In 1971, a lighted ski hill opened in the new Marthaler Park, complete with a tow rope. The ski program later closed, but remnants of the tow rope remain at the top of the hill.
A look at the Smith and Annapolis intersection in 1950 and today.
Oakdale School stood in West St. Paul from 1930 to 1990 and today is remembered with a sign and plaque in Oakdale Park.
On Nov. 3, 1970, West St. Paul elected the youngest mayor in its history, 25-year-old James R. Husman.
The original West St. Paul city hall from 1890 compared to the current city hall in 2020.
Earlier this month Celebrate West St. Paul Days—the organization responsible for the annual West St. Paul Days events, including the parade and West St. Paul royalty—announced they were shutting down.