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Jeremiah W. Selby was born in Ohio in 1820 and arrived in St. Paul in 1849. He “purchased a 40-acre plot on St. Anthony Hill, the present day site of the Cathedral, for $50 an acre. Fittingly, Selby was described by his peers as “industrious, economical and thrifty.” A...

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For 77 years, Twin Citians have known O’Gara’s Bar & Grill on the corner of Snelling and Selby—a casual place for comfort food, tasty brews at lunch o...

Bye to Neighborhood Landmark: O'Gara's

November 5, 2019

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