South St Paul

Thu
18
Dec

South St. Paul council appoints new member


William Flatley

'Straight shooter' William Flatley looks to 2015
William Flatley is set to be South St. Paul's newest council member. "I want to make a difference for, not only our citizens but for our businesses," the lifelong South St. Paul resident said. The South St. Paul City Council appointed Flatley Monday to replace Chris Lehmann, who resigned in October after about 11 years on the council in order to serve as a judge.

Tue
16
Dec

South St. Paul Public Schools names learning director

South St. Paul Public Schools has announced the hiring of Chad Schmidt as the district’s new director of learning. He will begin his new role Jan. 1.

Mon
15
Dec

South St. Paul council interviews candidates for open seat

Krystle Christensen
Krystle Christensen

Candidate interviews for the South St. Paul City Council member vacancy were rather brief Wednesday evening.

Mon
08
Dec

Making spirits bright


Submitted photo

South St. Paul kicked off the holiday season with the lighting of a live tree on Marie Avenue between Sixth and Seventh streets, photos with Santa, crafts with Mrs. Clause and a holiday concert. The South St. Paul Male Chorus, South St.

Fri
05
Dec

South St. Paul man charged in West Side bar assault

A South St. Paul man is facing charges nearly five months after a group assaulted two men at a bar in St. Paul's West Side, leaving one of the victims with injuries that put him in a coma and required a piece of his skull to be removed.

Mon
01
Dec

Local educators honored as 2014 TIES Exceptional Teachers

Gina  Smethers  and Micah  Klotz  of Inver Grove Heights Community Schools  will be recognized as TIES Exceptional Teachers at the TIES 2014 Education Technology Conference at the Minneapolis Hyatt Regency on Dec. 9.

Sat
22
Nov

MPCA fines city $3K for 'stormwater violations'

South St. Paul fixes issues, completes project
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has finalized a violation involving South St. Paul and a city contractor who pumped "cloudy" water into the city's stormwater system while building a new pumping station, spilling untreated water into the Mississippi River. 

Thu
20
Nov

South St. Paul council narrows candidate pool for vacancy

lehmann
Chris Lehmann

No. 4 in council race among 8 finalists
After receiving a dozen submissions on Monday, the last day to hand in applications to fill the seat of a longtime councilman, the South St. Paul City Council had to narrow 20 candidates to eight at a brief meeting Wednesday night.

Fri
07
Nov

Facebook-loving burglar racks up arrests, convictions, and international notoriety

Remember the 26-year-old South St. Paul man who was arrested after logging into his Facebook page at a house he broke into?

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