Photos by Gloria Lloyd

Mehlville Fire District is one of few districts with a drone

Pictured above: During a mock rescue in 2018, Mehlville firefighter and drone operator Roman Stolarski pinpoints where on the Meramec River the rescue boats need to go to save the ‘victim’ using the district’s small drone. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The Mehlville Fire Protection District will soon be one

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‘St. Louis Wheel’ opens next week

The St. Louis Wheel, the Ferris wheel at Union Station that is the latest addition to the St. Louis skyline, will open to the public next week. The 200-foot-tall Wheel, carousel and mini golf will open to the public at 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 30. The Soda Fountain ice-cream parlor located in the former Hard

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In letter to judge, Stenger says he has ‘deep and constant feeling of remorse’ for pay-to-play

Pictured above: After winning the Democratic primary, then-County Executive Steve Stenger celebrated with his wife, Allison, at his victory party at LiUNA Event Center in Sunset Hills. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Writing to the judge who will sentence him Friday, former St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger said

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St. Louis County celebrates Pride Month like never before

Pictured above: Rainbow flags lined the walkway between the county Government Center in Clayton and the courthouse in June. Photo by Gloria Lloyd. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com St. Louis County emphasized gay pride much more than it ever has before for Pride Month in June, lining the Government Center with rainbow flags and

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NW Plaza’s owners could get subpoena to testify to Council

Pictured above: With the two chairs reserved for Bob and David Glarner empty, County Council Presiding Officer Ernie Trakas says the developers’ failure to appear at a council Ethics Committee hearing is a ‘flagrant, flagrant’ violation of the public trust. Photo by Gloria Lloyd. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com  The County Council could force

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Cardinals host the Stanley Cup at Busch Stadium tonight

Pictured above: Fans celebrate outside Busch Stadium after the Blues won Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Finals June 12. Photo by Gloria Lloyd. The St. Louis Cardinals have announced the Stanley Cup will make an appearance at Busch Stadium on Wednesday, June 26 when the team takes on the Oakland Athletics at 6:15 p.m.

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The Blues are in the Stanley Cup Finals, and South County is cheering them on

Pictured above: Daniel Mitchell painted a massive Blue Note on his lawn on Chasebury Terrace in Crestwood. The note measures 21 feet by 15 feet. Photo by Erin Achenbach. By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com and Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com South County residents are playing “Gloria” and rooting for the Blues to win the Stanley

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PHOTOS: The Steve Stenger era in St. Louis County

Steve Stenger, left, celebrates his Democratic primary victory Tuesday, along with, from left, Stenger’s wife Allison, their daughter Madeline Jane and Stenger’s legislative assistant Linda Henry. Photo by Gloria Lloyd. Former County Executive Steve Stenger pleaded guilty Friday to three counts of federal corruption: theft of honest services, bribery and mail fraud. He resigned April

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