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Saint Thomas Academy will host an open house for potential students and their parents. Guests can meet with Headmaster Matt Mohs, current students and faculty members to learn how Saint Thomas Academy provides a fun and rewarding college preparatory experience for boys. Sunday, Nov. 2 – 1 p.m. program and tours
Come join us at Gym & Swim and receive a duck from Dakota Pediatrics. The fun is open to all ages and is free for members of the Community Center. No need to register, just come and pay the non-member daily admission rate!
Come join us as we celebrate Frankenstein's birthday at the pool. We will have birthday cake and punch to celebrate. The fun is open to all ages and is free for members of the Community Center. No need to register, just come and pay the non-member daily admission rate!
Rainbow Corral Critters brought the petting zoo to the On the Road Again festivities on Oct. 5, 2013. The cuddly critters will be back again this Saturday, Oct. 4, along with other family-friendly events, such as a new Union Pacific mini train, a flea market, face painting and duck races. (file photo)
South St. Paul Jaycees team member Jessica Trisko stirred the group's booya entry during the annual World Championship Booya contest in 2013. The World Championship Booya is back again this year, as booya cooks battle for the best Midwestern stew Saturday, Oct. 4. (file photo)
'On the Road Again' hosts Boucha, new mini train
While kicking back with a couple of "Hammies" beers after a successful rodeo in South St. Paul, Walt Books and his buddy Bob Yanz started brewing up another attraction to keep the small town on the map: a booya contest.
And it wasn't just going to be a local shindig. Books wanted it to be big. So big, he dubbed it the "World Championship Booya" in 1982, a name that eventually attracted national news coverage and an intense rivalry with other booya organizers — in particular, a Wisconsin newspaper columnist — over Books's claim that South St. Paul is the booya capital of the U.S.