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One Read Returns to Local Schools and the Library

by Tiffani Stewart
St. Charles City-County Library 

Need a new read? The St. Charles City-County Library and the Fort Zumwalt, Francis Howell, and Wentzville School Districts invite students and the community to read together October 18 - December 15. Readers of all ages can participate in the second annual One Read shared community reading initiative, featuring the book Dreamland Burning by Jennifer Latham. 

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Update - Portion of Hopewell Road to Oct.18-20

The St. Charles County Highway Department will close a portion of Hopewell Road Monday, Oct. 18, through Wednesday, Oct. 20, weather permitting, for the construction of new pavement for the Route N/Hopewell Road realignment project. The closure has been rescheduled from Wednesday, Oct. 13, through Friday, Oct. 15, due to weather concerns. The closure location on Hopewell Road is approximately 0.1 miles south of Highway N and 0.5 miles north of Diehr Road.

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Fall into Photos - Augusta Photo Contest


It’s Fall Season! It’s also a great time to take photographs focusing on new and colorful views. Augusta has new businesses, new statues, new leaves turning various colors, new pumpkins growing, newly harvested grapes, new visitors, new and slightly different scenic views, new trolleys, and so on.

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Watch for wildlife movement on state roads

Missouri ranks 15th in the country for potential vehicle/deer collisions.

JEFFERSON CITY — It’s always exciting to see wildlife like deer and coyotes when driving through rural Missouri—until they decide to jump into the road in front of your car. The Missouri Department of Transportation reminds motorists to be prepared for the sudden appearance of wild animals on Missouri roadways during the cooler fall months.

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Harvest Season Means Slow-Moving Farm Vehicles Abound

Lighting, reflectors on such equipment differ from everyday autos.

It’s harvest season in Missouri, and with the crisp temperatures come a larger number of farm vehicles and equipment on rural roadways. This autumn, the Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety wants to remind motorists to be on the lookout for slow-moving farm vehicles.

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