An estimated 350 people descended on the West St. Paul city hall for this week’s City Council meeting. The hot topic on the agenda? The Wakota Life Care Center’s expansion.
West St. Paul’s 2019 annual report shows shoplifting is up 83%. So far it’s limited to retail chains and isn’t impacting local businesses or neighborhoods.
The proposed expansion of the Wakota Life Care Center on Robert Street was denied unanimously by the Planning Commission this week. It comes before the City Council on Monday and it might get heated.
Closed since early January due to a minor fire, Burger Time hopes to reopen the first week of February.
The Planning Commission voted unanimously to deny a proposed expansion by the Wakota Life Care Center, citing concerns over the medical classification, the size of the building, and the parking situation.
Once upon a time the Winter Carnival Treasure Hunt came to West St. Paul’s Marthaler Park, potentially sparking a controversy. But it won’t happen again.