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Hazelwood School District Superintendent Award

Putting ‘super’ in superintendent  Hazelwood School District Superintendent Dr. Nettie Collins-Hart has been recognized as National Superintendent of the Year By Charlotte Beard Every year the National Association of School Superintendents (NASS), which represents and advocates for education leaders nationwide, bestows upon one individual from around the country the honor of National Superintendent of the…

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The St. Charles Sister City Program

The sounds of Germany The St. Charles’ German Sister City Chapter is championing the arrival of its sister city, Ludwigsburg, Germany, and its zither club, with three concerts By Brett Auten A unique and historic sound will chime through the area as August comes to a close. The St. Charles’ German Sister City Chapter is…

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St. Charles County Police Department new 3D scanner

The science of fighting crime The St. Charles County Police Department increases investigative resources with a new 3D scanner that aids crime scene investigations  By Kristen Dragotto It is no secret that the St. Charles County Police Department has an exceptional Forensic Services Unit. The unit is comprised of six civilian investigators, one civilian evidence…

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Riding for safety ST. Charles County Parks

Riding for safety  The St. Charles County Parks and Recreation Department Third Annual Bike Safety Rodeo helps young riders learn the rules of the road By Brett Auten You are never too old to learn. The St. Charles County Parks and Recreation Department is encouraging children ages 4-15-years-old to bring their bike and a helmet…

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Back to school St. Louis County

School districts across St. Louis County get students prepared for the upcoming school year with a variety of events By Charlotte Beard It has become a norm for communities to receive support from various nonprofits in providing backpack events in preparation for kids returning to school. However, school districts have also become more involved in…

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EVENTS – ST. CHARLES & ST. LOUIS COUNTY

Aug. 24: Fundraising gala Don a mask and join United Services for Children for an evening of opulence and mystery at the “Masquerade Gala” in the Discovery Ballroom of Ameristar Casino-St. Charles. Cocktails and a silent auction will begin at 6 p.m. Dinner, presentations and a live auction will begin at 7 p.m. Semi-formal attire…

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EVENTS – ST. LOUIS COUNTY

Aug. 10: Road Rally fundraiser Soroptimist International of Greater St. Louis, a volunteer organization for business and professional women, is pleased to announce its second annual Road Rally fundraiser and is looking for participants and sponsors. Participants in the Road Rally will leave from Atonement Lutheran Church beginning at 10 a.m. and embark on a…

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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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