Council Perspectives: Building Our Budget

By Rebecca Noecker, City Councilmember, Ward 2 Every day, I receive dozens of constituent emails and phone calls on...

Audacity Revisited

by Deborah PadgettGeorge Floyd’s killing, Elijah Cummings’ and John Lewis’s deaths have left me humbled, helpless and grief stricken. I cannot be...

Bea’s Books: One Crazy Summer

BEA'S BOOKSOne Crazy Summer (5 out of 5 stars) One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia is about three sisters:...

WHOLE WIDE WORLD West 7th Public Library

by cate sering, library manager As we transition out of summer, we know that the needs of our community...

West End Artist Profile: Kelly Ludeking

I grew up in the Midwest on a traditional farm—dairy, beef, pigs and all the crops to feed them and us—where I...

Schmidt Artists realizing many dreams

Having Schmidt Artist Lofts in the neighborhood is just beginning to have the kind of impact many predicted when it was opened....

Wabasha Street Caves to Close as Pandemic Threatens Local Venues

by David Lamb The manmade tunnels behind West St. Paul’s castle-like structure, once the site of a speakeasy said...

Park Square, SteppingStone Join to Create Theatre for Life

Park Square Theatre and SteppingStone Theatre for Youth will join forces this fall to create “your theatre for life” in downtown St....