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Posted on: October 25, 2017

New Discover St. James Website

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Check out our new "Discover St. James Website"- your one-stop-shop for all things St. James! Business Directory, Event Calendar, Things to Do, and more! Click here to go to the website or click Discover St. James on the header of this website.&a...

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Posted on: October 25, 2017

About Snow Emergencies

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When there is 3 or more inches of snow fall, a snow emergency may be called, and no vehicle may be parked on any of the city streets until that street has been plowed from curb to curb.

Click here to go to the Snow Emergency page for more information.&...

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Posted on: October 25, 2017

Looking for Development

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The St. James EDA is looking for commercial development for a redevelopment site. Incentives available based on job creation!

Click here to go to the commercial site page with more information.

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Posted on: August 21, 2019

Shame on you- again! Reward for Information.

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Here is a picture of our newest handicap playground equipment that we installed at the park recently. This is the second time that this has been vandalized. St. James, and the people who live here, are better than this. If this keeps happen...

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Posted on: August 20, 2019

Seal Coating Delayed to Aug 28th & 29th

UPDATE: Due to weather, seal coating is delayed until August 28th and 29th. 

Starting on Wednesday, August 28th (until complete) the SW quadrant of St. James will be seal coated. There is no parking on City streets in the affected area before and ...

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Posted on: August 20, 2019

NOTICE: Tree Branches are Property Owner Responsibility

Tree branches left on the boulevard will only be picked up by the Street Department if the branches are from trees that are located in the boulevard. All other branches/debris are the responsibility of property owners. Click here for information about Mea...

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Posted on: August 14, 2019

MNDOT Press Release- Hwy 60 Wrap Up and Ramps to Open

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Pending weather, all ramps to open as early as August 21st. Click here to view the full press release from MnDOT:  Press Release (PDF)

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Posted on: August 14, 2019

No Parking During Seal Coating

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Starting on Wednesday, August 21st (until complete) the SW quadrant of St. James will be seal coated. There is no parking on City streets in the affected area before and during seal coating. Signs will be posted. Violators will be ticketed and/or towed. Y...

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Posted on: August 9, 2019

Outdoor Pool Last Day August 22nd

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Get your swimming and water sports in while you can! The last day that the Outdoor Pool will be open this season is August 22nd. This includes water sport rentals as well. 

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Water Sport Rentals

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Posted on: July 30, 2019

The Census Bureau is Now Hiring- Work from Home in St. James!

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The Census Bureau is hiring! Be part of History and work in the 2020 census. Most of the positions are work from home. 2020 census jobs provide "great pay, flexible hours, weekly pay and paid training." Apply online at 2020census.gov/jobs or cal...

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Posted on: July 26, 2019

HWY 60 Important Updates

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Click here to see MnDOT's full press release. Most notable- limited access to South Fork Golf Club, and ramp closures.

Summary of Ramp Access (LASTING UNTIL CONSTRUCTION IS COMPLETE):

CR 27 Bridge (by Mayo)- westbound ramps closed. 

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Posted on: July 8, 2019

Footage of Hwy 60 Paving

Click here to see MNDOT Drone footage of the concrete overlay process: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bYKMxxFoOac&list=PLWTCx138Tg4GoNHVSba5QVMWYrW2Nay92&index=4 

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Posted on: May 31, 2019

Now Accepting Credit/Debit Cards at the Outdoor Pool & Theater

The City of St. James is now accepting credit and debit cards at both the Outdoor Pool and the Princess Theater! 

There is a $1.50 charge to use this service. 

Get out this weekend and catch Aladdin at the Theater, and get ready for some f...

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Posted on: May 30, 2019

MOVE YOUR SUMP PUMPS HOSES OUTSIDE

The City is dealing with excess water causing backups in the sanitary sewer system. PLEASE MOVE YOUR SUMP PUMP HOSES OUTSIDE, and remove them from the sanitary sewer drain. We appreciate your cooperation and understanding.

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Posted on: April 24, 2019

Parks & Rec Rates for 2019

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Who is ready for some fun in the sun? Check out our 2019 rates. Tiell Park Camground is now open- stay tuned for the Outdoor Pool and Watersports. Planning ahead? Stop by City Hall to buy your pool pass. 

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Posted on: April 3, 2019

Sign up for City Notices & Snow Emergency Alerts

The City of St. James has a "Notify Me" service. You can sign up to receive text messages and/or emails when there is an important City alert or notification. Additionally, there are many different ways to find out if the City has declared a sno...

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Posted on: February 15, 2019

Minnesota Housing Homeownership Programs

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Make your dream of homeownership a reality with help from Minnesota Housing and City of St. James! Whether you’re a first-time buyer, repeat buyer, or want to refinance, there’s an affordable Min...

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Posted on: February 8, 2019

Statement from the Mayor

Valued St. James Community Members and Stakeholders,

We understand your concern with the recent retail closures that the community has experienced- we all feel that pain with you. I first want to assure you that staff has been in contact with Shopko to see...

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Posted on: January 30, 2019

Mayberry Hills Housing Development Incentives in 2019

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The St. James EDA has extended incentives to build in Mayberry Hills in 2019, with some minor changes. Reduced lot prices and a special financing offer- check it out!

Mayberry Hills Map & Incentives Flyer

Mayberry Hills Special Financing Offer from Firs...

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Posted on: September 7, 2016

Take a look!

Aging Infrastructure

This is a picture of some water/sewer piping that is being replaced as part of the Highway 4 reconstruction project.

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