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Election Preview

In anticipation of the April 7 election, St. Charles County candidates in contested races were invited to answer a few questions.

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Traffic court woes

Some local municipal officials are worried about the impact of legislation that could reduce the percentage of general revenue that they can receive from traffic tickets.

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Volunteers sought for Mission Clean Stream

Volunteers from St. Charles County and the communities of Cottleville, Dardenne Prairie, Lake Saint Louis, O’Fallon, St. Charles, St Peters and Wentzville are being sought to join forces with Greenway Network and Missouri River Relief in an effort to remove trash from local streams and lakes on Saturday, April 11.

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Diamond interchange agreed upon for Hwy. 40-61

Local officials have again agreed to a conventional diamond interchange to replace the at-grade intersection of Hwy. 40-61 at Hwy. P and Peine Road after county officials heard concerns from Wentzville and other residents that the improvements might be delayed.

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City recognized for reforesting

Forest ReLeaf of Missouri recognized the city of Weldon Spring on March 5 for its exceptional efforts toward reforesting the community after the devastating effects of a tornado in May of 2013.

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Combating tax fraud

St. Peters police are asking for help from residents in combating the kind of tax fraud that a growing number of them may be experiencing this year.

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Roadwork gets green light from City Council

The O’Fallon City Council has given the green light to working with St. Charles County to fund two road improvements projects. At the March 12 meeting, the council approved two ordinances that allow O’Fallon to enter into an agreement with the county to share the costs of two separate roadway projects. The first, for which work will begin by year’s end, is an extension of Lake Saint Louis Boulevard. This project will be completed in three phases. The first phase is in the hands of the developers for a new subdivision, who will design, fund and build the portion of ...

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Jobless rates edged up in January

St. Charles County’s jobless rate jumped in January to its highest level since last August, but the rate was still the lower that month than the state, nation and among Missouri counties in the St. Louis metropolitan area.

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Got tickets?

If Senate Bill 5, an adaptation of Missouri's Mack Creek Law, passes the House, small cities may have to part with a sizable amount of traffic ticket revenue. And that's causing concern for some city officials.

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