Dakota Premium foods halted production in July. Now the South St. Paul Housing and Redevelopment Authority is planning to purchase and raze the building, in order for an office and warehouse facility to be built. (File photo)
Meatpacker halted processing in July
The future of Dakota Premium Foods was unknown in July when the company halted production, but now the South St. Paul Housing and Redevelopment Authority has plans to purchase and redevelop the site, making way for a 58,000 square-foot office and warehouse facility.
The Capitol Christmas Tree was cut down Oct. 29 from the Chippewa National Forest about 10 miles east of Cass Lake in northern Minnesota, and then made its way to Bemidji State University to be prepped for its nearly 2,000-mile road trip, which includes a stop in West St. Paul. (Courtesy photo)
Minnesota white spruce makes its way to U.S. Capitol
West St. Paul has been chosen as a stop along the route of a 100-foot long truck currently lugging a white spruce from the Chippewa National Forest to Washington D.C.
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.