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We’ve built a community here in Wentzville that offers safety and security, exemplary schools, affordable and diverse housing, and expanding employment opportunities. We’ve built a community people want to call home. Here in Wentzville lots of great things are happening, and I want to tell y…

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Today, Lakeway Publishers, Inc. announced that Michael Short will be the new Publisher of The Lincoln County Journal, Newstime and the Troy Free Press. 

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At the Jan. 22 Board of Aldermen meeting, the City presented life-long Wentzville resident Gloria Ehll the 2019 Citizen of the Year award. This award recognizes outstanding residents and business owners whose actions and accomplishments make life better for others.

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The Board of Education has voted unanimously to place two propositions on the April 7, 2020 ballot to accommodate the continued growth of the District, as well as the need for additional staff and wage increases to close the growing gap between the WSD and neighboring districts. 

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Thanks to a bit of coincidence, Runge Chiropractic was closed Monday, Jan. 20 when a car lost control and collided with the front of the office.

12-12-19 Police responded for a report of a careless and imprudent driver in the area on WB I-64. The vehicle was located and a traffic stop was conducted. The driver, a 54 old male was arrested for driving while intoxicated, driving while suspended and leaving the scene of a  motor vehicle crash.

While we have experienced a pretty mild winter so far, chances are more cold is on the way. In addition to cold temperatures, winter can also mean dangerous driving conditions. As we saw with the out-of-nowhere ice storm a couple of years ago, it’s best to be prepared. I want to take this ti…

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Dates have been set for the Wentzville School District’s kindergarten registration/screening process. This event is for all children who will turn five BEFORE August 1, 2020. If your child has not been screened at the Parents as Teachers office or his/her preschool this year, appointments ar…

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On January 2 at approximately 10:40 p.m., Lake Saint Louis Police officers responded to a call of an armed robbery that had just taken place near the 2300 block of Gascony Drive.

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The Wentzville School District Board of Education has approved new boundaries for all elementary, middle and high schools in the District to accommodate continued growth and a new elementary school and new high school under construction. The new schools were part of Proposition E, a $125 mil…

I was in Wal-Mart the other day. I know it’s very fashionable to denigrate the superstore these days, but where else can you go if you need duct tape, milk, shampoo and some CD’s. 

The holiday season is the perfect time to stop and think about the things we are thankful for. I for one am very thankful for the men and women of the Wentzville Police Department, the Wentzville Fire Protection District and St. Charles County Ambulance District who risk their lives on a dai…

Last week Youtube superstar Felix Kjellberg AKA PewDiePie’s house was broken into, and almost all of his and his wife’s belongings were stolen.

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A local six-year old girl with Cerebral Palsy and her family received an all expenses paid trip to Orlando, Florida, from the national non-profit Baking Memories 4 Kids. 

Timberland High School senior Emma Giltner has been selected as an alto for the Missouri Choral Directors Association (MCDA) All-State Honor Choir. Giltner was selected for the elite choir based on recorded auditions. The MCDA All-State Honor Choir will meet, rehearse, and perform at the Mis…

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Happy birthday to the St. Charles County Pet Adoption Center, aka PAC! The facility is celebrating its 20th year this month, and it has “grown up” to be a tremendous resource for sheltering and adopting animals, reuniting lost pets with families, and educating the public on animal welfare.

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The City of Wentzville was officially recognized as a POW-MIA CitySM during a Board of Aldermen meeting on Nov. 20. The POW-MIA CitySM designation is awarded by the Jefferson Barracks POW-MIA Museum in St. Louis. The designation is presented to cities that honor and recognize individuals who…

The Lake St. Louis Police Officer’s Association is going to deliver food to less fortunate families again this Thanksgiving. The food items will include a fully prepared meal (turkey and all the fixings) purchased from a local business! They will also be sponsoring local school children agai…

I’m a big fan of Halloween, but funny enough, though, for as much as I love the season (late fall is my favorite time of year, period), I’ve never really gone full-out in terms of celebrating it.  Typically my Halloween participation is limited to taking photos at events around the holiday a…

While you’re out shopping here in Wentzville during the holiday season, I’d like to remind you to protect yourself and your identity. During the holidays, in addition to spending more money, we tend to be busier, more stressed and more distracted than other times of the year. Identity thieve…

General Motors’ Union of Automobile Workers (UAW) employees will be getting back to work this week after more than a month of organized strikes due to disputes between the company and its employees regarding things such as health care, permanent opportunities for temporary workers and schedu…

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The long and successful tradition of honoring all of our veterans on Veterans Day is proudly continued in Lake Saint Louis at Veterans Memorial Park. With a continued spirit of patriotism and honor, the Lake Saint Louis Veterans Committee has carefully planned a moving and patriotic Veterans…

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Do you have electronic waste – old phones, broken laptops, worn-out power tools? You can recycle these items and more during the City’s next Electronics Recycling and Personal Document Shredding event. 

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Students at Boone Trail Elementary in the Wentzville School District had an opportunity to participate in a long-held tradition that dates back to the opening of their school. Boone Trail Days is a chance for students to learn what life was like for Americans who lived in the 1800s. The 29th…

This year, Wentzville has seen a great surge in community growth and improvement. The City of Wentzville has been hard at work implementing positive change in our community. City staff, the Board and I are proud of the progress made and excited for what’s to come! To learn more about these p…

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On Friday, Oct 4. 2019 at 6:19 p.m. Wentzville police officers responded to the 1800 block of Hackmann Hollow Dr. for a reported Domestic Assault between son and mother. The victim suffered a minor injury however was able to seek safety and was transported to an area hospital for her injury.…

The anticipated availability of medical cannabis in Missouri early next year is fueling a surge of patient interest, with state health regulators approving more than 10,000 patient and caregiver applications in the program’s initial weeks.

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This week, all over the country, United Automobile Workers (UAW) union members employed with General Motors have been on strike. One of the places UAW workers are striking is in Wentzville.

My first topic is to invite everyone to our Lake Saint Louis Police Department’s Open House next Saturday - Sept. 14 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. up at City Hall - inside and outside. Police, Fire, and EMS will be there. Bike helmet fittings, car seat checks, station tours, Mo-Chip Child Identific…

The Wentzville School District (WSD) is the fastest growing school district in the state. With their enrollment right around 17,400, making WSD the ninth largest school district in the state. As the 2019-20 school year is starting up the Wentzville School District has many new and exciting c…