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News Briefs: Stepping back in time

Stepping back in time Heald House, located in Fort Zumwalt Park in O’Fallon, was the setting of a colonial tea hosted Oct. 12 by the Caroline Close Stuart Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. The reason for the tea was to meet State Regent Morgan Lake. Decorated with fall foliage, elegant table linens, real china, candles and a full silver tea set, the home harkened back to days gone by. Members of the chapter used the opportunity to wear their own colonial clothing creations while Karen Wright played a collection of period songs on her fiddle. The formal ...

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News Briefs: City introduces Citizens First App

COTTLEVILLE City receives recycling grant The city of Cottleville received a $7,000 Waste Reduction and Recycling Grant from the St. Louis-Jefferson Solid Waste Management District. City Administrator Scott Lewis said the grant will be used to purchase forty 10-gallon recycling containers. In addition, the grant will cover bags, signage and installation in Legacy Park and several miles of trails in the city.   Construction continues on trail  Construction will continue on Kountz Fort Trail in Legacy Park later this summer, according to Cottleville City Administrator Scott Lewis. The clearing is nearly completed, and the pipe and stone has been installed ...

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News Briefs: Students complete summer fieldwork

Students complete summer fieldwork Lindenwood students and faculty in the Department of Anthropology and Archaeological Research Program conducted archaeological excavations at two significant archaeological sites this summer. Students worked on excavations at the Louis Blanchette homestead site at 906 S. Main in St. Charles, and at Nathan Boone’s home at the Historic Daniel Boone Home and Heritage Center in Defiance. Louis Blanchette was the ºfounder of the city of St. Charles, settling there in 1769. Nathan Boone was Daniel Boone’s youngest son and was a Missouri militia commander during the War of 1812. The project was led by Dr. Steve ...

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