Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport Workers Join Call for $15 Minimum Wage


Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport Workers Join Call for $15 Minimum Wage


The next time you're waiting for your flight to unload at MSP Airport, look out the window for a bald bag handler with a ZZ Top beard. You see him? That's Eric Wickstrom. He earns $12 an hour and can count himself among the luckier airport workers because ...


Vacant St. Paul House Goes Up in Flames Overnight


About 30 St. Paul firefighters battled a blaze at a vacant house overnight. The fire was reported by a neighbor around midnight Tuesday on the 800 block of Desoto Street in St. Paul. Crews say the house was foreclosed and vacant. Flames were seen on the ...


St. Paul Home Badly Damaged In Fire, No Injuries


ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO) – Authorities said there were no injuries after a home in St. Paul suffered extensive damage in a fire early Tuesday morning. Crews were called to the 800 block of DeSoto Street at about 12:15 a.m. after a neighbor across the ...


St. Paul police help homeless woman caring for 5 kids


She was caring for three children and two grandchildren on her own while homeless, but once St. Paul police learned about her situation, they immediately stepped in to help. Kim Washington nicknamed her SUV "The Silver Bullet," but for the last few weeks ...


Four released Sex Offenders take residence in St. Paul


The Saint Paul Police Department has announced that it will be hosting a Level III Predatory Offender Notification meeting on Thursday, September 18th at 6:00 p.m. The meeting will be held at the St. Paul Police Department Western District Community Room ...


Honoring Saint Paul legend Leroy Neiman


When I was a kid, I watched the Olympics on television and they had this artist with a big mustache painting a big canvas. That painter was Saint Paul native Leroy Neiman. Whenever there was a dull moment or a break in the action, the announcer would ask ...


St. Paul Trounces Somerville 76-20 For Homecoming Win


Yeguas. This game was reminiscent of their last home game, in which they ran the ball well and played stellar defense. The action opened with Somerville receiving the opening kick and doing little with it. The Cardinal defense came to play and forced them ...


St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Chatham welcomes Bishop Beckwith


Chatham's Episcopal Church opened its doors and showed off its neighborhood for the bi-annual visit of the Rt. Rev. Mark Beckwith, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Newark, on Sunday, Sept. 7. Before preaching at the 10 o'clock service, Bishop Beckwith ...


The Urban Food Banquet: St. Paul Leads Nation in Art of Food Justice


They began arriving hours in advance. Over 400 volunteers--farmers, cooks, drivers, mobile art kitchens, dance choreographers, spoken word poets, food servers, food runners, zero waste managers, and table hosts. And when the bell rang, nearly 2,000 guests ...


St. Paul police force puts Somali woman on the community beat


ST. PAUL, Minn. (MCT) — Kadra Mohamed walks into an old haunt, the Grocery and Meat Market on the city’s north side, where as a girl she shopped with her mother. She breathes in the heady smell of Somali spices, halal meat and the bread she has loved ...



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