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Posted on: June 11, 2019

Mayor to give Community Update

Mayor Gary Sturm will give a community update shortly after the Council meeting on Tuesday, June 18th (Council begins at 5:30). You may view City Council and the update on the Community Access Channel live, or on the City’s YouTube Channel live....

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Posted on: June 6, 2019

Fire Department Annual Chicken Dinner

Support the St. James Fire Department at their annual chicken dinner on Sunday, June 23rd. Serving from 11:00 am to 1:30 pm at the American Legion. Call 375-5990 for deliveries. Menu: grilled chicken, coleslaw, baked beans and beverage. Thank you!

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Posted on: June 4, 2019

3 Bedroom Town-home for Rent

The EDA has a two story, three bedroom town home available for rent mid June. The apartment has an attached one stall garage and 1.5 baths. Rent is $720 plus utilities. Call Jamie for more information 507-375-1289.

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


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: May 28, 2019

Highway 60 Bridge Update

MNDOT has informed us that the County Road 12 bridge has reopened except for the Westbound Ramps.

Posted on: May 23, 2019

Now Hiring: City Manager

City Manager: City of St. James, Minnesota

Salary Range: $90,116 to $111,958

General Duties:

Performs complex executive work providing leadership and managing the

organization and related work as apparent or assigned. Work involves ...

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Posted on: May 2, 2019

MNDOT News Release

News Release

May 1, 2019

Contact: Rebecca Arndt, Public Affairs Coordinator

Office: (507)304-6106


Lane restrictions begin on Highway 60 near St. James May 3

MANKATO, Minn. – Motorists are...

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Posted on: April 25, 2019

3 Bedroom Apartment for Rent

EDA Apartments

The City of St. James has a two story, three bedroom apartment for rent in June. Rent is $720 plus utilities. Call Jamie at 507-375-1289 for more information.

Posted on: April 24, 2019

Parks & Rec Rates for 2019

resource guide parks and recs ad

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. 

PDF of Flyer (English)

Outdoor Pool/Piscina...

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Posted on: April 10, 2019

St. James Public Utilities Now Accepting Card Payments

xpress bill pay one page flyer

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. 

One-time card payments will be charged a $5 servic...

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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: 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. 

Available immediately- Two bedroom (one-s...

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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

by Tammy Scheffer Creekside Photography (65 of 159)

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.