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O’Fallon Police apprehend four suspects related to armed robbery

On June 27, Officers from the O’Fallon Police Department responded to a call about an armed robbery at a store on the 8500 block of Mexico Road. According to a press release, two male suspects had attempted to steal power tools and accessories, and when confronted by a manager, one of the suspects pulled out a knife. The manager reportedly disengaged and the two suspects fled in a vehicle containing an additional two people, one male and one female. The release states that the female and two of the male suspects were apprehended nearby, and that a fourth suspect fled ...

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Boundless summer camping resources

Families who camp all the time and families who are looking to camp for the first time may want to mark their calendars for Saturday, June 25, this year’s date for the Great American Campout.

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New building under construction for luxury pet spa

The Yuppy Puppy pet spa is a one-stop shop for luxury treatments of furry family members and soon the experience is going to be even better. After 14 years in business, the staff is pleased to announce construction of their very own building at 2303 Technology Drive, to be completed in February of next year. While the new building is eagerly anticipated, both existing salon locations continue to offer full service grooming services and top of the line spa products. All pet stylists are certified in skin and coat, pet first aid and scissoring techniques approved by the American Boarding ...

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Unique decor, gift and floral boutique

Twelve years ago, Sarah Corrigan and her mother, Mary Kay, felt there was a real demand in the community for a unique decor, gift and floral boutique. They soon joined forces to start The White Hare, offering distinct home accessories, gifts and an extensive, top-notch floral selection. The store’s extremely popular in-home accessorizing service caters to the personal desires of the client to help with a new space or simply add finishing touches to an existing one. “We come to your home, talk to you about what areas you would like to work on and then we take pictures and measurements,” ...

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Outstanding orthopedic care and innovative research

Whether suffering from a sports injury, hip pain, back pain or any musculoskeletal condition, Washington University Orthopedics provides a full complement of comprehensive orthopedic services to meet the needs of every patient. Combining the best in both inpatient treatment and outpatient care and rehabilitation, the practice is nationally recognized for outstanding orthopedic care and innovative research. It is ranked among the best orthopedic practices and holds the distinction of being listed on the Honor Roll by U.S. News & World Report. The practice is considered an innovator in both conservative orthopedic care and minimally invasive microsurgical techniques. Affiliated with Barnes ...

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Putting a smile on a kids face

Swingset Factory Depot is in the business of making it fun to build backyard playgrounds. From start to finish the professional staff strives for customer satisfaction in the products and services they provide. Whether it is a swing set, a trampoline or a basketball hoop, Swingset Factory Depot has the equipment needed to transform most any backyard into a wonderland. The playground equipment carried by Swingset Factory Depot is crafted with 100 percent redwood and cedar and customers are encouraged to experience the products first hand at their showroom where play is nonstop. Customers will find a huge selection and ...

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Bringing new medicines and medical devices to market

StudyMetrix is an experienced research clinic dedicated to improving human health and well-being in the St. Louis area and beyond through performance of drug and medical device trials.  This experienced research team has now opened their new office in St. Peters. The StudyMetrix Research clinic is focused on finding treatments and cures to common disorders such as migraines, obesity and diabetes.  To accomplish these goals, they partner with volunteers from the community and, to that end, they need help. StudyMetrix would like to speak with anyone suffering from migraines, diabetes, obesity or other general medical conditions. Volunteers are critical to ...

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Exceptional leader appointed as new school president

As St. Joseph’s Academy heads into their 176th year of educating young women, its Board of Directors has appointed Dr. Regina Mooney as the next president, to further propel the school into the future. St. Joseph’s Academy is a private, Catholic high school for girls sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet. Their mission is to provide quality Catholic education for young women in an environment that challenges them to grow in faith, knowledge and respect for self and others. Dr. Mooney is an exceptional leader who brings passion for Catholic education to this leadership role. She is ...

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