Once upon a time, dogs and beer were banned from West St. Paul city parks. That changed in 2001.
West St. Paul’s Jerry Cotton served as a trailblazing deputy, a mentor, and an inspiration. He passed away in 2006, but his legacy lives on through a memorial scholarship.
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.
Three firefighters and one bystander died in a propane tank explosion at the Bellows Court apartment complex on Jan. 11, 1974.
Since West St. Paul’s founding in 1889, only seven women have served on City Council.
The annual celebration of West St. Paul kicks off this week with events running from Thursday, May 17 through Sunday, May 19.