St. James News

City facing increasing cost of materials

           The city of St. James if facing increasing cost of materials and delays due to supply chain issues and is investigating alternatives for infrastructure. As costs everywhere continue to rise, Public Works Director Lyle Thomas said St. James is seeing the costs of everyday materials skyrocket over pre-pandemic levels.

Camp Brim Shire sees strong start to camping season

            Camp Brim Shire opened for the season on April 5 and has already seen a strong start to the camping year. According to co-founder Rich Hashagen, this season marks the 42nd year of the camp and is shaping up to be a busy one.

Chamber holding poker run Saturday

           The St. James Chamber of Commerce will hold its first annual UTV poker run this Saturday, July 11. Proceeds from the event will be used to fund the concert series, which brings musical entertainment to the community.

City lays wreaths for two historical St. James women

           Two members of the St. James City Council, along with Mayor Rick Krawiecki, laid wreaths on graves of former mayor Mayme Ousley and Lucy Wortham James last week. The efforts were to honor two of the most influential women to shape St. James through their efforts.