West St Paul

Sun
02
Sep

SNAPSHOTS: One last summer fling

The West St. Paul Police Department hosted COPS in the Park at Southview Park Aug. 23. Residents came out for this end of summer celebration — kids like 6-year-old Olivia got to climb in a helicopter.

Tue
28
Aug

SNAPSHOT: Stuck for good

Members of the West St. Paul Police Department were "stuck" on the roof of the city's Dunkin' Donuts Aug. 17 to help raise money for the Special Olympics.

Mon
06
Aug

Proposed sales tax to be on November ballot in West St. Paul

Residents have the chance to vote on a potential new sales tax this November after the West St. Paul City Council put the question on the ballot July 23.

Mon
06
Aug

New West St. Paul group is working for more equitable city

A new volunteer group has formed in West St. Paul in response to controversies that took place earlier this year in the city. 

Sun
29
Jul

SNAPSHOTS: Taking a trip around the world

From July 20 to 22, attendees of the St. George Middle Eastern Festival in West St. Paul got the chance to experience a whole new — or old — world and culture. Some decided to take a different kind of ride in the form of a camel.

Sun
29
Jul

Swinging for the fences to cure ALS


courtesy of John Cronin • Last year’s ALS Wiffleball Tournament raised just over $3,100 for the ALS Association. West St. Paul resident John Cronin took a backyard favorite and turned it into a tournament to raise funds and awareness for the disease.

What started off with four teams in a backyard has turned into an all-day, annual wiffleball tournament, but the goal has remained the same: to raise money to help find a cure for ALS.

Mon
16
Jul

West St. Paul begins conversation on upping tobacco purchase age


submitted graphic • Various Minnesota cities have put new restrictions on the sale of tobacco products, be it by raising the purchase age to 21 or limiting access to flavored and menthol tobacco products.

On July 9, the West St. Paul City Council joined a conversation that’s taking place in cities across the state on increasing the age at which people can purchase tobacco to 21.

Mon
16
Jul

St. Thomas Academy finishes as top U.S. team in the Shell Eco-marathon Drivers’ World Championship

The St. Thomas Academy Experimental Vehicle Team (EVT) finished fifth in the world at the 2018 Shell Eco-marathon Drivers’ World Championship on July 8.

Mon
02
Jul

New senior facility in West St. Paul coming closer to reality


submitted rendering • The West St. Paul City Council continues to clear the way for a new 172-unit independent senior living facility that’s likely to be built at the same location as the DARTS campus. With resolutions for the project passed June 25, the council will take up zoning issues related to it July 9.

After getting the initial green light at the end of May, a new senior facility in West St. Paul passed more tests on its way to becoming a reality. The West St.

Fri
29
Jun

West St. Paul Target to get a liquor store

After little discussion at its June 25 meeting, the West St. Paul City Council unanimously cleared the way for a new liquor store in town.

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