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County Executive Sam Page signs ethics reform executive orders into law Wednesday in the county executives office. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

County close to half vaccinated, Page announces library partnership

By Lucas Irizarry, Staff Reporter September 21, 2021

As St. Louis County approaches a 50-percent vaccination rate, the county government is doing everything it can to get citizens vaccinated. County Executive Sam Page announced Sept. 20 a plan to have...

St. Louis County Executive Sam Page, right, and his wife, Jennifer, head to the polls Tuesday morning in Creve Coeur to vote for Page in the Democratic primary. Jennifer Page was dressed in scrubs to head to her job at Mercy Hospital South.

County continues vaccination push, awarded CDC grant

By Lucas Irizarry, Staff Reporter September 16, 2021

The St. Louis County government is not slowing down its efforts to vaccinate as many people in the area as possible.  Through Sept. 18, the county is hosting 16 free vaccination events, with more announced...

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.

Twelve county police staffers tested positive for COVID in the last month

September 16, 2021

The St. Louis County Police Department reported 12 staff members contracted COVID since Aug. 19. This includes commissioned officers and professional staff members in the Division of Patrol (four precincts),...

Bosnian artist to be featured at Laumeier

Bosnian artist to be featured at Laumeier

September 15, 2021

Bosnian artist Aida Šehović’s work is visiting Laumeier Sculpture Park Sept. 25 through Dec. 19 as part of Laumeier’s Visiting Artist in Residence program. The exhibition includes the archive...

Commission recommends approval of zoning change for driving range

Commission recommends approval of zoning change for driving range

By Lucas Irizarry, Staff Reporter September 14, 2021

First Tee Range, 6286 Lemay Ferry, was recommended for approval for a zoning change July 26 by the St. Louis County Planning Commission to allow a new restaurant/golf shop area and six elevated instructional...

County recognizes first responders on 20th anniversary of 9/11

County recognizes first responders on 20th anniversary of 9/11

By Lucas Irizarry, Staff Reporter September 10, 2021

In remembrance of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, St. Louis County Executive Sam Page, Acting Chief of Police Kenneth Gregory and Maryland Heights Fire District Chief Steve Olshwanger held a press...

Mehlville High School evacuated after threatening message found in bathroom

Mehlville High School evacuated after threatening message found in bathroom

By Erin Achenbach, News Editor September 9, 2021

This is a developing story. Continue to check callnewspapers.com for updates.  Students at Mehlville High School were evacuated Thursday morning after a threatening message was found in the boys restroom.  In...

Affton School District students Jayson and Connor try out the paper crimpers in the Gotsch Art Studio in February 2021.

Page gives update on COVID in schools, massive surge in positivity rate reported

By Lucas Irizarry, Staff Reporter September 8, 2021

Since the start of the school year in mid-August, COVID-19 cases in children in St. Louis County have skyrocketed.  Citing a preliminary report, St. Louis County Executive Sam Page discussed the number...

Jefferson Barracks Hospital unveils medical rehab building

Jefferson Barracks Hospital unveils medical rehab building

September 8, 2021

The Jefferson Barracks VA Hospital hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony June 12, pictured above, for its new medical rehabilitation building, part of a larger, ongoing project at the hospital campus to consolidate...

Above is a rendering of the 100-acre proposed redevelopment Tesson Ridge, consisting of more than 100 single-family homes and villas, a 210-unit apartment complex and 8 acres of commercial sites.

County Planning Commission approves change to Tesson Ridge Development

By Lucas Irizarry, Staff Reporter September 8, 2021

The new 100-acre Tesson Ridge development in the footprint of the former MetLife campus in South County was approved by the St. Louis County Planning Commission in July, but the project appeared before...

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