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GM Wentzville plant earns national wildlife habitat certification

General Motors’ Wentzville Assembly and Stamping has been recognized by the Wildlife Habitat Council for enhancing biodiversity at the facility and engaging community partners to promote wildlife conservation and education. The plant has received a Corporate Lands for Learning certification for its partnership with the Wentzville School District. The certification program recognizes outstanding environmental education efforts that offer hands-on learning opportunities on corporate lands to teach ecological concepts and the human role in conservation.

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Millennials get county officials, businesses thinking differently

Partners for Progress and the St. Charles County Economic Development Center held a conference on Wednesday, Nov. 19 with the goal of continuing a conversation centered on the demographic shifts in St. Charles County, and how businesses and the government can benefit from a younger perspective.

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Celebrated centenarian

Hazel Walkenhorst celebrated her 100th birthday on Oct. 9 at a huge party with her family, including most of her 37 grandchildren and great-grandchildren along with the staff of Garden Villas of O’Fallon.

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Alderman Tommie Roberts resigns

St. Peters Alderman Tommie Roberts bid the city goodbye at the city’s Board of Aldermen meeting on Nov. 13 after resigning the Ward 3 seat he has held since 2008. “I’m leaving here with a heavy heart,” Roberts said during an emotional plaque presentation from board president Judy Bateman. “You guys have made me part of the St. Peters family.”

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Cities learn what new emergency response system will cost them

Lake Saint Louis’ and St. Peters’ share of the cost of St. Charles County’s new 911 emergency response system is expected to be over $200,000 each. That announcement follows a decision Oct. 27 by the County Council approving a $3.467 million bid from Emergency CallWorks, Inc., a Birmingham, Alabama firm, to build, deploy and operate the new 911 system for ...

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News Briefs: Stricter seat belt enforcement considered

COTTLEVILLE SCC spring registration now open Registration for spring 2015 credit classes at St. Charles Community College is currently underway. According to SCC officials, many students enroll in general education courses that transfer to a four-year institution, but career degrees and certificates that require only 12-32 credit hours to complete also are available for those wanting a quick entry into ...

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Needy families to benefit when cities compete in food drive

A friendly competition between three local municipalities will benefit hungry families in St. Charles, Lincoln and Warren counties this winter. For the fifth consecutive year, the cities of Weldon Spring, Cottleville and Dardenne Prairie have teamed up for the Tri-City Holiday Food Drive. Each city will compete to collect the most food donations for Sts. Joachim and Ann Care Service, which feeds more than 120 local families each week.

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