St. James News

St. James veterans marks 100th birthday

On Wednesday, November 4, St. James World War II veteran Jim Rinehart celebrated his 100th birthday.

City looking to expand bike trail

    The city of St. James is looking to expand the Forest City Bike Trail (also known as the Iron Works Trail) from its entrance near the Industrial Park all the way to Maramec Spring Park. The current trail ends near Great Circle and the city has been working on improvements to the trail over the past few years.

City sends out service availability information

    Mayor Rick Krawiecki on Friday spoke about a new service availability fee, which was approved in August following a public hearing, that has started showing up as a line item on municipal utilities customers bills. Due to continued confusion on what it is, why it was implemented, and how it affects customers, an informational pamphlet will be mailed out with this month’s bill.

Animal shelter to open on Saturday

    Phelps County Animal Rescue will hold its grand opening this Saturday, November 7. The non-profit, volunteer organization has finished its improvements of the facility, which will be a no-kill shelter aimed at animal rescue for the area.