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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 The outdated and non-functional block to cable anchoring system that they had, couldn’t properly han…

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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 …

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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…

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.

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Governor Michael Parsons confirmed at a press conference last Wednesday that General Motors (GM) and the Missouri government are in serious discussions about cutting a financial deal for the auto company if they invest around a billion dollars in their Wentzville plant. Parsons specified tha…

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In keeping with a Lake Saint Louis tradition of honoring those brave men and women of our armed forces who gave their lives for our country, the Lake Saint Louis Veterans Committee cordially invites everyone to attend a patriotic and solemn Memorial Day Ceremony on Monday, May 27 at 9 a.m.  …

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County Executive Steve Ehlmann will ask the County Council next Monday evening to consider passing an ordinance that would ban the drug Kratom and related substances in St. Charles County. Kratom, an herb, affects the same opioid brain receptors as morphine and appears to have properties tha…

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Seeds of Hope is the new name for a program that has been serving high risk youth with special or exceptional needs in St. Charles, Lincoln and Warren Counties since 1965, previously known as the Foster Grandparents Program.

Timberland senior Nathaniel Beattie has been named a recipient of the 2019 Holley Scholarship from the Missouri United School Insurance Council (MUSIC). Beattie is one of six recipients chosen from over 250 applicants for the $2,000 scholarship, which is open to students in all 475 MUSIC mem…

Lake Saint Louis officials are pleased to announce that the St. Louis Metro Section of the American Planning Association has recognized the City’s Comprehensive Plan as this year’s recipient of the award for Outstanding Plan Making. This award recognizes one plan each year that advances city…

With the amount of rain the area had recently our lake is just under flood stage and many of the coves are out of their banks. Lake St. Louis residents with an email on file was alerted to this issue and to check your boats security. To date there have been five boats come loose from their l…

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Unofficial results from April 2’s voting are in, though it was mostly a sleepy election for Lake Saint Louis and Wentzville.

For the 10th consecutive year, St. Charles County ranks at the top of Missouri’s “Healthiest Counties” list. The annual County Health Rankings report, released today by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin’s Population Health Institute, places St. Charles County…

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When people choose to move to Wentzville they are choosing more than just a place to live, they are choosing a home in a safe city. They are putting down roots and becoming part of our growing community.

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The Liberty High School Varsity Dance Team captured first place at the Missouri Dance Team Association (MDTA) State Competition held at the Family Arena in St. Charles, Missouri on Saturday, February 23. The “Liberty Belles” earned first place with their “Pom” routine and first place with th…

From April 1 through May 31, eligible residents can apply for a City utility-tax refund. To be eligible for a refund, Wentzville residents must rent or own their primary residence in the City of Wentzville, be at least 65 years old or considered totally disabled by Social Security, and have …

As required by state law, the St. Charles County Assessor will mail approximately 49,000 personal property assessment forms for 2019 by March 15 to taxpayers who failed to respond to the initial January mailing. Forms were due by March 1. Late filing penalties will be applied on May 1.

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The Timberland High School Student Council (STUCO) has been elected President of the Missouri Association of Student Councils (MASC) for the 2019-2020 school year, the highest honor a council can receive in the state. MASC’s mission is to provide programs and resources that develop positive …