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    • Ruby Leigh - Local Artist Finishes 2nd on “The Voice”

      February 07, 2024

      By Kathy Miller    Ruby Leigh, a local artist from Foley, recently won second place on the 24th season of “The Voice.” Some of you may be familiar with Ruby, as she is a performer in the area, and if you have witnessed her performance, you will never...

    • New Melle’s 29th Annual Easter Egg Hunt March 30 and Adult Hunt

      February 05, 2024

      Mark your calendars and get your Easter baskets ready for the 29th Annual New Melle Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 30, at 10 a.m. The Easter Egg Hunt has returned to New Melle Sports and Rec, 4700 Hwy Z. Registration begins at 9 a.m. Be ready...

    • 21st Annual Augusta Plein Air Event April 25 - May 4

      February 04, 2024

      The Augusta Plein Air Art Festival is returning for its 21st year. The Festival will begin on Thursday, April 25, and wrap up on Saturday, May 4, in the Augusta Town Square.

    • Defiance St. Patrick’s Day Festival and Parade March 16

      February 04, 2024

      Get ready to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Defiance on Saturday, March 16. Join in the fun at the Defiance St. Patrick’s Day Festival and Parade.

    • Tragic Defiance House Fire - A Community Responds

      February 04, 2024

      On Friday, January 19, at approximately 7:45 a.m., emergency crews were dispatched to a residential fire in the 2900 block of Hwy 94 South. The first official to arrive on the scene was a St. Charles County police officer, who suffered...

    • New Peoples Savings Bank Location in New Melle

      November 30, 2023

      On November 14, during the City of New Melle BOA meeting, a site plan for a new location of Peoples Savings Bank was unanimously approved. The new building will be located on the vacant lot at Hwy D, Peter Street and Hwy Z. (Near the water tower.)