West St. Paul City Council will have two public hearings on Monday to limit tobacco shops and make Renaissance Plan updates. There will also be first readings on a sign ordinance change and Planning Commission expansion and ward requirement.
Here’s the view at the intersection of Stryker Avenue and Crusader Avenue looking north in 1961, 1987, and 2021.
Here’s our latest locally commissioned postcard featuring the River-to-River Greenway trail through West St. Paul.
In the ISD 197 election, the levy renewal passes with 68% of the vote and Sarah Larsen, Marcus Hill, and Jon Vaupel win seats on the school board. The margin of victory for third over fourth was half a percent, some 91 votes.
We talk with Marcus Hill, the first Black member of the ISD 197 school board and only person of color still running, about the racial dynamics at play in this election and school board races across the country.
West St. Paul City Council swore in two new police officers, gave initial approval to a new townhouse redevelopment plan for the former golf course, and began the process to limit specialty tobacco retailers.