South St Paul

Sun
14
Feb

Renovated South St. Paul Secondary building tours scheduled

South St. Paul Public Schools is planning opportunities for community members to tour the newly renovated South St. Paul Secondary Building.

Sun
14
Feb

South St. Paul State of the City

Mayor Beth A. Baumann and the South St. Paul City Council are planning the 2016 State of the City address on Tuesday, Feb. 23, from 4 to 5 p.m.

Sun
14
Feb

Council member throws hat in Senate race

Todd Podgorski
Todd Podgorski

Podgorski seeking DFL endorsement
South St. Paul City Council member Todd Podgorski announced he intends to run for the open state Senate District 52 seat.
“This is a position I’ve been interested in for some time now, and I want to work for justice for all,” Podgorski, also a Ramsey County Sheriff’s deputy, said in a statement.

Sun
14
Feb

Down to the Last Men

Even in 1998, the numbers of the South St. Paul VFW Post 295 Last Man’s Club were dwindling. (submitted photo)

South St. Paul’s WWII Last Man’s Club is down to three
Running his finger down the list, Ken Lawrence reminisces about the names he reads. 
As chaplain of South St. Paul VFW Post 295’s World War II Last Man’s Club, Lawrence has read over the names on that list countless times.
“You look down the roster, and it brings back memories of most everyone. That’s where we live, in our memories now, anyhow,” Lawrence says. 

Sun
07
Feb

Renovated South St. Paul Secondary building tours scheduled

South St. Paul Public Schools is planning opportunities for community members to tour the newly renovated South St. Paul Secondary Building.

Sun
07
Feb

Sen. Sieben stepping down at end of term

Sen. Katie Sieben
Sen. Katie Sieben

Minnesota Senate Assistant Majority Leader Katie Sieben, who represents District 54 which includes a portion of South St. Paul, announced Tuesday, Feb. 2 that she will not run for re-election this November. 

Sun
31
Jan

Senator Metzen will step down after more than 50 years in politics

DFL state Sen. Jim Metzen of South St. Paul has had a seat in the Minnesota Senate Chamber for the past nine terms. (file photo)
DFL state Sen. Jim Metzen of South St. Paul has had a seat in the Minnesota Senate Chamber for the past nine terms. (file photo)

State Sen. Jim Metzen, DFL-South St. Paul, announced last weekend that he will not be running for a tenth term in District 52.

Sun
24
Jan

South St. Paul man sentenced for threatening tweets

Harrison William Rund
Harrison William Rund

Dakota County Attorney James Backstrom announced Jan. 20 that Harrison William Rund, 21, of South St. Paul, was sentenced to 120 days in jail by Judge Timothy McManus. 

Sun
10
Jan

Rep. Hansen announces REAL ID proposal

State Rep. Rick Hansen, DFL-South St. Paul, announced a proposal on Jan. 7 to bring Minnesota in compliance with the federal REAL ID act as a legislative working group meets for the first time in advance of a possible special session.

Sun
06
Dec

The Season of Gifting

Local gift drives are wrapped in generosity

It is often said the holiday season is a time of giving.
A couple of local organizations are taking that to heart again this year.

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