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Keeping the beat in Dellwood

Jul 18, 2019

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

Jul 10, 2019

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

Jul 3, 2019

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

Jul 3, 2019

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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Reaching out to veterans

Jun 25, 2019

New collaborative spearheaded by The Kaufman Fund will improve access to clinical services and mental health needs for veterans and their families By Charlotte Beard It’s been stated that every day 20 veterans die from suicide in the United States and 14 of them were not enrolled in the VA health care system. For two…

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Fourth of July festivities in St. Charles County

Jun 25, 2019

The Fourth must go on River flooding pushes back Riverfest in St. Charles to Labor Day Weekend, but other Fourth of July festivities in St. Charles County will continue as scheduled By Brett Auten A soaked and saturated Frontier Park has forced officials to wave the white flag. After much discussion and deliberation, organizers of…

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