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Author Archives: Kate Uptergrove

Don’t look now, but there’s an election coming

In a public presentation at the Sept. 9 St. Charles County Council meeting, County Election Director Kurt Bahr gave the council members and the general audience an introductory lesson in the workings of the St. Charles County Election Authority.

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Remembering 9/11

The First Responders Memorial located behind O’Fallon’s City Hall, 100 North Main Street, was dedicated in 2005 as a memorial to America’s First Responders. The 17-foot monument was created from 22 tons of steel salvaged from the destruction of New York City’s World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.

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Tryout to win chance to sing National Anthem at Blues game

The Stanley Cup Champion St. Louis Blues [that never gets old] and the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra [SLSO] are calling for soloists, vocal performance groups, instrumentalists and small instrumental groups to audition for a chance to win a one-night National Anthem performance prior to a Blues game during the 2019/2020 season.

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The Dream Team: Students, teachers and parents

You’ve packed the backpack, picked out first-day-of-school clothes and talked about before- and after-school routines and activities. Now, it’s all up to the teachers, right? Actually, the true recipe for academic success is one part educator, one part parents and one part student, with each contributor doing his or her part.

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