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Twenty years after its inception and nearly 260,000 coats later, the Warnersí Warm-up Coat Drive has become a dependable resource for impoverished men, women and children in the Bi-State.  The Lake Saint Louis Police Department is proud to team up with the Kurt Warner First Things First Foun…

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Missouri students in grades 3-12 have until Oct. 31. 2020 to submit their poster design to commemorate Missouri’s bicentennial in 2021. Judges representing the Missouri Bicentennial Commission will select four posters to commemorate Missouri’s bicentennial of statehood. Selected posters will…

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At the Wentzville School District's Board of Education meeting on September 17, the Board voted to move to LEVEL 1: In-person Learning beginning Monday, October 19. This does not affect students and staff who are participating in the Virtual Academy.

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The Wentzville School District officially opened the doors to Journey Elementary School, the District's 13th elementary school, with a socially-distanced ribbon cutting ceremony on August 19. The new building is nearly 105,000 square feet and it is one of the largest elementary schools built…

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The Wentzville School District Board of Education has approved naming the District’s fourth high school, currently under construction at the corner of North Point Prairie Road and West Meyer Road in Wentzville, North Point High School. Dr. Amanda Shelmire, who has been named the school princ…

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Moody’s Investors Service has released its Annual Issuer Comment Report for the Wentzville School District. In the report, Moody’s maintains an Aa2 rating on the District’s outstanding general obligation debt, one of the highest ratings for any school district in Missouri. 

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Avoiding a dual pandemic with two contagious respiratory illnesses - COVID-19 and influenza (the flu) - is top of mind for health care workers across the country. That's why the St. Charles County Department of Public Health is joining with area organizations to distribute 800 flu vaccinatio…

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It's that time of year when hunters are getting excited about the upcoming deer season and Hunt For Hunger is getting ready for hopefully another successful year. Hunt For Hunger was started 3 years ago by David Neier, then a 9-year old student at Daniel Boone Elementary School in New Melle.…

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BJC HealthCare is making it easier for families to see BJC Medical Group physicians and access Progress West Hospital services in Wentzville. The new BJC Outpatient Care facility opens today at 1520 Wentzville Parkway to offer world-class care for patients of all ages in a specially-designed…

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The COPS Office is pleased to feature the Lake St. Louis Police Department as the August 2020 winner of the Community Policing in Action Photo Contest. The winning photo shows Officer Chris Schneider with kindergartners from the Wentzville School District.

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Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) vending machines are now available at four specific locations at St. Louis Lambert International Airport (STL). Two companies are placing their vending machines at the airport. Hudson, a New Jersey-based company, and St. Louis-based AVendCo, are supplying …

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On Saturday, August 29th, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. the Lake Saint Louis Police Department will distribute free disposable masks to the public.  During our first event almost 800 masks were handed out to area residents.  We would like to give the public another opportunity to receive a supply …

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The City of Wentzville has been named to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch 2020 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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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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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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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…

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…