Kristi Belcamino, Pioneer Press

Kristi Belcamino

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Recent articles by Kristi:

Minnesota ‘wine fairies’ deliver goodies, joining national quarantine trend – Twin Cities

Minnesota women have joined others across the country in delivering baskets with wine and other goodies to neighborhood strangers as a gesture of solidarity during the coronavirus pandemic. The tre… → Read More

St. Paul school board chairwoman, 31, remains critically ill from coronavirus

St. Paul school board chairwoman Marny Xiong, 31, remains hospitalized in critical condition from complications of COVID-19, according to a Facebook post by her sister Friday. In the same post, Ame… → Read More

Authorities seek public’s help finding missing 14-year-old autistic boy in Shoreview – Twin Cities

Authorities were asking for help Thursday night finding a missing 14-year-old autistic boy in Shoreview. Brody Heibner was last seen Thursday in the north suburban community, according to the Ramse… → Read More

Rondo Days celebration in St. Paul is canceled due to coronavirus pandemic

With a “sad and heavy heart,” organizers on Thursday night announced the cancellation of the Rondo Days Festival in St. Paul, citing concerns about keeping community members safe during… → Read More

Catholic, Missouri Synod Lutheran leaders say they will resume services next week, defying Walz orders

Services will resume in Catholic and some Lutheran churches in Minnesota next week, despite Gov. Tim Walz’s announcement Wednesday continuing to prohibit religious gatherings of more than 10 … → Read More

Minneapolis man charged in attack on KSTP anchor at Minneapolis light rail station

A Minneapolis man has been charged with assault in the attack on KSTP-TV anchor Matt Belanger on a downtown Minneapolis light rail platform last week. Shortly before 9 a.m. May 12, Belanger was awa… → Read More

St. Paul Hotel, St. Paul Grill cutting jobs amid coronavirus slowdown

Union workers at the St. Paul Hotel and St. Paul Grill received an email Saturday saying their jobs would be “permanently” eliminated, although a union official cast doubt on the “permanently… → Read More

Man shot dead in North Minneapolis Saturday night

A man in his 40s was shot dead Saturday night in North Minneapolis, police said. About 7:30 p.m. Saturday, officers responding to reports of a shooting in the 3000 block of Dupont Avenue North foun… → Read More

Avoid the foam on Battle Creek, pollution officials say after tests find chemicals

State pollution officials are warning people not to touch foam on the surface of Battle Creek after confirming potentially harmful chemicals were found in samples taken in the past year. The Minnes… → Read More

Dayton heirs permanently close Bachelor Farmer restaurant, citing coronavirus impact

The Bachelor Farmer, closed for the past six weeks in response to the coronavirus pandemic, will shutter its doors permanently, the owners announced Thursday on the website of the trendsetting fine… → Read More

Pilot crashes plane in Anoka County lake and walks away with minor injuries

The pilot of a small amphibious plane walked away with only minor injuries Thursday after the aircraft crashed in an Anoka County lake and flipped upside down, authorities said. Shortly before 2 p.… → Read More

Driver charged with murder in St. Paul drive-by shooting

A Glencoe, Minn., man has been charged with second-degree murder in connection with the drive-by shooting death of a St. Paul man last weekend. Bobby Leroy Woody, 43, is accused of driving a vehicl… → Read More

Pedestrian killed in Midway hit-and-run; suspect arrested, St. Paul police say

St. Paul police located and arrested a man in connection with a fatal hit-and-run crash Tuesday within an hour of the late afternoon incident in the Midway area, authorities say. About 4:45 p.m., o… → Read More

State resolves voting rights lawsuit sparked by St. Paul City Council member

Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon announced Tuesday that his office has reached an agreement with the plaintiffs in a voting rights lawsuit that was precipitated by St. Paul City Council Mem… → Read More

David Goulette was a beloved former church organist who died of coronavirus complications

David Goulette will be remembered for his love of music, his devotion to playing the organ at church and his ready smile for anyone and everyone. Goulette died April 19 of complications related to … → Read More

St. Paul Police investigating East Side homicide

Homicide detectives are investigating a shooting in St. Paul Saturday night that left one man dead. Several people called 911 about 10 p.m. Saturday to report gunshots near Minnehaha Avenue East an… → Read More

Arrest made in multiple sexual assaults in Minneapolis going back to 2015

Authorities announced Sunday the arrest of a 34-year-old man in connection with numerous sexual assaults in Minneapolis that occurred over the past five years. Jory Daniel Wiebrand was taken into c… → Read More

More than 100 street racers cited in Mendota Heights Saturday night

More than 100 street racers were cited Saturday night in Mendota Heights in the same spot where a police officer was struck and injured by a racer last year, authorities said. Mendota Heights Polic… → Read More

Body found in Mississippi River near Fort Snelling

A body was found in the Mississippi River near Fort Snelling on Sunday morning, authorities say. A passerby called 911 about 9:20 a.m. Sunday to report a possible body in the river near 54th Street… → Read More

Inmate collapses, dies at Moose Lake correctional. Authorities investigate.

Authorities are investigating the death of a 48-year-old man at the Moose Lake correctional facility Sunday morning. Officials say the man collapsed about 9:45 a.m. during a shower. When correction… → Read More