St. James News

Water leak near Walmart repaired, summer ball canceled

    A water leak plaguing residents near North Louise Street has finally been identified and repaired. The leak was on a line running from the Walmart Distribution Center and caused water to run into residents’ yards for years.

City hears presentation by animal group

    Members of the Phelps County Animal Rescue, a new non-profit volunteer group of animal supporters, spoke to the St. James city council on Monday night about taking over the Tri-County Humane Society. The city has struggled to negotiate a lease agreement with the Humane Society and the Phelps County Animal Rescue group is taking steps to possibly take over operations.

Council approves pool opening

    The Tiger Shark Water Park will reopen this month after the St. James City Council voted to allow the facility to open with restrictions for COVID-19 safety. A limited number of guests will be allowed in the facility at a time and users will be encouraged to maintain social distancing, with the facility set to open sometime during the third week of June.