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Circle Of Concern scholarships awarded

Several students are college-bound with some help from Circle Of Concern. The local nonprofit awarded grants to a total of 13 seniors who graduated from local high schools this past spring, with 11 of them residing in West County. In addition, scholarships were awarded to seven of last year’s winners for their second year of college. This year’s scholarship awards ...

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LSL Aldermen to vote on sizable corporate addition at July 21 meeting

A major expansion of a business in Lake Saint Louis could add jobs to the area and additional tax revenue for the city. National Information Solutions Cooperative wants to add a 44,000-square-foot addition to their present facility. The addition will essentially add a two-story addition next to its present building. Jackie Rocha, manager of operations and facilities at NISC in ...

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St. Peters youth found, reunited with family

The St. Peters Police Department has located Tiy Salazar (a.k.a. Tiy Robinson) who went missing on July 8. TIy has been reunited with his family. St. Peters Police thank the public for their assistance with this case.   Email this page

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City benefits from Eagle Scout project

On June 20, Zach Nauman brought his Eagle Scout project to completion when he presented two log benches to the city of Weldon Spring. Nauman, a member of Boy Scout Troop 353, built the benches over a two-month period with the help of several other Scouts and adults. The project took approximately 70 hours to complete. Today, the benches are ...

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County emergency communication system expected to come online by fall

St. Charles County officials now hope to have an improved radio communications system for emergency providers up and running in several months. Jennifer George, the county’s director of policy, said the county expects to phase in the operations of the system with individual police departments and providers starting in September.  The county has not yet announced a date when the ...

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Top-level positions change hands in county emergency services

Christopher Fay, Lake Saint Louis Fire Protection District Christopher Fay, the new fire chief for Lake Saint Louis, started his 22-year firefighting career as a volunteer for the fire service. Fay had been studying to be a graphic designer and only worked for the department on a summer break. In 1997, he was hired on as a full-time firefighter for ...

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Blunt promises support for Boehner in plan to sue president

U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) says he will support House Speaker John Boehner’s (R-Ohio) plans to sue President Barack Obama. The basis of the lawsuit would address the issue of compelling the president to follow his oath of office and faithfully execute the laws of the country. Speaker Boehner announced his plans for a lawsuit in a memo to his ...

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O’Fallon seeks to address problems with ‘false alarms’

Crying wolf in O’Fallon, even accidentally, may soon become a bad idea for business owners and residents. At a work session on June 26, the O’Fallon City Council listened to a presentation from Police Department Capt. John Neske regarding the fiscal and manpower impact on the city caused by responding to false security alarms in 2013. Neske said the police ...

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Lake Saint Louis community honors Marine wounded in Afghanistan

It was just another day in Marine Capt. Timothy “Matt” Cooper’s life of military service as he led his patrol on a mission in Afghanistan in November of 2009. That was until he stepped on an IED (improvised explosive device), exploding his world and so seriously injuring him that he would never be the same. In the years since, Cooper ...

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