Reporter | St. Paul education

A lifelong music fan, Lonetree wrote the first Replacements stories to be published in a daily newspaper (St. Paul Dispatch) and now makes in-store mixes for a Northeast Minneapolis vintage clothing store -- with top sound sources. He lives in Minneapolis with his wife, son and two dogs. He also has four daughters from an action-packed early life on St. Paul's East Side. He's a Ho-Chunk tribal member.


As St. Paul schools keep losing students, teachers union and board members ask: What's the plan?

A meeting next week on the topic follows approval of the leaner 2022-23 budget.


St. Paul signs off on a student-driven renaming of middle school

Ramsey Middle School now to be known as Hidden River.


St. Paul district considers allowing sage-burning ceremonies in schools

New policy would permit Native American practice of smudging.


Last dance at South High? Mpls. schools eye cuts to arts programs

District cites declining enrollment, teacher contract costs.


New life for struggling Catholic school on St. Paul's East Side

St. Pascal, the last of the East Side's Catholic grade schools, will join the Ascension Catholic Academy consortium.


St. Paul schools fight to keep families amid school closures, continued enrollment slide

Parents received pitches to accept mergers and remain in the district.


Two Minnesota students honored as U.S. Presidential Scholars

The award recognizes 161 students nationwide.


Ramsey Middle School in St. Paul poised for renaming

The community's recommendation is Hidden River Middle School, but the change still has to be considered by the school board.


St. Paul schools official takes McKnight Foundation post

Cedrick Baker has been the school district's chief of staff.


Leo Fine, trumpet player and orchestra leader, dies at 95

St. Louis Park musician touched generations of music lovers.