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Students at Oakville Elementary participate in 'Kids Voting' for the November 2018 election.

Read all The Call’s candidate questionnaires for the April 6 election

April 2, 2021

The Call’s candidate questionnaires offer the most complete glimpse you’ll find of candidates’ views leading up to an election. View a complete collection of the Call candidate questionnaires for...

Our Call: Call makes endorsement for April 6 fire board race

Our Call: Call makes endorsement for April 6 fire board race

March 29, 2021

When Bonnie Stegman first won election to the Mehlville Fire Protection District’s Board of Directors in 2005 alongside Aaron Hilmer, their opponents and critics said they lacked the experience to run...

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South County woman charged with arson and animal abuse for setting fire, interfering with firefighters

March 29, 2021

A South County woman was charged with arson after allegedly setting fire to the Colonial Woods condos last week and then interrupting firefighters who responded to the scene. Police from the St. Louis...

Fred Baumgarth, left, and Bonnie Stegman.

Stegman challenged by Baumgarth for Mehlville fire board seat

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter March 24, 2021

Mehlville Fire Protection District Board of Directors Treasurer Bonnie Stegman is seeking re-election to a fourth term in the upcoming Tuesday, April 6 election, challenged by former firefighter Fred Baumgarth...

MFPD Chief Brian Hendricks speaks at a board meeting in 2019.

‘That didn’t go our way’: Mehlville Fire budget has $1.4 million deficit

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter March 11, 2021

With an uncertain financial future highlighted by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Mehlville Fire Protection District has a deficit budget for the first time in many years. The MFPD Board of Directors...

A paramedic from the Fenton Fire Protection District, above, gives a COVID-19 vaccine shot to a woman in the community room at the Affton Fire Protection District headquarters on Gravois Road while St. Louis County Executive Sam Page visited Friday, Feb. 12, 2021. The Mehlville Fire Protection District and Affton Fire Protection District are both vaccine administration sites in South County, although no 'mass vaccination event' has been held in South County as of March 22.

St. Louis County, fire districts will vaccinate homebound residents; program already underway in Mehlville

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor March 10, 2021

Wondering how to find a COVID-19 vaccine? Here's what you need to know.  St. Louis County is launching a pilot program to deliver the COVID-19 vaccine to those who are unable to leave their homes, County...

Mike Shannon, a lead maintenance driver with the St. Louis County Department of Transportation, is administered the first dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2021, at St. Louis County's mass vaccination site in Ferguson. The site, which is located at the Florissant Valley campus of St. Louis Community College, began public vaccinations the following day for those eligible.

St. Louis County wants to set record for vaccinations this week; here are all the lists to sign up

February 26, 2021

St. Louis County hopes to set a record this week for the number of vaccines it has been able to give in a week, along with adding capacity for more shots in the future. St. Louis County received 6,000...

The St. Louis County Police Department and the Mehlville Fire Protection District are shown at the scene of the fire at the vacant building that was once Eime Hardware Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021.

Fire at former Eime Hardware store looked serious, but results in little damage

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor February 24, 2021

Fire agencies from throughout the area responded over the weekend to a fire at the vacant building at 11500 Concord Village Ave. that was once Eime Hardware store and more recently a pawn shop, but the...

MFPD Chief Brian Hendricks speaks at a board meeting in 2019.

MFPD replaces truck used for salting during snow and ice; was damaged in crash

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter February 17, 2021

The Mehlville Fire Protection District Board of Directors unanimously approved the roughly $25,000 purchase of a new administrative truck Jan. 13, after Chief Brian Hendricks explained that the previous...

Members of the Visiting Nurses Association, National Guard, county employees and volunteers help administer the vaccine at the mass vaccination site in Ferguson Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2021. The county announced Tuesday that in addition to the mass vaccination site at the Florissant Valley campus of St. Louis Community College, additional vaccination sites would open in the Mehlville, Affton and Eureka fire protection districts, which will begin administering vaccines to eligible members of the public who have appointments Thursday.

Fire districts including Mehlville and Affton working with county to vaccinate group-home residents

February 11, 2021

The St. Louis County Department of Public Health is partnering with fire districts in South County and elsewhere in the county to administer the COVID-19 vaccine to about 1,000 residents and staff in group...

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