South St Paul

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14
Jul

South St. Paul cries foul on odors


South St. Paul’s smelliness is partially attributed to the meat packing industry that settled there. The city’s stockyards were established in the late 1800s, and by 1974 (and through 1981) it was the world’s largest livestock market. Meat processing has dwindled in recent years, although the smells continue to characterize the city. (Kaitlyn Roby/Review)

City council passes ordinance to curb stench from businesses
Two weeks ago, South St. Paul’s proposed odor ordinance vote was put on hold, mainly because of the absence of Mayor Beth Baumann.
 

Mon
14
Jul

Idled workers offered help after Dakota Premium Foods halts production


Dakota Premium Foods in South St. Paul recently halted production at the beef processing facility. The Minnesota Department of Employment will be holding a series of meetings Monday, July 14 to inform the 300 laid-off employees about unemployment benefits and the dislocated worker program. (Kaitlyn Roby/Review)

Mayor Baumann: “This is a devastating loss”
Due to a national cattle shortage, Dakota Premium Foods recently halted production at its South St. Paul beef processing facility, leaving about 300 employees without work.

Mon
07
Jul

City reminds residents of sprinkling ban

As summer approaches, many property owners water their lawn to keep it looking green and healthy. South St. Paul wants to remind its residents that they are not allowed to water

Wed
02
Jul

Dakota Premium Foods in South St. Paul halts production

Mayor Baumann: 'We are surprised'
Dakota Premium Foods announced July 2 that the South St. Paul beef processing facility would halt production for an undetermined amount of time. The closure affects about 300 employees.

Fri
27
Jun

Story of South St. Paul burglary goes viral

Suspect's undoing? Facebook sign-in at victim's house
South St. Paul made international headlines recently -- not for a reason one might expect (or hope for), but for a good old-fashioned "dumb" criminal story with a newfangled twist.

Tue
24
Jun

Kaposia Days 2014 supplement

South St. Paul's Kaposia Days - June 27 - 29, 2014 - here's the guide with event information for this year's festivities.

Click here to see photos from this year's Kaposia Days

Mon
23
Jun

Odor ordinance under consideration

SSP working with businesses to curb offensive smells
South St. Paul officials are fed up with the town’s odor problems.

Mon
23
Jun

Flooding concerns


Linda E. Andersen/Review

The rain just kept falling last week, causing Mississippi River floodwaters to submerge the public boat landing area under the Interstate 494 Wakota Bridge in South St. Paul.

Mon
16
Jun

Oak Hill Cemetery in South St. Paul seeks help with road redo


Oak Hill Cemetery in South St. Paul is in need of major road repairs — and major funding, according to secretary-treasurer Char Poore. She and her late husband used to be caretakers of the 117-year-old cemetery. (Kaitlyn Roby/Review)

Oak Hill Cemetery in South St. Paul is in need of major road repairs — and major funding, according to secretary-treasurer Char Poore, who walked along the crumbling roads on a recent Friday. She and her late husband used to be caretakers of the 117-year-old cemetery.

Next to the white and black pylons at the entrance of Oak Hill Cemetery in South St.

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