Reporter | St. Paul education

Anthony Lonetree has been covering St. Paul Public Schools and general K-12 issues for the Star Tribune since 2012-13. He began work in the paper's St. Paul bureau in 1987 and was the City Hall reporter for five years before moving to various education, public safety and suburban beats.

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.


St. Paul school leaders to receive pay increases

A stripped-down proposal to raise the pay of St. Paul school district leaders won the unanimous approval of school board members Tuesday night.The board…


Anoka-Hennepin schools settle transgender bias case over student locker-room access

The settlement includes a financial award and policy changes, according to district, student's attorneys.


St. Paul schools bid farewell to snow days

Students will be expected to fire up iPads at home.


Audit: Program to diversify state's teachers lacks reliable data

Most who graduated after getting funding became teachers, however.


Minnesota seeks to grow a scarce resource: Black men teaching in grade schools

One of the efforts underway focuses on hiring more Black men as elementary teachers.


St. Paul school district seeks applicants for vacant board seat

Member Steve Marchese steps down to take job in Seattle.


Jerold 'Jerry' Raskin, 'Needle Doctor' to world's vinyl enthusiasts, dies at 62

Vinyl has long been the chosen medium for music lovers drawn to its warm sound, and throughout its rise and fall and rise again, they…


Dangerous windchills settle into Twin Cities area

End of cold stretch nears but not until final frigid kick.


Walz touts Minnesota's approach to getting kids back in school

His visit to a school testing clinic coincided with release of a federal school-reopening strategy.


St. Paul online school gets board approval

The St. Paul school board on Monday endorsed plans for a new online school to begin operating in the fall.Members voted unanimously to give district…