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New Melle City Hall Remodeled


Renovations to New Melle City Hall are essentially complete and the building reopened January 1, 2016. The project included turning a former storage room into an office for the City Clerk with a customer service window, installation of a new bathroom, remodeling and ADA upgrades to an existing bathroom, subfloor/structural repairs, new flooring in the meeting room and clerk’s office, and painting in the clerk’s office.

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Two Incumbents File for Two Positions on Augusta Town Board


Two incumbents, Robert Hofer and Richard Barton, are the only candidates that have filed for two available positions on the Town of Augusta Board of Trustees.  Each position is for a two year term. Additional candidates have the option of registering as a Write In candidate if they do so at office of the St. Charles County Election Authority before 5 p.m. on March 25, 2016.  Votes for any write-in candidates who have not registered will not be counted. Voting will take place on April 5, 2016.

Don’t cool your exercise plan when temperatures drop


Don’t drop your exercise routine when the temperatures drop, says University of Missouri Extension nutrition and health education specialist Janet Hackert.
You may need to modify your activities and dress, but continue to exercise, Hackert says. She quotes her MU Extension colleague, Steve Ball: “Some is better than none, more is better than some and too much is difficult to get.”

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Planning a Vacation Getaway? Follow These Basic Travel Tips.

By Christy Almeling, Classic Travel and Cruises

Passports:
Passports are required for travel outside of the United States including Canada and Mexico. Most cruise lines do not require a passport at this time. However it is highly recommended you have one because the only way you can return home is by the ship. If you miss your ship or become ill, it will be a problem without a passport. There are a few islands and ports that will require one and you could be denied entry without proper documentation.

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Learn to integrate personal and small business finances

Attendees will learn ways to easily manage their assets and liabilities while maintaining their cash flow. You will walk through the process of determining your level of savings and also opportunities for investment and retirement. Other topics highlighted include estate planning, components of financial planning and financial organization.

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