Frederick Melo, Pioneer Press

Frederick Melo

Pioneer Press

Twin Cities, MN, United States

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Past articles by Frederick:

Twin Cities drivers deal with brutal potholes on roadways as winter leaves its mark

It may be two weeks before St. Paul’s bituminous mix plant opens, and more snow is on the way Thursday. → Read More

Grow Downtown seeds St. Paul with 10 new retailers through free six-month leases

Jack and the Pack, which sells ropes and harnesses for dog-pulling sports, debuts this month. → Read More

After more than a year of war, Ukrainians in Minnesota watch and wait

At least 984 Ukrainians have relocated to Minnesota through two-year sponsorships arranged through the federal program “Uniting for Ukraine,” or “U4U.” → Read More

Teamsters drivers at Eureka Recycling vote to authorize strike

The recycling nonprofit said the disagreement centered on retirement benefits, and services will continue uninterrupted. → Read More

Twin Cities dig out from 13-inch snowfall, which still cracked the list of top-25 storms

Night plow routes will be cleared — again — beginning at 9 p.m. Thursday. → Read More

Second round arrives: Up to 12 inches of snow expected in Twin Cities through Thursday

The Minnesota State Patrol reported nearly 150 crashes, eight with injury, in 12 hours. → Read More

St. Paul schools out through Friday as winter storm approaches. Here’s what else is impacted. – Twin Cities

Gov. Tim Walz has authorized the National Guard to provide emergency relief services across Minnesota. → Read More

Latest update: 17-23 inches of snow predicted for Twin Cities; first round to hit today

No travel is advised on Wednesday or Thursday. → Read More

Mounds Park Market in St. Paul loses tobacco license after 300 prohibited items found

An inspector found 300 prohibited items, the market’s fourth tobacco license violation since 2019. → Read More

Billy’s on Grand fined $1,000 by St. Paul City Council for license violations – Twin Cities

The city attempted last May to fine the new proprietors of the longstanding Grand Avenue business but the managers appealed, and the question was elevated to the courts. → Read More

Verdict returned in Truck Park shooting: Devondre Phillips found guilty of attempted murder

The jury reached a unanimous verdict of guilty on eight counts of attempted murder. → Read More

St. Paul floats three conceptual designs for Pedro Park before upcoming annex demolition

Funding remains a long-term question. → Read More

Affinity Plus Credit Union sees niche in St. Paul’s Midway, serving unbanked neighbors – Twin Cities

The member-owned credit union surpassed $4 billion in assets this December courting the under-banked. → Read More

UMN medical students rally against planned Sanford/Fairview merger

The planned merger immediately drew scrutiny from the Minnesota Attorney General’s office, which regulates charities and investigates potential monopolies for anti-trust violations. → Read More

‘Encanto’ and ‘Frozen’ come to life, together, in Disney on Ice

Lyra Koutlas of Minneapolis is in the ensemble cast at Target Center. → Read More

St. Paul City Council approves $84K to disassemble, store Justus Ramsey House

An attorney said he plans to move the historic structure elsewhere on West Seventh Street, and to live in it. → Read More

4-8 inches of snow in Twin Cities forecast for Thursday, could impact morning and evening commutes

St. Paul Public Works pulled 15% of scheduled crews off residential streets, delaying plowing. → Read More

Sportsmen’s Show pulls out of St. Paul after more than 50 years – Twin Cities

The annual winter trade show planned for the St. Paul RiverCentre was quietly canceled in September as exhibitors wrestled with supply chain issues, inventory demands and concerns about downtown cr… → Read More

Outgoing Anoka County sheriff to lead Minnesota Sheriffs’ Assocation – Twin Cities

James Stuart has spent more than 30 years in law enforcement. → Read More

After 42 years of empowering women, Gayle Winegar closes SweatShop health club

That’s not to say she’s entering retirement. → Read More