Long-term development took center stage during West St. Paul’s City Council meeting, including the former Hy-Vee/YMCA property with a proposal for apartments, a sit-down restaurant, and public space, Dakota County’s mental health crisis recovery and treatment center, and a feasibility study for a community center.
West St. Paul City Council will cover several big topics—including a community center study, Hy-Vee redevelopment presentation, marijuana regulation, and a proposed Dakota County crisis and recovery center—mostly during work sessions before the regular meeting.
We sample some counter service restaurants in West St. Paul, including Ali Baba’s, Amore Coffee, El Cubano, and World Famous Momo.
Little Free Libraries have become a hallmark of community interaction and neighborliness. Who doesn’t love pairing books and neighbors? We have a wealth of Little Free Libraries in West St. Paul, and we talked to a few librarians about the experience.
Albert Park is West St. Paul’s first and smallest park. It grew out of tragedy and has been the focus of mysteries and misnomers over time.
Whenever a new development is announced in West St. Paul, there’s consternation that it’s not what people wanted. But the reality is we don’t have a lot of control.