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EVENTS – ST. CHARLES COUNTY

April 20-22: Augusta Plein Air Art Festival Events at the Augusta Plein Air Art Festival include art exhibit and sale at Harmonie-Verein/Legion Hall April 20 – 28 open from 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. A pop-up gallery in Washington takes place from April 20-23 at Neighborhood Reads Bookstore. On April 20, Day 1 of two-day…

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O’Day Park O’Fallon MO

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

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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Creve Coeur in 2030

Creve Coeur 2030 The city of Creve Coeur looks to the future as it implements its Comprehensive Plan for continued development of the community By Charlotte Beard With 2018 just beginning, the city of Creve Coeur has its sights set beyond this year and well into the future as it looks to build towards a…

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Hazelwood School District

A strategic plan for Hazelwood School District By: Dr. Nettie Collins-Hart, Superintendent of the Hazelwood School District As Superintendent of the Hazelwood School District, I am delighted to announce that we are engaging in a collaborative strategic planning process with students, parents, staff and community partners. Our Hazelwood NOW plan underpins our strategic process and…

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Wentzville School District’s record growth

Bigger and bigger Wentzville School District’s record growth looks to continue well into the next decade By Brett Auten The question isn’t right now, it’s two or three years from now. When you’re the fastest growing school district in Missouri that is the mentality.  The Wentzville School District has increased student enrollment by more than…

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New Heights Tutoring

Lessons in love New Heights Tutoring and Mentoring Program serves the most vulnerable families in St. Charles County By Brett Auten For Reggie Cross, hope and faith came just when he needed it.  As a grade-school student growing up in the rough and storied Wentzville Heights area, there was little to hang on to and…

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Veterans Coffee Talk

Coffee and camaraderie Veterans meet every Wednesday for St. Charles Coffee Talk to form bonds and share veteran-related information By Brett Auten Chocolate and peanut butter. Batman and Robin. Mashed potatoes and gravy. Some combinations are just made for each other. Go ahead and add coffee and camaraderie to that list. Every Wednesday morning veterans…

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Working Together

Working towards better policing St. Louis Area City/County Managers Association and Municipal League of Metro St. Louis vote to bring regional consistency to police departments By Charlotte Beard Community leaders and the law enforcement community in the St. Louis area are working together to improve policing across the region At the Berkeley City Hall on…

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Battling drug abuse

Battling drug abuse Police departments across St. Charles County host drug take-back events to help fight prescription drug abuse By Brett Auten It’s all about having an impact on access. Over the past weekend, the Lake Saint Louis Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) gave the public its 14th opportunity in seven years…

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