The Little Sisters of the Poor, 330 Exchange St. S., St. Paul, is having their annual Christmas boutique and ham dinner on Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 18 and 19 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The price for the ham dinner is $9 for adults and $6 for children age 10 and under.
"Ye Shall Have a Song" is this year's theme for the annual Christmas in South St. Paul Celebration. Performances will take place Sunday, Dec. 3, at Luther Memorial Church, 315 N. 15th Ave., at 2 p.m., 4:30 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Independent School District 197 has gone high tech.
For the past month, Jay Haugen, the West St. Paul-Mendota Heights-Eagan district's new superintendent, has been recording "podcasts," in which he shares his pertinent thoughts on varied issues in the district.
South St. Paul Girl Scout Troop No. 419 earns highest acheivement at the Junior Program Age level, the Bronze Award. Katie Ray, Sadie Tetrick, Brianna Schneider, Elizabeth Busta and Abby Wisneski complete their Junior year with earning the Bronze Award.
Dakota County's Housing Opportunities Enhancement Program (HOPE), a locally financed initiative that encourages affordable housing projects, has been recognized with an Award of Excellence from the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials.