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Call urges a ‘no’ vote on Missouri’s Amendment 3

Call urges a ‘no’ vote on Missouri’s Amendment 3

October 26, 2020

Voters will consider a Missouri Constitutional amendment Tuesday, Nov. 3 that reverts the redistrict-ing change voters overwhelmingly passed in 2018 with Clean Missouri. Since the day after that vote, Missouri’s Republican state legislators have been chomping at the bit to revert Clean Missouri, w...

Call makes endorsements for South County contests

Call makes endorsements for South County contests

October 21, 2020

The Call endorses Ernie Trakas for 6th District County Council and Sam Page for county executive.  1st District Senate Voters have two viable, energetic candidates running for the 1st District Senate seat currently held by Scott Sifton, who is term-limited. Doug Beck, a Democrat, is the candidate most in th...

Election 2020: Call makes endorsements for South County contests

Election 2020: Call makes endorsements for South County contests

October 15, 2020

The Call endorses Ernie Trakas for 6th District County Council and Sam Page for county executive.  1st District Senate Voters have two viable, energetic candidates running for the 1st District Senate seat currently held by Scott Sifton, who is term-limited. Beck, a Democrat, is the candidate most in the mol...

Our Call: Green Park should match its meetings with its services

Our Call: Green Park should match its meetings with its services

October 1, 2020

Green Park celebrates its 25th anniversary this year, and it should celebrate. Unlike past South County incorporation proposals where the numbers never added up, Green Park  is still working 25 years later. Residents can attest to that, since they enjoy superior police services from the St. Louis C...

Our Call: Auditor who doesn’t audit is a farce with a high cost

Our Call: Auditor who doesn’t audit is a farce with a high cost

September 24, 2020

What do you do with an auditor who doesn’t audit? That’s one of the many tasks at hand for the County Council, although it’s the one with the easiest answer. Critics have long said that Auditor Mark Tucker, placed in the position in 2017 by his friend, County Executive Sam Page, can’t audit....

Our Call: A new tradition with Call-Outs for those in the community

Our Call: A new tradition with Call-Outs for those in the community

September 4, 2020

Welcome to the Call-Outs, in which we will recognize the people achieving so much for our community, sometimes with little recognition. Arlee Conners. The longtime Oakville High School football coach has been a steadfast presence on the sidelines for OHS for the last 15 years, and stepped down this...

Call makes endorsements for Mehlville, Green Park contests in the June 2 elections

Call makes endorsements for Mehlville, Green Park contests in the June 2 elections

May 28, 2020

Mehlville school board Five candidates are running for three seats on the Mehlville Board of Education: Incumbents Peggy Hassler and Jean Pretto and newcomers Stacey Kenner, Richard Vagen and Jeff Wolman. What a testament to the district and its engagement that so many parents want to serve, even ...

Call makes endorsements in Sunset Hills elections for mayor and aldermen

Call makes endorsements in Sunset Hills elections for mayor and aldermen

May 28, 2020

Sunset Hills residents donated more pounds of food than any other city to the May 9 “Mayors for Meals” event, a testament to how engaged the city’s citizens are. This year’s election for mayor is proving no different. Mayor Pat Fribis is challenged by John Stephens, a physician who objects to the ...

More oversight is always better than less, even now

More oversight is always better than less, even now

May 2, 2020

Editorial What is the best way to spend the $175 million St. Louis County will receive in federal funds for the coronavirus response? Who should make those decisions? With a corrupt county executive ousted only a year ago and elections for county executive and council members only a few months away, part...

Our Call: Rallo shows the benefits of the business of corruption

Our Call: Rallo shows the benefits of the business of corruption

March 12, 2020

Editorial Businessman John Rallo was given 17 months in prison last week by U.S. District Judge Richard Webber — not a light sentence, certainly, but not enough for the crimes Rallo committed either. For his central role in ripping off all 1 million St. Louis County citizens to benefit his bank ac...

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