This dark speckled hen and her golden brown coopmates are part of the backyard flock of East Sider Rebecca Welty, 57. “[The eggs] can’t get much fresher,” she said, since they’re eaten “the same day they came out of the chicken.” In St. Paul, folks can raise chickens and other fowl in the backyard with a permit. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
New plans for an urban chicken ordinance were brought forth at the South St. Paul city council meeting April 6, but it doesn't look like many will be crowing with triumph over it immediately.
The City of West St. Paul will hold its annual shred event Saturday, May 2 from 9 a.m. to noon. Confidential materials will be shredded and recycled securely at West St. Paul's Municipal Center Parking Lot, 1616 Humboldt Avenue.