Once upon a time, dogs and beer were banned from West St. Paul city parks. That changed in 2001.
The West St. Paul City Council recognized Black History Month, launched a housing rehab program, and took some heat for how last month’s meeting was handled.
Former West St. Paul City Council Member Darlene Lewis talks about running for office, her proudest accomplishments, and the challenge of aging.
Monday’s West St. Paul City Council meeting has a relatively brief agenda, mostly focused on housing rehab with a proclamation for Black History Month.
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.
When asked why he does what he does at a recent town hall, State Representative Rick Hansen answered, “I believe one person can make a difference.”