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Build-Outs Of Coffee: Catzen Coffee Bar & Den In St. Paul, MN

Published   Jun 12, 2024 02:02PM
Perhaps unexpectedly, this week has turned into Cat Week here at Build-Outs, with multiple cat-themed or cat-named cafes strutting across the piano keyboard of our editorial desk. That’s because cats are great, and cats go quite naturally with coffee for maximum comfort and coziness. As the learned philosopher opined, “Cat’s rule—dogs drool.”

Let’s take a look at Catzen Coffee Bar & Den in St. Paul, Minnesota, named for the founder’s lovable crew of cats (can’t have just one cat), including a cat named “Big Cuppa ... Read more

Moving To St Paul Minnesota – Relocation Guide [2024]

Heard about the twin cities in Minnesota? Let’s highlight the one that’s easily overshadowed and less talked about—St. Paul.

Coming over to the other side of the Mississippi River from Minneapolis lies a more calm and laid-back cap ... Read more

First Black Female Captain In St. Paul Minnesota Fire Depart

Brittney Baker

Brittney Baker’s journey to becoming the first African American woman to attain the rank of captain in the St. Paul Fire Department is not just a personal achievement—it’s a historic milestone that resonates deeply w ... Read more

How to celebrate Juneteenth in Minnesota

Juneteenth has been observed for more than 150 years in remembrance of June 19, 1865 when Union soldiers told slaves in Galveston, Texas that they had been freed. Slave owners had kept the news from the slaves that President Abraham Lincoln had issue ... Read more

Federal appeals court weighs challenge to Iowa ban on books with sexual content from schools

Published   Jun 11, 2024 07:37PM
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Attorneys for LGBTQ+ youth, teachers and major publishers asked a federal appeals court Tuesday to affirm a lower court order that blocked key parts of an Iowa law banning books depicting sex acts from school libraries and classrooms.

The law, which the Republican-led Legislature and GOP Gov. Kim Reynolds approved in 2023, also forbids teachers from raising gender identity and sexual orientation issues with younger students. It resulted in the removal of hundreds of books from Iowa schools before U.S. District ... Read more

Wisconsin's Britta Curl selected by her "home team" in secon

MADISON – Britta Curl was given an ideal landing spot in the PWHL draft.

The captain the past two seasons for the Wisconsin women’s hockey team was selected with the third pick of the second round (ninth overall) of the draft that wa ... Read more

Life-Sized Dinosaurs Will Invade St. Cloud This Weekend!

The largest and most realistic traveling dinosaur experience in North America, Jurassic Quest, is stopping in St. Cloud, Minnesota this weekend!

This show has made several stops in the Twin Cities but this is the first time the show will ... Read more

PWHL draft hits St. Paul, where there’s anger over Darwitz

Tina Frederickson and Lisa Fulton made plans a while ago to attend the PWHL draft. The friends from Roseville, who have season tickets for PWHL Minnesota, arrived early Monday to grab good seats in the balcony of Roy Wilkins Auditorium.

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