West St. Paul Reader Two-Year Anniversary

Two Years of West St. Paul Reader

Today is the two-year anniversary of West St. Paul Reader. Our first post went live on May 14, 2019. It was a recap of the previous night’s City Council meeting. Since then we’ve been helping West St. Paul know what’s going on.

We recently celebrated by commissioning a new West St. Paul postcard, adding to our collection of members-only exclusives:

West St. Paul Reader Stats

Here’s a look at our numbers since the start:

Press table in West St. Paul’s City Council chambers installed because of our work.

What People Say

Here’s a sampling of the comments we’ve received:

  • “This is excellent information. I had never heard about No Mow May, and it shows how valuable the West St. Paul Reader is. I’m so glad I found this website.” -Julian
  • “I love being a patron and having an ultra-local (accurate) news source.” -Libby Brandl
  • “Excellent article—insightful and informative! It has answered many of the questions we’ve been asking one another.” -Carl B.
  • “Thank you for your work. You do a great service to our community.” -Ann Osendorf
Thank you
(Photo Credit: Peter Ladd)

What’s Happening

A frequent complaint we hear from West St. Paul residents is that they don’t know what’s going on. We get it. Local news sources have shut down or scaled back. The city tries to notify people, but they can only do so much. Social media can be a turnoff and who has the time to do the research themselves?

This is why West St. Paul Reader exists. Our mission is to help people know what’s going on in West St. Paul.

You can help us celebrate our two-year anniversary by supporting that mission.

Join us by making recurring payments as a Patreon member (and get exclusive updates and discounts) or making a one-time payment. Local businesses can also look into sponsorship or advertising opportunities, starting at just $25 per month.

Learn more about how you can support West St. Paul Reader.

Thank You

If you enjoy West St. Paul Reader, you can thank our supporters. Our Founder’s Wall is an ode to the people who helped launch this site and continue to offer significant support. Our members on Patreon also do the continuing work of keeping us going.

Thank you for reading, sharing, and supporting.

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