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Missouri attorney general demands local governments, school districts end health orders after court ruling

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The notification follows a November ruling by Cole County Circuit Judge Daniel Green that said health orders related to COVID-19 should be lifted.

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'We're going to have to start putting people out': Evictions rising again in St. Louis area

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In St. Louis, deputies evicted 122 households on average per month in 2019. Last year, that number dropped to 33. This October: 127.

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‘We’re going to have to start putting people out’: Evictions rising again in St. Louis area

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In St. Louis, deputies evicted 122 households on average per month in 2019. Last year, that number dropped to 33. This October: 127.

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Crime Map

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A map detailing crime information in St. Charles County

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St. Louis logs first case of COVID-19 omicron variant in Missouri

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The state health department was notified of a sample presumed positive from a St. Louis resident who recently had traveled domestically.

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Smart Infrastructure

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Information about transportation technology and smart infrastructure projects in St. Charles County.

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Two Iranians indicted in St. Louis for 'cryptojacking' St. Charles company

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A St. Charles company was billed more than $760,000 for computer servers used by the Iranians, prosecutors said.

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Public Comments for Police Department CALEA® Reaccreditation

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As part of the reaccreditation process for the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA®), the public is invited to offer comments regarding the St. Charles County Police Department’s ability to comply with CALEA® standards.

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St. Charles County Police Department to Have On-Site Assessment for CALEA Reaccreditation

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The St. Charles County Police Department is scheduled for an on-site assessment as part of a reaccreditation process to verify that it continues to meet professional standards for advanced law enforcement through CALEA®.

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Wondering about road work? Jarred by potholes? Read the Road Crew chat

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Ask the experts from the Missouri Department of Transportation, St. Louis and St. Charles counties and St. Louis City your questions about highways and roads. The live chat starts at 1 p.m. on Wednesday.

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Wondering about road work? Jarred by potholes? Ask the Road Crew, live now

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Ask the experts from the Missouri Department of Transportation, St. Louis and St. Charles counties and St. Louis City your questions about highways and roads. The live chat starts at 1 p.m. on Wednesday.

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Spurned on ‘Bachelorette,’ Lake Saint Louis resident will be ‘The Bachelor’

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Fan favorite Clayton Echard will be looking for love and handing out roses on the hit reality romance show.

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Wondering about road work? Jarred by potholes? Ask the Road Crew, 1 p.m.

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Ask the experts from the Missouri Department of Transportation, St. Louis and St. Charles counties and St. Louis City your questions about highways and roads. The live chat starts at 1 p.m. on Wednesday.

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O’Fallon, Missouri, man accused of following three people, shooting at them in Wentzville

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The men were at a QuikTrip early Thanksgiving when another man began following their car, chasing them for more than a mile, police said.

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Nov. 30, 2021 | Public Health Offers COVID Booster Vaccinations for those Ages 18+

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The Department of Public Health is authorized to administer booster vaccinations to individuals ages 18 and older who have completed the recommended regimen for any of the three available COVID-19 vaccines.

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Troy, Mo., schools see rare enrollment boost during pandemic

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This fall, public school enrollment across Missouri grew by about 1% to 897,537, still short almost 20,000 students from fall of 2019.

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Nov. 29, 2021 | Upcoming COVID Vaccination Events

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St. Charles County offers free and convenient vaccinations to eligible individuals for all authorized COVID-19 vaccines. Appointments are preferred, but walk-ins are welcome in some cases. Call 636-949-1899 to schedule appointments or for more info.

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Following domestic violence surge in 2020, St. Louis area advocates find new tools to help

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Some area law enforcement agencies report more severe cases, and nonprofits said they have seen high demand for shelter and counseling.

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Kratom rules still elusive in Missouri, but another push planned for next year

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Rep. Phil Christofanelli, R-St. Peters, said he will reintroduce the ‘Kratom Consumer Protection Act’ for the upcoming legislative session.

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Missing 54 years, slain officer’s badge found at St. Charles police memorabilia show

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The badge had belonged to Robert Tatman, a Champaign officer killed on duty with his own service revolver on Nov. 25, 1967.

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Read the Road Crew chat transcript to learn more about local road and highway construction

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Ask the experts from the Missouri Department of Transportation, St. Louis and St. Charles counties and St. Louis City your questions about highways and roads. The live chat starts at 1 p.m. on Wednesday.

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Wondering about road work? Jarred by potholes? Ask the Road Crew, 1 p.m.

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Ask the experts from the Missouri Department of Transportation, St. Louis and St. Charles counties and St. Louis City your questions about highways and roads. The live chat starts at 1 p.m. on Wednesday.

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Elected Lincoln County Circuit Clerk improperly stripped of power, judge says

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A Cole County judge ruled that judges in Lincoln County improperly stripped the elected circuit clerk of her power to hire and fire employees.

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Budgetary Hearing

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Event date: November 29, 2021
Event Time: 07:00 PM – 09:00 PM
Location:
100 N. 3rd St.
Council Chambers 3rd Floor
St. Charles, MO 63301

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Collector of Revenue to Start Mailing 2021 Tax Bills Nov. 23

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On Tuesday, Nov. 23, the first of nearly 350,000 real estate and personal property tax bills for 2021 will be mailed by Michelle McBride, St. Charles County Collector of Revenue. Bills are already available to view online at StCharlesMOCollector.com.

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St. Charles County Collector of Revenue to Start Mailing 2021 Tax Bills Nov. 23

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On Tuesday, Nov. 23, the first of nearly 350,000 real estate and personal property tax bills for 2021 will be mailed by Michelle McBride, St. Charles County Collector of Revenue. Bills are already available to view online at StCharlesMOCollector.com.

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Missouri attorney general sues Moscow Mills in Lincoln County over alleged traffic ticket quota scheme

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‘Missourians should not be treated as cash cows to fill municipal coffers,’ Attorney General Eric Schmitt said in a statement.

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Wondering about road work? Jarred by potholes? Read what the Road Crew had to say

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Ask the experts from the Missouri Department of Transportation, St. Louis and St. Charles counties and St. Louis City your questions about highways and roads. The live chat starts at 1 p.m. on Wednesday.

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Wondering about road work? Jarred by potholes? Ask the Road Crew, live now

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Ask the experts from the Missouri Department of Transportation, St. Louis and St. Charles counties and St. Louis City your questions about highways and roads. The live chat starts at 1 p.m. on Wednesday.

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Nov. 18, 2021 | Upcoming COVID Vaccination Events

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St. Charles County offers free and convenient vaccinations for all authorized COVID-19 vaccines. Appointments are preferred, but walk-ins are welcome in some cases. Call 636-949-1899 to schedule appointments or for more information.

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Wondering about road work? Jarred by potholes? Ask the Road Crew

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Ask the experts from the Missouri Department of Transportation, St. Louis and St. Charles counties and St. Louis City your questions about highways and roads. The live chat starts at 1 p.m. on Wednesday.

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As holidays approach, take coronavirus precautions, head of pandemic task force urges

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Getting vaccinated, continuing to wear a mask are the “prudent” things to do with COVID cases on the rise, Dr. Clay Dunagan said Tuesday.

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As holidays approach, take coronavirus precautions, head of pandemic task force urges

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Getting vaccinated, continuing to wear a mask are the “prudent” things to do with COVID cases on the rise, Dr. Clay Dunagan said Tuesday.

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O’Fallon, Missouri, councilwoman’s conduct questioned at impeachment hearing

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Councilwoman Katie Gatewood is accused of lying to the City Council and improperly interfering with the former O’Fallon police chief.

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Where to gaze at twinkling holiday lights — up close or from a distance — in the St. Louis area

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There are plenty of opportunities to view holiday lights, whether you prefer to experience them on foot or remain inside a warm car.

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Workforce Development Board Meeting

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Event date: December 1, 2021
Event Time: 08:00 AM – 09:30 AM
Location:
212 Turner Blvd.
St. Peters, MO 63376
Description:
This meeting will be held virtually through Zoom: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/83189933929?pwd=S3lxa3UzQW5OR0s4dDcwM2hhZGhrdz09

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Virtual-Resume Tips

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Event date: December 8, 2021
Event Time: 09:30 AM – 10:45 AM
Description:
Learn the basics of putting together your professional resume. This lecture-style workshop will teach you how to write your own winning resume. Bring a current resume if you have one.

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Job Seeker Support Group-In Person

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Event date: December 21, 2021
Event Time: 09:30 AM – 11:00 AM
Description:
A workshop to help guide you through the job seeking process.  A topic will be presented, and participation is encouraged.

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Career Exploration Inventory-In person

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Event date: December 13, 2021
Event Time: 09:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Description:
The Career Exploration Inventory (CEI) helps you identify your interests in work, leisure activities, & learning, and then helps you begin the process to develop a plan that will lead to career success and satisfaction. This event is offered in-person at the MO Job Center of St. Charles Co.

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Virtual Microsoft Excel Part 2

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Event date: December 7, 2021
Event Time: 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Description:
*Prior Excel experience required. Learn to calculate across spreadsheets, calculate using name ranges in your formula, use the IF statement/Logical Functions, apply conditional formatting, work with comments, and how to create/edit hyperlinks.

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Virtual Basic Microsoft Excel

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Event date: December 6, 2021
Event Time: 02:00 PM – 04:00 PM
Description:
Learn how to create a spreadsheet using basic formula calculations; how to copy, move and format cells; insert/delete rows & columns; learn about the AutoCalculate feature; how to display formula/value versions of a spreadsheet; and how to copy formulas using the fill handle.

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Warren County picked as site for beef processing plant

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The facility will be on the south side of I-70 between Wright City and Foristell near the intersection of Veterans Memorial Parkway and Archer Road.

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St. Louis-area leaders scope out infrastructure opportunities as Biden signs plan into law

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County Executive Sam Page called the law a ‘big win’ and Mayor Tishaura O. Jones touted funds for lead pipe removal and improved internet access.

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Municipal Prosecution Unit

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Information and procedures for attorneys seeking to obtain a recommendation or discovery in a case from the County Counselor’s office

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