Eviction notices have gone out at a West St. Paul apartment complex in the midst of complaints about property maintenance and safety. Residents reported broken elevators and going without heat all winter, claims management denied.
The filing period to run for public office in Minnesota closed today and we now know who will be on the ballot in 2022 to represent West St. Paul at the city, county, and state level.
We’re tracking confirmed candidates for elected office representing West St. Paul as we approach the filing deadline on May 31.
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.
The West St. Paul City Council discussed the police response to mental health and economic development strategy, as well as approved expansions to where liquor stores and tattoo shops can locate. They also approved a 2022 street reconstruction project over neighbor complaints.
If you want to show that Black Lives Matter in West St. Paul, please consider a donation to the Residents of Color Collective (ROCC).