Affton News

Officials apologize for all of the Gravois-Musick delays

Pictured above: Daniel Dreisewerd, acting director of the St. Louis County Department of Transportation and Public Works, takes questions from residents regarding the Gravois-Musick intersection construction during a town hall at Grant’s View Branch of the county library Wednesday, June 26. Photo by Erin Achenbach.  By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachnebach@callnewspapers.com  Rainy weather and flash floods

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Sifton won’t run for governor, throws support to Galloway

Pictured above: Sen. Scott Sifton, D-Affton, speaks at the Oakville Democrats’ ODO Fest in October 2018. Photo by Erin Achenbach. After exploring a run for governor himself, Sen. Scott Sifton threw his support Tuesday to Missouri state Auditor Nicole Galloway as the Democrat challenging Gov. Mike Parson in 2020.   The move could allow Missouri

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Trakas holding town hall today on Gravois-Musick road construction

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com For residents who have been dealing with the construction at Gravois and Musick roads for more than a year, County Council Presiding Officer Ernie Trakas is holding a town hall at 4 p.m. Wednesday, June 26, at Grant’s View Library, 9700 Musick. The construction, which was originally set to

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Fourth jail inmate dies; investigation is ongoing

Pictured above: Johnny Shy’s friends gather for a vigil outside the Justice Center in March.  By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Multiple investigations are ongoing into practices at the St. Louis County Justice Center after another South County man died after going into the jail — the fourth inmate to die this year. Daniel Stout

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Funeral arrangements announced for slain officer

The funeral for a North County police officer who died in the line of duty will be held Monday at the Cathedral Basilica, with burial to follow in an Affton cemetery. North County Police Cooperative officer and South County native Michael Langsdorf, 40, was shot to death Sunday while responding to a call about a

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Water infrastructure is key to daily life

Pictured above: Workers get ready to fill in dirt from Missouri American Water’s water main replacement project near Fatima Drive and Kammerer Avenue in Affton. The project was part of the water utility comany’s plan to replace 224,000 feet of water main this year, approximately 42 miles of the 4,500 miles of main that the

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