Quantcast

Latest Pioneer Press Stories

2008-04-30 18:00:41

By Mary Divine, Pioneer Press, St. Paul, Minn. Apr. 30--The condition of one of the women pulled from a sport utility vehicle that plunged into the St. Croix River in Stillwater earlier this month has improved. Kalaiselvi Vijayakumar, 25, was listed in serious condition this morning at Regions Hospital in St. Paul, said Jennifer Kovacich, a hospital spokeswoman. Vijayakumar had been listed in critical condition since the April 13 accident. Another woman injured in the accident, Deepa...

2008-03-02 09:00:00

By David Hanners, Pioneer Press, St. Paul, Minn. Mar. 2--Things in Elizabeth Schorn's life had gotten messy. Sorting them out sapped her time and energy, and there were days when the added pressure of caring for an infant son almost pushed the single mother to her breaking point. "I was really tired and stressed. I was tired, needing sleep," said the 25-year-old Hopkins woman. She was at wits' end -- until an in-home nurse suggested she take her son to the Greater Minneapolis Crisis...

2007-11-06 12:00:20

By Jennifer Bjorhus, Pioneer Press, St. Paul, Minn. Nov. 6--Tapestry at Charlotte's Grove may sound like a sequel to an E.B. White classic. In reality, it's the latest addition to the list of struggling housing developments in the Twin Cities. St. Croix Farms LLC, the Stillwater developer behind the secluded rural Lake Elmo development, has defaulted on payments to Lake Elmo Bank for 38 of the project's 65 housing lots to the tune of $7.2 million, according to a published public notice....

2007-11-05 09:01:07

By Rhoda Fukushima, Pioneer Press, St. Paul, Minn. Nov. 5--This weekend, Heather Howison, 14, will attend Revolve, a Christian teen conference in Minneapolis, with other girls from her church. As part of the bonding, the 58 teens and their six female chaperones are squeezing in a slumber party at Howison's Eden Prairie house -- all of them. The slumber party is a way for the girls to keep the momentum from the conference alive and to reinforce its theme -- that God loves and cherishes...

2007-08-23 09:14:36

By Leslie Brooks Suzukamo, Pioneer Press, St. Paul, Minn. Aug. 23--After almost 20 years in business, Onvoy Inc., a St. Louis Park-based telecom company catering to small- and mid-sized businesses, is being bought by a Colorado broadband startup. Zayo Bandwidth, a subsidiary of Communications Infrastructure Investments LLC in Boulder, has been buying regional telecom providers like Onvoy that have their own high-speed fiber-optic networks. Zayo said Wednesday it will buy all shares of...

2007-08-03 09:23:33

By Gita Sitaramiah, Pioneer Press, St. Paul, Minn. Aug. 3--General Mills is eliminating 95 jobs -- or about 20 percent of the total -- at its Chanhassen plant that makes frozen products for retail bakeries and food services. "This was a difficult decision," said Heidi Geller, a spokeswoman for the Golden Valley-based company. "We're making changes in the business that we're not able to discuss for competitive reasons. Our goal was to keep the plant running in this kind of environment."...

2007-03-03 15:00:57

By Ellen Tomson, Pioneer Press, St. Paul, Minn. Mar. 3--On the judge's left on Friday sat the mothers, grieving for sons who will never again tear through snacks, build ramps for bikes and 'boards, lose and lend clothes to friends, grin while holding fish, fall from tree limbs or yell the words mothers wait up for late at night: "Mom, I'm home." And on the judge's right: a teenage girl who got drunk on vodka while driving their sons and another girl in circuits around a lake in White Bear...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
Related