South St Paul

Sun
02
Aug

South St. Paul man sentenced for assault of 15-month-old

Lamar Crump (courtesy of Dakota County Jail)
Lamar Crump (courtesy of Dakota County Jail)

Nearly a year after inflicting serious and life-threatening injuries on his girlfriend's toddler, a South St. Paul man has been sentenced to more than 17 years in prison.

Fri
31
Jul

Man robs South St. Paul credit union, authorities still searching for suspect


The suspect was described as a white male in his twenties with dark blonde or reddish facial hair, approximately 5'7" tall with an average build. (submitted photo)

At approximately 3:28 p.m. Thursday, July 30, officers of the South St. Paul Police Department responded to Wakota Federal Credit Union, 1151 Southview Blvd, South St. Paul, on a report of a bank robbery.

Sun
19
Jul

Airplane crashes at Fleming Field

A small plane crashes Sunday, July 12. (submitted photo)
A small plane crashes Sunday, July 12. (submitted photo)

A small airplane crashed at South St. Paul's Fleming Field during a take-off attempt just before 8 a.m. Sunday, July 12.

Sun
19
Jul

Changes made to city’s compost site

Effective June 13, South St. Paul’s compost site no longer accepts brush. However, the city has partnered with S&S Tree and Horticultural Specialists, Inc.

Sun
19
Jul

Union Pacific Railroad Improvement Project open house in South St. Paul

Residents are invited to join representatives from Union Pacific Railroad Thursday, July 30 from 5 to 6 p.m. at the South St.

Thu
16
Jul

South St. Paul Community Preschool Program accepting registrations

The South St. Paul Community Preschool Program is accepting registrations at the Early Learning Office, 1541 5th Avenue S., for preschool classes that start in September and continue throughout the school year.

Tue
14
Jul

South St. Paul grant ushers in `‘Fun, Fresh Food and Fitness’

A group of residents from the Nan McKay and John Carroll high-rises visits the South St. Paul Farmer’s Market Wednesday, July 8, as part of a city-run program called ‘Fun, Fresh Food and Fitness,’ paid for by a grant from Allina Health. (Submitted photo)
A group of residents from the Nan McKay and John Carroll high-rises visits the South St. Paul Farmer’s Market Wednesday, July 8, as part of a city-run program called ‘Fun, Fresh Food and Fitness,’ paid for by a grant from Allina Health. (Submitted photo)

The primary idea behind farmer’s markets is that they’re local — locally produced foods, grown and sold by local farmers, purchased and eaten by local residents.

Sun
05
Jul

Grande Parade kicks off beloved community celebration

Grand marshal Adam Carter
Grand marshal Adam Carter

If you happen to be driving south on 10th Avenue in South St. Paul the night of June 25, you can expect lawn chairs arrayed beside the road.

Sun
05
Jul

2014 Kaposia Days queen says farewell

2014 Kaposia Days Queen  Michaele Rowan
2014 Kaposia Days Queen Michaele Rowan

Michaele Rowan, 17, says she can remember watching Kaposia Days royalty ride through the parade on a float when she was a little girl and the sense of wonder it instilled in her.

Sun
05
Jul

Recycling bits and pieces, bitten or otherwise

After sorting, hundreds of crayons were found in good working condition. (Submitted photo)
After sorting, hundreds of crayons were found in good working condition. (Submitted photo)

South St. Paul kids repurpose school supplies
An unofficial but rather organized group of young South St. Paul volunteers has proven that slightly shorter pencils (sometimes riddled with bite marks) still have a place in this world.
So do graphite-stained plastic pencil cases and their familiar companions: misshapen erasers, crayon-smudged scissors, and half-used glue sticks.
According to South St. Paul school board member Lauri Flatley, these used items and many other school supplies deserve a second look.

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