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Thanks to All Who Supported the Journey for Charity Tractor Cruise

The 13th Annual Knights of Columbus Journey for Charity Tractor Cruise was held on Sunday September 13.  This was the second year a group of tractors rolled along the 30 mile “Northern Route” from Concord Hill through Marthasville, Dutzow, Augusta and into Washington. 52 tractors left Concord Hill around 10 a.m. and joined up with 123 “Southern Route” tractors from St. Clair at the Mercy Doctor’s Building in Washington.

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UPDATED: BDHS Plans Cemetery Tour at St. John’s UCC-Cappeln October 4

Updated 9/16/2020: The Boone Duden Historical Society will host a cemetery tour at St. John’s UCC, 60 St. Johannes Lane, Foristell, on Sunday, October 4, 2020. St. John’s cemetery features the graves of early German immigrants, several of whom will be impersonated at the event, including Theodore Borberg, Ernst Dieckmann, Peter Nieweg, Mina Giessman,  Johann Paul, Rev. Johann Stroetker, Emmet and Lydia Welge.

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COUNTY PARKS SET RECORD ATTENDANCE WHILE MAINTAINING PANDEMIC SAFETY Parks staff work to ensure parks, programs remain safe

Despite limiting program participants and postponing some events because of the COVID-19 pandemic, St. Charles County Parks already has had a record year for attendance. The County’s 17 parks surpassed the 3 million mark at the end of August, and in July, topped the previous record high set last year at more than 2.5 million.

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St. Charles County Department of Public Health, Area Organizations To Provide Free Flu Shots at Drive-Through Clinic Oct. 7

Avoiding a dual pandemic with two contagious respiratory illnesses — COVID-19 and influenza (the flu) — is top of mind for health care workers across the country. That’s why the St. Charles County Department of Public Health is joining with area organizations to distribute 800 flu vaccinations during a free, drive-through clinic from noon to 7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 7 at St. Charles Community College, 4601 Mid Rivers Mall Drive in Cottleville. The event will be held on the college’s Yellow Parking Lot. 

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ST. CHARLES COUNTY PARKS OFFERS CHILLS AND THRILLS THIS HALLOWEEN SEASON

Get spooked or enjoy some not-so-scary family-friendly fun with the St. Charles County Parks and Recreation Department this Halloween season. All ages are welcome to participate in spooktacular weekend events in St. Charles County Parks during the month of October. For the public’s safety, social distancing will be required in our parks and at our events.

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Prisoner of War and Missing in Action Watchfire Ceremony in Saint Charles

 The only Watchfire recognition event in the State of Missouri 

St. Charles, MO – In honor of National POW/MIA Day, the Saint Charles Veterans Commission is hosting a POW-MIA Recognition Watchfire Ceremony at 6:30pm on Friday, September 18th at Veterans Memorial Bishop’s Landing. The event, known as a Watch Fire, is a long-standing tradition that symbolizes the hope that all of America’s soldiers held as prisoners of war and those missing in action will find their way home to their loved ones. 

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Cuivre River Electric joins other Missouri electric co-ops sending hurricane help to Louisiana

TROY, MO, September 10, 2020 – Eight Cuivre River Electric Cooperative linemen left earlier this week to join linemen from across Missouri’s electric cooperatives to assist a Louisiana electric cooperative as it works to recover from Hurricane Laura, which devastated a large swath of southwestern Louisiana late last month. Beauregard Electric Cooperative based in DeRidder, Louisiana, reached out to the electric cooperatives in Missouri with a call for help after gauging the extent of the damage. 

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