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Unincorporated residents get more representation in zoning plans

Pictured above: A map of the unincorporated portions of south St. Louis County. By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Officials in St. Louis County are looking at various initiatives to give unincorporated county residents more representation on the county Planning Commission and in local zoning decisions. The St. Louis County Planning Commission only governs zoning

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Learn about benefits of getting flu vaccine

Jane Kaiser, RN, an experienced nurse with the Visiting Nurse Association of Greater St. Louis, will discuss the benefits of getting your flu vaccination this fall in a presentation at the St. Louis County Library. The event will take place at 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, at the Grant’s View Branch, 9700 Musick Road. For

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‘St. Louis Wheel’ opens next week

The St. Louis Wheel, the Ferris wheel at Union Station that is the latest addition to the St. Louis skyline, will open to the public next week. The 200-foot-tall Wheel, carousel and mini golf will open to the public at 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 30. The Soda Fountain ice-cream parlor located in the former Hard

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Used bikes, bike parts sought for children

St. Louis Bicycle Works is partnering with St. Francis of Assisi to host a nonprofit bicycle drive this week to collect adult and children’s bicycles. The donation drive will take place from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 27, at St. Francis of Assisi, 4556 Telegraph Road. Donations will benefit children and young adults in

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Stenger surrenders to South Dakota prison

Pictured above: The ‘four more years’ then-County Executive Steve Stenger indicated he won when he was re-elected last year now has a different meaning. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Steve Stenger served four years as county executive, and starting this week, he starts serving nearly four years in federal prison.

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Incorporation, schools top 1991 news stories

By Susan Spanel For the Call Originally published January 2, 1992 Efforts to incorporate South County were the top news stories in 1991, followed by school news both good and bad. Mehlville’s continuing money woes and Lindbergh’s audit, student walkout and boundary changes were hot copy. And then there was Proposition B. The front page

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