St. James News

City still waiting for update on DNR loan status

    The city of St. James awaiting word about a Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Revolving Fund Loan, which it applied for last year. City Administrator Jim Fleming said he had hoped to hear the status of the loan in December, but there was not an update to end the year.

Brummet just misses third straight world title

    Just one miss. That’s what cost Jeff Brummet a third straight world title at the Cowboy Mounted Shooting Association (CMSA) World Competition that was held in Amarillo, Texas last October. In the end, he had to settle for second place.

Pickleball courts taking shape

    Construction of new pickleball courts is taking shape in downtown St. James. Most of the concrete work has been completed in anticipation of the new courts and metal work will resume this spring.

April will see elections for city council and school board

    Filing for city office and other local boards ended on Tuesday, December 28. As a result, elections will be held for city council and school board in April.  
    Filing dates were shortened this year by two weeks and were held between December 7 through December 28.

Utility project to kick of new year

    St. James Municipal Utilities will kick of the new year with a utility project running from the alleyway located next to James and Gahr Mortuary and leading behind Kienstra and, eventually, even further.