least 10K gather at Capitol for Minnesota's March for Science

At least 10,000 people walked to the Minnesota State Capitol on Saturday to champion the role of science in American life. While organizers billed the event as nonpartisan, it pressed for scientific research in the face of Trump administration rhetoric and cutbacks.


Carter pulls ahead on first day of St. Paul DFL caucuses for mayor

The turnout Saturday was down from 2015 caucuses.


St. Paul community leaders, officials call for end to gun violence

The city has experienced a 75 percent increase in the number of shots fired calls.


Fix-it clinics help Ramsey County residents make repairs themselves

Monthly Ramsey County events encourage repair, not disposal.