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Large industrial project in Wentzville receives final approval

Posted on May 28, 2015 at 10:58 am

The City of Wentzville has approved bringing a substantial industrial development project to the community. During its strategic planning session in the summer of 2015, the Board of Aldermen named economic development as one of its top six Board priorities. Now, with the support of the Mayor and members of the Board of Aldermen, the Wentzville Logistics Center will become a reality. The 132-acre tract, originally located in unincorporated St.

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WSD Board of Education approves moving Fifth grade from Discovery Ridge Elementary to Frontier Middle School for the 2015-16 School Year

Posted on May 28, 2015 at 11:15 am

The Wentzville School District Board of Education has unanimously approved moving fifth grade from Discovery Ridge Elementary (DRE) to Frontier Middle School (FMS) for the 2015-16 school year due to enrollment growth. On Saturday, May 9th, during a special meeting, the board voted 7-0 to approve the recommendation of Superintendent Dr. Curtis Cain to utilize space at Frontier Middle for the fifth grade students. “This is a one year solution,”

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  • Wentzville man being held in shooting

    Posted on May 26, 2015 at 10:44 am

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    The Wentzville Police Department responded to 32 Colonial Creek Ct. in Wentzville on May 24 in reference to a shooting. Upon arrival officers found 38 year old Casey White, from Troy, expired from an apparent gunshot wound. The reporting party/suspect is identified as 61 year old Thomas McGovern of Wentzville. McGovern was taken into custody and is being held by the Wentzville Police Department awaiting transfer to the St. Charles

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  • WSD Board of Education approves hiring of new Timberland High School principal

    Posted on May 25, 2015 at 8:00 am

    Kyle Lindquist

    The Wentzville School District Board of Education has approved the hiring of Kyle Lindquist as Principal of Timberland High School for the 2015-2016 school year. Mr. Lindquist is currently an assistant principal at Timberland, and will replace Dr. Nathan Hoven who was hired last month as the new Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources for the WSD. Lindquist is a native of St. Louis and a graduate of St. Charles West

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Boyer Academy martial arts students compete in Iowa

Posted on April 29, 2015 at 12:30 pm

Boyer Academy took a team of martial arts students to Iowa to compete on April 18th, 2015. These students did a great job at the competition bringing home 63 medals and one 6 foot tall Grand Champion trophy. They have trained long and hard for this event and show great skill.  For more information about Boyer Academy or to sign up for classes, visit  www.boyeracademy.com.  They offer martial arts for

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  • Going to 2015 Women’s Gymnastics Championships!

    Posted on April 23, 2015 at 10:10 am

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    Way to go Andrea Buschkoetter  and Claire Bonacorsi at Region 4 Women’s Gymnastics championships! Andrea placed 2nd in regionals and Claire placed 4th. They are both going to Westerns in Spokane, WA May 8-10. Only the top 7 gymnasts from the region are going to Westerns. Region 4 is made up of  seven states including Missouri. Andrea and Claire are students at Stacey’s Gymnastics in Wentzville.

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  • Dustin Gray signs National Letter of Intent

    Posted on February 13, 2015 at 9:41 am

    Dustin Gray

    Timberland High School senior Dustin Gray has signed a National Letter of Intent to wrestle for the West Virginia University Mountaineers. Dustin was joined by his mother Angela, father Darren, and sisters Dominique and Danielle, as well as head coach Matt Collum for the signing at Timberland High School. Gray is a three-time Fargo All-American, and has placed at the state level three times. He plans to study pre-med at

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Local scout collecting bikes for his Eagle Scout project

Posted on May 27, 2015 at 10:34 am

Ian Mears (Troop 973), of Lake Saint Louis, is collecting bikes of any condition for his Eagle Scout project to benefit the non-profit organization St. Louis Bicycle Works. The primary focus at Bicycle Works is the Earn-A-Bike program for kids. Children are taught the basics about bicycle safety and maintenance as a means to build community awareness personal responsibility. This is a free program where kids attend a series of

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  • Holt student selected to attend High School Mini Medical School at Mizzou

    Posted on May 26, 2015 at 11:08 am

    Rachel Neff

    Rachel Neff, a senior at Wentzville Holt High School was among the 112 students selected for participation in the University of Missouri School of Medicine’s High School Mini Medical School (HSMMS). The program is designed to give high school seniors who are already interested in medical careers a one-week preview of medical school during the summer. During the session, Rachel will participate in a medical school style curriculum, which includes

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  • Tiger Docks provides dock installation for local hero

    Posted on May 21, 2015 at 10:42 am

    From left: Scott Moss, Zach Meier, Alex Johnson, Tim Cooper, Capt. Matt Cooper, Bob Cabral, Nick Davis, Luke Sandine, Tim Wiechens. Project mascots were Capt. Cooper’s dogs, Scooby and Ike.

    Tiger Docks™ crew members recently volunteered a Saturday to install a floating wood dock and ramp for Marine Captain Matt Cooper of Wentzville at his rural retreat outside of Perryville. Captain Cooper, a recipient of the Purple Heart, was critically injured in 2009 when an IED blew up underneath his patrol truck in Afghanistan. He lost his right leg, broke every bone in his left leg, and suffered a spinal

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Entertainment

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MOVIE REVIEW – San Andreas

Posted on May 29, 2015 at 12:33 pm

“Are earthquakes supposed to be this funny?” San Andreas **/**** By Jason Wiese Every once in a while, often in the summer, a film is released, possessing the power to change audiences’ perspective and make them appreciate bad cinema. San Andreas, a natural disaster PSA disguised as a B-movie starring Dwayne Johnson, is a fantastic example of bad filmmaking. In fact, it is so hilariously stupid that I hated it

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  • MOVIE REVIEW – “Poltergeist”

    Posted on May 22, 2015 at 1:44 pm

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    “They’re here… Now, will they go away?!” Poltergeist *1/2/**** By Jason Wiese Was I wrong to think that Gil Kenan, the director Monster House, was the right choice to remake one of the most terrifying and celebrated horror films of all time? Well, in retrospect, I should have realized that a reimagining of the 1982 classic, Poltergeist, would be doomed to fail anyway. In this remake, Eric and Amy Bowen

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  • Lake Saint Louis announces movie and concert series

    Posted on April 9, 2015 at 10:50 am

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    The Lake Saint Louis Parks and Recreation Department have announced their schedule for their annual Movies and Concerts in the Park series. Grab your lawn chairs and blankets and head out and enjoy these family-fun events. The Movies in the Park series will kick off on Friday, June 12 with “Free Birds” (Rated PG). “Frozen” (Rated PG) will play on Friday, July 17, and “Lego Movie” (Rated PG) will play

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