The white areas of the map, created by the South St. Paul engineering department, show the parts of the city where convicted sex offenders would be allowed to live, under a proposed residency restriction ordinance.
The South St. Paul City Council approved the first reading of a new ordinance on Monday, Sept. 19, that would significantly restrict where convicted sex offenders and predators could live in the community.
There wasn’t an age requirement to celebrate. Thomas, with the help of his mom Shannon Campbell, was able to enjoy the bouncy house at this West St. Paul party.
Aug. 2 was National Night Out or Night to Unite. Northern Dakota County cities got in the spirit and threw their own block parties. It was a night when neighbors throughout the state got to know one another and promote community safety.
Above, work on the club’s new shooting range began last year when crews started sculpting berms. Below, opened in 1935, the South St. Paul Rod and Gun Club is planning to expand its facilities with the addition of a rifle/pistol range.
Council grants conditional permit for firing shed
The South St. Paul Rod and Gun Club, 600 Gun Club Road, received approval Aug. 1 to build a new firing shed.
The staff on the project proposed a mini-roundabout at the intersection of Southview Boulevard and 12th Avenue to improve vehicle and pedestrian safety. However, the mini-roundabout was rejected by the city council, which instead approved a “through-stop,” otherwise called a two-way stop, at the busy intersection. (submitted graphic)
At the June 20 meeting, the South St. Paul City Council went against staff recommendation and adopted a resolution for a two-way stop at Southview Boulevard and 12th Avenue.
Last week, South St. Paul police sought help in identifying a possible suspect and his female companion shortly after a shooting on Grand Avenue West. Less then 24 hours later, a media statement said the department was no longer looking for information on the individuals. (submitted photos)
At approximately 3:47 p.m. June 22, South St. Paul police officers responded to the 200 block of Grand Avenue West, South St. Paul on a report of hearing gunshots.