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New Trail Spanish Lake Park

Apr 19, 2018

Blazing a new trail A new $125,000 Family Trial is under construction in Spanish Lake Park thanks to the efforts of the St. Louis County Parks Foundation By Charlotte Beard This summer, residents in the surrounding areas of Spanish Lake Park will have the enjoyment of a new 1.4-mile Family Trail worth $125,000. The trail,…

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Library in St. Peters

Apr 19, 2018

Little library, big impact A Little Free Library crops up in St. Peters with the with the hopes of creating a new community of readers By Brett Auten For Shannon Masur, it’s all about the books. Inspired by Little Free Libraries – a global front-yard book exchange program that numbers 70,000-plus around the world –…

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Creve Coeur Park Soccer Complex

Apr 2, 2018

The new kick in town The Creve Coeur Park Soccer Complex recently opened as one of the largest turf soccer facilities in the country By Charlotte Beard In February 2018, Creve Coeur became the home of one of the largest turf soccer facilities in the country located at 2350 Creve Coeur Mill Road. The Creve…

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Augusta Plein Air Art Festival

Apr 2, 2018

Art is in the ‘Air’ 16th Annual Augusta Plein Air Art Festival brings artists and art-lovers to the great outdoors in Missouri Wine Country By Brett Auten For artists and art lovers alike, the Greater Augusta Chamber of Commerce hosts the 16th Annual Augusta Plein Air Art Festival from April 18 through April 29. Over…

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O’Day Park O’Fallon MO

Mar 28, 2018

Bringing the prairie to O’Fallon New O’Day Park will focus on natural environments in partnership between the city of O’Fallon and the Missouri Department of Conservation By Brett Auten A city just shy of 100,000 residents will have an exclusive destination to immerse yourself in nature. The city of O’Fallon has secured the funding and…

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St. Louis missing persons

Mar 28, 2018

Looking for the lost St. Louis Search and Rescue Team helps locate missing persons throughout the region By Charlotte Beard According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol (MSHP), Missouri law requires that any law enforcement agency receiving a report of a missing child or adult must immediately enter the name of the person into the…

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Greening North St. Louis County

Mar 21, 2018

Greening North St. Louis County Construction for Maline Greenway began March 13 and when completed it will cover seven miles By Charlotte Beard Great Rivers Greenway has begun another project to help improve the quality of life for communities in St. Louis. Construction for Maline Greenway in North St. Louis County began March 13. When…

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Ticket to ride

Mar 21, 2018

Ticket to ride The Saint Charles Model Railroad Club brings a love of trains to Fort Zumwalt Park By Brett Auten Nestled in O’Fallon’s Fort Zumwalt Park, just northeast of the lake, is a world unto itself. Inside the yellow-bricked building with red windows, splayed out over 800-square feet of track, run the trains of…

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Amazon to St. Charles County

Mar 14, 2018

Amazon coming to St. Peters E-commerce giant joins the job boom at Premier 370 Business Park by bringing 1,500 jobs to St. Charles County By Brett Auten Days later, St. Peters Mayor Len Pagano was still walking on air. In one of the more significant weeks in his tenure – that began back in 1983…

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