Any casual glance at a map makes it pretty clear that West St. Paul’s name is kind of weird. The city is not west of St. Paul, but directly south. So why is it West St. Paul?
West St. Paul is joining the No Mow May project, an effort to protect pollinators by not mowing lawns for the month of May.
No swimming in the city pool and requiring a permit to land a hot air balloon are just some of the weird park ordinances in West St. Paul.
If you want to show that Black Lives Matter in West St. Paul, please consider a donation to the Residents of Color Collective (ROCC).
This week’s West St. Paul City Council meeting included the long-awaited conclusion to the mural debate, a pro-union resolution that will likely draw a veto, a heated moment during citizen comments, and goodbyes to two well-respected city staff members.
West St. Paul’s Greg Shepherd is honored with the 2021 Breitenbach Award for his 42 years officiating hockey.