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Fitch, Ward square off in County Council 3

Fitch, Ward square off in County Council 3

October 26, 2018

Staff Report  Former St. Louis County police Chief Tim Fitch, Republican, will square off against Democrat Paul Ward, a former Kirkwood city councilman, to represent the 3rd District on the St. Louis County Council. The seat is currently held by Councilwoman Colleen Wasinger, R-Huntleigh, who is ...

Bird is challenging Unsicker in the 91st District

Bird is challenging Unsicker in the 91st District

October 26, 2018

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com  Gravois Township Committeewoman, Jennifer Bird, Republican, will take on incumbent Rep. Sarah Unsicker, D-Shrewsbury, for the 91st District House seat on Tuesday, Nov. 6. Bird, 50, 9244 Laurel Hill Drive, is the mother of a young family as well...

Walter, O’Donnell hope to succeed Haefner as legislator from Oakville

Michael O'Donnell (left) and Mike Walter (right).

October 26, 2018

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com  Democrat Mike Walter, a newcomer to public office, will square off on Tuesday, Nov. 6 against former Oakville Republican Committeeman Michael O’Donnell to succeed Rep. Marsha Haefner, R-Oakville, and represent Oakville’s 95th House ...

Around the Kitchen: Cincinnati Chili recalls memories of home

Cinnamon is the secret to Cincinnati chili.

October 25, 2018

By Bill Milligan For the Call My wife grew up in Cincinnati and it’s easy to get her thinking about the folks back home — just make a pot of this chili. I never understood why people in Cincinnati put cinnamon in chili and for years I hated it. But I’ve learned to cook it because my wife go...

Attorney VanOstran challenges Wagner on health care, guns, taxes, other topics

VanOstran and Wagner

October 25, 2018

Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com  Attorney Cort VanOstran, a Democrat, is challenging incumbent Rep. Ann Wagner, R-Ballwin, for Missouri’s 2nd Congressional District in the midterm elections on Tuesday, Nov. 6. VanOstran, 30, 444 S. Hanley Road, Apt. 2N, Clayton, is an ...

Stenger, Berry vie to be county executive

Stenger faced Republican Paul Berry III in the November 2018 general election.

October 24, 2018

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com  This is the second of two parts of a series of questionnaires on the St. Louis County executive candidates. To see the first in the series with Libertarian Nick Kasoff and Constitutionalist Andrew Ostrowski, click here. Incumbent S...

Three candidates contend Nov. 6 to replace Roby as Crestwood’s next mayor

Three candidates contend Nov. 6 to replace Roby as Crestwood’s next mayor

October 18, 2018

Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Current Ward 3 Alderman Grant Mabie will contend with engineer Neil Brown and business analyst Christopher Court in the race for mayor of Crestwood in a special election Tuesday, Nov. 6. The winner will fill the roughly 18 months that remain ...

Gregory, Hoffman face off on the issues in 96th District House race

Gregory, Hoffman face off on the issues in 96th District House race

October 17, 2018

Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com David Gregory, a Republican attorney, is running for re-election in the 96th Missouri House District Tuesday, Nov. 6, and is being challenged by Democrat Erica Hoffman, a stay-at-home mother and school volunteer. Gregory, 33, 12820 Weber Hi...

Great Rivers Greenway seeks volunteers for 16th annual River des Peres Trash Bash

Great Rivers Greenway seeks volunteers for 16th annual River des Peres Trash Bash

October 17, 2018

For the 16th year in a row, volunteers will descend on the River des Peres watershed Saturday, Oct. 20, to help clear litter during the River des Peres “Trash Bash.” Volunteers of all ages are needed to help clean several sites and improve water quality in St. Louis County and city, including River des Peres, the Mississippi River, Mackenzie Creek, Gravois Creek, Deer Creek and En...

Four candidates contend for the county executive seat

Four candidates contend for the county executive seat

October 17, 2018

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com This is the first of two parts in a series of questionnaires on the St. Louis County executive candidates. To see the second in the series with Republican Paul Berry and Democrat Steve Stenger, click here. Incumbent St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger, a Democrat, faces three challengers for re-election Tuesday...

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