Letters to the Editor, July 20, 2022

Say “no” to UST sports complex Thank you for the informative piece on the status of the University of Saint Thomas’ move to occupy 23 acres of the Ford site (MyVillager, July 6). The three principal issues raised in the…

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Area district councils urge county to purchase old CP Rail spur

Calls for Ramsey County to purchase the 4.5-mile-long Canadian Pacific Railway spur through the Highland Park and West End neighborhoods of Saint Paul are growing louder. The West Seventh/Fort Road Federation on March 14 joined the Highland District Council and…

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Town & Country Club declines UST’s offer to purchase golf course

Town & Country Club’s storied 18-hole golf course will not be sold to  the University of Saint Thomas to expand its campus and accommodate upgraded athletic facilities. The club’s board of directors on February 22 rejected UST’s unsolicited $61.4 million…

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Solar array atop landfill could power Highland Bridge

Plans for a large solar array on the site of a former landfill along the Mississippi River to power the Highland Bridge development just up the bluff is still being sorted out by Xcel Energy, master site developer Ryan Companies…

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