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Shelter from the storm

Sep 27, 2017

St. Louis County is among the most recent recipients of an American Kennel Club Pet Disaster Relief trailer By Sara Hardin In the midst of rebuilding from the destruction left behind by this year’s hurricanes Harvey and Irma, the importance of disaster preparedness echoes more clearly than ever throughout the affected areas. Among the groups…

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A gift of the past

Sep 27, 2017

Community News donates archives to State Historical Society of Missouri By Brett Auten Consider it a gift that is a window into the past. This month, the Community News donated a treasure trove of history – nearly 40 years’ worth of past issues – to the State Historical Society of Missouri. The bound books have…

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The connection between healthcare and education

Sep 20, 2017

The connection between healthcare and education By Angela Clabon Myrtle Hilliard Davis Comprehensive Health Centers, Inc. recently partnered with Diversity Telehealth, a company specializing in telemedicine, in an effort to close the health care access gap in disadvantaged communities across the St. Louis Region. To accomplish this goal, high-grade medical tech has been introduced to…

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Honoring a local hero

Sep 20, 2017

Honoring a local hero Ritenour High School’s Hall of Fame inducts nationally renowned U.S. Army veteran By Sara Hardin A very special inductee to Ritenour High School’s Hall of Fame was honored with a ceremony at the school on Friday, Sept. 15. Sgt. 1st Class Cory Remsburg, who graduated from the school in 2001, was…

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New apprenticeship program

Sep 20, 2017

Learning on the job Missouri Job Center of St. Charles County’s first in state to be certified by the U.S. Department of Labor By Brett Auten There is a new and growing awareness for a centuries-old method of growing the workforce. Apprenticeships have become trendy for training workers and filling job openings and now the…

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Looking to Summer 2018

Sep 13, 2017

Revamped aquatic parks to open in St. Charles next year By Brett Auten As the sounds of summer start to wane from our ears, look no further than next year when two revamped aquatic parks will ignite fun in the sun.  Excitement and optimism abound at the city of St. Charles Parks and Recreation Department…

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History in peril

Sep 13, 2017

Historic home in Florissant faces uncertain future after being abandoned and facing foreclosure By Sara Hardin On Aug. 25, the Missouri Alliance for Historic Preservation (Missouri Preservation) presented their 17th annual list of historic Places in Peril, a program which helps bring attention to historic properties around the state that are in disrepair or are…

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Cancer prevention

Sep 12, 2017

Cancer prevention: what you can do Many believe the most common cause of cancer is a genetic predisposition. However, only 5 to 10 percent of cancers are hereditary. Instead, lifestyle may, in some cases, play a more important role. Learn what you can do in your everyday life to reduce your risk. Don’t smoke. 90…

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Celebrating St. Peters

Sep 6, 2017

Celebrating St. Peters Celebrate St. Peters 2017 promises plenty of fun and food for the whole family By Brett Auten Back and better than ever, Celebrate St. Peters will be rocking and rolling over a two-day period With plenty of live music, family entertainment, and tasty fair food, there is bound to be something for…

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