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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: April 17, 2019

Compost Site Closed Today

Due to inclement weather, Meadowlark Compost Site will not be opening today, April 17th. Regular hours will resume on Saturday.

Compost Site info can be found here: https://www.ci.stjames.mn.us/142/Compost-Site 

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Posted on: April 12, 2019

Repair Funds Now Available

St. James AD 4.25.19

Small Cities Development Program (SCDP) funds are now available through the City of St. James. If you are in the target area, join us at a community meeting on April 27th to learn about the funds and how to apply for them. 

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Posted on: April 10, 2019

St. James Public Utilities Now Accepting Card Payments

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Pay your bill with a credit or debit card at City Hall, online, or over the phone!

Customers now have the ability to pay their bills online, in person, or over the phone with debit or credit card. 

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Posted on: April 9, 2019

NOTICE: Hydrant Flushing End of April

The City of St. James Water Department will be flushing fire hydrants/water mains on the North Side April 22-26 and South Side April 28-May 3. Residents may notice rusty or discolored water- it is safe to drink but may stain laundry. Take note and mark th...

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Posted on: April 8, 2019

ATTENTION: Citywide Cleanup Day will be CURBSIDE PICKUP

St. James Cleanup Day 2019 (English)

Citywide Cleanup Day is on Saturday, April 27th and has been changed to be a curbside pickup operation. Have your items on the curb by 7:00 AM on the 27th. Read the list CAREFULLY to see what is acceptable and not acceptable. Do not park on the street in ...

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Posted on: April 5, 2019

Now Hiring

Applications may be obtained at City Hall, 124 Armstrong Blvd S. or on the City website.  Application deadline is April 22nd, 2019 at 12:00 pm. Wage: $10 per hour

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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: April 3, 2019

Compost Site Opening For Season On Saturday

Meadowlark Compost Site will be opening for the season on Saturday, April 6th. Click here for more information.

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Posted on: March 19, 2019

Apartments for Rent

The City has two apartments for rent. We have a three bedroom for $720 plus utilities available in June and a two bedroom for $675 plus utilities available immediately. Call 375-1289 for more information. 

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Posted on: March 8, 2019

Hwy 4 Bridge Closure at Highway 60 restarts Hwy 60 Construction in March

March 2019 News Release

Year two of the Highway 60 construction project in Watonwan County begins with the closure of the Highway 4/Watonwan County 27 Bridge at St. James as early as March 20 to allow crews to complete bridge rehabilitation work. Click Here for the full...

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Posted on: March 8, 2019

Prevent Your Water Service from Freezing

The frost is getting deeper due to the weather. The water department recommends testing your water temperature after running it for a minute or two. If the water temperature is below 35 degrees F, you might want to "trickle" your water, to preve...

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Posted on: February 15, 2019

Minnesota Housing Homeownership Programs

Minnesota Housing Homeownership Programs

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!

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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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