Reporter | St. Paul neighborhoods

Jackson is from Detroit and graduated from Western Michigan University in 2020. She was a Star Tribune intern in 2019, and also reported as an intern for The Flint Journal and NPR affiliate WMUK. Jackson enjoys traveling, reading and finding new-to-her coffee shops to visit in the Twin Cities.


St. Paul City Council asks state to help clean up Pig's Eye Lake

The site, part of an important heron flyway, was used as a dump for years.


How accurate are at-home COVID-19 tests? Where to find one in Minnesota?

The Star Tribune answers some of the most commonly asked testing questions from Minnesotans about at-home COVID testing.


St. Paul looks to tighten catalytic converter law, making possession a misdemeanor

Device must be attached to vehicle or proof of ownership needed. Council vote set Jan. 19.


Black Garnet Books to open in St. Paul's Midway neighborhood in 2022

The only Black-owned bookstore in Minnesota will open a brick-and-mortar location next year in St. Paul's Midway neighborhood, with the help of a $100,000 grant…


Two St. Paul department heads announce retirement

Parks and Recreation Director Mike Hahm and Department of Safety and Inspections Director Ricardo Cervantes plan to leave the city at the end of February.


St. Paul gets federal grant for port update

The U.S. Department of Transportation on Thursday announced a more than $4 million dollar grant for St. Paul to update one of its barge terminals…


St. Paul mutual-aid group raises $30,000 for people experiencing homelessness

St. Paul Camps Support started with supply drives at the beginning of the pandemic and has transformed into a mutual-aid fund.


St. Paul ordered to pay $99,000 for attorneys who challenged tenant ordinance

The landlords asked for an award of more than $295,000 in attorneys' fees, an amount that the court found too lofty.


St. Paul, Ramsey County to invest $74M in affordable housing

St. Paul and Ramsey County officials plan to spend $74.5 million in federal American Rescue Plan funding on new housing affordable for the area's poorest…


Vikings surprise bullied Prior Lake student with tickets to Super Bowl

Since the incident at Prior Lake High School, students from other Minnesota schools and activists have shared stories of racist bullying they've faced at school.