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Weather, Pattonville doom Fort Zumwalt North in Class 5 semifinals

Fort Zumwalt North managed to control everything in their first 12 games as they won each week this fall. Saturday at Pattonville was out of their control nearly from the start. Despite scoring the first touchdown, the Panthers could not handle the windy, rainy/cold conditions, a physical Pattonville defense, and the Pirates run game powered by speedy, shifty senior running back David Elllison, Jr.. All of that left the Panthers one game short of their goal of returning to the Class 5 championship game, as Zumwalt North bowed to Pattonville 26-7 Saturday in a Class 5 semifinal at Pattonville High ...

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Dardenne Prairie considers allowing bowhunting for deer, target shooting to help deal with growing deer population

Getting that trophy buck for some Dardenne Prairie residents may become as easy as drawing a bead with bow and arrow in the backyard. That’s not the case right now.  But the city’s Board of Aldermen is considering adding a new ordinance that includes a section allowing regulated bowhunting in the city. The city now doesn’t allow unregulated deer hunting with firearms because it “is dangerous to residents” according to the new ordinance. Aldermen agreed to table the ordinance at their Nov. 15 meeting to allow Alderman Dan Koch [Ward 3] time to research and get feedback from his ward ...

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Planning and zoning commission recommends denial of trash transfer station near Family Arena

A proposed solid waste transfer site near the Family Arena failed to get the endorsement of the St. Charles County Planning and Zoning Commission, which recommended denial of a conditional use permit needed for it to operate. The commission voted 9 against with one abstention against the conditional use permit at their Nov. 15 meeting. The commission’s recommendation now goes to the County Council, which could make a final decision on the conditional use permit at their Dec. 4 meeting. The commission’s denial recommendation means that five of seven County Council members would have to vote in favor of the ...

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