As the debate over no-knock warrants rages following the Minneapolis police killing of Amir Locke, we look at their recent use in West St. Paul. They’re rare—once in five years. But that one time came just weeks ago.
Four shootings in three weeks is a troubling trend, but a swarming crowd disrupting first responders is a new strategy that’s cropped up in the metro area in recent months.
The last West St. Paul City Council meeting of the year included the 2022 budget and property tax levy as well as student presentations with environmental recommendations for the city.
West St. Paul City Council took the first steps to regulate marijuana, discussed a new West St. Paul Days, two drive thrus were approved, and a townhouse project moved forward after some consternation.
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.
West St. Paul City Council had an extremely short meeting that focused on appointments to the Environmental Committee.