The South St. Paul city council race features three available seats and six candidates running for those seats. All three incumbents whose terms are up — Todd Podgorski, Marilyn Rothecker and Tom Seaberg — are seeking re-election.
A mob of primarily juveniles beat and shot at a 17-year-old boy, pictured here receiving treatment at a hospital, and his friend in South St. Paul Oct. 19. Two teens were arrested in the incident, and police are searching for more suspects. (Courtesy photo)
A large group of primarily youths beat and apparently shot at a 17-year-old boy and his friend in an aggravated robbery at about 7:30 p.m. Oct. 19 in South St. Paul, authorities say.
Council members still committed to project
The West St. Paul City Council on Oct. 13 rejected the first round of bids for phase one of planned South Robert Street improvements, but council members said they’re still committed to the project.
Only two paving companies bid on the about $20.8 million of road construction. The bids were upwards of 37 percent more than the engineer’s original estimates, according to city documents.
In a Review questionnaire, candidates hoping to represent the residents of Inver Grove Heights as city council members were offered a chance to discuss why they're running for office, what important issues their cities are facing and what skills a