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Volunteers Scott Ellis and Ed Young wrestle a large screen TV for recycle.

Lake Saint Louis Electronics and Appliance Recycling event a huge success

Posted on November 26, 2014 at 9:59 am

The 5th annual electronics and appliance recycling event, hosted in late September by the Lake Saint Louis Green Environmental Advisory Committee and Web Innovations & Technology Services (WITS), was a great success. Participants dropped off unwanted items for recycling.  With the team of volunteers working throughout the day a huge amount of waste was removed from the community. From over 250 vehicles, the volunteers collected 18.5 tons, or 37,000 lbs.

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City of Wentzville Blood Drive planned

Posted on November 26, 2014 at 10:06 am

During the holidays, blood is in high demand and donating is usually low. Make this a holiday gift to yourself, those you love and those who need you!  On Tuesday, December 30 the Red Cross will be at Progress Park, 968 Meyer Rd, from 2-6 p.m. On any given day, an average of, 38,000 units of red blood cells are needed for hospital patients in the United Sates. There is

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  • WASSI – Wentzville Area Senior Services Inc. named Best Non-Profit Organization in Western St. Charles County

    Posted on November 20, 2014 at 11:04 am

    L-R: Jessica Brannan/Vice President, Leon Tow/President, John Zepaltas / Board Member--Communications & Public Relations

    Wentzville Area Senior Services Inc. was named Best Non-Profit organization in Western St. Charles County  by the Western St. Charles County Chamber of Commerce. WASSI was recognized with other outstanding St. Charles County organizations at the Nov. 13 Chamber luncheon. WASSI ‘s goal is to ensure seniors in the Wentzville area receive the best in services, programs and facilities. Find out more about WASSI  on the website at

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  • Tiger Docks provides pond access, enhancing learning experience at Towne Park

    Posted on November 7, 2014 at 1:59 pm

    Towne Park PR pics

    Tiger Docks™ recently completed a 1,208-square foot floating dock system at Towne Park in western St. Charles County, providing extensive access to the pond adjacent to the park’s education area. Towne Park is named for the late Betty Towne, who donated the land for this purpose. Towne Park is unique in that it includes the only certified Nature Explore Classroom in St. Charles County. Tiger Docks helped to expand the

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The Wentzville 7th grade Wolves recently competed in the Jr. GAC and won the championship! Congratulations!!

Wentzville Jr. Wolves win championship

Posted on November 20, 2014 at 10:15 am

The Wentzville 7th grade Wolves recently competed in the Jr. GAC and won the championship! Congratulations!!

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  • Czerniewski skis for the winning USA World’s Team

    Posted on November 20, 2014 at 9:04 am

    Breanne (center) with her parents Terry and Dotty Pollard.

    Congratulations to Breanne Pollard Czerniewski who was selected to represent Team USA this past September in the World Show Ski Championships in Janesville, Wisconsin.  Only the top 30 skiers in the United States were part of this elite team.  Team USA took first place against teams from China, Australia, Belgium and Canada. Breanne played an important role in the Ballet Line, the Double Top 4-Tier Pyramid, and the 720 Swivel

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  • Madisen Dattilo places third in Div. II Nationals

    Posted on August 8, 2014 at 1:10 pm

    Madisen Dattilo

    Lake Saint Louis Ski Club member, Madisen Dattilo performed recently at the Division II Nationals in Swivel Skiing and placed third. The competition was held in Warsaw, Indiana. Dattilo is a student at Holt High School and has been involved with the Ski Club for over 10 years. She also does Showgirls Ballet Line, Swivel and the All-Girls Pyramid. She is the daughter of Joe and Tricia Dattilo of Lake

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Wentzville School District partners with Wentzville Firefighters to provide coats for students in need

Posted on November 25, 2014 at 8:44 am

Firefighters from the Wentzville Fire Protection District and employees of the Wentzville School District distributed over 300 coats to kids in need at an event held at Wentzville Fire Station #1 on Saturday, November 22nd.  WFPD firefighters partnered with Operation Warm and the Wentzville School District to supply the brand new coats to elementary students identified by school district counselors. “This is a tremendous program and we are very grateful

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  • Wentzville Downtown Business Association presents check to D.A.R.E.

    Posted on November 24, 2014 at 9:18 am


    On Thursday, November 13, Mayor Nick Guccione, Rodney Sherman of Budget Towing, Jeremy Harris of Harris Automotive, and other members of the Wentzville Downtown Business Association presented a check in the amount of $6,760.00 to the Wentzville Police Department D.A.R.E. Program. Accepting the check was Major Paul West and D.A.R.E. Officer Mary Wheeler. Many children in the community will be educated on drugs and alcohol and hopefully continue to be

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  • Veteran presents wreath at Wentzville’s Vietnam Veterans Memorial

    Posted on November 20, 2014 at 9:11 am

    Pictured L-R: Leon Tow, WASSI President; John Zepaltas, Vietnam Veteran and WASSI Board of Director member; and Nick Guccione, Wentzville Mayor and Veteran.

    On Veterans Day, John Zepaltas, a Vietnam Veteran who served from 1968-1969 as a staff sergeant and field artillery officer, presented a wreath at Wentzville’s Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Zepaltas noted that this was his tribute to all the men and women who have given of themselves for our freedom.

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The Green Tree Elementary School Choir

Ambassadors to host Green Tree Elementary School Choir

Posted on November 25, 2014 at 8:50 am

The Ambassadors of Lake Saint Louis invite members of the community to attend a Holiday Music Concert presented by the Green Tree Elementary School Choir under the direction of Julie Albertson on Friday morning, December 19.  This concert occurs at a special meeting of the club at the Lake Saint Louis Community Association Clubhouse, 100 Cognac Court, from 7 am to 8 am.  Following the music, everyone is invited to

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  • Holt Marching Band takes First Place at Farmington Marching Band Festival

    Posted on September 30, 2014 at 9:40 am

    Members of the Holt Marching Band

    The Holt Marching Indians recently took First Place overall at the Farmington Marching Band Festival. This was the first competition of the marching season for the Indians and in addition to the top prize, the band brought home caption awards for Best Percussion Performance and Best Visual Performance. Well done Indians! The Holt Marching Band is 180 members strong and is directed by James Cunningham with assistance from Henry Kappler,

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  • MOVIE REVIEW – Let’s Be Cops

    Posted on August 20, 2014 at 9:34 am


    A phony cop comedy, in both senses of the phrase Let’s Be Cops – R ZERO/**** By Jason Wiese Audiences usually take the time to watch comedy to have fun and laugh. To put it simply, as I watched the buddy (fake) cop comedy Let’s Be Cops, I never laughed, nor did I have any fun. I could not wait to leave. In Let’s Be Cops, from The Girl Next

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