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Florissant’s History

Mar 15, 2017

A walk through Florissant’s history Key citizens from the community’s past honored with plaques placed throughout the city’s Old Town district By Nicholas Elmes It is not hard to find history in Florissant – all you have to do is take a stroll down St. Francis Street to learn something about the men and women…

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Increase in Enrollment

Feb 23, 2017

ADVERTSISER PROFILE Duchesne High School sees big increase in enrollment Duchesne High School is projecting a 50 percent increase in the number of incoming freshmen compared to two years ago. “Enrollment is job one for our advancement team,” said Lindsay (Lammert) McCullough ’09, a graduate of Duchesne and director of admissions and marketing. “Chuck Nolan…

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America, the great

Feb 22, 2017

America, the great By Russ Patton Enough of “make America great again.” America is great, has been great, and will always be great. In the real America, tourism trumps terrorism. Have any doubts? Hit the road in an RV and find out. Or ask any immigrant. They come here to work and be free, just…

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A new dream for MLK Drive

Feb 22, 2017

A new dream for MLK Drive Beloved Streets of America continues work to improve streets named after civil rights icon By Nicholas Elmes A local nonprofit is continuing its fight see Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s dream of beloved communities become a reality on street named after the civil rights icon. Beloved Streets of America…

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A letter of support

Feb 22, 2017

A letter of support St. Charles County man works to get letters to every sailor on the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier
 By Brett Auten Ed Klix has taken on an ambitious and earnest project. Klix was putting together a care package for his son, Ryan, who is serving in the United States Navy aboard…

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Rec-Plex New Look

Feb 7, 2017

A facelift for the Rec-Plex St. Peters recreation center gets improved parking and entrance while preparing for new outdoor aquatic center By Brett Auten January has long been the month when people look turn over a new leaf and start anew. Out with the bad and in with the good, as they said. There are…

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St. Louis honors Dr. King

Jan 24, 2017

St. Louis honors Dr. King City, county mark MLK Day with calls to justice and action By Nicholas Elmes Organizations throughout the St. Louis region honored the memory and ideas of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. last week with calls for action in the community and events aimed at improving social justice. The largest celebration,…

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Kidney donated to one year old

Jan 24, 2017

A stranger’s gift of life Warrenton woman donates kidney to one-year-old she had never met By Brett Auten Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital in St. Louis was the location last week for a special reunion. A year ago, on Jan. 18, 2016, a virtual stranger donated a kidney to the Bahr family of Arnold and gave…

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Retirement Options

Jan 24, 2017

Know your retirement Account options: IRAs Retirement. It does sound nice, doesn’t it? You no longer have to work – though you may still do so if you choose – and you get to do things you haven’t had the time for. But then there’s the financial side of retirement, and the two questions that…

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