General Announcements

Saint Paul’s Eastside was once again the scene of violence when a Maplewood police officer and his alleged killer both died. As neighbors struggle with the fear left behind, a community mourns its losses. KFAI Reporter Marty Owings brings us the story.


The Saint Paul Saints baseball team have a strong reputation in the Twin Cities for providing affordable, family-friendly, outdoor entertainment; which is why the team’s administration feels they can no longer ignore the shortcomings of their crumbling home stadium in the Midway.

The election for St. Paul’s School Board includes a broad slate of candidates. Eight candidates are running for the four available seats available on St. Paul’s School Board.

A recent controversy over a song parody about Hmongs on KDWB has prompted St. Paul schools to implement a no radio policy for drivers on their school buses.

With the recent surprise announcement that St. Paul Schools Superintendent, Maria Carstarphen, is leaving for Austin, Texas at the end of the school year, the school board has to search for a new leader. This is the district’s third superintendent search in ten years. KFAI’s Anibal Prestan reports.


As part of the race for the St.

Stadium Hearing

In a four hour hearing at the State Capitol this week, members of the Minnesota state senate took testimony on possible locations for a new Vikings stadium. KFAI’s Erika Lantz has a report.

Story by Erika Lantz

At the state capitol on Tuesday, lawmakers, city officials, football team lobbyists, and members of the public spent six hours debating funding options for a possible new stadium for the Minnesota Vikings. By the time it was over, questions remained.
KFAI’s Erika Lantz reports.

On September 28th, the Ramsey County Charter Commission held a public hearing on the question of a possible tax hike to support road improvements around a proposed Vikings stadium in Arden Hills.

The commission faced hundreds of citizens who were eager to sound off in this, the first public forum to be held on the controversial Vikings project.

Is Hennepin Avenue a mean street? Mitch Pearlstein, founder and President of the Center of the American Experiment, a conservative policy organization, caused a minor outrage last week when he published an editorial in the Star Tribune.