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Better, safer roads in St. Charles County

Aug 16, 2017

Better, safer roads Projects across St. Charles County look to improve traffic flow and reduce accidents By Brett Auten The multiple warning signs, the orange cones alongside bubbling tar, year after year construction for our roadways has become commonplace during the summer and the last few months have been no different. To help local drivers…

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Florissant Valley Branch Library

Aug 16, 2017

Library turns the page Florissant Valley Branch Library gets a new look thanks to the Your Library Renewed campaign By Sara Hardin As part of the Your Library Renewed campaign, the Florissant Valley Branch Library, located at 195 New Florissant Rd, S, in Florissant, closed its doors in 2016 to have its interior completely revamped.…

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The Great American Eclipse

Aug 16, 2017

The Great American Eclipse St. Louis sits in the path of this once-in-a-lifetime event to take place on Aug. 21 By Sara Hardin An excited buzz has been stirring among those eager to witness an astronomical event that hasn’t graced St. Louis in over half a century. On Aug. 21, for the first time since…

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A growing mission

Aug 9, 2017

A growing mission Founder of Our Giving Hands Garden recognized by state for fighting community hunger By Brett Auten Debbra Arndt has never met a stranger. She doesn’t care about the color of your skin or which aisle of the political landscape you stand. Her motto is pretty simple; if you are hungry and in…

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Food pantry on the brink

Aug 9, 2017

Food pantry on the brink The Ritenour Co-Care Pantry will be forced to close its doors due to lack of funding By Charlotte Beard A recent announcement by an Overland food pantry to close its doors to 600 families has caught the attention of the community. The Ritenour Co-Care Pantry, which mostly resembles the inside…

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A way to always do the right thing

Aug 2, 2017

A way to always do the right thing By Larry Brown It can be very difficult to know if some of the decisions we make are really doing the right thing. Often we choose an action to exonerate ourselves in other folk’s eyes when we think they are harboring negative feelings about certain occurrences or…

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A guide to car seats

Jul 28, 2017

Confusion cleared: a guide to car seats and crashes By Kyle Gaines For the past nine years, I’ve had the opportunity to work with hundreds of families who have visited St. Charles County Ambulance District [SCCAD] for assistance installing a child safety seat in vehicle.  During the course of these visits, the question of whether a…

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Building better parks

Jul 27, 2017

Building better parks St. Louis County Parks and Recreation look for public input in a new master plan to improve county parks By Sara Hardin St. Louis County Parks and Recreation has been getting the public involved in their latest Master Plan, a series of developments by the department that began last summer. The first…

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Meals for a Million

Jul 27, 2017

Meals for a Million Beraka Ministries looks to round up 5,000 volunteers to help pack one million meals to fight local hunger By Brett Auten Beraka Ministries is looking to bring people from all areas together – under one roof, for one weekend – to help make a local dent in hunger. With the credo…

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