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Good Question: What Does CHS Do?

The St. Paul Saints played their first game in their new stadium Thursday: CHS Field. The Inver Grove Heights-based Fortune 500 company bought the naming rights to the ballpark last fall, and acknowledged not many people knew who they are. So, what does CHS, Inc. do?

05/21/2015

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Saints Fans Enjoy Classic Antics At New Ballpark

Fans packed the new $63 million stadium in Lowertown. The season kicked off with lots of fanfare and the crazy antics fans have come to expect from the Saints.

05/21/2015

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CHS Field Is The ‘Greenest Ballpark In America,’ Saints Say

After years of being stuck by the State Fairgrounds and clanking train tracks, the St. Paul Saints are about to play ball in their new home.

05/21/2015

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Saints’ Gear Up For 1st Home Opener At New CHS Field

Thursday marks the St. Paul Saints baseball team’s first home opener in their new stadium at CHS Field. The Saints have a new name for their porcine mascot to honor the occasion.

05/21/2015

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Report: CHS Field Is The Greenest In America

The Saint Paul Saints new ballpark, CHS Field, has been named the greenest ballpark in America, according to Ryan Companies US, Inc. The new field, located in the Lowertown neighborhood of St. Paul, seats 7,000 and consists of 138,000 square feet of green space.

05/18/2015

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Twin Cities Jazz Festival Set June 25-27 In St. Paul

New Orleans piano great Dr. John and Grammy-winning trumpeter Nicholas Payton are among performers scheduled for this summer’s Twin Cities Jazz Festival in St. Paul. The 17th annual festival runs June 25-27 in and around Mears Park in St. Paul’s Lowertown neighborhood.

05/16/2015

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Saints Secure Tailgating Lot

The St. Paul Saints have reached a deal on a spot for tailgaters. The tailgating lot is just east of the new CHS Field in St Paul’s Lowertown area. The Saints say the paved lot will be ready for opening day.

05/15/2015

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For St. Paul Saints, Big League Amenities At New CHS Field

With beautiful club seats, two batting cages, a professional-level clubhouse and a restaurant overlooking the field, you might forget you’re watching a minor league team at CHS Field.

05/09/2015

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Best Speakeasy Bars In Minnesota

Recall the glory days of drinks and danger at these local bars.

04/23/2015

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Hamline, Concordia Play Inaugural Baseball Games At CHS Field

It’ll forever be known as the home of the Saint Paul Saints. Saturday, though, the secondary tenant steals the thunder. CHS Field, the sparkling new ballpark in Saint Paul’s Lowertown neighborhood, echoes with balls hitting bats and slapping into leather mitts.

04/11/2015

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Wander Minnesota: The Saints, Soon To Be Marching In

If it’s spring, baseball can’t be far behind. But new to the spring of 2015 is the CHS Field, the brand-new home of the St. Paul Saints, located in St. Paul’s Lowertown. The stadium hosts its first home game on May 21, against Sioux City.

03/31/2015

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Mike’s Mix: Home-Crafted Valentine’s Day Cocktails

If your Valentine’s Day plans include staying in, I have an idea. What about impressing your sweetie with an easy, homemade craft cocktail? Here are three recipes from a bartender whose own love life heated up in a kitchen — Laurel Elm from Saint Dinette.

02/14/2015

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Work On New Lowertown Ballpark Nearing Finish

Crews say construction on the new Lowertown ballpark is about 85 percent completed. Crews have worked through the winter to get CHS Field ready for Opening Day this spring.

01/23/2015

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Mike’s Mix: New Fashioned

Every week, Mike Augustyniak picks a new cocktail recipe from a local mixologist. This week he’s taking a look at the New Fashioned from the PUBLIC kitchen + bar.

10/18/2014

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Saints’ New Home Gets A Name: CHS Field

The new St. Paul Saints ballpark currently under construction in Lowertown now has a name. The ballpark, which will open next year, will be known as the CHS Field. A deal was announced Monday morning that gives the naming rights to the Twin Cities-based CHS Inc., an agriculture cooperative.

09/08/2014

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St. Paul Farmers Market Might Be Moving

An iconic Twin Cities farmers market might be relocating. Attendance at the St. Paul Farmer’s Market has dropped by 25 percent over the last five years. Customers have complained about Lowertown construction and parking changes making access difficult.

07/29/2014

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A Breakdown Of Minnesota’s Neighborhoods: St. Paul

Some of the most fascinating neighborhoods in the country lie in Minnesota’s capital city of St. Paul.

07/19/2014

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Lowertown Named A Top ‘Up-And-Coming’ ‘Hood

One of the top “up and coming” neighborhoods in the country in right here in the Twin Cities. USA Today has named St. Paul’s Lowertown neighborhood as one of the top 10 places to get into currently.

05/13/2014

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DeRusha Eats: Buttered Tin

This week in DeRusha Eats, Jason headed across the Mississippi River to the Lowertown area of St. Paul to a café that has baked its way into the heart of the neighborhood. While Buttered Tin is known for its sweet treats, it also has an award-winning sandwich.

12/07/2013

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New Photos Released Of Saints Ballpark In Lowertown

On a cold day in December, folks in St. Paul have a reason to think about the boys of summer. And their new field. They unveiled the latest plans for the Saints new ballpark in Lowertown.

12/05/2013

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Where’s The Top Hipster Zip Code? In St. Paul, Apparently

A realty website says a St. Paul neighborhood is America’s top hipster zip code. And that’s a good thing. Lowertown topped RealtyTrac’s list. The site says hipsters mean trendy restaurants, bars and other amenities, and probably rising property values and rental rates.

11/21/2013

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Artists Face Deadline For St. Paul Saints Ballpark

The city of St. Paul is seeking artists to deck out the stadium and fulfill an ordinance that requires one percent of certain project costs to go for public art. In this case, the grant pool is $170,000 and there’s a Monday deadline for artists to make their pitches.

09/16/2013

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Local Music Tap: ‘Lowertown Guitar Fest’ Kicks Off This Weekend

In what they are calling the “first-ever guitar-centric fest,” McNally Smith College of Music will be hosting the Lowertown Guitar Festival on Aug. 10. The festival’s goal is simple: celebrate one of America’s most beloved instruments – the guitar – and the musicians who play it.

08/06/2013

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St. Paul Hosting All-Night Northern Spark Art Festival

Do you have plans from 8:58 p.m. Saturday to 5:26 a.m. Sunday? Thousands of Minnesotans will be heading to St. Paul’s Lowertown for the Northern Spark Art Festival. What’s up with the 8:58 start time and 5:26 a.m. end time? It’s an all-night festival. That’s the exact sunset and sunrise time according the the Farmer’s Almanac.

06/07/2013

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Lowertown Farmers Market To Open This Weekend

It’s opening a week later than usual, but rain, snow or shine, the show will go on for the St. Paul Farmer’s Market in Lowertown.

05/01/2013

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