Bruce Fisher, a board member for the North St. Paul Historical Society, explained that one of the buildings was parallel to the Soo Line railroad tracks and had the railcars go right into the building to make loading and unloading easier. The tracks are still there today, although they can’t be seen because they have been paved over.
Standard Conveyor is long gone, but memories remain
The Lake Elmo Lions 60th annual Ice Fishing Contest took place on Lake Jane Feb. 5. Although January had unusually warm weather, freezing temperatures returned the week before the contest to thicken up the ice. See more photos on page 14.
Winners were Timly Moua taking first with a 3 lb. 9 oz. fish, Angie Davidson second with a 1 lb. 14 oz. catch, and Braiden Ziertman at 1 lb. 11 oz. for third.
Police responded to the Cub Foods in Arden Hills after a man wearing camouflage jumped over the store’s pharmacy counter with a Taser in hand and ran off with thousands of dollars worth of prescription medications Feb. 7.