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The 12th Annual Christmas Wonderland, sponsored by First Step Back Home, was held COVID Style this year on a relatively warm winter day (54 degrees and sunny) in the parking lot at the United Methodist Church in Wentzville Saturday December 19, 2020.

The nonprofit Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH) is offering 21 tips to keep families safe and warm when the power goes out and freezing temperatures arrive.

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The Lake Saint Louis Police Department is sponsoring a blood drive in honor of Anna Dennis on Wednesday, December 16th from 2:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the Lake Saint Louis Civic Center Council Chambers, 200 Civic Center Drive.

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To ensure the safety of all during the COVID-19 pandemic, the St. Charles County Parks and Recreation Department has announced the cancellation of the 2020 Christmas Candlelight Walks at The Historic Daniel Boone Home and holiday tours at The Daniel Boone Hays Home in Defiance. The events we…

This year marked by closures and quarantines due to Covid 19, has not deterred the staff at the Lake St. Louis Community Association from lifting the spirits of community members by trimming up some of the stately trees and bushes, keeping weeds at bay with needed mulch and planting many tri…

St. Charles County may see an increase in federal funding, thanks to county residents who participated in the 2020 Census. 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.

Dollar General announces its store at 100 Will Ron Court in Wentzville is now open. Normal hours of operation may be found online here or through the Dollar General app.    

In an effort to improve the experience for organizers and attendees, Newstime is partnering with one of the premier online event platforms in the world to take the Newstime community calendar to the next level.

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The City of Lake St. Louis would like to remind our residents that Meridian Waste offers yard waste pick-up. The yard waste must be separated from the other trash and can be in a brown paper yard waste bag or in a separate can with handles. For more information please refer to the Recycling …

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American Heritage Girls Troop MO 3130 and the Wentzville Fire Protection District are hosting an Adult and TEEN CERT emergency preparedness training the weekend of November 6, 7 and 8, 2020. The course hours are Friday from 6pm-10pm, Saturday 8am-10pm, and Sunday from 10am-3pm.

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Despite limiting program participants and postponing some events because of the COVID-19 pandemic, St. Charles County Parks already has had a record year for attendance. The County's 17 parks surpassed the 3 million mark at the end of August, and in July, topped the previous record high set …

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The City of Lake Saint Louis has recently completed a major update to the Cityís development code and zoning map which is now available for public review at www.lakesaintlouis.com/landuse until September 18, 2020.

Tammy Novak, a U.S. Air Force veteran from Lake Saint Louis, received a new roof on Wednesday, August 19, from Signature Exteriors, an Owens Corning Platinum Roofing Contractor, as part of the Owens Corning Roof Deployment Project.

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The Lake Saint Louis Police Department will host a community blood drive with the American Red Cross on Thursday, September 24 from 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., at the Lake Saint Louis Civic Center, 200 Civic Center Drive, 63367. 

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The elderly population is on the rise in many countries. Advancements in healthcare and a growing emphasis on healthy lifestyles means people are living longer than ever before.

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The Wentzville School District has been named to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch Top Workplaces list for the fifth time since 2012. The list is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey that measures several aspects of workplace culture, including how employees feel…

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The St. Charles County Department of Public Health, located at 1650 Boones Lick Road in St. Charles, moved to a temporary facility for several months on July 20, while building improvements are made to better serve and care for county residents. Online and phone services will be available th…

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Kate Lucas from Lake St. Louis, is spending this summer immersed in conservation and water quality field research, education, and outreach as part of Iowa State Universityís (ISU) Water Resources Internship Program. As an ISU water resources intern, Kate is a part of Iowa Learning Farms, a l…

2020 finds the World once again engaged in a global war.  All nations are affected, but the enemy in World War ‘C’ is not a nation or a group of terrorists.  This enemy is a virus, COVID-19.  As in all wars, past and present, the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution has join…

Molly Kleiber, a teacher at Liberty High School in the Wentzville School District, is one of five driver education teachers from throughout the U.S. to be selected by their peers as Teachers of Excellence. The honor, which carries with it a cash stipend, comes from the American Driver & …

Each year the President of Jardin du Lac Garden Club presents a project to commemorate her stay in office.  Carol Ellis ended her term in December 2018 however her offering to honor past club members took a while to put in place.  This spring a second bench was placed at Boulevard Park with …

360 as of Easter Sunday…that’s the number of protective face masks two visionary Wentzville women have contributed to seven health care facilities in the past month.  For Brenda Gittemeier and Tausha Koester, it was their step-daughter and daughter, respectively, who created the vision.  The…

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The annual Martin Luther King Jr. Unity event took place at Holt High School once again on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a program to celebrate the life and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. As part of the celebration, the WSD offers a scholarship competition and awards a minimum $500 …

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Students from the Wentzville School District competed in the High School Honors Division of Missouri’s Tri-County Regional Science and Engineering Fair held at Holt High School on Saturday, February 29. Holt junior Ethan Dunsworth received first place for his project “Exploring the Mechanism…

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To recognize outstanding efforts for food safety, sanitation and employee education by licensed food providers, the St. Charles County Division of Environmental Health and Protection is pleased to present its annual 24 Carrot Gold Food Safety Excellence Awards. 

Tim and Donna Kloppenberg, Lake St. Louis, serve in our community in a variety of ways. Probably best known as “Tim’s Mobile Marine,” “Tim’s Dockside Marine” or “Tim the Boat Guy”, when he’s not busy making or repairing boat covers these days, he and Donna might be loading up their car to ta…

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HomeGoods, the leading off-price home décor store, will open an approximately 20,400 square-foot store in Wentzville on Sunday, February 16th at 8 a.m. The new store is located in the Wentzville Crossroad Marketplace West at 1281 West Pearce Boulevard. 

Holt senior Cora Sverdrup has been selected by the WSD Board of Education as the District nominee for the John T. Belcher Scholarship. The Missouri School Board Association (MSBA) and Future Builders established the statewide scholarship program in the memory of Mr. Belcher who was instrumen…

Timberland High School junior Abby Manner has earned the highest possible ACT composite score of 36. Nationally, while the actual number of students earning the top score varies from year to year, on average, only around one-half of 1% of students who take the ACT earn a 36. Among test taker…

With his mother already homeless, one man journeyed across the state of Missouri between trips in and out of jail looking for a home. Nearby, a woman had been homeless for the past four years, never knowing when she might sleep somewhere with a roof over her. 

More than 500 participants attended this weekend’s event at Holt High School sponsored by the City of Wentzville. Approximately 21,000 pounds of electronic waste (e-waste) was collected and more than 21,000 pounds of documents were shredded as part of this recurring community event.

From November 2019 through March 2020, if temperatures are predicted to be 20 degrees or below overnight (via weather.com), the Emergency Weather Response program of the St. Charles, Lincoln and Warren Counties Continuum of Care will activate a Free Warming Center Response to provide safe sl…

Kaci Lueking, a first grade teacher at Wabash Elementary School in the Wentzville School District, has received the 2019 Emerson Excellence in Teaching Award. She joins an elite group of teachers from across the St. Louis metropolitan area to be recognized for their outstanding and innovativ…