New bank proposed near Lake St. Louis Boulevard

A bank with a drive-thru is proposed at the intersection of Highway N and Lake St. Louis Boulevard. There were concerns expressed about traffic congestion due to capacity of Highway N as well as the already-busy intersection.

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Access to Augusta Wine Trail re-opens after flooding

After being underwater for over a month due to excessive rainfall, Hwy. 94 in Defiance and Augusta, Mo. has officially re-opened, meaning that Augusta Wine Country is accessible again. Visitors heading to Augusta from St. Charles and St. Louis County areas can access the trail by taking I-64/US-40 to MO-94 W and following the road straight through to a number of accessible wineries along the corridor.

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O’Fallon approves new storage facility, national headquarters

At the June 13 O'Fallon City Council meeting, council members Mike Pheney [Ward 5] and Debbie Cook [Ward 5] sponsored two ordinances related to the rezoning of the portion of square owned by O'Fallon Square Properties and the CUP that would allow StorCo Storage to build the facility on the rezoned tract of land.

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County Council addresses Kratom, other issues

Kratom capsules

The St. Charles County Council on June 10 once again tabled a decision on whether or not to add Kratom and related substances to an existing ordinance banning the sale or use of illegal smoking products containing synthetic cannabinoids.

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Francis Howell lineman poised for big season

Whether he was blocking and opening holes for Gideon Niboh or protecting the blindside of quarterback Aidan McDaniel, Francis Howell offensive lineman Drake Heismeyer was a key building block for the Vikings' success on the football field in 2018.

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