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At 3:49 p.m., Friday, Aug. 7, 911 dispatchers received a call regarding a burglary at a home on Highway H in St. Charles County. The homeowner confronted the suspect and the suspect fired shots. St. Charles County Police responded and pursued the suspect and set up spike strips which resulte…

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St Charles County’s free mask distribution program to help stop the spread of COVID-19 continues next week with another “Mask Up Pick-Up” event for county residents. The second “Mask Up Pick-Up” drive-through event is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 13, at The Family Arena, …

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While back-to-school will certainly look a little different this fall, once school is in session students will still be traveling to school on foot, on a bicycle and by bus. New teen drivers will also be part of Wentzville's morning commute.

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Liberty High School sophomore Sruthi Ramesh and Timberland High School junior Amelia Seiz have placed in the Top 10 at the HOSA (Future Healthcare Professionals) 43rd Annual International Leadership Conference (ILC). Ramesh received sixth place on the Leadership Academic Test, and Seiz recei…

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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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St. Charles County leaders have joined together to strongly request that all businesses in the county require customers to wear cloth face coverings in their establishments. This plea comes after an increase in the number of positive COVID-19 cases in the county over the past several weeks. …

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The Wentzville School District Board of Education has approved the hiring of Dr. Amanda Shelmire as Principal to lead the Districtís new high school scheduled to open next year. Dr. Shelmire has worked for the WSD as an assistant principal at Holt High School for the past eight years. Prior …

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Ameren Missouri has been out doing its usual summer work throughout Lincoln County and western St. Charles County, completing projects and painting meters, among other things.

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U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) and embarked 7th Fleet staff are operating in the Indo-Pacific region, postured to support the Navy’s response to the COVID-19 outbreak on the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) in port in Guam.

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Safety is something that we sometimes take for granted. I urge you to take extra steps to protect yourselves, your vehicles and your homes.

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With the COVID-19 pandemic this year and so many activities being cancelled, the LSLCA has worked diligently to try to keep everything operating as normally as possible so our members can enjoy the Summer and CA amenities.

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Volunteers in Medicine – St. Charles (VIM), is pleased and honored to be named one of the recipients of a 2020 grant from the Spirit of St. Louis Women’s Fund (SoS).  The awards were announced on May 20th.

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In the midst of the COVID-19 Crisis, one community need in the Wentzville area did not suffer much, thanks to the willing volunteerism of one lady who helped once… twice … and now more than 30 times! 

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Working together, St. Charles County residents and the Division of Environmental Health and Protection can help reduce the risk of disease from mosquitoes. The division’s Mosquito Control staff has plans to monitor problem areas, test for insects, apply specific treatments when needed and ed…

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The Family Arena in St. Charles will reopen for public events after closing for COVID-19, beginning with facility rentals for graduation ceremonies. The first ceremony scheduled is on July 10.

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St. Charles County Executive Steve Ehlmann announced today that the county would follow Phase 2 of the “Show Me Strong Recovery” plan outlined last week by Missouri Governor Mike Parson. Phase 2 goes into effect Tuesday, June 16, 2020, and lifts previously issued restrictions.

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In accordance with guidance from the state of Missouri and the St. Charles County Public Health Department, the City has begun to gradually open facilities using a phased approach. Progress Park Recreation Center opened first — to pass holders only — with reduced hours beginning Monday, May 11.

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Since the last day of the 2019 St Charles County Fair, the board has been working diligently to bring you the best fair we could in 2020. Over the last several weeks, we have been brainstorming on a daily basis to try and bring you a fair despite the many uncertainties in our area due to the…

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During the Board of Aldermen meeting on Wednesday, May 27, the Board approved the Mayor’s appointment of Paul West as the new Chief of Police, following former Police Chief Kurt Frisz’s departure in February.

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Over the past few months, and in light of COVID-19 concerns, the City of Wentzville has been working closely with public health officials to make choices in the best interest of the Wentzville community. In response to initial concerns, indoor recreation facilities were closed beginning on M…

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Beginning Monday, June 1 City Hall will be re-open to the public from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Health and safety precautions will be put in place to protect our visitors and employees. Daily sanitization will take place at City Hall and hard-surfaces will be cleaned regularly…

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The Ambassadors of Lake Saint Louis, sponsors of the Lake Saint Louis fireworks display today announced the 2020 event will be canceled.  Joining many other St. Louis area communities, the Ambassadors feel the uncertainty created by COVID 19 warranted this decision.  The event is scheduled t…

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Over the past few months, and in light of COVID-19 concerns, the City of Wentzville has been working closely with public health officials to make choices in the best interest of the Wentzville community. In response to initial concerns, indoor recreation facilities were closed beginning on M…

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Michael Kaiman, a social studies teacher at Timberland High School in the Wentzville School District, is the recipient of the 2020 Economic Educator Advisory Board Educator of the Year Award from the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. The award is given annually to recognize a board member f…

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With the arrival of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the United States, the City of Wentzville has been working closely with the St. Charles County Health Department and other public health officials to protect the community. The health and safety of the public and employees remain t…

“We are all in this together.” You’ve heard that a few times before lately, I’m sure. But it’s true. We’re on this journey, with no real end in sight, together. We are finding that we are stronger together by being apart. On the other side of this journey is hope and resilience. It’s hard to…

During the Board of Aldermen meeting on Wednesday, April 8, the Board approved the Mayor’s appointment of Douglas Lee as the new City Administrator. Lee has served as the Interim City Administrator following former City Administrator David Gipson’s departure in January.

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Four WSD yearbooks were chosen to be highlighted in the 2019 Herff Jones Portfolio, which showcases best-in-class yearbook work from students across North America. All three WSD high schools - Holt, Liberty, and Timberland - as well as Wentzville Middle School, were included in the Portfolio…

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Since the arrival of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the United States, the City of Wentzville has been working closely with St. Charles County Health Department and other public health officials to prepare for the impact the virus would have on the community. The health and safety …

The St. Charles County Department of Public Health and Frontier Health & Rehabilitation, St. Charles, confirmed today that two more employees have tested positive for COVID-19. To date, 10 staff members have tested positive for the virus and all 10 are being quarantined in their homes. T…

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Students in kindergarten through 12th grade from the Wentzville School District competed in Missouri’s Tri-County Regional Science and Engineering Fair held at Francis Howell North High School on Saturday, March 7. This year there were 257 individual entries, 59 partner projects, and five cl…

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Missouri Gov. Mike Parson has signed an executive order to begin mobilizing the Missouri National Guard to assist in the state’s COVID-19 response efforts.

FEMA announced that federal emergency aid has been made available for the state of Missouri to supplement the state, tribes and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic beginning on Jan.  20, 2020, and continuing.Federal funding is avai…

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The St. Charles County Department of Public Health’s Women, Infants and Children Program (WIC) will continue to provide services during the Coronavirus Disease 2019 pandemic; the program is only changing the way services are delivered.

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The St. Charles County Department of Public Health and Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) are conducting an epidemiological investigation on three positive COVID-19 cases from the Frontier Health & Rehabilitation in St. Charles. Two residents are hospitalized, and o…

In the interest of public health and safety due to COVID-19, residents requesting a 2020 utility tax rebate should complete the process by mail or email between April 1 and June 30, 2020. Wentzville City Hall is currently closed to the public. As a result, residents wishing to apply for the …

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Late yesterday, the St. Charles County Department of Public Health learned that a resident who tested positive for COVID-19 is an employee of Circle K at 3700 Elm Street in St. Charles. The store closed voluntarily, and Public Health Department epidemiologists are investigating and screening…

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St. Charles County Executive Steve Ehlmann today issued new guidance on all St. Charles County residents, requiring them to remain within their residence or on the property surrounding their residence, except to engage in activities they deem necessary to their physical, mental or spiritual …