Saint Louis County, MO Government

A $16M Investment is Coming to the Old Schnucks Plaza in Dellwood

From St. Louis Public Radio: In August 2014, after a Ferguson police officer killed Michael Brown, the area along West Florissant Avenue in Dellwood experienced protests, looting and destruction. The situation brought national consciousness to something that residents were already well aware of: The area in north St. Louis County...
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Board continues to uphold mask resolution

The Mehlville Board of Education voted last month to continue requiring universal masking inside all district facilities for all students, staff and administrators regardless of vaccination status. The Board of Education unanimously voted in a special meeting Sept. 21 to uphold a resolution that requires universal face coverings inside all...

COVID third leading cause of county deaths

After passing the 700,000th COVID death in the United States this month, St. Louis County released its annual death report showing that COVID was the third leading cause of death in the county in 2020. The St. Louis County Department of Public Health released a report Oct. 4 showing that...

Mehlville passes next five-year phase of district’s strategic plan

The Mehlville Board of Education passed the next five-year iteration of the district’s strategic plan last month, after years of planning and gathering feedback from the community about what the next phase should look like. The Board of Education unanimously approved the next iteration of the strategic plan at its...
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Ortbals: St. Louis, take a page from Kansas to fund new convention center

Over the past month, Bob Clark, the executive chairman of Clayco, one of the largest construction companies in the United States, has been everywhere trying to sell his idea to raze America’s Center and build anew rather than expand the existing downtown convention venue. A Sept. 3 St. Louis Post-Dispatch headline, “11th hour pitch shakes St. Louis convention center expansion plans,” pooh-poohed Clark’s idea as a Johnny-come-lately attempt to throw a wrench in the works. But that’s not exactly true.
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State Representative Jim Murphy is hosting a CRIME PREVENTION TOWN HALL MEETING on Saturday, October 30, 2021 from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Bernard Middle School, 1054 Forder Rd., 63129. Also attending are State Representative Michael O’Donnell, Saint Louis County Prosecuting Attorney, Wesley Bell, and South County Precinct Commander...