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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 …

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…

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…

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…

Lake Saint Louis VFW Post 10350 has undergone a name change to recognize one of the most influential local veterans to walk the streets of St. Charles County. 

Girl Scouts of Eastern Missouri is pleased to announce Kimberly Coulon, a graduate of Wentzville Holt High School, has recently earned the Girl Scout Gold Award demonstrating extraordinary leadership through a remarkable community service project.  

Spectrum today announced a donation of $2,500 to Caring and Sharing, as part of the company’s community philanthropic program, Spectrum Employee Community Grants. Caring and Sharing is an emergency food pantry, and collects items to provide nutritious food to the homeless, low-income seniors…

The public is invited to attend an open house public hearing regarding the creation of a St. Charles County Port Authority from 3 to 5 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 5, at the St. Charles County Administration Building, 201 North Second Street, Suite 542, St. Charles, MO 63301. Those in attendance will…

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…