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Tammy Braun, a school counselor at Timberland High School in the Wentzville School District, has been named the 2019-2020 Secondary School Counselor of the Year by the Missouri School Counselor Association (MSCA). Braun was eligible for the award after having been named the Secondary School …

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Losing weight is difficult in a world where the fastest, easiest options for a meal are more often than not, the unhealthiest.

Liberty High School graduate Nawal Cheema 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 two-tenths of 1 percent of students who take the ACT earn a 36. Among t…

Amanda Moody, an instructional technology coach in the Wentzville School District, has been selected for the Google for Education Certified Innovator program. Moody is one of only 41 educators worldwide to be accepted into the program this fall and she joins a community of more than 1,700 pa…

St. Charles County Councilman Mike Klinghammer, R-District 6, announced at tonight’s council meeting that he is resigning from the council effective Sept. 3. Klinghammer has accepted a position as economic development specialist with the City of Saint Charles.

Volunteers in Medicine (VIM) St. Charles recently announced that Carol Felzien joined the board of directors in June to provide public relations and marketing support for the non-profit, all-volunteer agency. Felzien is the director of administration at the Hammond Institute for Free Enterpr…

Once a year, caregivers with Home Instead Senior Care collect and clean-up baby dolls to give to patients - such as Alzheimer’s patients or those with other dementias that might find the presence of a baby doll relaxing or calming.

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The Wentzville School District Board of Education has approved the hiring of Mr. Richard Angevine as Chief Financial Officer for the 2019-20 school year, replacing Mrs. Pam Frazier who has taken a new position in the Webster Groves School District. 

Liberty High School senior Aminhan Lobster was named the State Governor of Missouri Girls State at this summer’s conference, held at the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg from June 24-30. As governor, Lobster will be the Girls State “official head of state,” and participate in va…

Dennis Linnenbringer, Diane Ransom and Helen Shultz of Wentzville all recently received the Senior Service Award from the Lt. Governor’s office for time they invested in their community. Donald Hendrich of New Melle, Mildred Groeper of Wright City and Shelley Brubaker of Foristell also recei…

In celebration of National Drinking Water Week, Wentzville senior art students participated in a contest to win scholarships from the City of Wentzville’s Water Division. Creatively implementing the designated “Dr. Seuss” theme, the students painted fire hydrants to be displayed throughout H…

The Lake Saint Louis Tree Board is continuing efforts to spread information and education about the effects of EAB.      

Midwest University is bringing a business incubator to the city of Wentzville starting April 15, 2019. The success of two other business incubators in St. Charles County – the Economic Development Center and OPO Startups – has led to demand for one in the western part of the county.

Wentzville School District students voted with their taste buds about the quality of school meals they were being served since more stringent nutritional federal guidelines have been put in place.

Timberland High School senior Megan Reiter has been named the 2018 Outstanding Youth Volunteer for the St. Louis Metro Area by Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO). Each year, SOMO bestows awards to those individuals and groups who truly stand out in their area. The Outstanding Youth Volunteer a…

Chad Fowler, M.D., recently joined the Compass Health Network medical group in Wentzville. Dr. Fowler has nearly two decades of experience in a variety of settings, most recently serving in an urgent care facility. He has also been in private practice and has worked in a community health facility.

Cuivre River Electric Community Trust recently announced the awarding of a $500 grant to Stars Shining Brilliantly, a non-profit organization based in Lake St. Louis.  The mission of Stars Shining Brilliantly is to provide positive social interaction experiences for developmentally delayed m…

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When it comes to providing quality health care services and taking exceptional care of people, BJC HealthCare’s mission has remained steadfast since the St. Louis-based health system’s founding in 1993:  “To improve the health of the people and communities we serve.”