Last week first responders took local kids holiday shopping as part of the Heroes and Helpers program. This year’s event helped 39 families and 68 kids.
Charlton Tunnel Mural Showcases Ecosystems and Seasons
A new mural runs the entire 96 feet of the Charlton tunnel along the River-to-River Greenway in West St. Paul. It’s a collaboration between local artists and Garlough students.
Murals Proposed for Two West St. Paul Schools
Two separate murals are proposed for elementary schools in West St. Paul, though the projects may require some ordinance changes and coincide with a city council conversation about public art policy.
West St. Paul Teacher Among Teacher of the Year Candidates
Garlough kindergarten teacher Anne Bolsem has been named a candidate for the annual Minnesota Teacher of the Year award.
Heroes and Helpers Brightens the Holidays
West St. Paul Police and South Metro Fire teamed up to offer Heroes and Helpers, a program where kids pair up with a police officer or fire fighter to buy presents for their family.
50 Years of West St. Paul Optimism and the 2021 Optimist of the Year
Since 1971, the Optimist Club of West St. Paul has been bringing out the best in kids. This week they recognized their latest Optimist of the Year.