Open uri20180220 10434 dd7kf2?1560227427

Callie Schmidt

Journalist

Location icon United States of America

Intern at the St. Paul Pioneer Press. Senior journalism student at Bethel University.
News editor at The Clarion and a South St. Paul native.
Contact: [email protected]

Portfolio

local reporting

Shakopee Valley News
09/16/2017
Shakopee: Where the jobs are plentiful, but not housing

In 2015, the Met Council found a mere one in 10 homes developed in the Twin Cities region were affordable. That year, Shakopee developed just 26 homes that would be considered affordable, and 74 that exceeded it.

Pioneer Press
03/10/2018
New Twin Cities gym plans to combine 'bouldering' and beer

A gym dedicated to "bouldering" - rock climbing on lower walls that requires no harnesses or ropes - will be the first of its kind in the Twin Cities to serve beer, and eventually wine, when it opens Monday.

Shakopee Valley News
08/01/2017
Taking care of prisoners

A new community paramedics program at Scott County Jail provides more hours of care for inmates.

Shakopee Valley News
07/16/2017
Groups protest Extreme Race Day at Canterbury

About 20 people protested Canterbury Park's Extreme Race Day Saturday, an event featuring camels, ostriches and zebras racing, in addition to horses.

The Clarion
03/01/2017
Welcoming the stranger

For some Bethel students and faculty, President Trump's executive order on immigration hits close to home.

The Clarion
03/22/2017
Safe places, brave spaces

Augsburg College boasts several designated safe spaces on their campus for interfaith dialogue and LGBTQ-support groups. How does Bethel compare in terms of safe spaces?

International writing

Textura
04/18/2017
Helping to heal

Guatemalan healer and Myan Priestess Lidia Escobedo volunteers her healing therapies at Hogar de Ancianos Fray Rodrigo de La Cruz, a nursing home in Antigua. She also teaches the next generation of healers in villages across Guatemala in the face of skepticism.

Textura
04/18/2017
Speaking truth to power

A former architect and Antigua native, Asensio became the first female mayor of Antigua Jan. 15, 2016, making her one of the nine female mayors in Guatemala out of 338, according to Tribunal Supremo Electoral. Despite only occupying the office of mayor for one year, she receives criticism from citizens of Antigua.

Facebook icon Twitter icon Linkedin icon Instagram icon