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O’Fallon Police Blotter: December 28, 2020 – January 3, 2021

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The following reports for December 28, 2020 – January 3, 2021 were supplied to 70 West Sentinel by the O’Fallon Police Department. A report of an arrest or charges filed is not an assumption of READ MORE

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Candidates file for mayor, alderman seats in Lake Saint Louis

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On April 6, 2021, voters in Lake Saint Louis will be voting for a new mayor and an alderman in each of the city’s three wards. The candidate for mayor is: Jason D. Law The READ MORE

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O’Fallon City Council January 28 agenda: Prohibiting commercial trailers on residential driveways, Veterans Museum update

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The O’Fallon City Council will meet on Thursday, January 28, 2021. The meetings are open to the public and can be viewed on streaming video through the city’s website. Meetings are held in the council READ MORE

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Read what the Road Crew had to say about construction and potholes

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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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Ask the Road Crew your construction and pothole questions, 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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‘We just can’t get vaccine.’ St. Louis area health departments see huge demand for vaccine, little supply

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‘Five thousand doses versus 640,000 doses needed,’ said Ave. ‘That is the No. 1 issue, no questions about it.’

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St. Charles County COVID-19 update: 33,686 confirmed cases, 356 deaths as of Jan. 26

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St. Charles County Government and the Department of Public Health staff are working closely with local, regional, state and federal partners to investigate COVID-19, monitor individuals who may have been exposed to the virus and READ MORE

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Lake Saint Louis Police Blotter: January 7 – 13, 2021

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Nurse at SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital – Lake Saint Louis finds herself on the receiving end of the compassionate care she has shown others

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Cheryl Tipp, Charge Nurse in the Emergency Room at SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital – Lake Saint Louis, has been with SSM Health for over 20 years. She has witnessed the compassionate care SSM Health provides others, READ MORE

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O'Fallon, Missouri, teen pleads guilty in killing of 13-year-old boy

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Dylan J. Woolbright admitted killing Owen Fielder in O’Fallon, Missouri, and is set for screening into a youth services program.

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Ask the Road Crew your construction and pothole questions, 1 p.m. Wednesday

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A Look Back with the County Executive: St. Charles County and Missouri's Statehood

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The new year marks Missouri’s bicentennial – on Aug. 10, 1821, Missouri became the 24th state to enter the union. The path to and early years of statehood were long and controversial, and St. Charles County played a significant role as home to the first state capitol.

After Missouri Territory was granted third-class status in 1816, the powers of the territorial government increased, and voters were allowed to elect both houses of the territorial legislature. Nevertheless, the men previously appointed were now elected as the voters deferred to influential lawyers and landowners. The principal question that engaged public attention then was to secure a State government for and the admission of Missouri into the Union.”1 Statehood had been discussed since the War of 1812 and Samuel Hammond, Colonel Commandant of the St. Louis District of the Louisiana Territory who became the first president (governor) of the Missouri Territorial Council in 1813, drafted an application for statehood in 1816. Congressman Rufus Easton, born in Connecticut, co-sponsored a bill in Congress in 1816 to abolish slavery west of the Mississippi River. That year, Easton was defeated in a close race by John Scott, a Kentucky native who worked hard for slavery, clearly favored by the majority of his constituents. In December 1819, a prospectus for the Missourian, a newspaper planned for St. Charles, suggested, “Just emerging from a state of territorial imbecility, to the light and life of a free and independent state, Missouri begins to see the dawn of a new order of things.”2 

The voters in the 15 counties of the territory elected delegates to a constitutional convention in May 1820. Benjamin Emmons III, Nathan Boone and Hiram Baber were elected to represent St. Charles County. When the elderly Daniel Boone, Nathan’s father, died while the convention was deliberating, Benjamin Emmons III offered, and the convention passed, a resolution that the members wear “the usual badge of mourning” for 30 days. The convention, largely composed of conservative wealthy men, including the “junto” from St. Louis, who had dominated territorial affairs, elected David Barton as presiding officer. The document they approved, drafted by Convention Delegate Edward Bates, was very similar to the constitution of Kentucky, and pro-slavery. Since the admission of Missouri as a slave state would have given the slave states a majority in the United States Senate, Missouri’s admission was possible only after a compromise admitted Maine as a free state at the same time. An additional term of the “Missouri Compromise” prohibited slavery in the Louisiana Purchase territory north of Missouri’s southern boundary, except for Missouri.3 The people were not allowed to vote on ratification of the constitution, which provided for appointment of all judges of the county, circuit and appellate courts, as well as justices of the peace in each township. Thus, the constitution itself became the first topic of political debate in the new state. In the first gubernatorial race, Colonel Alexander McNair, who opposed the appointed judiciary, won three to one in St. Charles County and won the race, enroute to his victory over William Clark, the candidate of the conservative St. Louis “junto.” Voters elected William Ashley, who had also been a colonel in the militia, to the post of lieutenant governor.

In 1821, representatives from throughout the new state of Missouri traveled the rivers, streams, trails and primitive roads to come to St. Charles, the temporary state capital of Missouri. St. Charles beat eight other cities in a competition to house the temporary capitol while the “City of Jefferson” was built. Ruluff and Charles Peck had built two buildings on Main Street for their residence and store. When the Missouri General Assembly was deciding where to locate the State Capitol, St. Charles offered them the buildings rent-free. The second floor of the Peck building housed the Missouri General Assembly, and the building next door was used for the Governor’s office and committee rooms. The first session of the legislature convened on Main Street in St. Charles on June 4, 1821, in response to the call of Governor Alexander McNair and two months before Missouri was officially admitted into the union. Men in not very fancy clothes met in these not very fancy quarters to launch representative government in Missouri. Robert Wells and Henry Geyer served in the legislative branch, while Joshua Barton, William Pettus, Hamilton Gamble, Rufus Easton, and Edward Bates served in the administration. The members of the legislature could look out the back windows of the Capitol buildings and see the Missouri River, once a highway of local commerce for the French and Indians, soon to become, with the introduction of steam, a highway of national commerce.

As part of a second Missouri Compromise, the General Assembly promised that they would never enforce the clause of the state constitution banning new freed slaves from the state. With further prompting by Senator Henry Clay, Congress accepted the promise and, on Aug. 10, 1821, President James Monroe proclaimed the admission of Missouri as the twenty-fourth state of the Union. Governor McNair officially informed the legislature in St. Charles of that fact on November 6, 1821. Sometime later, the legislature went back on its word and passed a statute keeping freed slaves out of the new state.4

The General Assembly adjourned for the last time in St. Charles on Jan. 21, 1826. When the state capital moved to Jefferson City in October 1826, St. Charles lost its position of preeminence in Missouri politics. While a farewell party for departing state officials was given in his home, William Pettus remained in St. Charles. Pettus served as County Court judge from 1827 until 1832, when he was elected to represent the Eighth Senatorial district, which included St. Charles County, in the Missouri Senate. He was a leading citizen of the county until he moved to St. Louis in 1855 to pursue business opportunities. Rufus Easton, who remained in St. Charles until his death in 1834, was buried in a cemetery on the campus of the Linden Wood School for Girls. After losing to Spencer Petttis in his bid for re-election to Congress, Edward Bates, who had married Julia Coalter, sister of John Coalter, in 1823, moved to Cheneaux, his plantation on Dardenne Prairie, where he lived from 1828 until 1842. Others also moved to St. Charles County, as the population grew to 4,320 by 1830. St. Charles, on the other hand, experienced little growth after the departure of the state government, causing one commentator to regret, “While the town enjoyed the perogatives (sic) of a state capital, it flourished and promised to be a place of very great importance, but it since declined considerably …”5 This statement certainly would not apply today.

1. 1885 history, 190.

2. William H. Taft, Missouri Newspapers, (Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 1964), 22.

3. Perry McCandliss, A History of Missouri, 1820 -1860, Volume II, (Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 1971), 5; Spellman, American Pioneers, 65.

4. Nagel,

 Missouri, 47; Primm, Lion of the Valley, 121-122.

5. Valley of the Mississippi, 41. Edward Bates, born in Virginia in 1793, served as Missouri’s first Attorney General, U.S. Attorney and State Representative from St. Louis County. History of St. Charles County, 206-207. “Three Missouri Statehood Fathers,” MHR, January 1980. 267; Cain, Lincoln’s Attorney General, 7, 19.

Things to be Thankful for in the New Year

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It is an understatement to say that 2020 was a rough year. We’ve never seen anything like this pandemic, and hopefully never will again. Despite these uncertain times, I believe there are still many things to be thankful for in St. Charles County as we start this new year.

I’m grateful, and I hope you are, too, for how the many facets of our community respond to and manage the pandemic: Our amazing healthcare workers who have been on the frontlines providing exceptional care since day one…our teachers and school districts making certain students receive an excellent education whether they opt for in-person or virtual learning…our businesses and restaurants for pivoting their services and thinking outside the box to meet customer needs…our essential and public-facing workers, including County and local government employees, for providing outstanding service in difficult circumstances…our generous and resilient residents for supporting their neighbors and for following safety precautions.

My list wouldn’t be complete without acknowledging the extraordinary work of the St. Charles County Department of Public Health. Since before COVID-19 first hit our county in March and in the many months since, staff have worked fervently to provide testing and education, answer questions, manage quarantines, track data, and are now working to help roll out COVID-19 vaccinations in accordance with the state’s vaccination plan.

We’ve been very fortunate to maintain a strong economy during the pandemic. Nearly 10,000 employers, from entrepreneurs to global companies, are located in St. Charles County. Our unemployment continues to be lower than other areas of the state and nation, and despite the pandemic, the County reports year-end totals for housing and commercial construction permits are well ahead of 2019. The estimated cost of construction exceeded last year in all categories as well.

Thanks to county residents who participated in the 2020 Census, St. Charles County may see an increase in federal funding in 2021 and beyond. The county had the highest response rate of Missouri’s 115 counties at 81.6 percent, a rise from 77.3 percent for the 2010 census. Census results are used to determine the number of congressional seats for each state and to distribute more than $675 billion in federal funds, grants and other support to states, counties and communities for schools, hospitals, roads, public works and other vital programs. 

There are so many other things we can be grateful for – our wonderful County parks, road infrastructure, nonprofits that help those in need… St. Charles County is more than 400,000 strong, and while we may have different views and perspectives on how to handle the pandemic, I truly believe we ultimately want what’s best for each other. Let’s continue to work together and look out for each other in 2021.

What are you grateful for in our community? I’d love to hear: thollander@sccmo.org.

Wentzville Board of Aldermen January 27 agenda: Citizen of the Year, Yarn Bomb request, West Pearce resurfacing

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The Wentzville Board of Aldermen will meet on Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at Wentzville City Hall. The meeting starts at 6 p.m. and is open to the public, but with occupancy limited to 40 people READ MORE

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Sheriff: Thieves walked past dead man to loot Lincoln County home

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Authorities think the skeletal remains found at the home in December are that of the homeowner, a 60-year-old man.

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Hays Home Opens at Matson Hill

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If you love history and trips to scenic Historic Missouri Wine Country, make time to stop by The Daniel Boone Hays Home at Matson Hill Park in Defiance. The beautiful 1830s stone home is now open to the public on weekends for free, self-guided tours.

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Improvements Make Roadways Safer

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Winter doesn’t mean the St. Charles County Highway Department slows down on improving roadways in our community. In fact, two major projects are in the works.

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'Mayor Footloose' bans dancing, loud music on some blocks of downtown St. Charles

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The ban applies to businesses with liquor licenses in the 100-300 blocks of North Main Street of St. Charles.

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St. Charles County COVID-19 update: 33,578 confirmed cases, 350 deaths as of Jan. 25

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St. Charles County Government and the Department of Public Health staff are working closely with local, regional, state and federal partners to investigate COVID-19, monitor individuals who may have been exposed to the virus and READ MORE

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Candidates file for alderman, municipal judge in Wentzville municipal elections

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On April 6, 2021, voters in Wentzville will be selecting a municipal judge and an alderman in each of the city’s three wards. The candidates for municipal judge, in ballot order, are: Mike Carter (incumbent) READ MORE

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Five candidates file in O’Fallon mayoral race

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On April 6, 2021 voters in O’Fallon will choose a new mayor. There are five candidates running for a four-year term. Candidates are listed in order they will appear on the ballot. Paul C. Carlson READ MORE

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In Memoriam: St. Charles County Obituaries, January 10 – 16, 2021

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The following obituaries were posted by local funeral homes from January 10 – 16, 2021. Click or tap the link provided to access the obituary on the funeral home’s website. Baue Funeral Homes Glennon Joseph READ MORE

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Photos: First responders get first dose of vaccine

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St. Charles County Ambulance District began the process of vaccinating first responders in St. Charles County last week, using the 975 Pfizer vaccine doses they received from the state. They will receive another 975 doses in two weeks to administer…

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Lake Saint Louis Polar Plunge set for February 6

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The Lake St. Louis, O’Fallon, St. Charles County, and Wentzville police departments are dispatching a call from hibernation for all Polar Bears! The 18th Annual Polar Plunge® will be held on February 6, 2021. Brave READ MORE

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O’Fallon man charged after shots fired incident in St. Charles, police pursuit

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Samir A. Alan, 40, of O’Fallon, has been charged with unlawful use of a weapon, unlawful possession of a firearm, and resisting arrest after an incident in St. Charles early Friday morning.The St. Charles Police READ MORE

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St. Charles County COVID-19 update: 33,286 confirmed cases, 347 deaths as of Jan. 22

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St. Charles County Government and the Department of Public Health staff are working closely with local, regional, state and federal partners to investigate COVID-19, monitor individuals who may have been exposed to the virus and READ MORE

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O’Fallon new business licenses: Mexican restaurant, vape shop, home care and more

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In reports to the O’Fallon City Council, the city’s Economic Development Department noted that seven new businesses applied for business licenses in October, November and December, 2020. Those businesses are: El Mezon (Mexican restaurant), 2175 READ MORE

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Wentzville Historical Society plans move to former city hall building, sesquicentennial display

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by Lois Kessler, Wentzville Community Historical Society President We’re excited to share that the Wentzville Community Historical Society has a new home! To help our city celebrate its sesquicentennial anniversary (150 years) in 2022, the READ MORE

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Careers

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Use this site to find job opportunities within the county.

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St. Charles County Food Inspection Scores: Crumbl Cookies, Menchies Frozen Yogurt, Deja Vu Hookah Bar and more

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The St. Charles County Department of Public Health monitors more than 1,300 food service providers in St. Charles County. (The City of St. Peters conducts its own inspections.) Routine inspections are conducted by specialists with the department READ MORE

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Pet Selection

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Finding the “right” pet to join your family is an exciting, but important step. Based upon your preferences, we can find a pet that meets your needs and wants.

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Vegan Deli & Butcher closes in St. Charles after 6 months

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Vegan chef Chris Bertke is planning his next venture, while the restaurant’s parent business Peace Love Coffee will reopen soon with a new vegan menu.

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Discover How to Make Sweet Maple Syrup with St. Charles County Parks

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It’s that time of year again when the St. Charles County Parks and Recreation Department invites everyone to join them in making maple syrup at The Historic Daniel Boone Home, 1868 Highway F in Defiance! Join in the fun from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., Saturday,

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Riverside Landing Park closing Feb. 1 for construction of campsites, restrooms, picnic and play areas

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Exciting new amenities are coming in 2021 to Riverside Landing, located at 600 Kampville Drive in St. Charles along the Mississippi River. Purchased in March 2018 by the St. Charles County Parks and Recreation Department, READ MORE

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St. Charles County Finishes 2020 Well Ahead of 2019 in Housing, Commercial Construction Permits

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Good news on the housing front is coming out of St. Charles County. Despite the pandemic, the County reports year-end totals for housing and commercial construction permits are well ahead of 2019.

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Wentzville Police Blotter: January 1 – 7, 2021

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Jarred by potholes? Frustrated by road construction? Read the Road Crew chat transcript

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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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Foster Videos

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These videos are available to help pet foster families volunteering with the St. Charles County Pet Adoption Center.

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Volunteer Videos

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Division of Humane Services volunteers can use these training videos to assist in their roles with the Pet Adoption Center in St. Charles County.

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St. Charles County COVID-19 update: 32,828 confirmed cases, 344 deaths as of Jan. 19

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St. Charles County Government and the Department of Public Health staff are working closely with local, regional, state and federal partners to investigate COVID-19, monitor individuals who may have been exposed to the virus and READ MORE

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Jarred by potholes? Frustrated by road construction? Ask the Road Crew your questions

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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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Missouri American Water asks to increase rates about 20%

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Missouri American Water is seeking to increase annual revenues by about $73.5 million — a jump of 21%. Increases for individual customers depend on water usage.

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Development Begins on Riverside Landing; Park Closes Feb. 1

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Exciting new amenities are coming in 2021 to Riverside Landing, located at 600 Kampville Drive in St. Charles along the Mississippi River. Purchased in March 2018 by the St. Charles County Parks and Recreation Department, the 7.73-acre park will be

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At least 179 killed while in jail or in encounters with St. Louis-area police over decade, legal group says

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A report says 132 people were killed in police incidents in St. Louis and the three surrounding counties, with 47 more dying in area jails.

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Wentzville new businesses: Gyros, event planning, drywall, dermatology and more

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The following businesses received Wentzville business licenses during the last half of 2020. If the business has a website, the name is a link. Soulard Gyro, 1004 Quartz Canyon Drive Facebook page: Soulard Gyro (Wentzville) READ MORE

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Public hearings on Missouri American’s request to hike water rates begin this week

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Missouri American Water is seeking to increase annual revenues by about $73.5 million — a jump of 21%.

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In Memoriam: St. Charles County Obituaries, January 3 – 9, 2021

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The following obituaries were posted by local funeral homes from January 3 – 9, 2021. Click or tap the link provided to access the obituary on the funeral home’s website. Baue Funeral Homes Dorothy Lou READ MORE

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Payne Family Homes to build 2021 St. Jude Dream Home in City of Dardenne Prairie

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With several unique amenities inspired by lifestyle changes in 2020, Payne Family Homes’ 2021 St. Jude Dream Home is sure to be a dream come true for one lucky winner. “The past year has really READ MORE

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St. Charles County COVID-19 update: 32,476 confirmed cases, 342 deaths as of Jan. 15

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St. Charles County Government and the Department of Public Health staff are working closely with local, regional, state and federal partners to investigate COVID-19, monitor individuals who may have been exposed to the virus and READ MORE

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O’Fallon City Council approves Mayor Bill Hennessy’s appointment of Philip G. Dupuis as permanent Police Chief

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The O’Fallon City Council approved Mayor Bill Hennessy’s appointment of Philip G. Dupuis as the Police Chief for the O’Fallon Police Department. The Council voted to accept Mayor Hennessy’s nomination during the January 14, 2021, READ MORE

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Wentzville’s Playtime Arcade and Bar offers axe throwing, laser tag, fun for the whole family

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by Todd Bishop My wife and I created PLAYTIME in 2007, when our children were little.  They are now in college and high school and we wanted to grow up with them in our business. READ MORE

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Virtual Basic Microsoft Word

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Event date: February 24, 2021
Event Time: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Description:
*Must be able to type! This hands-on computer training session covers the basics of the Microsoft Word program. Learn how to use Word to create and edit a document, bolding, setting margins and tabs, underlining, centering, saving, and printing a document. *Please log in on time.

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Career Exploration Inventory

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Event date: February 22, 2021
Event Time: 09:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Location:
212 Turner Blvd.
St. Peters, MO 63376
Description:
The Career Exploration Inventory (CEI) helps you identify your interests in work, leisure activities, and learning, and then helps you begin the process to develop a plan that will lead to career success and satisfaction.

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Virtual Microsoft Excel Part 2

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Event date: February 19, 2021
Event Time: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Description:
Microsoft Excel Part 2 – Virtual training
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.
Workshops will be held through Zoom teleconferencing software. Registration closes the day prior to each workshop. An email address is required to register; participants will receive a link to attend each workshop.

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Virtual Basic Microsoft Excel

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Event date: February 18, 2021
Event Time: 02:00 PM – 04:00 PM
Description:
Basic Microsoft Excel – virtual training
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.
Workshops will be held through Zoom teleconferencing software. Registration closes the day prior to each workshop. An email address is required to register; participants will receive a link to attend each workshop.

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Virtual Networking to Assist in Your Job Search

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Event date: February 16, 2021
Event Time: 01:30 PM – 02:45 PM
Description:
Statistics indicate the majority of jobs are never publicly advertised. In this workshop you will learn the fundamentals of how to network, create your own brand to promote yourself, informational interviewing, and an overview of how social media has impacted networking.

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Virtual Resume Tips

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Event date: February 4, 2021
Event Time: 09:30 AM – 10:45 AM
Description:
Learn the basics of putting together your professional resume. This virtual 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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Troy woman killed in crash on I-64 in Lake Saint Louis

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Katrina L. Tutor, 37, of Troy, was killed in a crash on Interstate 64 in Lake Saint Louis Thursday morning. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Tutor was driving a 2004 Ford Expedition eastbound READ MORE

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Lake Saint Louis Police Blotter: December 31, 2020 – January 6, 2021

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The following reports for December 31, 2020 – January 6, 2021 were supplied to 70 West Sentinel by the Lake Saint Louis Police Department. A report of an arrest or charges filed is not an READ MORE

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St. Charles County COVID-19 update: 32,277 confirmed cases, 342 deaths as of Jan. 14, 2021

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St. Charles County Government and the Department of Public Health staff are working closely with local, regional, state and federal partners to investigate COVID-19, monitor individuals who may have been exposed to the virus and READ MORE

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In Memoriam: St. Charles County Obituaries, December 27 – January 2, 2021

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The following obituaries were posted by local funeral homes from December 27, 2020 – January 2, 2021. Click or tap the link provided to access the obituary on the funeral home’s website. Baue Funeral Homes READ MORE

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Wentzville School District kindergarten screening dates set

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Dates have been set for the Wentzville School District’s kindergarten screening process. This event is for all children who will turn five BEFORE August 1, 2021. Parents are asked to register online using the Quick Registration and Screening form. READ MORE

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2 motorists pull injured trucker from fiery crash in St. Charles County

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The two who came upon the wreck Wednesday teamed up to pull the driver from Indianapolis from the cab of the truck before it caught fire.

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COVID-19 Vaccine Registration

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Learn more about Missouri’s phased COVID-19 vaccination plan and register to receive a vaccination from the Department of Public Health when eligible.

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St. Charles County Food Inspection Scores: Chocolate Chocolate Chocolate, Red Fish Blue Fish, Lava Lounge and more

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The St. Charles County Department of Public Health monitors more than 1,300 food service providers in St. Charles County. (The City of St. Peters conducts its own inspections.) Routine inspections are conducted by specialists with the department READ MORE

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Paycheck Protection Program loans now re-opened to new borrowers

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(From a press release issued by the O’Fallon Economic Development Department) The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), in consultation with the Treasury Department, announced today that the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) will re-open the week of READ MORE

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O’Fallon City Council January 14 agenda: new restaurants, dangerous animals, court cost changes

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The O’Fallon City Council will meet on Thursday, January 14, 2021. The meetings are open to the public and can be viewed on streaming video through the city’s website. Meetings are held in the council READ MORE

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Question about road conditions or traffic? Read the Road Crew chat transcript

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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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