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St. Louis County executive proposes deadline extension on property appeals

At least a hundred people came out to the Affton Community Center Saturday, June 29, to hear from St. Louis County Assessor Jake Zimmerman about this year's property value assessments. Residents complained to Zimmerman about rising property values across the county. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

July 17, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The St. Louis County executive wants to extend the deadline for filing property assessment appeals this year, but it’s unclear whether that is possible under state law. The deadline for county employees to receive property appeals was July ...

Affton Southwest Precinct moves to Concord until permanent station built

The new police precinct on Griffin Road, as seen July 12. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

July 13, 2019

For the foreseeable future, St. Louis County Police operations in the Affton Southwest 3rd Precinct will be out of a temporary precinct building at 5030 Griffin Road in Concord. “This will not impact services provided to the public by our officers in any way,” the department said in a news release. ...

Zimmerman appears at third town hall as deadline to appeal assessments nears

At least a hundred people came out to the Affton Community Center Saturday, June 29, to hear from St. Louis County Assessor Jake Zimmerman about this year's property value assessments. Residents complained to Zimmerman about rising property values across the county. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

July 5, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com As the final July 8 deadline to appeal property value assessments looms, St. Louis County Assessor Jake Zimmerman continued his series of town hall appearances Saturday to take questions from residents about this year’s reassessments...

Officials apologize for all of the Gravois-Musick delays

Daniel Dreisewerd, acting director of the St. Louis County Department of Transportation and Public Works takes questions from residents regarding the Gravois-Musick construction during a town hall at Grant's View Branch of the county library Wednesday, June 26. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

July 3, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachnebach@callnewspapers.com  Rainy weather and flash floods didn’t stop South County residents from attending a town hall explaining the seemingly neverending Gravois-Musick Road construction last week. The June 26 town hall, hosted by County Council Presiding...

Officer Langsdorf remembered at funeral as a hero and ‘amazing father’

Residents and emergency first-responders from across the St. Louis region came out to pay their respects to North County Police Cooperative officer Michael Langsdorf during his funeral procession from the Cathedral Basilica to Resurrection Cemetery in Affton Monday, July 1. Langsdorf was fatally shot June 23 while responding to a call about a bad check at a Wellston Food Market. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

July 3, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com To his family members and colleagues, Officer Michael Langsdorf could be described as nothing short of a hero who cared deeply for the people around him. The funeral for the 40-year-old North County Police Cooperative officer and South Coun...

South County ‘will experience flooding’ through 9 tonight

Heavy rain pounds a strip mall in Green Park Wednesday. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

June 26, 2019

The National Weather Service is warning about the possibility of flash flooding through 9 tonight in South County. The advisory only applies to south central St. Louis County and southwest St. Louis city, officials said. Gauge reports indicate several creeks have risen close to flood stage, including...

Funeral arrangements announced for slain officer

Funeral arrangements announced for slain officer

June 25, 2019

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 ca...

Police officer fatally shot in North County was from South County

North County Police Cooperative Assistant Chief Ron Martin speaks at a press conference in June. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

June 24, 2019

North County Police Cooperative Assistant Chief Ron Martin speaks at a press conference Monday, with county Prosecuting Attorney Wesley Bell pictured in the background. Photo by Erin Achenbach. By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com North County Police Cooperative Officer Michael Langsdorf, a South County nativ...

Zimmerman will appear at series of town halls on rising property values, starting today

St. Louis County Assessor Jake Zimmerman speaks at the Oakville Democrats' ODO Fest in October 2018. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

June 20, 2019

Starting today, St. Louis County Assessor Jake Zimmerman is going to appear at a series of town halls with County Council members to address rising property assessments in the county. The first town hall happens today — Thursday, June 20 — at The Pavilion at Lemay. It will take place from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at recreation center, 205 Gregg Road in Jefferson Barracks Park in Lemay. Council Presidin...

Lindbergh issues $40 million in bonds for bond issue for its new high school

Lindbergh issues $40 million in bonds for bond issue for its new high school

June 19, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Lindbergh Schools will soon have half of its $105 million bond issue for a new high school in hand after a $40 million bond sale last week. The bonds are part of Proposition R, the district’s bond issue voters approved in April that will bu...

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