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The Caroline Close Stuart Chapter, NSDAR discovered many local schools did not have enough books for their number of grade school students on the Constitution. Chapter member, Lynda Gorline, obtained a grant from Thrivent Financial to purchase and donate books to the Wentzville area schools.

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“We Build, We Fight” has been the motto of the U. S. Navy’s Construction Force, known as the “Seabees,” for more than 75 years. Constructionman Alexandria Parmeley, a 2017 Troy Buchanan High School graduate and native of Wentzville, Missouri, builds and fights around the world as a member of…

The Lake Saint Louis Community Association will be lowering the large lake October 15-December 15 this year. As a reminder, lakefront projects require ACC approval. Members are welcome to submit applications now in anticipation of the lake lowering this fall. The application is available at …

I would like to thank the residents of Lake Saint Louis for adhering to the City’s new Fireworks Ordinance (after more than 25 years of being illegal) on the evenings of July 3rd and 4th. Most residents shut down fireworks around 10:30, and limited their personal or neighborhood fireworks di…

So I’m flying solo for a couple weeks, while my lovely and gracious wife is visiting family. Put another way, I’m playing the part of Old Guy All Alone, which translates into lots of roadside stops for food because (it turns out) I am incapable of cooking my own meals.

East-West Gateway’s Transportation Improvement Plan for 2020-2023 has exited its public comments period, finishing the last of the open house meetings for the improvements laid out in the plan on July 30. A number of proposed MoDOT, Wentzville and Lake Saint Louis road improvements that will…

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The Wentzville School District has been the fastest growing school district in the state since 2001, so the process of building new schools is not a stranger to district employees. However, this year’s abundance of rain has made it difficult to keep on top of a schedule. The district hopes t…

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The City of Wentzville will once again host its Fall Festival, a two-day street festival, in Historic Downtown Wentzville Sept. 20-21. Attendees can stroll down historic Main Street to check out the various craft, art, jewelry, food and beverage vendors. Kids can also enjoy a variety of free…

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On Monday, July 29. 2019 the St. Charles County Police Department arrested two subjects at a residence in the 700 block of Hwy D for their involvement in an early morning home invasion in Warren County, MO and an assault on a Wright City Police Officer. Upon further investigation, the St. Ch…

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Gershenson Construction Company has been selected by the City of Lake Saint Louis to construct the Freymuth Lane Widening Project. This project consists of widening both sides of Freymuth Lane by 2 feet, replacing a box culvert, and overlaying the road between Hawk Ridge Circle and S. Outer 40. 

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The state of Missouri requires that students are up-to-date on specific immunizations before attending school each year. To help St. Charles County students meet these requirements, and to minimize the spread of vaccine-preventable diseases in our community, the Department of Public Health’s…

A friend of mine who has been having real issues with his marketing program asked me if I could figure out what was going on. To make matters worse, his problem wasn’t obvious: Solid product, catchy creative, multi-channel message that includes radio, print, Internet and social marketing. De…

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

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All three high schools in the Wentzville School District earned state and national journalism honors over the course of the year, including one yearbook entry from Timberland High School that finished in the top three in the country in the Quill and Scroll competition.

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Recent Timberland High School graduate Jonathan Paneitz has been selected as the 2019 recipient of the Ronald Reagan Leadership Medal. Bestowed by the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute, the award is given to students who exemplify the program’s pillars - drive, humility, an…

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During the June 26 Board of Aldermen meeting, an ordinance was passed approving a Development Agreement for the Wentzville Bend project. This development will encompass approximately 60 acres of property located south and east of Wentzville Parkway, and north of William Dierberg Drive. As cu…

The City of Wentzville has been named to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch 2019 Top Workplace list. This list is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey, conducted by Energage, which measures several aspects of workplace culture, including how employees feel about p…

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The Lake Saint Louis Police Department is partnering with St. Louis BWorks and the Lake Saint Louis Farmers and Artists Market to take those old bicycles off your hands! The bike drive will take place on Saturday, July 13 from 8 a.m. until noon at the Lake Saint Louis Farmers and Artists Mar…

Summer is officially here. Kids are out in their yards, riding their bikes, walking to friends’ houses or to their neighborhood pool. Increased pedestrians and bicyclists means it’s a great time to remind everyone to take it easy.

The City of Wentzville is pleased to announce the purchase of the Lindenwood Ice Arena. During its meeting on Wednesday, June 12, the Wentzville Board of Aldermen finalized plans for the purchase of the Lindenwood Ice Arena (910 Main Plaza Dr.). The arena was purchased for $2 million, which …

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Mosquitoes are both a nuisance and a health concern, as their bites may spread diseases to people and pets. A team effort between residents and the Division of Environmental Health and Protection helps “Block the Bite” and reduces the risk of exposure to disease-carrying mosquitoes in St. Ch…

Tiger Docks recently installed a state-of-the-art anchoring system from Seaflex to help the Lake Saint Louis Community Association remedy a long-standing problem for docks at the main marina. The outdated and non-functional block to cable anchoring system that they had, couldn’t properly han…

City Staff, The Board of Aldermen, and I are currently working, discussing, and finalizing the City of Lake Saint Louis’s budget for next fiscal year (July 2019 - June 2020) Once again we have a balanced budget with additional funds available for more street projects and new Parks projects. …

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Due to the recent widespread flooding along the Missouri River over the past month, Missouri State Parks and the Missouri State Park Foundation are canceling the 2019 Katy Trail Ride set for next month.The five-day, 240-mile ride annual ride, which takes travelers through many of Missouri's …

This past weekend, summer officially arrived in Wentzville – with the opening of the pools! Summer wouldn’t be complete without some pool time, a Rod Run event, or Wentzville’s annual July 4th Parade and Liberty Fest.

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Students from Crossroads Elementary in the Wentzville School District won the 2018-2019 Green Schools Quest, coordinated by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) - Missouri Gateway Chapter. The competition challenges students in St. Louis area public and private schools to devise and imple…

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Bragging rights have been awarded to 18 students across the U.S. for having the best handwriting in the country. These winners are among the more than 250,000 students in kindergarten through eighth grade who competed in the 2019 Zaner-Bloser National Handwriting Contest, which recognizes st…

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4th of July will be here before we know it and there are new rules for shooting off fireworks this year. Limited use of fireworks will be legal on July 3rd and July 4th from noon until 10:30PM.   These hours will be strictly enforced.  Outside this time frame summonses may be issued and fire…

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The Timberland High School Theatre Department was nominated for twelve awards in the third annual St. Louis High School Musical Theatre Awards (SLHSMTA) for their production of The Addams Family at the SLHSMTA Medallion Ceremony at the Fox Theatre on May 6. The program is designed to celebra…

It is with great pride that we will be sharing this month the work of the 2018-19 CSIP Steering Committee. The District’s Comprehensive School Improvement Plan is a five-year strategy that guides our curriculum, our culture, our staffing and our financial focus. The process of forming a new …

The first of two readings of a Wentzville city ordinance amending chapter 405 zoning regulations to provide specific definitions for medical marijuana uses occurred Wednesday, May 8.