Archive for July 2019

POWERplex Sports Resort Hazelwood MO

Powering up Hazelwood Construction set to begin on $63 million POWERplex Sports Resort, a youth sports campus on the site of the former St. Louis Outlet Mall By Charlotte Beard After Aug. 30, construction will begin at the former St. Louis Outlet Mall to convert it to POWERplex Sports Resort, a $63 million campus for…

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St. Charles County Police K9 Unit

Courageous canines  St. Charles County Police K9 Unit is more than meets the eye By Kristen Dragotto Police departments function as a team, with each member bringing a different skill set to provide effective law enforcement to the community. This is especially true when it comes to the four-legged members of the St. Charles County…

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What the water left behind

As the floodwaters recede, cleanup is underway all across the region as volunteers and officials remove trash and debris from affected areas By Brett Auten The city of St. Peters is organizing a flood debris pickup at 370 Lakeside Park on Saturday. The city is seeking volunteers to help with the cleanup, that will take…

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Remaking Union Station

With the new St. Louis Aquarium as the centerpiece, St. Louis Union Station will end 2019 with a complete makeover that includes a 200 foot Ferris wheel and a family entertainment complex By Charlotte Beard Before the end of 2019, St. Louis will welcome two highly-anticipated main attractions to the St. Louis Union Station along…

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Bethesda Health Group is using smart-home technolog

A digital lifeline Bethesda Health Group is using smart-home technology to help foster independence for those with disabilities  By Brett Auten As we have not only entered, but planted our flag in the digital and information age, smart technology can unlock the outside world for the intellectually and developmentally disabled. For those with disabilities, having…

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Keeping the beat in Dellwood

The city of Dellwood has created a free drum and bugle corps program to keep school band members from all over St. Louis County focused on music over the summer  By Charlotte Beard The city of Dellwood has found a way to help school band members in Berkeley, Dellwood, Ferguson, Florissant, Hazelwood, Jennings, University City,…

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Missouri American Water keeping the water flowing

Keeping the water flowing Missouri American Water works diligently over the summer repairing water main breaks and keeping the public informed about the safety of their drinking water By Charlotte Beard As the summer heat takes hold, the challenges for Missouri American Water ramp up – especially when it comes to bringing clean drinking water…

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Apollo 11 party in St. Charles

Celebrating one small step To mark the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing the St. Charles County Parks Department is hosting a late-night retro moon party  By Brett Auten Jim Twellman will never forget it. As a 10-year-old at a church picnic, Twellman recalled grown-ups and kids alike huddled around a black-and-white television…

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Fourth of July in Ferguson

A Fourth behind the scenes  The city of Ferguson takes over planning of their Fourth of July Festival from a long-standing committee and offers an inside look at what it takes to pull off such a massive undertaking  By Charlotte Beard Up until this year, the city of Ferguson’s Fourth of July events have been…

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