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MSD response to sewage spill in Oakville delayed by storms

MSD response to sewage spill in Oakville delayed by storms

July 27, 2020

Crews with the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District are set to begin repairing a force sewer main break Tuesday in Oakville after a sewage spill was discovered Monday morning.  The break, which is near the railroad tracks that run along Nellie Avenue in Oakville, was reported by a nearby property...

PHOTOS: Crowds at Oakville Holiday Crawl ‘let it go’ for local business

PHOTOS: Crowds at Oakville Holiday Crawl ‘let it go’ for local business

December 16, 2019

Organizers declared the first-ever Oakville Community Holiday Crawl a ‘huge success’ as crowds flocked to Telegraph Road Dec. 1 to support local businesses. One of the highlights of the event were characters Anna and Elsa from ‘Frozen 2,’ pictured above. See more photos in the gallery below....

Back to School Recipe Contest: Breakfast on-the-go

Back to School Recipe Contest: Breakfast on-the-go

September 12, 2019

Healthy Apple Mock 'Pop-Tarts' 1 tbsp. reduced fat butter blend 4 Granny Smith apples, unpeeled and diced into ¼” cubes ½ tsp. cinnamon 2 tbsp. almond meal (or ground almonds) 8 sheets whole-wheat phyllo dough, thawed Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Place large pan over medium heat. Add butter ...

Back to School Recipe Contest: After-School Snacks

Back to School Recipe Contest: After-School Snacks

September 11, 2019

Crispy No Bake Energy Balls for Kids 1½ cups whole rolled oats, chopped lightly 1½ cups crispy rice cereal ½ cups shredded coconut (sweetened or unsweetened) ¼ cups chia seeds ¼ cups flax seeds (ground) ½ cup natural peanut butter ¼ cup virgin coconut oil ¼ cup honey ¼ cup mini cho...

Better Together says merger could save over $1 billion a year by 2032

Better Together Deputy Director of Community-Based Studies Marius Johnson-Malone, left, answers questions about the merger alongside Stenger, Krewson and Washinton University Chancellor Mark Wrighton at a press conference after the  campaign kickoff. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

February 26, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The backers of a city-county merger for St. Louis County and city are saying that the plan will save taxpayers across the region $55 million a year from the start and up to $1 billion annually a decade after the start of the new megacity....

Winning Holiday Recipe Contest is a sweet surprise for neighbors

Letters to the editor

December 20, 2018

Letter to the Editor To the editor: I wish to express my gratitude to the sponsors of the Call’s “Homes for the Holidays Holiday Recipe Contest.” This was my first time to enter, and the Nov. 15 paper brought me notification of being a winner. My neighbor friend encouraged me to go out in the blust...

Puleo family has third child

Puleo family has third child

December 11, 2018

Joe and Amy Puleo of Oakville announce the birth of their third child, a daughter, May Ella Puleo, 21 inches long, 7 pounds, 9 ounces, Sept. 13 at Missouri Baptist in St. Louis. Elder children include Max, 5, and Mia, 3. Maternal grandparents are Kurt and Kathy Bauer of Oakville, and paternal grand...

Education needs to focus more on skills rather than going to college

November 24, 2018

Letter to the Editor To the editor: My reaction to the letter by Special School District Assistant Superintendent David Baker in the Oct. 4 Call highlights for me the problem of modern education. I think too much emphasis is placed on “going to college” and not enough on teaching practical and...

Milligan column on Oakville dress codes is a ‘great example of irony’

Letters to the editor

November 21, 2018

Letter to the Editor To the editor and to Bill Milligan: Your opinion piece of Sept. 13 on dress codes, “Common sense no longer welcome at Oakville High,” was a great example of irony. Or maybe it’s hypocrisy. Or perhaps it was a simple knee-jerk reaction to to a story about a group of people w...

Home for the Holidays Contest: Super Salads

Green ripe avocado from organic avocado plantation - healthy food

November 20, 2018

SAP Salad 8 cups baby spinach leaves ½ cup pumpkin seeds 2-3 avocados (peeled, cored and sliced) 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 lime, zested and juiced ½ teaspoon salt Put the first three ingredients in a salad bowl. Mix the olive oil, lime and salt and whisk together. Pour over salad. Toss, be...

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