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First TargetExpress Opens in Dinkytown

The first TargetExpress mini-store opened Wednesday near the University of Minnesota in Dinkytown.

The new Target store layout looks similar to a regular Target store but is only about 15 percent of the regular size. 

The store was designed for the grab-and-go consumers in urban areas where full-sized Target stores do not fit. 

St. Paul Schools Get 66 Propane-Powered Buses

While the start of the school year is still more than a month away, St. Paul Public Schools is getting some upgraded buses.

A $4 million contract with Student Transportation of America, Inc. will bring 66 new propane-powered buses to the school district. The buses are expected to arrive in St. Paul on Wednesday.

Roseville Police Release Images of Suspects in Pawn America Robbery, Shooting

Suspects in Pawn America robbery and shooting on Monday. - Photo: Roseville Police

Roseville police continue their search for two suspects who held up a Pawn America on Rice Street at gunpoint and shot an employee Monday.

Pawn America is offering a cash reward for any information that may help police in the apprehension of the suspects.

Coleman Hosts Public Meetings in St. Paul to Address $9.6M Budget Gap

File Photo: Mayor Chris Coleman -

St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman will be visiting a handful of neighborhoods this week to gather input on budget cuts.

The mayor’s budget address will be Aug. 13, and he is expected to announce how the city plans to fix a projected $9.6 million budget gap.

Ahead of the address, Coleman will hold four public meetings to hear comments and suggestions from residents:

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Report: Minnesota Ranks High for Well-Being of Kids; Improvement Needed

A new report out Tuesday, called KIDS COUNT, shows Minnesota ranks among the top five states in child well-being. However, there's also room for improvement.

Coleman Outlines Plans to Help Marketing of Former Ford Assembly Site

St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman on Tuesday announced steps the city will take to make sure the former Ford assembly site is marketable. 

Following nearly 86 years of operations, production at the site ended in December 2011. Ford shut the plant due to declining sales of Ford Rangers, and the site will now be redeveloped for housing, office and retail space.

Larpenteur Ave. Bridge Expected to Reopen to Traffic Wednesday

Workers are putting the finishing touches on a St. Paul bridge, which should be open to traffic by Wednesday night.

It took crews two nights, earlier this month, to install the new Larpenteur Avenue Bridge over Interstate 35E. Crews had closed Interstate 35E in both directions between Wheelock Parkway and Larpenteur Avenue July 9 and 10.